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Bringing in a bit of yellow – whether on the walls or right in the decor – can do a lot for any room. A rich, gold shade can make the space warm and inviting, while a bright, punchy yellow can leave the room with a crisp, cheery vibe. But when it comes to the nursery? Well, here’s our favorite perk about the color yellow: it’s gender-neutral!
Get inspired by five of our favorite nurseries-of-the-moment that all have a touch of yellow, and check more out on our Pinterest board.
Expecting? We've got some great advice to prepare you for your pregnancy and the birth of your child.
Rock stars are infamous for the wide range of names they give their kids, stretching from the ordinary (Harry, Henry,Josh, Jack) to the outrageous (My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way’s daughter Bandit, Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz’s sons Bronx Mowgli and Saint Lazslo).
Start your breastfeeding off right with helpful information from non-profit Best for Babes.
Think you’ve heard it all when it comes to the added bonuses of breastfeeding? Think again. Thanks to an increased awareness over the last 10 years, plus a ton of new studies done on the subject, the benefits just keep piling up.
Here are 10 of the most eye-opening benefits we’ve heard yet. Prepare to be amazed… More
Learn strategies for navigating public transportation, crowded streets and small living spaces from Manhattan mom Monica Storch.
It’s pretty hard to believe summer’s almost over. (Seriously, where did it go?!) If you’re anything like me, you’re probably looking to ditch your current surrounings right about now while the weather’s still nice. But if this is your first trip with a baby or toddler in tow, not so fast there — you’ve got some major planning to do first.
From choosing the right locale to packing the right gear, any parent will tell you there’s a lot to consider when it comes to traveling with little ones. Here are some of my personal tips I’ve learned along the way: More
Build a healthy environment for your baby with practical and easy tips from national nonprofit Healthy Child Healthy World.
Sometimes it feels as if childhood is one long parade of baked goods starting with teething biscuits and ending with college graduation cake. Along the way, there are rainy day cookies, banana breads, birthday parties, and school bake sales.
Here’s how parents can make sure too much sugar remains the most undesirable item in all of this warm and gooey deliciousness.
Get tips from the trenches with this information-packed blog from the authors of The Rookie Mom's Handbook and Stuff Every Mom Should Know, Heather Flett and Whitney Moss.
Having been through the baby phase three times now, I have a vastly different perspective on creating a lovely (and practical!) baby bedroom these days. Now, I don’t want to rob you of any of the magic of choosing the ideal nursery; but I would like to steer you toward making three key choices so that your nursery can grow with your baby.
My first (rookie) nursery was exactly what I wanted at the time… and I was ready to trade it all in within two years. My mom and husband painted John Lennon sketches into a wall mural and I purchased matching everything. In hindsight, I carried my theme way too far. Rather than go overboard, I could have kept the mural and selected solid color bedding and accents. Better still – sorry, guys! – we could have replaced the mural with a few beloved wall prints.
Get fun fashion advice from blogger Nadia Carriere for the 40 weeks before and after your baby is born.
My motto these days? Out with the old and in with the new! And I know I’m not alone. These first few months of the year always seem to get everyone in the mood to organize. But while most people tend to focus their energy on the kitchen, the office, and the bedroom… what about the nursery? Yes, babies may be too small to really make a real mess; but it does help to set things up so that mountain of baby stuff you have somehow actually stays in order. More
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Can’t get your little one to sleep through the night? Not sure what this “sleep training” thing is all about? This week, pediatric sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Kempton (also known as the Baby Sleep Pro) answers your most commonly asked questions about baby’s sleep problems. Here’s what moms and dads want to know most: