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Stay safe and healthy with cats during pregnancy

I’m Pregnant, Can I Keep My Cat?

If you are a cat lover, you probably have heard warnings about babies and cats under the same roof: You need to get rid of the cat (false!), you can’t change the litter (kinda true),  Read Full Article...

Expectant Dads, here are ideas of valentine's gifts

Valentine’s Gift Hints for Expectant Dads

Ladies, feel free to forward this article to your sweetheart. Guys, surprise her with reservations at your favorite restaurant, or try that new place the two of you keep talking about. It's Valentine's Day and  Read Full Article...

Handling pet peeves while pregnant

Mom Talk: Pregnancy Pet Peeves

No mom-to-be can escape pregnancy without developing some pet peeves. Whether it’s a stranger trying to rub your belly or someone giving their two cents about how big you’re getting, let's face it, people can  Read Full Article...

What to pack in a maternity hospital bag

Mom Talk: What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

Packing your labor and delivery bag can be an overwhelming task, especially if this is your first baby. And trust us, this is one chore you don’t want to leave undone until the last minute.  Read Full Article...

Don't Say 'Baby Bump': Phrase is Banished! screenshot

Don’t Say ‘Baby Bump’: Phrase is Banished!

Lake Superior State University's annual "List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness" is out, and featured prominently on the 2012 list is "baby bump." The 37th annual list  Read Full Article...

New Year's Resolutions

Mom Talk: New Year’s Resolutions to Stick With

You can't avoid it any longer. It is time to ponder and set your New Year’s resolutions. According to a 2007 survey, however, 88 percent of all resolutions end in failure. So, what do moms  Read Full Article...

Read Baby Name Predictions for 2012

Baby Name Predictions for 2012

Research has shown that a child’s name can impact their future and how they are perceived by others, and so, it’s no wonder many couples struggle with the naming decision. While some find comfort in  Read Full Article...

Moms managing the holidays

Mom Talk: Managing Holiday Stress

From baking cookies to decorating and buying gifts for friends and family, the holidays are a busy – and stressful time – for all parents. The season, however, doesn't have to be overwhelming. We asked  Read Full Article...

2011: The Year’s Hottest Baby Names

At the start of this year, Isabella and Jacob were the baby names to beat. Both were the number one choice for parents in 2010 according to the Social Security Administration, but after two years  Read Full Article...