My parents love to tell the story about how I gave up my “nuk.” One day in church, I put it in the offering plate for baby Jesus. When I asked for it later, they told me I gave it to Jesus and I couldn’t have it back. And that was the end of that.
A family friend told her daughter that it was time to give her binkies to other babies who needed them - and sent them off into the sky tied to balloons.
It’s the moment every mom dreams of - your baby has arrived and you’re finally ready to take this tiny person home! But if you’re wondering why your baby’s skin reminds you of Benjamin Button, you may not be the only one.
Although they’re quite common, newborn rashes can be both worrisome and frustrating for parents. Rashes appear frequently on babies, and often resolve without any intervention or treatment. In most cases they are benign and short-lived, however, your child’s rash may need to be evaluated by a physician.
What’s up with the celebrity trend of super strange baby names? Don’t these kids get enough attention as the child of a star, without adding on the burden of a bizarre name like Pilot Inspektor (not kidding, unfortunately)?
Here's a list of the weirdest celeb baby names we've heard, in no particular order (mainly because they're all pretty equally ridiculous)..
(daughter of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin)
(son of Jermaine Jackson)
3. Memphis Eve
So buying a stroller feels like is a big decision, right? I mean really, this is sort of like your child's first car! Well, when I was pregnant, I just became OBSESSED with researching strollers. There are so many choices out there, and I was overwhelmed. It was enough to drive me mad!
Like most nine-month-olds, Ellie and William Trykush can't yet crawl or walk on their own. But these amazing twins can swim the entire lenght of a 25 meter pool without help!
The babies are naturals in the water, as seen in the video below. Swim instructor Amy Stanley told the BBC that she has never seen anything like it.
First-time parents Vic and Charley Trykush didn't realize their little tadpoles had any special talents until they took them to a parent and baby swimming class.
Having a second baby is obviously very exciting... but it can also be a little scary, wondering how your first child will react to the new baby.
Here are a few simple tips to make the transition a smooth and happy one:
1. First and foremost, talk to your toddler/child about the new baby that's coming.
“You’re going on a trip? Bring me with you! I can fit in your suitcase!”
While we've all said that once or twice in jest, no one’s ever actually tried to stow a person in their carry-on luggage. Until now.
An Egyptian family was detained by airport security staff at the United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah International Airport when official was shocked to discover the outline of a baby in an X-ray of the couple’s carry-on bag. The couple lacked a passport or visa for the 5-month-old infant and as a result, have been denied access to the UAE.
Can regular old baby soap cause your newborn to test positive for smoking the reefer?
A recent study has shown that commonly used baby soaps and shampoos - including products from Johnson & Johnson, Aveeno and CVS - can trigger a positive result on an infant's marijuana screening test.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill noticed a sharp rise in babies testing positive for marijuana exposure and began to investigate.
How much does motherhood change us? Can we even remember those carefree days before children, waking up at noon on a Saturday, still a little tipsy from the night before, not having to rush our kids to school, soccer practice or ballet?
NBC’s "Up All Night" is the latest comedy to tackle how one’s life is upended after you become a parent. And while it treads on the same ground addressed by other shows, including one of my favorites from the Stone Ages, "thirtysomething," it does so in a thoroughly fresh way, circa 2011.
The most recent episode of Christina Applegate and Will Arnett’s "Up All Night" focused on the couple trying to regain their sexual mojo, with Arnett’s Chris leading the charge, trying to persuade his wife to ditch her sweats and her stained, ripped clothing the moment she gets home from work and instead don a silky cami and thong, even though she knows that she’s got a sleepless night ahead of her courtesy of their infant.