In the New York Times blog Motherlode, Lisa Belkin printed a letter from Lillian, mom of 3-month-old Alice, who went on a crying jag during a trip to the grocery store. As they were checking out, another mother leaned over, tapped Lillian on the shoulder and told her that "long-term crying" was very bad for her child.
So how did I become a baby coach -- a.k.a. a life coach for everything baby?
The chances of giving birth to a black twin and a white twin are a million to one, yet Britain's Carole Fraser was so certain that her babies would be literally biracial that she called them "Salt" and "Pepper" when they were in the womb.
A 19-year-old mother from Keystone Heights, Florida, posted a photo of her baby with a BONG on Facebook. Um, was she high?!
We spend a lot of time talking about the emotional well-being of adoptive children. There are laws to protect them, to give them access to their birth parents and countless studies conducted about their development.
It was a new parent's worst nightmare: Less than 24 hours after Chrissie and Michael Smith brought their 3-day-old baby home from the hospital, their dog, Dakota, snatched him from his crib, carried him into the woods and left him there.
Who knew the U.S. had so much in common with Lesotho, Papua New Guinea and Swaziland?!
In an attempt to steer clear of all gender stereotypes, a couple is keeping the sex of their child a secret. WTH?!