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LittleBits makes toys that teach kids STEM skills — my sons and I enjoyed this $150 ‘Avengers’ kit, but most only cost around $60

This LittleBits 'Avengers' kit is a fun and productive toy that helped me teach my kids about STEM.
Meghan Markle's baby bump is her business.

People are ‘bump shaming’ Meghan Markle for getting bigger during pregnancy

People are analyzing the size of Meghan Markle's baby bump, but pregnancy is not an invitation to comment on women's bodies.
A report says 700 women die giving birth each year in the United States.

There has been a disturbing rise in the maternal death rate in the US, and experts say it’s the most dangerous developed country to give birth i...

700 women die each year in the US and another 50,000 are severely injured during childbirth. This is reportedly due to hospitals ignoring simple procedures and preterm births.
The author and his daughter.

5 mistakes I made when I had my second child, and how to avoid them

Here are five mistakes I made before our second child was born and some tips to help you avoid doing the same.
Anna was born with Harlequin ichthyosis.

A baby girl who ‘never stops smiling’ is living with a rare condition that makes her skin crack

A mom is using social media to spread awareness of her daughter's rare genetic skin condition, harlequin ichthyosis.

The best diapers you can get delivered straight to your door

These are the best diapers you can get delivered right to your door so you don't have to go to the store when you have a diaper emergency.
Students at a middles school in New York (not pictured) reportedly keep losing their Moncler hats.

A middle school in New York reportedly asked parents to stop their kids from wearing $350 winter hats because they keep losing them

A middle school on Long Island reportedly asked parents to keep their kids' designer beanies at home after too many students lost theirs at school.
The author and his family.

The 6 smartest things I did before I had my first child

Here are six parenting tips to take heed of before having your first child, courtesy of a father of two.
The author's nine-month-old daughter with books from her Prime Book Box.

Amazon’s Prime Book Box is an affordable and elegantly simple subscription service for kids — here’s why parents like me love it

Is inspiring a love of reading worth $20 a month to you? Then you're the perfect household to sign up for Amazon's Prime Book Box book delivery service for kids.
Research is inconclusive about the effects of screen time on the growing brain.

A parenting blogger shared a photo of her son using her phone at a restaurant and told people to ‘mind your own motherhood’

Screen time often keeps kids occupied on outings. Parenting blogger Kristina Kuzmic says there's nothing wrong with that.