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Parenting 2021-07-13T14:38:00Z
Boppy Baby Carrier review

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.
Health 2021-07-10T19:43:00Z

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.
News 2021-07-10T17:59:14Z
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A mom says her employer fired her because her kids made noise while she was working from home

Drisana Rios who is suing her former employer, HUB International, has two kids who she watches while working from home.
Parenting 2021-07-10T17:59:00Z

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.
Entertainment 2021-07-10T16:22:15Z

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.
Health 2021-07-09T21:01:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-07-09T15:12:00Z

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.
Entertainment 2021-07-09T12:07:29Z

The actor who played Seamus Finnigan in 'Harry Potter' is expecting his first child

Fellow Harry Potter actors including Evanna Lynch, James Phelps, and Scarlett Hefner all commented their congratulations to Devon Murray.
Health 2021-07-08T21:16:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-07-08T19:32:00Z

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.
Health 2021-07-08T13:23:00Z

Sprinter Usain Bolt gave his daughter, Olympia Lightning Bolt, a name fit for an Olympian

Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and his girlfriend, Kasi Bennett, gave birth to a baby girl in May.
Parenting 2021-07-07T19:03:00Z

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.
Health 2021-07-07T17:49:00Z

15 raw photos show the realities of breastfeeding, from biting to engorgement

There are still taboos around breastfeeding, and its challenges — including latch issues and infections — which typically aren't discussed openly.
Parenting 2021-07-07T16:04:00Z

The best playhouses for kids, according to experts

We asked experts what to look for in a kids' playhouse. These are the best indoor and outdoor playhouses for kids in 2020.
Parenting 2021-07-06T20:18:08Z

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.
Health 2021-07-06T17:29:00Z

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.
Health 2021-07-06T15:22:00Z

Alicia Keys said her white mother was often mistaken for her manager when she started her career

Alicia Keys hosted a special on Nickelodeon for children about racism. She facilitated conversations with longtime and budding activists.
Parenting 2021-07-06T14:02:00Z

15 outdoor toys and games for kids of all ages

We talked to child and toy experts to pick the best outdoor toys for kids, including bubbles, sidewalk chalk, sprinklers, scooters, and swing sets.
Politics 2021-07-03T19:37:47Z

A 6-year-old girl was kicked out of a daycare center for wearing Black Lives Matter shirts

Political views from parents are not welcome in a childcare environment, according to the daycare center.
Parenting 2021-07-02T22:13:00Z

22 summer camp activities you can do at home — from a '90s camp kid and mom of 2

These summer camp activities will not only get kids outdoors, but they will also inspire family bonding.
Entertainment 2021-07-02T20:26:00Z

55 celebrity babies born this year, so far

"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.
Parenting 2021-07-02T19:45:00Z

15 educational toys and activities for elementary-age kids

Educational toys and activities are important when distance learning for elementary school. These are the best supplemental resources for K-5 learning.
Parenting 2021-07-02T13:59:00Z

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.
Health 2021-07-02T13:11:00Z

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.
Entertainment 2021-07-01T15:35:34Z

Sia reveals that she's a grandmother: 'They call me Nana'

The 44-year-old musician appeared on Zane Lowe's Apple Music show on Tuesday and announced that her son had two children.
Parenting 2021-06-30T23:23:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-30T22:21:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-30T20:33:00Z

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.
Health 2021-06-30T19:54:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-30T18:56:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-30T15:29:00Z

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.
Entertainment 2021-06-29T21:49:24Z

Celebrity parents who don't post photos of their kids online

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.
Health 2021-06-29T16:43:00Z

A woman pregnant with twins has 2 wombs and a baby growing in each one

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.
Parenting 2021-06-29T16:30:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-29T14:10:00Z

10 fun science projects that will keep your kid learning this summer

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.
News 2021-06-27T15:30:00Z

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.
News 2021-06-27T14:00:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-26T21:41:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-26T19:28:00Z

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.
Health 2021-06-26T16:33:00Z

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.
Culture 2021-06-26T15:40:48Z

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.
News 2021-06-26T15:28:10Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-26T14:43:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-26T13:30:00Z

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.
Parenting 2021-06-25T21:34:00Z

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.
Health 2021-06-25T19:17:00Z

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.
Culture 2021-06-25T12:55:13Z

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.
Culture 2021-06-25T01:32:16Z

'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.
Health 2021-06-24T14:56:00Z

Many US women say they want fewer children because of the coronavirus pandemic

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.
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