Congratulations on your new role and welcome to motherhood (or fatherhood)! It comes naturally for some, more slowly for others. Here you'll get answers to all those new parent questions on life after baby including how to cope with sleep deprivation, how to lose the baby weight, how to deal with new parent emotions, and more.
Keep your kids in line with these simple strategies.
Here are the little new mom secrets that you won't find in the baby books.
After you have a baby, you'll probably need more sleep than ever before. Here's how to get it.
Going shopping for new items for your baby? Here are the must-haves (and the don't-needs) to help you shop smart.
New parents share their strategies for finding some much-needed "me time" after the baby arrives.
The wide range of feelings you'll experience during the first few weeks can be baffling. Here's how to cope with the ups and downs.
Take a page from our healthy-from-the-start handbook: There are loads of easy ways to feel close to the new love of your life, from feeding time to kangaroo care to simple smiles and lots of eye contact.
It's not only new moms that experience a fresh wave of stress following the birth of their baby -- it's the dads, too!
Moms are judged and dads are celebrated for doing the exact same thing, and one blogger's story proves it.
The singer and mom of a baby and toddler got emotional when her friends surprised her with a girls' weekend trip, sans kids.
Before the baby days slip away, make sure to check off these must-take photos you'll be sure to cherish when your bundle isn't so little anymore.
Bonding with a newborn can be overwhelming for dad. We've gathered a few fun ways for him to spend time with his little one.
Sex becomes a full-blown job, something that you have to plan and coordinate.
Thinking about making a comment -- or asking a question -- about breastfeeding to your sister, your BFF, or the lady across from you at the coffee shop? For the love of all the nursing mamas in the world, read this first.
Comedian and Dad Is Fat author Jim Gaffigan has a lot to say about the joys and struggles of parenting (his five kids provide him with plenty of material). Can you relate?
Fantasizing about a few days away without the kids, but aren't sure you can go through with it yet? Find out if you're ready for your first child-free vacation!Take Quiz
My little girl wasn't a cuddler, but I realized that bonding doesn't have to be a contact sport.
The sources of guilt in the early days of motherhood can be numerous and all-consuming. Here's why you should give yourself a break, starting right now. Don't let these common guilt trips trip you up!
When your baby has her first accident, here's how to make things better.
Australian reality TV star Maddi Wright shared her struggle about choosing to breastfeed her baby and how it affected her as a parent.
As you begin your life-altering journey into motherhood, use these 10 meditations to accompany you.
Motherly duties can be a pain in the wrist, but a few easy tweaks can deliver much-needed relief.
The photos in this stark series are an ode to modern-day new moms and the often bizarre realities they experience, including pumping and breastfeeding.
We asked new mothers to share how they add more joy to every day--even the really tough ones. Click through and smile!