Month: December 2018

Some parents deem baby hammocks as the most comfortable alternative for their child. While their coziness is undeniable, many safety concerns have been raised over the years as to whether or not they are the right option for infants. In this article, we will discuss the suitability of baby hammocks to help you decide if
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Savannah Guthrie knows exactly how to sum up life as a mom. The “Today” show co-anchor and her husband, Mike Feldman, are parents to 4-year-old Vale and 2-year-old Charley. Guthrie has repeatedly shared sweet sentiments and funny takes about raising her daughter and son. For her 47th birthday on Thursday, we’re highlighting some of our
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After the chaos of the holidays, the new year feels like the perfect time to slow things down and reset.  The house and our minds can feel full from the hubbub of gifts, decor, and food. Try to simplify and declutter, starting with a clean house and clean slate. Involve the entire household in this
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Image: iStock Common cold can make bedtime quite annoying. It makes your nose stuffy, gives you a headache, and eventually makes it impossible for you to sleep. In such situations, you might have the urge to pop in an over-the-counter cold medication such as NyQuil to alleviate the irritation and sleep better. But can you
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The names lead the baby name site’s rankings for the second year in a row. New arrivals include Genevieve and Rose for girls and Finn for boys. Seven of the top 10 girls’ names end in the letter “a.” Nameberry’s year-end popularity list is based on which names attracted the most page views in 2018,
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Contrary to what Instagram may have you believe, putting together a picture-perfect holiday card is not easy. It takes effort to get a good photo when you’re dealing with uncooperative siblings, crying babies and excitable pets. And sometimes there’s the unexpected photobomb. Fortunately, this tradition provides some truly hilarious outtakes. We asked the HuffPost Parents
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We moved my grandmother (Mom’s Mom) into an assisted living facility yesterday. It is a beautiful place filled to the brim with Christmas trees, holiday signs, twinkle lights and ornaments, overflowing with warmth and Southern charm. There are always activities for people to enjoy and the delicious smell of the next meal wafts through the
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Photo: Veronikagphotography via Instagram Jenny Berthiaume’s daughter, Amie, was born during a Montreal winter, and the first-time mom quickly became an expert in dressing a newborn for seriously cold weather. “There are lots of things about Canadian winters that are inconvenient, and one of those is leaving the house with a baby. But you have
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Parents take many factors into consideration when choosing a baby name ― from trendiness to family history to cultural significance to sound. Now even domain name availability is a point of consideration. The domain name aspect exemplifies a broader trend that’s influencing the world of baby names today: technology. Technological advancements have expanded parents’ worldviews
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Have you ever thought about the amount of time your family spends indoors, at work or school, in the car, and at home? It’s estimated that people spend up to 90% of their time indoors. Now imagine it’s winter when there are times you need to stay indoors to protect yourself from the dangerous elements
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Photo: iStockphoto Subscribe to our daily newsletter! My friends swear by amber teething necklaces and gave me some at my baby shower. Are they safe? Most teething necklaces and bracelets are made of amber, wood, marble or silicone. They are marketed to relieve teething pain and sometimes are used to provide sensory stimulation to people
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Female ejaculation is when a female’s urethra expels fluid during sex. It can happen when a female becomes sexually aroused, but there is not necessarily an association with having an orgasm. Scientists do not fully understand female ejaculation, and there is limited research on how it works and its purpose. Female ejaculation is perfectly normal,
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A peritonsillar abscess is a painful, pus-filled collection of tissue that forms in the back of the throat near one of the tonsils. Peritonsillar abscesses, also called quinsy, often appear as a result of tonsillitis. These abscesses are uncommon because doctors tend to treat strep throat and tonsillitis with antibiotics. In this article, we provide
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Every week, we round up funny tweets from moms and dads. Now that 2018 is coming to an end, it’s time to put the spotlight on the most hilarious tweets of them all. Check out the 50 best parenting tweets of the year below, and follow HuffPost Parents on Twitter for even more laughs.
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