Parenting

1 in 6 Women Feel They Are Mistreated During Childbirth, Study Shows

Nearly one in six women in the US feel they’ve been mistreated during childbirth, according to a survey of more than 2,000 women published in the journal Reproductive Health and reported on by HuffPos...[Read More]

Great-Grandma Kills Venomous Cobra to Protect Neighborhood Kids

There’s nothing a great-grandmother wouldn’t do to keep kids out of harm’s way—even take on a nearly five-foot long snake. And manage to come out on top. When Kathy Kehoe opened her door to see a cobr...[Read More]

Why I Chose to Breastfeed My Baby on a Schedule Instead of on Demand

I always assumed I’d exclusively breastfeed my son Eli “on demand,” as they say—meaning whenever he wanted, around the clock. But once he arrived, that “on demand” part was really hard to deal with. S...[Read More]

Men Should Go to Bed by This Time if They’re Trying to Conceive

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and... More fertile? A study of more than 100 males shows there may be a connection between bedtime and fertility, and men who go to bed la...[Read More]

Badass Mom of Three Makes History on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Mom of three Sandy Zimmerman is a warrior, or rather an American Ninja Warrior. Zimmerman, a 42-year-old gym teacher from Washington, is the first mother to ever beat the obstacle course and hit the b...[Read More]

17 Kids’ Step Stools That’ll Take Them to New Heights

Mobility is a huge part of your kid’s growing independence, but learning to walk is only the beginning. Once they hit the toddler stage and start feeling comfortable on their own two feet, they’ll wan...[Read More]

Mom’s Top Tips for Things to Do in St. Louis With Kids

I’m Kristen, editor in chief of The Knot Worldwide (parent company of The Bump). My husband, Mickey, and I have been married for six years and welcomed a baby girl in December 2018. Her name is Collin...[Read More]

Dad Shamer Says Fathers Who Change Diapers Give in to the ‘Feminization of the American Male’

Don’t be stuck in the past, or you’ll wind up spreading messages that bare no meaning. Take, for example, the individual who went out of their way to create stickers just to label changing tables in m...[Read More]

New Trend Has Parents Turning to Violence to Scare Their Kids Into Eating

Picky eaters add a special twist to mealtime. They’ll push your buttons until your patience nearly runs dry, but the secret is to remain calm, cool and collected. The one thing you definitely shouldn'...[Read More]

Summer Childcare Costs Parents $1,000 per Child, Survey Says

With working mom guilt season upon us, it only seems fair to talk about the next issue on working parents’ mind: summer childcare plans. And it’s bad news for your bank account, according to a survey ...[Read More]

5 Phrases You Should Never Say to Your Kids, According to a Psychotherapist

Right from the get-go, parents are taught all of the ways to raise physically healthy kids. You know all about the super foods to incorporate into your kid’s diet and why exercise through play is so i...[Read More]

NJ Couple Ties the Knot Seconds Before Baby Is Born

In less than one minute, Michael Gallardo and Marie Margaritondo experienced two of the biggest moments in their lives: The pair got married and became parents in a matter of seconds, NBC New York rep...[Read More]