Dad Blog: Things I Wish We Brought to the Hospital for Baby Delivery

Dad Blog: Things I Wish We Brought to the Hospital for Baby Delivery

Having eye masks to wear would have been super helpful I wish we had these so we could get better sleep in the hospital. Nursing class – to help Sarah as needed.

Kids with differences see themselves in A Doll Like Me

Kids with differences see themselves in A Doll Like Me

Bennett will grow up with a doll with a limb difference thanks to A Doll Like Me. Seeing himself in a toy will help feel confident. Courtesy A Doll Like Me. To make sure the dolls are accurate, Jandrisevits spends a great deal of time looking at the children’s pictures.

There's nothing more difficult than introducing your kids to a new partner

There's nothing more difficult than introducing your kids to a new partner

But I wanted to be trustworthy during a time of turmoil, so I don't know if I made the right choice or not (more churning).The eventual meeting between the kids and the girlfriend turned out unexpectedly well though.

Striking photo shows all the bacteria on an 8-year-old's hand

Striking photo shows all the bacteria on an 8-year-old's hand

Behold some of the bacteria that grew when an 8-year-old boy who had been playing outside pressed his hand onto a large Petri dish.

Jessica Simpson shows off her third-trimester baby bump in bikini pic

Jessica Simpson shows off her third-trimester baby bump in bikini pic

Behold her bikini-clad baby bump. In the comments that follow, some fans rave about the size of her bump, while others express shock that she is still pregnant and a few fans even inquired about how many babies she's expecting.

What does anaphylaxis look like? Mom raises awareness after child's allergic reaction

What does anaphylaxis look like? Mom raises awareness after child's allergic reaction

What at first seemed like her toddler's mild reaction to cashews in the doctor's office turned into a scary reminder about life-threatening food allergies for her mother, Julie Berghaus.

The mid-size SUV that's made for a family of five

The mid-size SUV that's made for a family of five

The Enhanced Active Park Assist button is where I would imagine the hand brake should be — if you’re not familiar with this sort of functionality in a car, you need to give it time.

'To the mum who doesn't want to be touched'

'To the mum who doesn't want to be touched'

"Every bone in my body has changed since I had a baby, of course intimacy would change too." I feel you, Mama (but not literally because I know that’s the last thing you want).

How to clean lunch boxes, thermoses and coffee mugs

How to clean lunch boxes, thermoses and coffee mugs

To remove the most bacteria and mold, wash fabric lunch boxes and reusable food containers after every use with soap and water. Most hard plastic, metal lunch boxes and reusable containers are safe for the dishwasher, but check the manufacturer's cleaning instructions to make sure.

Many Parents Think Their Vaping Won’t Harm Kids

Many Parents Think Their Vaping Won’t Harm Kids

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents who smoke try to shield their kids from their unhealthy habit -- but those who vape may not take the same precautions, a new study suggests. It's not clear whether e-cigarette users in this study were trying to quit smoking.

Why Do I Confuse Left and Right?

Why Do I Confuse Left and Right?

Left-right confusions are actually quite frequent in everyday life and happen to lots of people whenever a task requires them to differentiate between the two sides, and particularly under time pressure, e.g., when giving someone directions to turn left or right while sitting in the passenger seat of a fast moving car.

Luke Perry's daughter says her mom has been a 'rock' since his death

Luke Perry's daughter says her mom has been a 'rock' since his death

None of us could." She concluded her post by adding, "I was just informed it was national women’s day, how fitting for a post on my kick ass mama." Friends, fans and family remember Luke Perry's kindness Sophie's gallery of photos included one of her parents years ago.

Kevin Jonas' Daughter Valentina Didn't Like Nick's Wife Priyanka Chopra

Kevin Jonas' Daughter Valentina Didn't Like Nick's Wife Priyanka Chopra

I’m not sure Priyanka loved it at first, but they’re cool.” Kevin, who also shares Alena, 5, with his wife, Danielle Jonas , added: “They definitely [like her] now.” Nick and the Quantico alum, 36, tied the knot in December 2018.

‘The Modern Mother’s Handbook’ Is Revised and Expanded

‘The Modern Mother’s Handbook’ Is Revised and Expanded

“While this handbook can be read in about 60 minutes, it’s packed with 10 years’ worth of no-nonsense, actionable advice for new moms who want to learn how to sleep-train their baby, get a toddler to love eating nourishing foods, avoid common parenting mistakes, know the rules for playdates, TV and video games and raise a happy, healthy, smart, disciplined and interesting child,” the book’s press release read.

Squad Mode, Solo Mode, and Human Evolution

Squad Mode, Solo Mode, and Human Evolution

In such a squad-mode context, we might expect individuals to express, toward other members of their band, such attributes as: The traits, which sit at the core of many models of universal morality, represent an other-oriented approach to living.

