Fourth-grade baseball fan Jack Blunt was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes last year, and he also suffered the loss of his father while in kindergarten. Having been through so much at such a young age, one of his teachers at Warren Park Junior Public School thought he would appreciate a little surprise, CTV News reports.Read Full Story
With the dismal state of maternity leave and options for working parents in the United States, the Gates Foundation in Seattle is offering a huge, shining light. The foundation announced this week that it will offer one year of paid parental leave to employees.Read Full Story
There's one thing you should never say as a pregnant woman if you want your friends and family to continue to like you, not to mention the people you meet on the street. If you, like me, hate being pregnant, you're going to have to lie through your teeth.Read Full Story
It can be hard to pick a baby name — you want it to be one you like, one that goes well with your last name, and maybe even one that is meaningful to you and your family. It'd also be nice to have a name that will be somewhat timeless... at least, for the duration of that baby's life. That's why if you're thinking about naming your baby after something like your favorite band, a hit movie, or, like the couple in this story, your local football team, you may need to think again.Read Full Story
Crafts for kids can keep them busy, but when you help them create DIY soap their creations are useful long after the fun of the activity has passed. Learn how to make DIY doughnut-shaped soap that smells like it came straight from the doughnut shop.Read Full Story
You’re probably familiar with the phrase “not in front of the children.” There are certain things we’re socialized to believe are unhealthy to do around kids or discuss while our young ones are present. While there are things that should be adults-only, there’s a surprising amount of evidence that children aren’t the sensitive little creatures we might make them out to be. Is there an appropriate way to make kids aware of grownup problems? And is it healthy?Read Full Story
Being a parent is the hardest job in the world. And the most fun job in the world. And the grossest. And the most terrifying. And the most complicated. One of the things I love about the Experts Among Us community is that whatever your feelings are about the reality parenting, you can share them — and someone out there probably knows exactly how you're feeling.Read Full Story
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