Baby food shortages spawn a shady online marketplace

Sites like eBay and Craigslist list formulas for exorbitant prices. A recent study by MIT Technology Review found that multiple sellers charge more than $300 for 12 cups of baby food on eBay, costing about $25 each. Normally, these containers would sell for between $7 and $10. Moore says that parents who receive benefits are […]

Current Favorites from Walmart Baby!

This post is sponsored by Walmart. Thanks for supporting the brands I love! Whether you’re expecting a baby or in the middle of toddlers, there’s one thing all parents know: babies and toddlers need gear. And many. They’ve definitely become my favorite items over the years, and a lot has changed and improved since I […]

19 Weeks Premature Baby Challenges Long Odds and Confuses Doctors

Michelle Butler was 21 weeks pregnant with twins, a boy and a girl, when she felt the contractions. Butler prayed for them to stop as her sister took her to the hospital. But the contractions continued and around 1:00 pm on July 5, 2020, babies C’Asya Zy-Nell and Curtis Zy-Keith Means were born. Babies weighing […]

‘Totally Surprising and Pretty Scary’: Giant Turtles Eat Baby

It may be time to deprecate the phrase “kind giant”. Researchers in Seychelles filmed a giant tortoise prey and swallowing a tern chick in one gulp. Scientists involved in the expedition say this is the first time such an action has been caught on camera. They are even shaken. “It’s totally surprising and pretty creepy,” […]

The $1 trillion infrastructure bill is a baby step towards the US grid

Any effective plan to combat climate change depends on a fundamental technology: tall wires are strung on tall towers. The US needs to add hundreds of thousands of miles of transmission lines over the coming decades to bring its fragmented regional power systems together into an interconnected grid that can support a large flow of […]