You don't have to be a superstar to feel like one your whole pregnancy. Here are all the pieces you need to copy Jessica Alba's cute maternity outfit.
Skip the sweets and opt for a different kind of treat this Halloween. These 11 non-candy goodies will have all of your trick-or-treaters already excited for next year.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
Babywearing. It's a practice that's been around for centuries, but today's parents have taken the act of hands-free carrying to a whole new level thanks to modern baby carriers. It's handy, and many would say even necessary gear for parents, but knowing where to begin can be overwhelming. Don't let the numerous choices scare you away from taking advantage of the benefits babywearing can offer.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
As you anxiously await the arrival of your little one, satisfy your nesting need by designing a warm and welcoming nursery for your baby to call home. Boasting with soft colors and modern designs, you're sure to have a room cozy enough for some sweet cuddle time.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
When it comes to baby shower gifts, experienced moms know that onesies are a dime a dozen. So instead of the traditional blankets or boppys, check out these unique gifts that stand out and really make a difference.
Show Santa what's up this Christmas when you gift your kids one of these so-cool stocking stuffers under $25. From robot building kits and scented markers to hi-bounce putty and slime monsters, you're sure to win Christmas with one of these great gifts.</p>
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
These trendy plus-size maternity clothes will keep you both comfy and stylish throughout your pregnancy.
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When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
No longer merely custodial facilities, the children's home now offers a broad range of services to families in danger of breaking ...up. The authors provide an overview of the basic theory and methods of the family-centered children's home. Included also are twenty-one brief essays and papers on specific aspects of group child care related to its seven methods: planning, care, education, group living, counseling, therapy, and advocacy. Originally published 1977.A UNC Press Enduring Edition - UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value. read more
Lead Exposure and Child Development: An International Assessment
There is a need to implement early-life predictors of allergic sensitization, so that at-risk newborns can be accurately defined a...nd preventive measures instituted. The work presented in this book gives an in-sight into the possibility of in utero allerge read more
"A must-read for expectant or multitasking mothers of multiples by an academic pediatrician and mother of twins, "Twins 101" provi...des practical tips and wise words in a readable style that fits into the fast pace of these mothers' lives."-Theodore Sectish, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; program director, Children's Hospital BostonDr. Le-Bucklin's new parenting book is the first by a pediatrician who is also a mother of twins. No other pregnancy and parenting book for multiples offers this unique and much-needed perspective."Twins 101" features practical advice and well-researched information in an easy-to-read format. From maintaining a healthy twin pregnancy to meeting the daily challenge of caring for twins, "Twin 101" guides families through each stage with insightful tips, practical advice, useful resources, and inspirational stories. read more
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth
Line drawings and simple text depict women's bodies and how they function, the development of the unborn child, healthy living dur...ing pregnancy, the various stages of labor and delivery, the newborn baby, recovery, breastfeeding, and other aspects of thebirth experience read more
Provides concise medical information and practical advice to help expectant mothers understand the process of pregnancy and childb...irth and safeguard the health of their newborn infants. read more
The Pregnancy and Postpartum Anxiety Workbook
THE PRACTICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PREGNANCY & BABYCARE
Provides a comprehensive guide to pregnancy, childbirth, and infant care, including common concerns and considerations, treating i...llnesses, stages of labor, breastfeeding, and infant growth and development. read more
Are you a woman? If you are, have you been thinking about motherhood? If you have, you may be wondering whether or not you are rea...dy to be a parent. While parenthood is occasionally unexpected, a large number of women and their partners plan and prepare f read more
"Psychology for Midwives" is an excellent aid in grasping the key concepts of psychology in a focused way, clearly demonstrating h...ow the key concepts can be used within modern day midwifery practice settings. This is an easy to use, informative guide, wi read more
"The most empowering, informative, and reassuring pregnancy guide for moms-to-be is now thoroughly revised! This new edition of Gr...eat Expectations: Pregnancy and Childbirth still has everything moms loved about the first book, including the... read more
What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women's preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The an...swers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Glob read more
The Midwives' Guide to Key Medical Conditions: Pregnancy and Childbirth
When it first hit bookstores in 2004, actress and new mother Jenny McCarthy's "Belly Laughs" became a "New York Times"-bestseller,... popular for its candid discussion of the joys of pregnancy-the gassiness, constipation, queasiness, and exhaustion, plus the forgetfulness, crankiness, and constant worry. Never shy, frequently crude, and always laugh-out-loud funny, McCarthy covers it all in the grittiest of girlfriend detail, from morning sickness and hormonal rage, to hemorrhoids, pregnant sex, and the torture and sweet relief that is delivery. In July 2013, Barbara Walters confirmed that McCarthy would officially become a co-host on "The View" when it launches its seventeenth season in September. She will surely bring the outspoken humor that has made "Belly Laughs" such a perennial seller to the hit show. read more
Teresa Strasser made her baby a spleen and some eyebrows. He got her a book deal. Everyone loves babies-and pregnant women-so TV a...nd radio personality Teresa Strasser decided to use this obsession to her advantage. She came up with a way to prov read more
Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Homeopathy offers a useful alternative set of medications for the childbearing cycle. The book offers an introduction to the philo...sophy and practice of homeopathy, as well as case presentations of successful homeopathic treatments for mother and child, in read more
Feminism and the Mastery of Women and Childbirth: An Ecofeminist Examination of the Cultural Maiming and Reclaiming of Maternal Ag...ency During Childbirth read more
"A man s man trades beer bottles for baby bottles and lives to tell the tale""
Becoming a Parent: The Emotional Journey through Pregnancy and Childbirth
The care a woman receives after childbirth makes or breaks her health and appearance. Dr. Lia Andrews, DAOM, L.Ac. presents her Po...stpartum Recovery Program, a reference book of dietary and lifestyle practices she adapted from traditional Chinese postpartu read more
The innate sexual desire of modern man is the same today as it was in the beginning of time. And problems exist today, as in the p...ast, regarding sexuality and children. This book provides techniques for childless couples who have difficulties in conceiving and for those who desire pregnancy prevention and knowledge about childbirth spacing. It is a reader-friendly book without a lot of medical jargon to clutter your mind. Danny Saturday was born on a remote island in the Philippines. As a young boy, he followed his mother, a midwife, around and assisted her in her duties. From his many experiences in assisting his mother, and from what he has read and observed, he has put pen to paper and produced the Uncharted Natural Art of Conceiving, Pregnancy Prevention and Childbirth Spacing to help people in achieving their dreams. This book is an educational book, aimed not only at today's population, but future generations as well. The author provides basic information about sexual behavior and the body's reproductive systems, as well as techniques and guidelines for conception and pregnancy prevention in a most natural way in a passionate, comfortable atmosphere, where nature takes its course. Turn these pages to keep learning new things to keep that spark alive. read more