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5 Fall Baby Shower Themes

Posted September 7, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Fall is upon us and so are the quickly approaching due dates of new moms everywhere. It's the perfect time to through a festive and fun baby shower. All you need to get started is the theme.

The National Rally for Change Launches a Birth Revolution on Labor Day

Posted August 29, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

There are 49 other countries in the world where it is safer to give birth than here in the U.S. The National Rally for Change is launching a "birth revolution" on Labor Day in the hopes of changing this shocking statisic.

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

Posted July 19, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Picnics are a great way to get outside and enjoy some family time. With a little preparation and planning, your next picnic could be one your kids remember.

How to Prepare Your Family for Disaster

Posted July 18, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

No one likes to think that a disaster can happen to their family, but the truth is that it can. Being prepared, and teaching your children to be prepared is the best way to keep everone safe.

25 Remedies for Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Posted July 11, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Morning sickness has the power to make pregnant mothers miserable, but we've rounded up 25 remedies that just might spell relief.

Bottoms Up: Alcohol During Pregnancy Might Be Safe After All

Posted July 9, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Is it safe to drink alcohol while pregnant? A new study finds that up to 8 drinks per week just might be okay.

Fireworks Safety Tips for July 4th

Posted July 3, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

With the onset of summer comes the celebration of the 4th of July. As on this day, fireworks are as American as apple pie. If you're planning on lighting up the party with fireworks or sparklers, please be sure to keep everyone safe by following these rules.

Waiting for Fatherhood

Posted June 16, 2012 by Fred Lee

The time to start a family is a very important and personal decision, but a recent study found that for many people, including myself, waiting (not too long) has its benefits.

Parenting Roles: Join Our Tweetchat Today at 1:00 CST for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card

Posted June 7, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

How do you and your significant other divvy up the parenting roles and responsibilities at home? Is there more responsibility for one of you, or are things pretty well spread out? Grab a cup of coffee and join our Tweetchat conversation today.

Simple Summer Baby Shower Ideas

Posted June 4, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Summer babies mean summer baby showers, and we've got four fun, summer-themed baby shower ideas that are perfect for your upcoming party.

Top 10 Birth Interventions You Don't Need

Posted May 29, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

You know what to expect when you're expecting, but do you know what to REJECT when you're expecting? Find out which 10 pregnancy procedures you may not want to agree to.

What Causes Autism?

Posted May 22, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

The rate of autism is rising, but the reasons are still controversial. Scientists, however, are narrowing down the possible causes, including genetics, environmental influences, and risk factors.

How to Protect Your Family From Ticks

Posted May 17, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Ticks are here in full force this year, thanks to a very mild winter. Even if you don't have ticks in your yard or haven't in the past, you should learn how to prevent Lyme disease and protect your family from all tick-related diseases.

What Is Attachment Parenting?

Posted May 16, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Attachment parenting gets a lot of attention in the news these days, but do you know what it actually is?

How to Prepare Your Pet for Baby

Posted May 5, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Our pets are often spoiled with our love and attention, until our first baby comes along. Preparing your pet for the arrival of your little one is an important step in ensuring the happiness of your pet and the safety of your baby.

Organic and Fair Trade Do Not Always Mean Healthy

Posted April 25, 2012 by Fred Lee

Organic and fair trade food options are better than many processed and fast foods, but eating too much of them can still lead to health problems like obesity and diabetes.

The Other Baby Book: A New Natural Parenting Resource for Baby's First Year

Posted April 21, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Looking for information and ideas that you won't find in typical parenting resources? Check out The Other Baby Book to get the details on baby's first year that the other books won't tell you.

Join Our Tweetchat Today, Thursday, 04/12 for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card

Posted April 12, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Do you write about your kids online? Do you think it is okay for others to do so? Join our #pschat tdiscussion about it today on Twitter for a chance to be could be the weekly winner of an Amazon gift card!

ProSquad: Support for Adopting Families

Posted April 9, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

Tough questions get answered this week by our ProSquad experts: underage drinking at parties, and making sure adopting families have the support they need.

First Aid Tips and Advice for Parents Roundup

Posted April 3, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Parents want to protect their children from everything, but sometimes we are ill-prepared for emergency situations. Knowing how to help your child when she is sick or even in the event of a natural disaster is important for all parents. Be prepared with this roundup of tips and advice.

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