Lighter Side of Pregnancy

  • Welcome to the world little Prince!

    The royal baby has arrived and it's a – BOY!! Congratulations to Kate and William! We're all celebrating your 'happily ever after.

  • Make your own ice cream concoction party

    Hosting a "make your own ice cream concoction" party is a perfect way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July. Learn how to make this event a success from first lick to last drip!

  • Excited and Freaked out

    Ok so I have just found out that I am pregnant...yeah!! and woah at the same time. I have 2 kids already 7yrs and 4yrs and it's great.

  • 10 perfect mocktails for any festive occasion!

    Serve these non-alcoholic drinks to the entire family and offer as an alternative for party guests who prefer not to drink alcohol.

  • The pregnant gal's guide to last minute gift shopping

    The clock's ticking down and you still have gifts to buy. If you find your pregnant self facing last-minute gift-buying trip, these tips can maximize your shopping pleasure.

  • The pregnant gal's guide to surviving the holidays with the in-laws

    So, you're spending the holidays with your in-laws. All that "togetherness" combined with seasonal stress and pregnancy hormones might be too much. Curl up in your favorite chair, open up your pregnant gal's guide and learn how to defuse the tension between you and the in-laws.

  • 10 ways to announce your pregnancy during the holidays

    Now's the time to let your friends and family in on your secret! Here are our members' top ten suggestions for announcing their pregnancy over the holidays.

  • The pregnant gal's guide to holiday shopping

    Holiday shopping can be daunting for anyone. When you're pregnant it can present some additional challenges! No matter your stage, our guide to holiday shopping provides helpful tips to help you throughout the season!

  • Let your Halloween costume announce your pregnancy!

    Some couples hatch elaborate and creative plans to announce their pregnancyto the world. What better opportunity than Halloween to put that creativity to work! Whether you want to be gruesome, subtle or sweet there's a costume out there waiting to make the big announcement for you.

  • The pregnant gal's guide to the movies

    So, you have a little time before the baby arrives? Now's the time to watch a favorite classic or catch the latest, greatest flick.

  • The First Time My Wife and I Were Pregnant

    Having gone through it once before, there are some things I want to share with and warn my friends about, certain aspects of the whole pregnancy and childbirth thing that come solely from the male point of view. After a few discussions with some of my other friends who are already fathers, there are a few things we all agreed new fathers should know.

  • Celebrates Silliness on Mad Hatter Day

    Join us as we laugh a little at the silly, crazy, and some would suggest insane things we do during the course of a pregnancy.

  • Rudeness and Pregnancy

    You are pregnant and glowing, basking in the idea of being a new parent. One disadvantage -- strangers suddenly feel the need to give you advice, tell you horror stories, and touch your growing belly. What is it about pregnancy that breaks down social barriers? And how can you fend off unwanted attention?

  • Perks of being pregnant

    Are you feeling like this "pregnancy thing" might not be all it's talked up to be? There are certain perks to being pregnant. Find out what they are!

  • The Reality of Pregnancy: A Week by Week Guide to Crazy Ladies

    Wondering what to expect during your partner's pregnancy? It's a good idea to have realistic expectations -- then you may be pleasantly surprised. Just for the record, only about 10% of women experience happy, blissful pregnancies. Here's a guide that will help you navigate that other 90%.

  • Creative Ways to Document Your Pregnancy

    You're expecting! We've come up with ideas to document your pregnancy journey. Use these ideas to get you started and have fun!

  • Partner Support During Pregnancy

    During pregnancy, the most important thing is having support. Anai Rhoads shares ideas for partner support both during and after pregnancy.

  • Pregnant and Proud: Fashion Tips for Moms/Mums-to-Be!

    It is a common misconception amongst many women that pregnancy means a few months of feeling fat and frumpy. This should not be the case. In fact, pregnant women should embrace their beautiful pregnant selves and have fun translating their signature look into their temporary new body shape.

  • Baby Bargains: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Save Big Bucks on Baby Gear

    You've no doubt seen all the scary statistics on the costs of raising children -- numbers that may very well have you second-guessing your decision to toss your birth control pills in the trash! Starting a family doesn't have to lead to financial ruin. There are plenty of practical steps you can take to minimize the impact on your family's budget. Here are a few ideas.

  • Things No One Tells You About Pregnancy

    We've put together a list of unspeakable, but common pregnancy side effects so you can know what to expect when you're expecting!