Rebecca Macatee

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Kids at School Lunch
8 Healthy Packed Lunches Your Kid Will Actually Finish
An image of a child standing with a costume Peppa Pig.
'Peppa Pig' Has Some American Kids Speaking With British Accents
baby head mri
These Moms Gave Birth in an MRI Machine So We Can See How Babies' Heads Change Shape in Labor
couple wants to put second child up for adoption
Couple Considers Putting Second Child Up For Adoption After Family Fallout Leaves Them With No Support
single moms do less chores
Single Moms Spend Less Time on Chores, and Married Moms Are Frankly Not Surprised
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A Breakdown of All the Kardashian Kids' Names
Cochlear implant
10-Year-Old Hears Mom Say 'I Love You' For the First Time After Getting a Cochlear Implant
Breast milk in bottles
Mom's Photo of 'Blue' Breast Milk Goes Viral, Experts Explain the Science Behind this Color Change
Husband Signing Paper on Coffee Table Next To Wife
Baby-Nup Contracts Help New Parents Split Up Chores and Childcare Responsibilities
American Airlines Airplane
Passengers & Crew Save 11-Month-Old Baby Having Seizure On Flight
Working mom
Mom's Viral Post Calls Out Society's Unrealistic Expectations for Working Mothers
Students at school
Texas High School Implements a Controversial Dress Code for Parents
Bananas
'Shell On Challenge' Has Kids Eating Fruit Peels and Plastic Wrappers
Toothpaste
11-Year-Old Girl Dies After Suffering Allergic Reaction to Toothpaste
Build a Bear Workshop toy store
Mom Forces Kid Guests to Hand Over Their Build-A-Bears at Daughter's Birthday Party
Twin boys.
Dad of 3-Week-Old Twins Asks If He's Wrong for Refusing to Help Wife at Night
Girl getting her ears pierced.
Claire's Policy on Piercing Children's Ears Sparks Backlash After Former Employee's Viral Post
Maternity ward in a hospital.
Dying Nurse in Zambia Claims She Swapped 5,000 Babies at Birth
Julie Berghaus Daughter Maren Berghaus Anaphylaxis 1
Mom's Viral Post Shows What Anaphylaxis Symptoms Really Look Like
Boy Wearing Bunny Ears Holding Easter Eggs on Eyes Yellow Background
One Mom's Observation About the Gender Stereotypes in Children's Easter Clothing Goes Viral
Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies on Wood Table and Cookies Displayed on White Platter
Man Buys $540 Worth of Cookies to Get the Girl Scouts Out of the Cold
Mother Breastfeeding Light Background
This Breastfeeding Mom Had the Perfect Response to Critics Calling her an "Exhibitionist"
two dads with child
These Viral Blended Family Photos of a Dad & Bonus Dad Will Warm Your Heart
Pregnant Woman Workout Ball
"Bikini Body Mommy" Founder Posts an Honest "PSA" About Her Weight Loss Journey