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I'm Having a Baby: Fears Going from 1 Kid to 2

Today, I want to introduce you to Melissa. A mom and remote-employee of Care.com, Melissa lives in New Hampshire and works as a teacher and coach as well as a content marketer for Care.com. Now, she has big news: She is pregnant with her second baby. And of... more

Real Talk with Nannies: How to empower your child's emotions

In today's world, we quickly learn that it is our duty to protect our kids. If they cry, we must do something immediately to make them smile or at least to make them stop crying. The cry of a child can be seen as a sign that we are... more


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How should I disinfect the toys in my kids playroom?

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease has been going around our neighborhood. Many of the kids in the neighborhood frequently play at our house. I want to disinfect all the toys. What is the best way to do this?

The 10 Best Outlet Malls for Shopping Near Boston

For back-to-school shopping, holiday buys or everyday indulgences, these outlets can’t be beat. Summer is coming to a close, and for many parents that means back-to-school shopping is on the horizon. Whether your little ones are officially in school or just need new warm-weather gear for the upcoming fall and... more

You Can Choose the Sex of Your Baby, but It'll Cost You

While some methods almost guarantee results, others rival old wives' tales. We had a doctor explain exactly how it all works. If you're the kind of person who has been planning your perfect family unit since your Barbie Dream House days, there is a way to guarantee it. Whether... more

12 Baby Birth Videos That (Really) Prepare You For The Big Day

Baby birth videos can prepare you or scare you -- if you choose the wrong ones. Waiting for the big day? You can't go wrong with this go-to list.Your belly is growing and so is your anticipation. You've had months of swollen piggy toes, unending pink and blue... more

The 14 Best Bottles for Breastfeeding Babies

Eventually, every breastfeeding mom needs a bottle her baby can happily use. This tried-and-true list is mom-tested and breastfeeding baby approved. Though there are a million options, choosing the best bottles for breastfeeding babies may be easier than you think. Letting your baby breastfeed exclusively for the first three weeks... more


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How can we remove fleas from newborn kittens?

Our cat just had 4 kittens, and my son noticed fleas on them. What can we do to safely remove them from kittens? They are only 6 days old.