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PARENTING NEWS, REVIEWS & RESEARCH - FROM MOMS & DADS WHO ARE JOURNALISTS No ads. No conflicts of interest. Just real reporters.
PARENTING NEWS, REVIEWS & RESEARCH - FROM MOMS & DADS WHO ARE JOURNALISTS No ads. No conflicts of interest. Just real reporters.

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Would you name your kid after an Instagram filter? How about Princess? How tech, fame & the 80's are impacting baby names. 

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Would you name your kid after an Instagram-Filter? What about "Princess"? Check out @BabyCenter's Hottest Baby Name Tends

Ok, so you may have a favorite Instagram filter, but do you really love it enough to name your kid after it? Well, apparently Instagram-filter baby names are gaining popularity among millennial moms. Why Insta-Names? BabyCenter lists Instagram-filter baby…

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#WorkingMoms everywhere breath a sigh of relief! "Making time for kids? Study says quality trumps quantity" via @WashingtonPost #NewsMomNew #InterestingHeadlines

And working mothers everywhere breathe a sigh of relief… Report says the amount of time parents spend with their children has virtually no link to how kids turn out. Read More: Making time for kids? Study says quality trumps quantity. – The Washington…

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Oakland preschool on wheels seeks to bridge access gap - San Francisco Chronicle #InterestingHeadlines #NewsMomNews

The bus is a rental, a field trip and party vehicle converted three hours a day, three days a week into a preschool classroom. Inside, on bench seats running lengthwise down the bus, are kids counting, coloring, laughing and occasionally throwing in a…

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If you knew a nail polish chemical was leaching into your body, would it stop you from painting your nails? #Warning via @EWG

Normally I blog about the stories I cover on CBS San Francisco. But in the case of this report on nail polish chemicals, it was the other way around. The TV story idea actually came from this NewsMom blog.…

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Before You Pay For Credit Monitoring or ID Protection... #NewsMomNews via @JulieWattsTV

There are a growing number of companies offering a growing number of credit monitoring or ID protection services. But here's what they don't tell you—most Americans don't actually have to pay a dime for those services. In fact, most Americans don't.…

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Does The State Own Your / Your Child’s DNA? A must-read for anyone born after 1983! #NewsMomNews via @JulieWattsTV

For decades, state governments have been collecting, storing and selling babies’ DNA to private companies for research without parental consent —DNA from a blood test that you pay for.

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Off-Label Morning Sickness Medicine Linked To Birth Defects #NewsMomNews via @cbsboston

Google the word "Zofran" and you'll find a ton of recent articles highlighting lawsuits against the drug's manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline. They allege the anti-nausea drug is responsible for various birth defects when prescribed off-label as a morning…

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A Nanny Nightmare Every Parent Should Hear #NewsMomBlog via @CBSLAKristine featuring "The Incredible Holt"

Last year, right after Christmas, I saw a frantic and desperate post from a mom of two, whose newborn son was in the hospital with a traumatic brain injury. He suffered a skull fracture and stopped breathing while in the care of their long-time nanny.

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Keep #CarSeats In The Middle Position, A Fatal Seat Flaw Exposed #NewsMomNews via @krisvancleave @cbsnews

Even if your car has a 5-star safety rating, a new CBS Investigation reveals your car’s seat may break and collapse, crushing the back-seat passenger behind it. The fatal car seat flaw has killed more children than the number of people killed by the…
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