Author Archives: Francoise Shirley

10 Weird (But Totally Normal) Things About Your Newborn

Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, round-the-clock feedings. But what about the projectile poop and wandering eyes?  Before you go running to the … »» Read the article

The Scoop On The Best Infant Car Seats

There are so many baby car seats today, it can be a daunting task to choose one for your child. But as most spend a good part of their lives in the car, it’s important to find a reliable, quality … »» Read the article

10 Most Practical Pieces of Parenting Advice No One Tells You

If you’re anything like most new moms you spent your pregnancy (and pre-pregnancy) pouring over blogs and websites. You know that dropside cribs are out and that date nights with your husband are in. But FitPregnancy has 10 pieces of advice … »» Read the article

The Amazing Things Babies Would Say If They Could

iVillage searched the web for the funniest, craziest, cutest baby memes around.  Check out their 25 hilarious and surprisingly accurate meme photos here! View Slideshow »» View All Photos »»

Alec Baldwin & Kim Basinger’s Daughter Officially A Model

Ireland Baldwin – the 17-year-old daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger – recently signed with IMG Models and Two Management and feels “blessed”, “happy” and “ready to work”.  Wonder how mom and dad feel about their teenage daughter being in … »» Read the article

Circus Fun For Celeb Families

Last week, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey hosted a special VIP night for their Built To Amaze!, the 143rd edition of The Greatest Show On Earth, in Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY. Celebrity families enjoyed a fun, interactive circus pre-show … »» Read the article

Giveaway: Teal Crystal Marquis Bracelet

This colorful stacking bracelet from Papyrus adds a burst of color to any outfit and now you can win one for yourself over at our sister site, CelebrityTeenScoop.  While moms might want to keep it for themselves, it also makes … »» Read the article

Celebrities Rock With Their Tots at Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival

Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival hosted a special VIP meet and greet party with the show characters on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Celebrities, their families and children participated in … »» Read the article

Momfinds: Mom Trends and Kids Fashion

Looking for the latest in baby gear, maternity fashion, and even a little celebrity mom gossip?  Checkout Momfinds for a quick-stop shopping experience to find some of the most recently launched kids fashion, parent-recommended stores, “Expert Advice” forum discussions, and … »» Read the article

Kim Kardashian’s Kraziest Maternity Outfits

Reality star Kim Kardashian likes to push the fashion envelope — and clearly, she’s hasn’t let her growing baby bump get in the way! While she sometimes nails it, we have to admit that a few of her maternity outfits have us … »» Read the article

Stephanie Ruhle Talks Motherhood and Market Makers

Stephanie Ruhle is no stranger to hard work. The mother of two boys—Harrison, 6, and Reese, 4— rose through the ranks in the highly competitive financial world and is currently the co-anchor of Bloomberg Television’s Market Makers. Due in April … »» Read the article

10 Things No One Tells You About C-Sections

  Our friends over at The Bump are taking you behind the scenes to learn what it’s really like to have a C-section – and brace yourself for a few common shockers!  From bonus leg massages to gas pains in your shoulders, … »» Read the article

Catt Sadler: “It’s Really All About Focusing On What’s In Front Of Me”

Celebrity Baby Scoop recently caught up with E! News weekend co-anchor Catt Sadler when she hosted the Pre-Fashion Week Launch Party in support of the Women Like Us Foundation.  The organization was co-founded by Catt’s mother Linda Rendleman and inspires, empowers, … »» Read the article

Giveaway: Start Your Child’s Day With Disney iHome Alarm Clocks

Growing up doesn’t mean getting rid of all of childhood memorabilia!  With Disney iHome iPod alarm clocks you can add a touch of sentimental value to one of your child’s most useful bedroom accessories!  With character imprints like Kermit, Minnie, or even … »» Read the article

Julie Moran: ‘The Balancing Act’ Could Be The Title Of My Life

Renowned Entertainment Tonight host Julie Moran is helping women change their lives as the host of the new series Mission Makeover, which airs on the Lifetime network. Come April, Julie will also host the new daily talkshow The Balancing Act on Lifetime. The show helps viewers find … »» Read the article

Celeb Moms Come Out for ‘The Biggest Baby Shower Ever’

This week, in Hollywood, hundreds of expecting, new and Tinseltown moms came together for “The Biggest Baby Shower Ever” event, hosted by Big City Moms.  Celebrity parents including Giuliana Rancic, Beverley Mitchell, James and Kimberly Van der Beek and Bill Horn and Scout Masterson (“The Guncles”) checked out … »» Read the article

Celeb Families Get Into The Easter Spirit

Celebrity families were spotted at The Children’s Place Store in LA’s Farmer’s Market for a special Easter party where celeb moms Tia Mowry and Melissa Joan Hart and Fox Newscaster Adam Housley brought their little ones to meet the Easter … »» Read the article

Stefanie Wilder-Taylor: “You And You Alone Are The True Expert On Your Kids”

Stefanie Wilder-Taylor is lighting up the small screen in the new NickMom show, Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor that is “all about the humor involved in parenting.” The queen of “anti-advice” parenting books, Stefanie says moms are the “true expert … »» Read the article

FitPregnancy Helps Parents Find Most Functional & Stylish Baby Gear

If you’re a newbie to the world of baby products, you might feel overwhelmed at the seemingly endless number of choices available: infant or convertible car seat? Front or back carrier? Leather or canvas diaper bag? Never fear! Our friends at … »» Read the article

Best Celeb Dad Moments

Celeb dads are not only hot – but they’re sweet fathers, too. From David Beckham’s daddy-daughter date to Orlando Bloom’s love notes to his wife, iVillage is making note of what celeb dads will do to be amazing fathers and husbands. Warning: These moments … »» Read the article

Amanda Beard: “Motherhood Has Taught Me A Lot About Accepting Myself”

Seven-time Olympic medalist Amanda Beard is set welcome her second child this summer with husband Sacha Brown. The swimming champion, who is currently sponsored by Aqua Sphere, is already mom to 3-year-old son Blaise. Amanda opens up to Celebrity Baby … »» Read the article

Giveaway: Frank and Lu’s Moto Jacket ($299)

A fan favorite with kids AND moms!  The perfect piece to dress up or dress down this spring, this Moto Jacket (valued at 299.00) is made from lightweight veggie tanned lambskin to provide little arms with easy movement: picking up your books, … »» Read the article

Zulily’s Guide To A Well Packed Diaper Bag & Banana Bag Giveaway ($108)

Next to baby, moms also always carry a diaper bag – it keeps all the essentials (and then some) close at hand.  zulily, the leading online daily deals site for moms, babies and children, and an authority on the “mommy must-have” products … »» Read the article

Anya Sarre and Chudney Ross Celebrate ‘Mom’s Night Out’

Celebrity stylist Anya Sarre and Chudney Ross, daughter of iconic singer Diana Ross, recently hosted ‘Mom’s Night Out’ at Books and Cookies in Santa Monica. The pair invited trendsetters, bloggers, and VIP’s to come shop the latest and greatest in … »» Read the article

FitPregnancy’s Homecoming Gear

Some of the first and most essential purchases you will make for your baby are items like infant car seats, bassinets, and bounce swings. Ease into motherhood with FitPregnancy’s list of recommended “homecoming” gear to make your life run more … »» Read the article