Jewel, Son Kase, and Holiday Help for Busy Mothers!

Jewel Kilcher, who rose to fame in the '90s with her acoustic guitar and angelic voice, has returned to the scene as a children's singer-songwriter. The birth of Jewel and husband Ty Murray's son Kasemay have had a little something to do with that. ... read more »

Independence Day: July 4th Inspired Baby Names

Independence Day is all about sacrifice, independence and freedom. Babies born on or around the 4th of July are the perfect candidates for a name inspired by the holiday. ... read more »

Lighting Up the Christmas Tree With Lead

One of the joys of Christmas is watching a child's face light up when Christmas tree lights are turned on. But is playing with them safe? ... read more »

Fireworks: Festive, Fascinating, and For Use With Caution

Whether the fireworks display you watch this 4th of July is public or private, it is extremely important to remember fireworks are not toys, they are explosives. ... read more »

Your Holiday Pregnancy & Fertility Survival Guide

We've got you covered with tips on all you need to know to survive the holidays! ... read more »

Holiday Excess Can Lead to Male Infertility

What holiday traditions can affect male fertility? ... read more »

How to Enjoy Your Pregnancy During the Holidays

The holiday rush can be difficult when you are pregnant. With all the holiday shopping, parties and cooking, treating your body right can take a back seat to holiday activities. Here are helpful tips to remember if you’re pregnant during the holidays: ... read more »

10 Tips When Your Baby Is Due During the Holidays

You're Due When? Your due date is smack-dab in the middle of the holiday season. Plus or minus a week or two, you could actually go into labor on Christmas, Hannukah or Kwanzaa ... so how do you plan for the holiday and your birth at the same time? ... read more »

How to Trim the Holiday Tree While Pregnant

How can I decorate a beautiful Christmas tree with this growing belly? ... read more »

Holiday Blues: Tips for Coping with Infertility

Coping with the expectation of perfection during the winter holidays can be a real challenge for many people. It can be especially challenging for people already coping with the heartbreak of infertility. Two clinical psychologists who specialize in helping people with fertility issues offer these six tips for coping with the holiday merriment that seems impossible to escape. ... read more »

Ease Holiday Stress During Pregnancy

Why is stress so harmful and how can I stress less during the holidays? ... read more »

Tips for Surviving Holiday Buffets During Pregnancy

What would the holidays be without rich foods and family celebrations? During pregnancy, you have to be extremely careful when eating from holiday buffets. ... read more »

Babymooning Around the World: Fodor’s Best Beaches for 2014

This 2014 recommendation of the 15 best beaches around the world is sure to spark babymooning ideas for travel far and wide. ... read more »

Valentine’s Day is the Perfect Time to Conceive

Have you ever heard the old wives' tale about how some couples have trouble conceiving because they are over-thinking the process? Well, there may be some truth to that tale after all. ... read more »

How to Celebrate Labor Day When TTC

Trying to conceive (TTC) can seem like a life-consuming goal that you and your partner are working together towards. For many couples, holidays are difficult for a number of reasons. ... read more »

Is Valentine’s Day Chocolate Good For Your Baby?

Valentine's Day is the holiday of chocolate and according to two studies, chocolate may be more than a tasty sweet treat, for pregnant women. ... read more »

Tips For Valentine’s Day Babymoon Romance

Romantic couples-only escapes called babymoons are becoming an important part of pregnancy but they often involve travel. ... read more »

9 Ways To Maintain Your Fertility Diet on Thanksgiving

Let's face it, while Thanksgiving is a great holiday to spend time with your loved ones, it can be hazardous to your diet. If you are trying to get pregnant, this is an especially important time to maintain your healthy fertility eating plan. ... read more »

5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Hubby

If you want to move beyond the same old, same old Valentine's Day gifts this year, it pays to be creative in your approach to give your husband a memorable gift that will touch his heart. ... read more »

Babymooning? Check Out CNN's 10 Most Romantic US Towns

Honey, you need a babymoon. A babymoon requires some planning and scheduling, just as having a baby does, but has made choosing the destination simple and worry-free. ... read more »

How Changes in Altitude and Temperature Affect Pregnancy

The winter holidays are upon us. 'Tis the season for travel. Many women find that travel during pregnancy brings new challenges even when traveling to familiar places. ... read more »

Safety Tips For 4th of July Fireworks

The 4th of July is a time of fireworks, family fun, and cookouts. When you’re pregnant or you have a small child, you need to follow some safety precautions. ... read more »

4th of July Beach Safety for Pregnant Women and New Moms

You may think having a new baby or being pregnant will put a hiccup in your beach vacation, but it doesn't have to. ... read more »

10 Ways to Show Your Partner You Are Thankful on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving and the holiday season mark the time of year when we try to focus our appreciation for the special people in our lives. Here are some tips to show your partner you are thankful for her/him! ... read more »

Pregnancy and Halloween: Fun Costume Ideas

Being pregnant at Halloween can be a lot of fun. There are so many costumes available for today's mother-to-be that were not available just a few years ago. Yesterday's maternity costumes were like oversized trash bags that hid your precious baby bump. ... read more »

Is It Safe To Eat Halloween Candy While Pregnant?