9 Signs You May Be a Cognitive Miser

9 Signs You May Be a Cognitive Miser

An article in Scholastic revealed the following statistic: While almost nine in 10 parents of children ages 6–17 (86 percent) say it is extremely or very important for their child to read books for fun, less than half of kids (46 percent) say the same.

Left-Handedness Is Influenced by Early Life Factors

Left-Handedness Is Influenced by Early Life Factors

The new study, published in the scientific journal “Scientific Reports” ( de Kovel et al., 2019 ), used data from the UK biobank study, a large dataset with about 500,000 participants, to understand environmental factors that influence left-handedness.

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend’s Son Is ‘Close’ to Saying First Word

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend’s Son Is ‘Close’ to Saying First Word

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend ’s 9-month-old son, Miles, is “so close” to saying his first word. This is Miles Theodore Stephens – We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles,” Teigen captioned an Instagram pic of the newborn sleeping on her.

19 baby shower games that are actually fun (really!)

19 baby shower games that are actually fun (really!)

The name game Help baby's parents find the perfect name: Pass out index cards and pens, and have guests suggest baby names using the first letter of both mom and dad's names (one for each gender if not known).

Warnings over counterfeit car seats being sold online

Warnings over counterfeit car seats being sold online

Experts are warning parents to be on the lookout when buying car seats from 'unofficial' sites such as through eBay, Amazon or second-hand sites like gumtree or buy swap sell groups on Facebook.

The school run is a twice-daily fresh hell for parents

The school run is a twice-daily fresh hell for parents

We’re late!” For mums with younger children in tow, not getting a park close to the gate also means unpacking small children from the car, putting the stroller up, strapping the baby in and holding your toddler by the arm so he doesn’t walk into oncoming traffic.

Is What We Thought We Knew About Brain Plasticity Wrong?

Is What We Thought We Knew About Brain Plasticity Wrong?

With the help of high-resolution brain scanning (fMRI), my lab has recently found that asking amputees to move their phantom inside the scanner reveals incredibly detailed maps representing all five missing fingers in the brain.

Left Pawed or Right Pawed: Do Dogs Show a Preference?

Left Pawed or Right Pawed: Do Dogs Show a Preference?

To solve this problem, we recently conducted a so-called meta-analysis of paw preference in dogs, i.e., a statistical integration of different empirical studies ( Ocklenburg et al., 2019 ). Dogs show paw preference, but it is somewhat different to human handedness.

Outsmart the Anchoring Bias in Three Simple Steps

Outsmart the Anchoring Bias in Three Simple Steps

Anchoring can represent just such a bias: It refers to the automatic process of identifying available information to provide a focal point or a baseline for our judgement.

Jana Kramer Showcases ‘Reality’ of Parenthood: ‘I Need Wine’

Jana Kramer Showcases ‘Reality’ of Parenthood: ‘I Need Wine’

#momlife #ineedwineSTAT.” In the photo of Kramer’s living room, the actress’ daughter Jolie, 2, was resting on the couch watching a show. And double raise your hand if you wouldn’t trade it for the world!” The “I Got the Boy” singer isn’t the only mom feeling overwhelmed.

Jenna Jameson Says Keto and Breast-Feeding ‘Go Hand in Hand’

Jenna Jameson Says Keto and Breast-Feeding ‘Go Hand in Hand’

“A lot of naysayers rattle off falsehoods like ‘you have to eat oats to produce sufficient milk,’” the mother of three, 44, captioned her new pic. “I think it’s because she’s breastfed and my breast milk probably tastes like keto,” she said on her Instagram Story.

At Peak RSV Season, Do You Know What to Watch For?

At Peak RSV Season, Do You Know What to Watch For?

Children who are at highest risk for severe illness from RSV include those who: "For those very high-risk kids, there is a preventive drug called palivizumab (Synagis)," says Janet Englund, MD, a professor of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital.

Eczema cure: Childs Farm $10 cream saved little girl's skin

Eczema cure: Childs Farm $10 cream saved little girl's skin

“Within the first hour of the trip home, her eczema had flared up so badly that the itching became unbearable and her only relief was to scratch, literally tearing her skin off,” Ms Little said.

Carrie Underwood's husband shares joy over 'miracle baby' Jacob

Carrie Underwood's husband shares joy over 'miracle baby' Jacob

Just hours after country music singer Carrie Underwood announced that she and Mike Fisher had welcomed a new baby boy to the world, her husband took to Instagram with an announcement of his own. "Jacob Bryan Fisher!" the 38-year-old wrote alongside a photo of the newborn.

Getting College Ready

Getting College Ready

Both you and your child will be able to enjoy all the celebrations and field trips that come with being a high school senior with an acceptance letter in hand, and a hoodie that proudly marks the college mascot with which you will both begin to identify.

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