A dad and his infant son put this baby carrier to the test — it gives great back support and is nicely priced at $75
This Boppy ComfyChic baby carrier combines the flexibility of a wrap and the versatility of a structured carrier, and it helps prevent back pain.
My Black son who has autism is 'different' like Elijah McClain was. It makes me fear for his life more than I already did.
Sharisse Tracey worries for her three Black sons, but is most concerned about her child who has autism since his behavior can be unpredictable.
Drisana Rios who is suing her former employer, HUB International, has two kids who she watches while working from home.
I spent my first trimester of pregnancy sheltering in place at home — these are the items that helped comfort me while struggling with isolation
I learned I was pregnant at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what brought me comfort while dealing with anxieties and first trimester symptoms.
Amanda Kloots is sharing videos with followers about how she's keeping Nick Cordero's memory alive for their son
In an emotional letter, Kloots told her son to "look for lessons" and "find the beauty" in tough situations.
Amy Schumer says she resents how much pregnant women have to 'suck it the f--k up and act like everything is fine'
In her HBO docuseries, "Expecting Amy," Amy Schumer details the trials she endured while pregnant with her son, Gene.
My family and I tried Raddish, a cooking club for kids, and found that it's a great way to mix things up during meal prep and dinnertime
Raddish kids' cooking club makes meal prep and dinnertime more fun for families. The themed kits are loaded with extras to keep kids engaged.
Fellow Harry Potter actors including Evanna Lynch, James Phelps, and Scarlett Hefner all commented their congratulations to Devon Murray.
People are saying Viagra is now more accessible than birth control because of a Supreme Court ruling — here's the reality
More employers no longer have to provide free contraception to employees, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Viagra usually isn't covered.
A 26-year-old woman died during childbirth in a New York City hospital, another loss in a tragic trend affecting women of color
Shaasia Washington died during a C-section at a Brooklyn hospital. The tragedy illustrates a persistent disparity affecting women of color.
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and his girlfriend, Kasi Bennett, gave birth to a baby girl in May.
14 toys to help your toddler or preschooler burn off energy indoors, recommended by a developmental psychologist and kids' fitness experts
Parents have to find creative ways to keep their kids moving, even when they're stuck indoors. These indoor toys for toddlers and preschoolers make it easy.
There are still taboos around breastfeeding, and its challenges — including latch issues and infections — which typically aren't discussed openly.
We asked experts what to look for in a kids' playhouse. These are the best indoor and outdoor playhouses for kids in 2020.
Ibram X. Kendi says reading anti-racism books to children is a good start, but parents could be doing more
Speaking to Insider about his new children's book, "Antiracist Baby," Ibram X. Kendi said parents need to be constantly learning about anti-racism.
I'm an autism expert who adopted 2 children with special needs. Myka Stauffer shouldn't have apologized for 'rehoming' her adopted son.
Myka Stauffer, a popular influencer, should've apologized for missing a chance to educate her followers about the realities of autism and adoption.
Alicia Keys hosted a special on Nickelodeon for children about racism. She facilitated conversations with longtime and budding activists.
We talked to child and toy experts to pick the best outdoor toys for kids, including bubbles, sidewalk chalk, sprinklers, scooters, and swing sets.
Political views from parents are not welcome in a childcare environment, according to the daycare center.
These summer camp activities will not only get kids outdoors, but they will also inspire family bonding.
"That '70s Show" alum Laura Prepon welcomed her second child with Ben Foster, but she's not the only celebrity who expanded her family in 2020.
Educational toys and activities are important when distance learning for elementary school. These are the best supplemental resources for K-5 learning.
10 free and affordable online activities to keep toddlers entertained at home — from Audible to Disney Plus
Finding activities for toddlers at home is challenging. Here are free and affordable online resources for parents.
The YMCA provided childcare to 40,000 kids during lockdown and said it didn't see any coronavirus outbreaks. Here are 11 precautions it took that worked.
The childcare centers that served children of essential workers took a number of precautions, including not sharing supplies and disinfecting hourly.
The 44-year-old musician appeared on Zane Lowe's Apple Music show on Tuesday and announced that her son had two children.
The Baby Brezza sterilizer and dryer is a godsend for busy, sleep-deprived parents — it makes it easy to clean both bottles and pacifiers in one step
The Baby Brezza sterilizer and dryer is an efficient, easy-to-use sterilizer for breast pump parts, pacifiers, and teething toys.
Qustodio is a parental control software that helps parents keep tabs on their kids' screen time, but it's too expensive and invasive to recommend when free alternatives exist
Qustodio's software helps parents limit kids' screen time and add parental controls. I tested it with my kids to see how it works.