It's Halloween time, and being pregnant doesn't mean you have to miss out on the festivities! After all, having candy at Halloween is no different from having candy at any other time of the year during pregnancy. ... read more »

Halloween Costumes When You're About To Be a "Mummy"

Finding the perfect Halloween costume takes on a whole new twist when you're pregnant. And there are a slew of ways to go completely wrong. Fortunately, you can avoid almost all problems ... read more »

How To Celebrate The Dads In Your Life

Father's Day is one of those holidays that has very few set rules but the day is all about giving dad that feeling of appreciation that may be lacking the rest of the year. ... read more »

Spice Up the Bedroom on Father’s Day

Instead of focusing all your energy on celebrating Father's Day from a kid's perspective, celebrate how he became a dad in the first place. Spice up the bedroom with a little love-based rest and relaxation this Father's Day. ... read more »

Passover and Your Child

Matzoh? Absolutely. Maror? Fughettaboutit! Charoses? The bitter herb? Let's find out. ... read more »

How Infertile Men Can Cope With Father’s Day

For many men, Father’s Day is just another reminder of their struggles with infertility. Here are tips to help cope. ... read more »

Amazing Free Gifts for Your Husband or Father

When it comes to celebrating Father's Day, you don't have to spend an arm and a leg to make him happy. ... read more »

Losing a Baby: Staying a Dad

Growing up I never once thought about the possibility of losing a child. Our first pregnancy ended in miscarriage just before Father’s Day. The idea of celebrating my short time as a father didn’t dawn on me until I received a card from my wife. ... read more »

Give Mom a Bouquet With Meaning on Mother’s Day

Many of the flowers available at your local florist have meaning - you simply have to choose the flowers that say what you have been meaning to say to mom for years. ... read more »

Valentine’s Day Activities That Are Safe for Pregnancy

Despite the long list of unsafe activities during pregnancy, you canstill have tons of fun on Valentine's Day if you're pregnant. ... read more »

Pregnancy and Memorial Day Boating Fun

You can expect an influx of boats on the waterways, so generalboating safety is extremely important ' but there are also other thingsto consideration if you'll be spending time on the boat while pregnant. ... read more »

Ways to Take the "Labor" Out of Labor Day During Pregnancy

Being pregnant on a holiday can seem like a lot of work, both physically as well as emotionally. There are a few things you will want to think about to help make Labor Day easier on you. ... read more »

Sexting: Romance for the Digital Age

While couples trying to conceive can use sexting to promote intimacy and sexual interest, there are a few rules to the game. ... read more »

How to Create Romance at Home for Valentine’s Day

With an ever-growing tummy and difficulty moving around, what is the best way to stay romantic and comfortable at the same time? ... read more »

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Pregnant Wife

Pregnancy is a magical time in any woman's life, but it also brings with it hormonal fluctuations and quite a few aches and pains. What better reason to pamper your wife this Valentine's Day? ... read more »

Celebrate National Grandparents Day!

September 13 is National Grandparents Day in the US, a day set aside for honoring, enjoying, and strengthening the familial bond between grandparents and the younger generations. ... read more »

Cinco de Mayo Foods for Pregnancy and Fertility

Common staples of Mexican cuisine include beans, tortillas and rice, all of which can provide healthy nutrition for pregnant women. ... read more »

Mother’s Day for Women Trying to Conceive

Mother's Day is supposed to be a happy celebration of life and dedication. For women who have been trying to conceive, however, the day can feel more like a smack in the face than a celebration. ... read more »

Easter Ideas for Parents and Kids

Easter is a great chance to bond with your child and introduce the celebration to other youngsters. From the traditional egg hunt to collaborative collage projects, spending the Easter holiday with your little one can be great way to get outdoors or learn together. ... read more »

Memorial Day Safety When You’re Expecting

With an extra day off and some [hopefully] clear skies, Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the summer season. ... read more »

Is Chocolate Safe to Eat During Pregnancy

When the holiday of romance rolls around, how much chocolate is safe for a pregnant woman to consume? ... read more »

2014’s First Babies Around the World

Such rapidly coming competition for the title of First Baby of 2014 and differing time zones means there are babies all over the country claiming First Baby status. ... read more »

July 4 Menu: Red, White, Blue, Easy and Healthy, Too

Try these July 4 menu tips showcasing the red, white, and blue theme; some of them are easy, some are healthy, some are both. ... read more »

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