This week in parenting: R2D2 baby and a man’s take on your pregnancy
1. Babies be like…
The best six seconds of my week this week, hands down.
2. You made me a mother
Boba manages to capture a mama’s feelings toward her child beautifully. Watch this on the days you’re losing sanity.
3. The 19 stages of pregnancy from a man’s perspective
Buzzfeed does a pretty good job explaining how dads-to-be feel about pregnancy. I think #1 on this list might be my favorite, but it’s a tough call.
4. Mindful parenting
From the Time magazine cover to Bundoo A-Z, mindful parenting has been all the rage this week. If you’re wondering what it is, here’s a rundown.
5. R2-D2 has never been so cool
Reddit user wspiercy didn’t want people feeling sorry for his son, who needed to wear a helmet to treat his plagiocephaly. What’s a dad to do? Create an enviable helmet, that’s what.
6. New guidelines for autism diagnosis
New criteria for autism spectrum disorders in the DSM-5 has parents wondering how these changes may affect their child. Learn about the changes here.
7. Baby and dog plotting against parents
You want your dog to bond with your baby, but what happens when they get too close?
8. 21 amazing parenting apps that will make your life easier
The app store is full of so many choices that it’s overwhelming. This list includes fun apps for kids and helpful apps for you as parent, too.
Have you ever thought, “Hey! It would be awesome if I had a 3-D figurine of my unborn baby!” Me either, but each to their own. Check it out here.
10. Wrecking Ball baby
Jimmy Kimmel thought it would be great to have the baby with the viral Wrecking Ball car karaoke video recreate it on his show. Did little Sophia perform? Watch to find out but let me just say she is ADORABLE.
11. Your favorite postpartum friend is hazardous to your health
Some of us need a little extra help from our friend Spanx. But new reports are saying they are harmful to your digestive system and can even encourage incontinence! Eek!