What men think about babies
So do you ever want to have one?
Yes, definitely: 33%
Maybe, assuming I find the right girl: 23%
Never. Bring on the birth control forever: 13%
I already have one (or more): 31%
Video: How to be a stay-at-home dad
What’s scariest about having a baby?
The lack of sleep a newborn causes: 7%
The actual birth. It’s intense!: 9%
Parenting—I could screw up royally: 33%
The financial pressure of raising a kid: 51%
Have you picked out names for your future kids?
Yes, I’ve had them chosen for years: 11%
Not yet, but I’ve got a few in mind: 36%
This has never occurred to me: 22%
Actually, I already have kids: 31%
Bing: Most popular baby names
What do you most hope your baby will get from you?
My athleticism: 7%
My looks: 11%
My humor: 38%
My work ethic: 44%
Would you want to be married before having a baby?
Yes. It’s step one: 60%
Not necessarily: 40%
Would you marry a woman who didn’t want babies?
No, it’s a deal breaker: 42%
Yes, if I were in love: 58%
Have you ever lied to a woman by overplaying how much you want kids?
Will—or do—you change your baby’s diapers?
And we’ve gotta ask: do guys get as excited as women do about buying baby clothes?
Of course! Those little cotton onesies are the cutest things ever: 26%
Not a chance. I don’t like buying my own clothes, let alone outfits for a baby: 74%
family: tips, trends & advice for all things family
One of the most unsettling consequences of bringing a child into your previously simple, happily oblivious manly life is that you’re now unquestionably, inescapably…The Man.
Whether it was baby’s first kick or the first time your boobs leaked in public, there’s a point in every mom’s life when the world as you know it ends and you realize -- Whoa, I'm someone's mom now. Some of our favorite mommy bloggers revealed what their aha moments were. They range from heartwarming to completely hilarious.
From DIY jewelry to homemade “flowers” to sweet vases, you can help your kid make mom’s day with these crafty gifts.
The first parenting shock: They let you take the baby home. Like, without supervision. Only then do the real surprises unfold. Here's what readers told us was most unexpected for them as they embraced this whole mama thing.
Be prepared to say, 'awww,' multiple times while flipping through this collection super-sweet stuff for babies and kids on Etsy.com. Take a peek at some of our favorite finds for moms (and click 'More' to find out how to get this amazing gnome hat!)...By MSN Living editors
Your Mother’s Day plans are all set, right? Brunch is booked and a fabulous gift is wrapped and ready to go. So take a breather and celebrate these stylish celebrity moms who work hard, care for their kids, and manage to look amazing in the process.
Find out this year’s top baby names on Parenting.com, and see what we predict will be big in 2013
Sophia and Jacob reign supreme.
In an online contest, Parenting.com asked readers to tell us what it means to "have it all." Read the winner's moving essay on how that phrase has defined her motherhood, plus essays from the three runners up.
Tow lot employee finds abandoned pup.
Animals, says Dr. Patty Khuly, are the best listeners in the world and don’t care that you’ve just been dumped or laid off.