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40 pieces of ‘honest’ child-rearing wisdom from veteran parents

The best child-rearing advice is often the stuff we glean from those who've already been in the trenches.

U.N. calls for more ‘brelfies’! 12 celebrities who are leading the charge (PHOTOS)

The "brelfie" becomes an international call for action as the United Nations officially encourages all mothers to follow the example…

How at risk are children who fall from strollers and carriers?

A 21-year study revealed that traumatic brain injury (TBI) for infant carriers tripled, and “stroller-caused” TBI doubled. But what does that mean for keeping your…

14 tasteful & beautiful images of mother nursing child (PHOTOS)

Mother and artist Leilani Rogers started the Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project to help women feel good about a natural part of motherhood. Here are 14…

Why we need more real, messy, sleep-deprived moms on television

TV usually glosses over the hard realities of early parenthood. Newborn Moms, a new show from ABC, aims to change that—in a very funny way.

Phase-out of hospital baby nurseries is nothing to cry about

Never fear, expectant moms! A recent report about hospitals downsizing the baby nursery isn't exactly the whole truth, according to one midwife.

Telling a baby-name secret

At first, my husband and I decided to keep our unborn daughter's name quiet to protect ourselves from all the negative opinions and weird off-hand commentary. Until we re-examined what we—and our daughter—were missing out on.

Am I being greedy for wanting a 5th baby?

After four wonderful children, I thought I was done. But then ...

Trust your mom intuition, even when it seems silly

Don't let anyone shame the silly or 'infantile' out of your parenting. It's good learning and good fun.

For Mother’s Day: 5 parenting books to inspire and encourage

Great reads that celebrate motherhood, and give us some much needed insight into raising our sons and daughters.

13 baby names to honor Mary

You want to choose a name for your new baby that reflects what is most important to you—your faith. Don't worry about your little one getting lost in a crowd of Marys. These names inspired by the Virgin offer some extra personality and creativity.