Life with Baby
They're beating a path to your door to see the baby. You're glad, but really, can you handle more uproar right now? Here's how to ask ensure that those visitors are a blessing, not a burden.
Babies are joy personified, but your new arrival needs lots of face time with you. That means learning how to make the most of your time. So how can you trim the fat from your schedule?
From a First Zoo Trip to a Time Capsule Gathering and a Birthday Brunch, here are a handful of birthday celebrations that let you celebrate your first year as parents along with your baby's first 12 months.
Whether you plan to make a holiday photo album on Our365 or a "Baby's First Holidays" photo book, here are 15 not-to-be-missed photo ops. Charge your batteries!
We asked you to send in your baby sleep tips - and you did. From ceiling fan hypnotism to a special sleepytime bottle, here are some of the best.
Hitting the road with baby soon? Find out what must-have items will ensure a smooth trip for both you and your tot.
7 hand-made Etsy finds for a perfect first birthday party
Make your little cupcake a sweet birthday treat. This baby bear looks like he was born in a bakery, but you'll find him easy and quick to create at home.
Turn your infant bunting, baby sleeper or toddler togs into a cute-as-a-pumpkin first costume.
Your baby wants in on the Halloween action – here’s how to get the little pumpkin involved in the prep work, safely and productively.
Find out what the most popular Boys and Girls name are.
Baby's first road trip can be fun and exciting - and it can be a maddeningly frustrating experience for you and your little one. If you're not prepared to break the bank on new toys and DVDs to keep your baby occupied, try these handy, inexpensive tricks of the road.
Is your baby's name in the top ten for 2009? Check out the most popular names of the year — and find out what rhymes with "Jayden."
Babies are so sweet and cuddly - how can you ever leave yours?
Cooking up a birthday bash? We'll tell you how to pull together the key ingredients. All you have to do is mix and serve.
Give your little one a taste sensation.
Get decorating ideas - and instructions - for first birthday cupcakes
There's nothing too hard about grabbing a quick meal from MacDonald's when you have a baby in tow, but a more leisurely dinner can be challenging. We talked to parents and wait staff to come up with these tips.
Whether you're heading to Grandma's for the day, taking a road trip or bringing your baby to a restaurant, planning for your baby's meals away from home can still include fresh foods. Here's how.
10 rideable, stackable, sortable, play with them again-and-again toys your baby will love
Use this music player to blast our party-themed first birthday playlist
A pro photographer spills her secrets
Here's a birthday playlist from the founder of Baby Loves Disco. Enjoy!
Kid-rocker Laurie Berkner's top-ten list of danceable tunes is guaranteed to get the first birthday party started
Now that you're a parent, you are going to spend a good part of Halloween behind a camera. Here's how to take full advantage of all the glorious photo-ops.
We asked some of our favorite mom & pop bloggers to tell us their holiday gift picks for babies at every stage from birth through age 2.
Check out some stuff we heart: chemical-free tableware, bibs and more for new members at the family table
Baby's first birthday doesn't have to be her first taste of sugary, preservative-laden cake. If you're looking for a healthy alternative that you and the rest of the family can enjoy with the birthday child, here are some ideas that honor the tradition of the candle-topped treat.
Whether your little pumpkin is still on a liquid diet or has discovered that there are even sweeter things in life, you're sure to be handing out treats this Halloween - unless you plan to scare off those little neighbors who come knocking. Try these ideas for healthier Halloween - and our tasty Halloween treat recipe.
Whether you celebrate Baby’s first holidays with your folks or snuggle up with your newborn, these times are filled with memories in the making. Here are some simple photo tips for a picture-perfect holiday—gummy smiles, teary meltdowns and all.
Holidays: They’re joyful, wonderful, colorful... and stressful. But having a new baby doesn't mean you can't enjoy them. Just use our real-life guide to beating seven big holiday stressors.
Sniffles, tummy aches, coughs, fever... Home remedies can be safe and effective alternatives to potentially harmful over-the-counter baby meds.
Whether you're planning a road trip or a flight with your baby, get tips from moms who've been there, done that
It's not easy being a big brother or sister. Our Family Experts give you their top five tips for helping your little one adjust to the new baby.
Whether you’re looking for the most small-space friendly high chair (apartment dwellers, check it out); the most stylish; or the most versatile, these picks are all easy to clean and supersafe.
That baby oil in the bathroom? Poison. Protect your baby from poisonous substances around the house by printing and remembering these 12 tips.
Your family is about to undergo a seismic shift, and suddenly Baby will have to be the big kid. Our Family Experts help you pave the way.
Whether you buy prime brand or store brand, here are three ways to be sure your baby's formula is as safe as can be.
Help your baby wind down to bedtime and into dreamland with this sleepy playlist you can download yourself. You'll love it too!
Is your little one ready for more grown-up mealtimes? Here's everything you need to start the messy eating adventures — just add carrots.
Have you been scratched by the prickly thorn of motherhood, otherwise known as guilt?
Maybe you've learned a few negotiation skills in your life. You probably never expected to use your experience to make “deals” with your very own toddler!
Trying to keep everybody happy when there is more than one grandchild takes political genius. But you need to try your hand at this game, even if your grandchildren don't know a Democrat from a Republican.
Do you like adventure? Want to travel to places unknown? Congratulations! Along with the birth of your baby comes the beginning of a lifelong adventure in learning for you and your partner—about yourselves, each other, and your child.
Cruising down the highway, radio blasting. Sitting on the train, earphones drowning out the sound of rush hour. Taking a brisk walk to your workplace. Leaving the house can mean gaining freedom from fatherhood.
You're wishing for a traditional baby ceremony - a baptism, a bris - but the parents of your new grandchild have other ideas. Here's how to open discussions without hurting feelings.