Azure Hall

Journalist and voracious reader. When I'm not busy writing, you can usually find me at the nearest coffee shop and/or feeding French fries to my cat, Valentine.

This Dad Was Forced Out Of A Family Room While Trying To Change His Baby's Diaper

As a 90s baby, I have some anecdotal memories of my single dad being forced to ask strange women in grocery stores, bowling alleys, and other public places to take me into the restroom and change by diaper because there were no changing tables…
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Cardi B Begs Baby Kulture To Sleep In This Highly Relatable New Video

As I write this, my infant daughter is screaming bloody murder while my husband attempts to get her down for anything resembling a nap. It's a struggle when littles refuse to sleep, and one that even celebrity parents have to fight through. Via her…
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Music Icons Everywhere Are In Deep Mourning For Aretha Franklin

Fans were shocked when the news broke on Sunday that one of America's greatest artists had fallen gravely ill. Following her passing on Thursday, Aug. 16, celebs and musicians mourned icon Aretha Franklin and looked back on her long career filled…
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Study: Babies In Strollers Are Exposed To More Than Twice The Air Pollution

It's a classic image of parenting: strolling down the sidewalk pushing a sweet baby in a stroller, waving to those who pass by. But such excursions come with an unseen and unexpected risk. Due to their position closer to the ground, babies riding in…
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How Cute! Khloe Kardashian Calls True Her "Best Friend"

When my daughter first looked up at me with her big, blue eyes, I knew I was done for. She had won me over heart and soul and my life would never be the same again. Moms are changed by their children and celeb moms are no different. Khloé Kardashian…
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Women Whose Coworkers Treat Them Poorly Take It Out On Their Children, Study Says

It's no surprise that work life often influences home life. Many adults spend much of their time at work and stress doesn't end the minute you clock out and walk out. But one aspect of work life in particular impacts the home: interpersonal…
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Jana Kramer Has Chosen A Name For Her Unborn Baby Boy

Since sharing the news of her pregnancy, Jana Kramer has been giving fans regular updates on how she and her family are preparing for the arrival of their newest addition. Most recently, Kramer said that she chose a name for her baby and shared a…
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When An Autistic Child Cried During A Broadway Show, This Actor Came To His Defense

No parent likes to be the one with the screaming child in a public place. But aside from not having kids at all, or never leaving your house once you become a parent, there is little you can do to avoid it. I have been that parent many times, and it…
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Kylie Jenner Is Celebrating Her 21st Birthday In The Most Kylie Jenner Way *Ever*

Grab the champagne — everyone's favorite makeup mogul is almost officially of drinking age and celebration is in order. Kylie Jenner is celebrating her 21st birthday in the most Kylie Jenner way possible: with a special birthday makeup collection…
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This Video Of A Senate Candidate's Little Boy Playing With A Gun Is So Disturbing

Whether you're in favor of stricter gun laws, or point to the Second Amendment as evidence that the right to bear arms needs to be upheld, I think everyone can agree that guns and children don't mix. Unfortunately, not everyone feels that way,…
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Study: Moms Interact Differently With Their Firstborn Children

There are endless comics, GIFs, and punchlines comparing raising your first child to those that follow, but there may be more than just laughs to inspire the comparison. A recent study found that moms' "parenting attitude" changes after their first…
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'American Circumcision' Takes An In-Depth Look At The Controversial Topic

Few topics of parenthood are more divisive than the decision to circumcise male infants or not. Those in favor point to religion, health, and cultural norms as motivating factors, while those opposed argue that consent should be considered. Despite…
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Alanis Morrissette's Breastfeeding Photo Is Totally In Line With Her Beliefs

In honor of August being National Breastfeeding Awareness Month and the first week being National Breastfeeding Week, Alanis Morissette posted a photo of herself breastfeeding her daughter, Onyx Solace. As a mother-of-two, Morissette has made a name…
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The Duggars Are Coming Out With A Musical Album — Yes, Really

When you think of the name Duggar, I doubt that the first thing that pops into your head is hot jams. Side hugs, long skirts, and the word "courting," sure, but probably not music. Well, that might change soon. The Duggars are coming out with a…
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Ivanka Trump Said Family Separations Were A Low Point For *Her* & Twitter's Pissed

Of all of the people deserving of compassion and sympathy throughout the catastrophic separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border, I'm pretty sure members of the Trump family are at the bottom of the list. But apparently one Trump missed that…
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Baby Talk Has This Important Developmental Benefit, According To A New Study

Prior to having a child of my own, hearing grown people say words like "potty," for bathroom and "moo moo" for cow kind of wigged me out. I vowed never to be one of those people. Fast forward a couple of years and I am "choo-choo"ing with the best…
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These Are The Best Cloud Storage Options For Those Endless Family Photos

Treasured family photos, extensively researched term papers, important work documents; the cloud offers secure storage for a plethora of digital content. But where do you store all of that media? Choosing the best cloud storage for your endless…
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Kate Middleton Is 100% There For Meghan Markle During Her Dad Drama

Family drama isn't fun for anyone, but I'd imagine it's even harder when your business is broadcasted on the cover of every tabloid in two countries. Every fairytale has a villain and many believe that one Duchess has one in the form of her father.…
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Moms Will Appreciate Hilary Duff's Honest Pregnancy Update

As much as I love seeing celeb pregnancy updates, their gorgeous, glowing photos rarely resemble the sweaty, swollen mess that I was for most of my own journey towards motherhood. Fortunately, not all famous mamas make their pregnancies look like a…
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Attention Beyhive: Beyoncé Shared A New Photo Of Rumi & Sir That You Won't Want To Miss

While on a recent visit to Europe, the Queen — no, not Elizabeth, the other Queen — snapped a few shots of her prince and princess. That's right, via her official website, Beyoncé finally shared photos of Rumi and Sir for the world to see. These…
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