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'Mommy' Wants Her Wine, Vinters Battle Over Trademark

Mommy's Time Out is now trademarked. Credit: Getty Images Can't anyone give moms a break? Do we really need to make a federal case out of the fact that more than one mother enjoys gulping a little Chardonnay to wind down at the end of ...Courts to decide if "mommy" can be trademarked.

Does Your Stroller Face Forward or Back?

Breast or bottle? Plastic or wooden toys? So many decisions. Now we can add a new one to the list: Forward- vs. toward-facing strollers. New research suggests that children who use strollers that face the person pushing them interact and laugh wit...

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck Welcome Baby Girl!

Well, the moment we've all been waiting for, sorta, is finally here. The lovely and adorable Jennifer Garner has given birth! The Alias star and husband Ben Affleck welcomed a second daughter into the world this past Tuesday.
Ben an...

Tim Allen to Be a Daddy Again

Tim Allen, of Home Improvement and the Santa Clause movie franchise, is set to be a daddy again. Tim, who is now 55 years old, and wife Jane Hajduk are expecting their first child together sometime this spring. The couple have been married since 2006...

Reborn Dolls - Just Like Having a Real Baby?

Remember in high school sex ed class when you had to take care of an egg? The experience was supposed to give you a little taste of what parenthood was like, as you tried to keep the egg from getting lost or broken. Now that I'm a parent I can say th...

Angelina's babies have personality

When do babies get personality? Some say it doesn't hit until toddler-dom while others say it happens in the womb. Angelina Jolie seems to think it's around four months. The Hollywood starlet says of the two latest additions to her ever-expanding ...

Making babies makes you smarter

Want to get smarter? Have a kid. The human brain makes new cells constantly over a lifetime, but the cells are most likely to survive and flourish when challenged with emotional and novel experiences. Scientists now say that parenthood provides the p...

Laila Ali is a mommy!

Would-be Dancing with the Stars champ Laila Ali is a mommy! (She was robbed, I'm telling you!) Ali and her husband, footballer Curtis Conway, welcomed a six pound, eight ounce, nineteen inch son into the world this past Thursday. Little Curtis Muham...

Mariah to mommy?

First she married, now she wants to mommy? Mariah Carey, the woman who recently claimed the act of motherhood would violate her but who has now found the soulmate she's always been searching for wants babies. According to reports, Mimi is planning...

Baby's first haircut

Now is the time, in my young son's life, and my new life as a mommy, when all the milestones of oohs and ahs are upon us. We're approaching his first birthday, the mark of one year together. It hardly seems possible that he has only been a part of ...

Being Momma

Nolan has been sleeping a lot lately: three hour naps and wake ups that sometimes do not happen before the sun rises, thank you Universe for tiny blessings. Usually when his sleeping patterns change, it means something's morphing in his small body, a...

Motherhood makes me better at my job

I know it's a cliched sentiment that motherhood makes us better people. It's also one that rings true, in many ways. Sometimes I am aware of this phenomenon but others are more subtle and only come into focus after the fact. In my line of work, Huma...

Would you get a 'mommy tattoo'?

Have you ever seen the Jay Leno segment where he stops random people on the street, asks them a few questions and then lets his his audience guess whether this person has a tattoo or not? I never get it right. Tattoos used to be for tough guys or reb...

The mommy club

Being a mommy is great. I don't think there's much of a secret there, despite the late hours and feeling like you and your spouse will never eat dinner at the same time again. Mommyhood can put a woman on a totally different level of existence, to h...

Take care of yourself

I know, I know, I know--we've heard it all before. Take care of yourself. Do something nice for yourself. think about you for a change. As parents we are constantly reminded of these suggestions, but do any of us ever really take them seriously? I ...

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