The Mommy Files

The Mommy Files

Would you take your kid to a music festival?

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Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio has stirred up a storm of eye-rolling and holier-than-thou admonishment after posting Instagram photos of her 5-year-old daughter, Anja, enjoying the Coachella music festival over the weekend. A couple of the comments on Instagram: “I’m a young mom that enjoys music festivals as well, however there is a limit on […] [Read More]
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New moms strip down for ‘Allure’ magazine’s annual naked issue

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Two new moms are among the celebrity women who took off their clothes and posed for Allure magazine’s annual “nudes” issue. Jenna Dewan-Tatum gave birth to Everly in May, though you’d never know it from looking at her beautifully toned body hor… [Read More]
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Parents look for answers on Web to help 10-month-old son who can’t open his mouth

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With chubby cheeks, heart-shaped lips and big blue eyes the color of alpine lakes, Wyatt Scott is impossible to not love. This sweet-faced boy looks like a happy, healthy infant yet he suffers from a rare condition that has locked his jaw shut. Wyatt c… [Read More]
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Study links antidepressants in pregnancy to autism risk in boys

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A new study finds that children, especially boys, of mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy are at a greater risk for autism. The risk was much higher when the exposure was during the first trimester. What’s more, the study published this … [Read More]
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Do babies cry at night to stop parents from making more babies?

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A Harvard evolutionary biologist thinks babies’ nighttime crying spells are a form of birth control. David Haig hypothesizes that babies demand food at all hours of the night to exhaust their mothers and prevent them from ovulating. This works to the… [Read More]

Florida school district considers dress code for slovenly dressed parents

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Most schools have dress codes for students. Short-shorts, mid-riff tops and ripped T-shirts are often on the “do not wear” list. A Florida school district is considering extending its dress code to parents who are showing up at drop-off and pick-up… [Read More]

Study: Baby photos aren’t flooding your Facebook feed

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Cranky coots and prickly hipsters love to complain about the abundance of baby photos on Facebook. They gripe and grouch about their parent friends oversharing ridiculously cute photos of chipmunk-cheeked babies smiling into the camera. These curmudgeo… [Read More]
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Mom outgraged at teacher who allegedly called her daughter a ‘sassy slut’

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A 12-year-old Louisiana girl allegedly started crying when her teacher called her a “sassy slut.” KTBS TV reported that the unnamed girl’s peers overhead the incident in a science class at Evangel Christian Academy School. The student’s mother … [Read More]
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