I tested 9 video baby monitors before settling on the Nanit Plus as my favorite — its sleep tracking and tips actually help encourage better sleep habits
The Nanit Plus smart baby monitor offers powerful sleep tracking and equally good video and audio monitoring.
An economist who collected coronavirus data from 841 childcare centers explains how parents should decide whether to send kids back to school
Emily Oster collected data from childcare centers that stayed open during the pandemic and found low rates of the coronavirus among staff and kids.
My toddler enjoys playing and eating at her own kid-sized table, and I appreciate its mid-century modern design
The KidKraft table and chairs set I tested comes with an attractive mid-century style table and two chairs. It's well made and ideal for toddlers.
I tried this kids' meal delivery service with my 21-month-old daughter and was impressed with the flavor and texture of the microwavable meals
Nurture Life is a baby and kids' meal delivery service that is a life-saver for busy parents. The microwavable meals are healthy and tasty.
When Kerry Washington gets the urge to share photos of her kids online, she sends them to her therapist instead.
Sleep is one of the most important things for babies and parents. This new product can help you get a good night's sleep.
Lumi by Pampers is a video monitor-based sleep system that helps parents create a good sleep routine for their babies.
Uterus didelphys is a rare condition when a woman has 2 wombs. There is a 1 in 50 million chance of conceiving twins in separate uteruses.
The Snoo bassinet uses a motor and speakers to calm and soothe your baby to sleep, but it's not without its inconveniences, including its $1,300 price
The Snoo Bassinet helps tired parents soothe and calm their babies. We rented one and are enjoying some big benefits, but it's not without flaws.
At-home science experiments and projects are a great way for kids to explore STEM subjects. We rounded up 10 fun, engaging kits for kids of all ages.
As police violence comes under more scrutiny, Black parents say they're still giving their kids 'The Talk' about dealing with cops
Different versions of "The Talk" have existed for generations as Black parents and children navigate racism and police violence in the US.
The US still does a wretched job of teaching Black history. An expert in African American history education explains how to fix it.
An expert in African American history education, LaGarrett King, breaks down the school system's flaws and explains how to teach Black history better.
19 affordable cloth face masks for kids you can find online — plus 7 things to know before you buy, according to a pediatrician
The CDC recommends cloth face masks for kids over 2 years old. Here are 19 high-quality masks and what you should consider before you shop.
Copper Pearl makes cute but functional bibs, burp cloths, towels, and more — they do a fantastic job sopping up baby messes
Copper Pearl makes a wide range of linens for babies, including bibs, burp cloths, towels, and more, Here is our review of the brand.
Women who've been pregnant during the pandemic are advising others to wait: 'I don't think I would have had a third kid. Period.'
Insider spoke to a handful of women who are currently pregnant or who have recently given birth who said they'd advise women to wait to get pregnant.
A Michigan GOP candidate's daughter begged voters online not to vote for her father — he blamed the disagreement on her 'liberal university'
"For the love of god do not vote for my dad for state rep," Stephanie Regan tweeted, later urging voters to read up on her father's policies.
A 5-year-old raised more than $1,300 running a lemonade stand for a firefighter who was shot at a Missouri Applebee's
Cooper Wallweber ran the stand for six hours raising money for Arlydia Bufford, who was one of three people shot Monday at the Missouri restaurant.
This baby pool float is a safer option than arm floaties and offers more mobility than life vests — here's why parents like me appreciate the design
The Swimways Baby Spring Float makes pool time fun for babies and toddlers while ensuring parents know they are safe in the water.
This portable sanitizer uses UV-C light to clean a pacifier in 59 seconds — it's easy to use and conveniently attaches to a diaper bag
The Munchkin Mini Sterilizer is a UV sanitizer that fits in a diaper bag. Here's what it's like to use and why I like it for sterilizing pacifiers.
This Little Tikes mini slide is great for indoor or outdoor play — my 2-year-old loves it and it folds for easy storage too
The Little Tikes Easy Store Jr. Play Slide is a great toddler slide for indoor or outdoor play, and you can fold it up to store it when you're done.
Children with disabilities are losing skills they worked hard to develop as they’re forced to miss school. Parents worry about what’s next.
Without a set routine and therapy, children with disabilities can regress, which therapists say can take up to a year — or more — to come back from.
These YouTuber parents are speaking out after drama channels and TikTokers accused them of being abusive to their children and had child protective services visit their house
Ruby and Kevin Franke of the family YouTube channel 8 Passengers suddenly found themselves in a whirlwind of accusations about their parenting.
'I was naive, foolish, and arrogant': Myka Stauffer apologized following backlash for placing her adopted son with a new family
When the parenting YouTuber announced that her son Huxley had been placed with a new family, critics then accused her of exploitation and abuse.
In a new survey out of the Guttmacher Institute, a third of women said they wanted to delay pregnancy or have fewer children because of the pandemic.