baby on the brain

Target’s Home Style Expert Emily Henderson Talks Marriage, Fun & Family

A Day in the Life of Target Home Style Expert Emily Henderson with Her FamilyPhoto: Image courtesy of Stephanie Todaro
We asked interior designer Emily Henderson to share what matters most to her in life, and she welcomed us into her home. You've now been married for 8 years. What have you learned about maintaining a strong relationship? Do you have any advice for newlyweds? EH: There are the usuals: honesty, communications, respect,... read more

Hot Topic: What You Should Enjoy Before Having Children!

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I have four nieces and one nephew, and I'm admittedly a helicopter aunt. I easily get suckered into sleepovers by a cute face, will spend entire days watching them, feeding them, playing with them -- and when they were younger, I definitely changed lots of diapers. But as much as both my husband and <a... read more

Hot Topic: Don't Ask Nesties When They're Having a Baby!

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It took about a hot second after my wedding for family, friends and nearly complete strangers to start asking me when I was going to have a baby. I know I'm not alone in thinking: TALK TO THE HAND! Here, Nesties sound off on the "When are you having a baby?" and... read more

Snooki’s a Mom — Now Who Will Babysit?

Jersey Shore star Snooki became a mother Sunday night after she welcomed a healthy, 6-pound baby boy. While we couldn’t be more excited for the candid reality star, our immediate (and horrified) thoughts centered on who would serve as little Lorenzo’s babysitter. After assessing the potential diaper-changing abilities of the show’s cast members,... read more

Nestie Tip of the Week: Feeling the Pressure to Have Kids?

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First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby in the...wait a second. Not every couple is ready for diaper duty right after they say "I do." But that doesn't stop your parents and in-laws from asking the infamous question: "So, when are you going to give us grandkids?" Check... read more

‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ Review: Big Laughs and Big Bellies

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Our sisters over at The Bump blog got a sneak peek at the new film 'What To Expect When You're Expecting,' and they tell us the star-studded cast -- Cameron Diaz, J.Lo, and Elizabeth Banks, just to name a few -- serves up the right mix of hilarious hijinks and insight into pregnancy issues.... read more

5 Ways to Tell You’re Too Busy For a Baby

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In a recent interview with Us Weekly, Carrie Underwood was asked if she and her husband, Mike Fisher, had any plans to expand their two-person family. Her response? "We're good. I'm super busy and he is super busy. We are still newlyweds.  I honestly think that if we brought a kid into it, it would... read more

Baby on the Brain: Best of The Bump Blog: TLC’s New Headturner, Giuliana’s Baby Shower, and Graphic Nursery Ideas

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We were browsing around over at The Bump blog this morning and noticed this totally adorable graphic nursery spotted on Design*Sponge. Graphic wall papers and wall decals are all the rage right now, and to be quite honest, the one pictured would add some punch to just about any room! They've also got an inside look... read more

Baby On the Brain: Best of The Bump Blog

Duggars, groceriesYep, it's The Duggars again. Photo: TLC
Over at our sister blog, The Bump, there are some crazy things being reported! Case in point: The Duggars (I'm truly sorry if you've had enough of them) spend a staggering amount of money per month in groceries. Seriously, you won't believe it. If you're  total sweetie and your partner's a total grump... read more

Unmarried Couples Are Having More Babies

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Whoa, mama! According to a new study, unmarried couples who live together are having more babies than ever; births among cohabitating pairs have doubled to a rate of 30% since 2002. The reason? Well, it's simple: More couples are choosing to live together without tying the knot. This is the part that I take issue... read more
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