How Target's New Shopping Carts Are Making A Difference

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As of late, Target's been going above and beyond to establish itself as family-friendly. An elimination of gendered toy categories this summer sought to be more inclusive. And their supportive breastfeeding policy elicited major praise from moms. Now, the retail giant is rolling out another initiative: shopping carts better suited for kids... Read more

Seeing Double? Watch Baby's Reaction To Seeing Dad's Twin

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There's something alarming about seeing double, especially when it's completely unexpected. And the ability to create this chaos and confusion is the greatest super power of twins. New dad Stephen Ratpojanakul and his twin brother Michael decided to put their powers of trickery to the test with 16-month-old baby Reed. Buzzfeed reports that yes, Reed had met uncle Michael... Read more

Watch Babywearing Moms Get Down To Sugar Ray

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Having a baby doesn't mean you have to give up the things you love to do. It just means finding a way to bring your family's new addition along for the ride. We've seen a babywearing pole dancer, some babywearing barre patrons, and most recently, a "breasterciser." But it's the... Read more

How Paternity Leave Benefits Mom's Career

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If moms want to climb the corporate ladder, more dads are going to have to start taking paternity leave. That's the takeaway from a new report by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the consulting firm EY. This study analyzed data from almost 22,000 companies in 91 countries, and found companies that offer... Read more

Does Baby Need That Test? The Most Common Medical Procedures, Revealed

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Your pediatrician has probably already consulted you about a vaccine schedule for baby, but other than that, you might be unfamiliar with which tests and procedures your child will actually need. Should you consider a vision test for your toddler? What about circumcision for your newborn? Doctor-finding resource Amino spent two... Read more

Why I Spent $2,000 To Breastfeed

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Meet Kaitlin Bell Barnett, a mom and journalist covering everything from psychology and medications to women’s health and child development. She's opening up about the cost of her breastfeeding experience so far, and explaining why those costs, while frustrating, can be worth it. Earlier this week, I published a column detailing how six months... Read more

What's A Baby Hair Tourniquet, And How Can You Prevent It?

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Hair can end up in some pretty annoying places: your mouth, your food, the back of your shirt, on all of your socks. Luckily, you can do something about these pesky strands. Baby, however, is going to need a little help. And as one family learned, if it ends up in the wrong place, that... Read more

Breastfeeding Personal Trainer Pioneers 'Breastercising'

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As mom of six, Sharny Kieser knows a thing or two about multitasking. And as personal trainer, she knows a thing or two about exercising. So while her latest Facebook photo went viral, it's really nothing out of the ordinary for this active mom. "I caught Sharny multitasking today. In public. ‪#‎breastercising‬," her husband,... Read more

Why A 2 Year Old Learning ABCs Is Taking Over The Internet

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With a little perseverance and a lot of enthusiasm, John David is nailing his ABCs. Even more impressive, the little boy, who has Down syndrome, is only 2 years old: a year or so ahead of when many of our own users indicate their kids started learning the alphabet. Coached through each letter... Read more

These Twins Traveled The World To Surprise Grandma (Video)

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Forget gender reveals. Parents who want to execute big surprises now have to go after the grandparents. Recently, we've seen a grandmother meet an adoptive granddaughter she didn't even know was joining the family. Another was ambushed with news of triplets on the way. This time, a couple flew around the world... Read more