Preparing for Baby

Getting yourself and your home ready for a new member of the family can be daunting. Take steps now to plan for the birth, the homecoming, and the first days with your new baby.

|

Have the Perfect Baby Shower

Recipes, printable baby shower games, and more -- we've got you covered for your special day.

Read more

Featured

Planning to Breastfeed?

Breastfeeding your new baby is bound to be rewarding, but it may bring challenges. Be prepared for the obstacles you may face to help ensure success.

Read more

Setting Up the Nursery: Safety First

Before you bring your newborn home, do this nursery safety survey.

Read more

Need Some Guidance?

While you still have the time to read, stock your home library with these top parenting books for the best go-to advice.

Read more

Pregnancy Day by Day

Tell us your due date to receive our daily newsletter and find out what is happening in this day of your pregnancy!

Already a member? Log-in here

Name of the Day

stay connected

highlights

Handwriting Headquarters
We've got handwriting practice worksheets, handwriting tips, and answers to your child's writing struggles, just in time for back to school. Brought to you by BIC.

11 Coolest Lunch Boxes for Kids
Send your child's lunch to school in style! Check out our picks for the 11 best lunch boxes with great features from BPA-free accessories to spill-resistant fabric.

7 Important Back-to-School Safety Tips
Follow these back-to-school safety tips to make sure your child stays safe on the way to school, in the classroom, and while on the playground.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!

© 2000-2014 Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved.