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Alert! Huge Stroller Recall

Graco recalled 11 different stroller models today due to the folding hinge on the sides of the stroller, which can pinch a child's finger, posing the risk of a cut or worse—an amputation. About 4.7 million strollers in the U.S. are affected under the Graco and Century-brand names, according to CPSC.gov.

Brooke Burke-Charvet on Why She Doesn't Strive for Balance

Brooke Burke-Charvet, actress, author of The Naked Mom: A Modern Mom’s Fearless Revelations, and mom of four—14-year-old Neriah, 12-year-old Sierra, 7-year-old Heaven and 6-year-old Shaya—shares her best parenting advice, her secret to st

Avocado-Banana Baby Food

The potassium-rich banana provides a creamy base for myriad recipes, including this purée that Cooking Channel star Kelsey Nixon began whipping up for her son, Oliver (now 2 years old), when he started solids. “Because Ollie was premature, I spent a lot of time trying to help him gain weight. I liked offering him avocado and yogurt, particularly for the good fat and calories.”

Apple-Banana-Peach Baby Food

The potassium-rich banana provides a creamy base for myriad recipes, including this purée that Cooking Channel star Kelsey Nixon began whipping up for her son, Oliver (now 2 years old), when he started solids. For this recipe, Nixon says to “use a Honeycrisp or Red Delicious apple to add just the right amount of sweetness to this mash-up.”

Laundry Pods Are a Poison Risk for Babies

It may be time to do a clean sweep of your laundry detergent pods. A new study published in the journal of Pediatrics showed that between 2012 and 2013 over 17,000 children were reported to poison control centers due to ingesting or squirting the packets in their eyes—that amounts to one child per hour.

Feel (a Lot) Happier as a Mom

Terri Greenlee had just recovered from a C-section when she made her first venture out for groceries with her 8-week-old daughter, Emelie. In the checkout line, a grinning stranger tapped her on the shoulder with a mouthful of advice: “Enjoy this special time. It goes by so fast.” Greenlee wasn’t looking for a side of parenting advice to go with her pasta sauce—but there it was. “I wanted to scream,” the West Caldwell, N.J., mom says.

How Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Chose Their Baby Name

Hollywood parents are known for their unusual, if not full-on wacky, baby name choices (Moxie Crimefighter or Pilot Inspektor, anyone?), but while Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis opted for a unique moniker for their baby girl, born Oct. 1, we have to say, it's a pretty cute one.

Alert! Huge Baby Wipes Recall

If you’ve recently purchased baby wipes, check the label, stat. Nutek Disposables, Inc. has released a nationwide voluntary product recall of baby wipes due to possible bacterial contamination. The brands affected include Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Members Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch and Well Beginnings. The wipes were sold at retailers including Diapers.com, Family Dollar, Fred's and Sam's Club.

What I Lost When I Became a SAHM

Recently an article was published on YourTango entitled Dear Stay At Home Moms, Shut The Eff Up! Well, guess what? I'm a stay-at-homer, and I CAN'T shut the eff up.

For the most part, I agree with the aforementioned article. All the moaning about school runs and sniping about swim lessons and how stressful it is getting the kids into decent schools also makes me want to run for the hills.

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