Birth Announcements: Your Etiquette Questions Answered

Mark your baby's birth with an announcement for family and friends. Credit: Getty
After waiting nine long months for that little bundle of joy to arrive, parents are naturally eager to share the news with everyone. Birth announcements are a w...

Cribs Versus Co-Sleepers: Pros and Cons

Will your baby sleep in a crib, bassinet or Co-sleeper? Credit: Getty
Trying to decide which kind of crib to choose for your baby can make new parents feel like they've entered a great debate. Traditional or bassinet? Secondhand or brand new?...

Baby Travel Items: Tips for Easy Packing

Traveling with a baby doesn't have to be stressful. Credit: Getty
Just when you've almost mastered the art of packing a diaper bag, you find yourself needing to take a long-distance trip with baby in tow. Some essential items, while bulky, ju...

Baby Gifts that Give Back

Gifts that also honor a cause can bring added meaning to baby shower presents. Credit: Getty
Baby gifts can be a joy to give, but, for some, they can end up being one more thing to cross off an already overloaded to-do list. If you're in need o...

Modern Baby Bedding: Greener, Cleaner, Allergen-Free

Eco-friendly applies to baby bedding, too. Credit: Getty
Modern baby bedding has gotten a lot greener than the sheets and blankets babies slept on just a few years ago. Today's contemporary options are not only stylish, but can also help ...

Baby Names: Share or Save?

You've got the baby name. Now, do you share it or keep it secret until she's born? Credit: Getty
In the Internet age, it's tempting to share everything from what you had for lunch to the most intimate details of your life, so it isn't surpris...

Popular Baby Names to Avoid

Thanks to "Twilight," Bellas and Jacobs soon will be taking over classrooms everywhere. Credit: AP Photo/Summit Entertainment, Kimberley French
If you think Adolf is a cool name, fast-forward to when your son starts studying world history. Ho...

Crib Bedding on a Budget

Making smart choices will keep you within your crib bedding budget. Credit: Corbis
Having a baby is expensive -- furniture, car seats and strollers, not to mention doctor bills, diapers and other essentials. But one place you can save some...

Baby Items to Store in the Diaper Bag

First item for the diaper bag? Duh: diapers, of course. Credit: Getty
Diaper bags are getting bigger these days, but it isn't necessary to fill them completely. Here's our list of what baby items to take with you -- and what to leave at home ...

Cool Baby Gifts for Literary Parents

Start 'em reading young. Credit: Getty
If moms- and dads- to-be have bookshelves lined with classics, it's likely they'll impart their love for reading onto their children. But what cool baby gifts do you give the child of literary parents? H...

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here's a look at what's new in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. New in Theaters: When in Rome A romantic comedy with a supernatural twist, "When in Rom...

Baby Gets Unexpected Water Birth in Parents' Potty

A New Hampshire infant was in such a hurry to enter the world that his mother gave birth unexpectedly while sitting on the family's toilet. Nicole Loveland of Derry, N.H., started to have contractions on Jan. 16, according to WMUR-9 News. "I ...

Baby Einstein Co-Founder Goes to Court Over TV Studies

Baby Einstein DVDs are displayed at a Borders book store. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
A co-founder of the popular "Baby Einstein" videos is going to court to clear the names of his wife and himself, despite the fact that they currently...

1 Week Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Get ready for 40 weeks of changes! Pregnancy Week 1 OK, so technically you're not pregnant yet, but your due date is based on the first day of your last period, which...

Postpartum Depression Affects Dads, Too

According to a recent story by psychiatrist Dr. Richard Friedman in The New York Times, postpartum depression doesn't just affect new mothers -- fathers can suffer the devastation, too. Here are some of the most interesting points of the story. ...


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