Anti-circumcision-themed baby shower proves mom judgment starts early

I’ve suffered through been to several baby showers. Some of which were for me. And I’ve also hosted a few. Many were mildly horribly boring. But I’ll agree with a recent post calling out the worst baby shower ever. In a post originally shared on the Sanctimommy Facebook page, a pregnant woman’s so-called friend appeals for help in planning an anti-circumcision baby shower. She claims the theme will “subtly” convince her friend…

Feed Your Baby This Food If You Want to Raise a Genius

DONOT6_STUDIO/Shutterstock Behold, the incredible, edible egg. The egg white is a cholesterol-free source of animal protein, and the yolk is our most concentrated dietary source of choline, an uber-important nutrient that assists in brain development, helps you maintain focus, and improves memory. (Here are some other facts about choline your doctors want you to know.) When eggs are also supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (an omega-3 fatty acid that serves…

Can You Pass This Controversial Second-Grade Test? (It’s Harder Than You Think!)

So, what’s controversial about it? Tatiana Ayazo/Rd.com, shutterstock In 2016, many parents in the U.K. became upset about a standardized test that their young children had to take, claiming that it was too rigorous. The test was given to students in Year 2 (what we would call second grade in the U.S.), mainly seven- and eight-year-olds. The questions covered a variety of subjects in math, English, and science. Some of…

This Is the Most Popular Time of Day for Babies to Be Born

Inara Prusakova/Shutterstock It makes sense that late summer is the most popular time of year for births; lots of babies are conceived around Christmastime. But is there a certain time of day when most babies make their grand entrance to the world? Scientific American, the Centers for Disease Control, and Prevention teamed up for a study showing the most popular times of day for births. The data reveals that more babies…

America Ferrera is celebrating pregnancy with her “Sisterhood”

After I had my son, I passed along my maternity jeans to a friend. When her baby was born, she passed the jeans along to another friend, who then gave them to another. Somehow, this magical Target denim has accommodated us all — and our assets — even though one of us is taller, one is shorter, one is a lean athlete, and one of us has more junk in…

Fixer Upper hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, are expecting baby number 5!

Shares 646 It looks like congratulations are in order for Chip and Joanna Gaines. No, the Fixer Upper duo isn’t adding another amazing line of Target home decor on top of their Magnolia products. It turns out the HGTV stars are expecting baby number five! Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock On Tuesday, Chip took to both Twitter and Instagram to announced their news. The big reveal began with a series of “clues”…

Chip and Joanna Gaines are expecting baby number 5!

It looks like congratulations are in order for Chip and Joanna Gaines. No, the Fixer Upper duo isn’t adding another amazing line of Target home decor on top of their Magnolia products. It turns out the HGTV stars are expecting baby number five! Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock On Tuesday, Chip took to both Twitter and Instagram to announced their news. The big reveal began with a series of “clues” tweeted by…

North 40 – An Urban Farm Experience

“The North 40 Urban Farm will be a unique fully integrated food, beverage, and floral production, processing, distribution, and sales location set in a 43 acre farm in Carlsbad California adjacent to I-5. The unique blend of farm environment and urban convenience will provide an opportunity in more than 110,000 square feet of facilities accommodating the Wholesale Floral Trade Center, North 40 Marketplace, Culinary Center, Craft Microbreweries and Wineries for a…

Birth photographer banned by Facebook: “Life is not against community standards”

Over the years, I’ve shared a dozen posts about birth photographer Monet Moutrie’s amazing work, featuring awe-filled moments mothers welcome their babies into the world. From images that depict the raw beauty of the umbilical cord, to photos of women experiencing contractions that make you feel their pain, this Colorado-based birth photographer never fails to stun. For this past Mother’s Day, Moutrie created an emotional and beautiful video that celebrates birth,…

Who’s due next? 18 celebrities who’ll give birth in 2018

There’s much to look forward to in 2018, if you’re one of the many who are currently pregnant. There are no shortage of famous folks expecting a bundle of joy in the coming year, some who will be first-time parents and others who are simply adding to the brood. Here we take a peek at 18 celebrities we look forward to congratulating in the coming year… 1. Miranda Kerr Model mom…