Image and text by Nikki Waring.
We’ve all been there: our kid looks adorable, we take a picture, want to put it on Facebook and then realize, they’re in their car seat and we don’t want to risk all the messages that will follow. I’m here to help!
The safest seat for your child is the one that fits in your car properly and is used correctly. Many baby boutiques will allow you to test seats in your vehicle. … Keep Reading!!!
Featured Image: Son Cradling Elderly Mother
“Unconditional love is hard to compete with.”
― Abbi Glines
1. “Rana and Sommayeh”
Sommayeh Mehri’s husband poured a bucket of acid over his wife and daughter Rana while they slept. Sommayeh is now fighting to keep her child feeling ‘normal’.
“[Sommayeh’s] main concern remains treatment for her daughter Rana. ‘She doesn’t understand yet what has happened to her,’ Mehri told an Iranian news agency. “That’s why she’s still playful and happy. But … Keep Reading!!!
My name is Amber Duncan. I am a 21 year old mother to a 12 month old boy, Joseph. In November of 2012, my husband and I found out I was pregnant. I was 19 and knew nothing about pregnancy or breastfeeding. After reading up on everything I needed to know, my husband and I decided breastfeeding was the right choice for us and our baby. I watched all the videos I could find … Keep Reading!!!
Hello everyone! I just joined the Staff here at I Am Not The Babysitter, and other than the Starbucks post last week, most of you don’t know me. Therefore I should introduce myself! I think the best way to do so, is just to copy/paste my bio from the Staff page. Cause I’m lazy. So here goes… I’m Ginger.
Ginger is our resident non-crunchy member of Staff. She uses conventional products and she and her family eat non-organic food. Ginger … Keep Reading!!!
Kindergarten teacher Sonya Romero from Lew Wallace Elementary School recently was invited on The Ellen Show after producers learned about the amazing work she has done (and continues to do) in her classroom.
Ellen started with a simple question:
I was expecting for Romero to answer with something philosophical or inspiring, but her actual answer was so poignant and practical that it stunned and overwhelmed me:
The teacher also explained how she had taken in two students as foster … Keep Reading!!!
A photo of actor Norman Reedus surfaced early in the week and is already causing quite a stir. The Walking Dead star showed his support for his breastfeeding fans when he posed with two women who were baby wearing and breastfeeding. The actor happily smiled in the background and held a small object in the shape of a breast.
He posted the photo and the following caption on his Instagram account:
… Keep Reading!!!
Free it! Love these ladies! Tonight’s show is gonna
For those of you who don’t know about Ms. Wright’s Way, let me introduce you to this badass lady.
Ashley is a mother and a very outspoken activist who runs various popular social media accounts, as well as a blog chronicling her life as a single mother of a toddler.
If she looks familiar, it is probably because you have seen one or more of the multiple photos and videos she has posted online that have gone viral. One … Keep Reading!!!
By: A.M., IANtB Science Editor
Happy World Water Day!
I thought I’d drop some watery science to celebrate. Everyone knows that water is liquid awesome, and this is due in no small part to its amazing, versatile properties. The surface tension that we see demonstrated in this photo represents a combination of the properties of cohesion (water molecules sticking to each other via hydrogen bonds) and adhesion (water sticking to other stuff). The hydrogen bonds between the H2O molecules are so strong that … Keep Reading!!!
(Pictured above: A screen shot from Sir Mix-a-Lot’s 1992 music video, “Baby Got Back”)
By A.M., IANtB Science Editor
Psychologists at University of Texas have put a whole new meaning to “baby got back” by conducting a pair of studies that suggest that men have evolved a preference for a lumbar (lower back) curve of 45° in women, yielding a greater advantage to their offspring.
The lumbar curve evolved in humans in order to allow them to properly center their … Keep Reading!!!
Well, here is a tear-jerker for you.
In true Ken Jeong fashion, he’ll find a way to make you laugh, even when you’re in the midst hearing of some serious information. That is probably why he was such a well liked doctor prior to leaving his career in internal medicine to become an actor. His first big role? Leslie Chow in The Hangover.… Keep Reading!!!