Joyce Slaton, BabyCenter

Joyce Slaton

BabyCenter

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Joyce:

15 beautiful new diaper bags you may want on your arm in 2018

Diaper bags are changing. They’re smoother, sleeker, cooler. They come in better-quality fabrics, subtler, gender-neutral colors, and specially designed poc… → Read More

10 baby basics with hundreds of 5-star reviews on Amazon

Sometimes we buy stuff by friend word-of-mouth — and sometimes we use online reviews alone to pick out the best model. We crowd-sourced Amazon’s baby depar… → Read More

10 mistakes you might make if you don't read your car seat manual

It’s no news to car seat makers that people don’t read their manuals. But you know those statistics you hear, that half (three-quarters, nine out of ten) parents installed or use their car seats incorrectly? This is why those numbers are so high. Because even if you chose the right kind of car seat and… Read more » → Read More

New disposable diaper patterns that’ll make your day in 2018

The most important things about diapers is that they fit, contain, don’t give your child a rash, and are affordable. All that being said, everybody likes a … → Read More

Baby carriers, bras and more gear just for plus-sized moms

Every pregnancy is different, but most pregnant ladies need the same stuff: clothing to cover their growing bodies, a bra that makes it easier to nurse a ne… → Read More

10 beautiful modern baby cribs to consider for your nursery

Cribs are getting cooler all the time, with features formerly reserved for luxury brands now available at easy, sometimes even shockingly reasonable prices:… → Read More

Got diastasis recti? Your insurance may pay for relief

Almost every brand-new mom still looks pregnant after giving birth — but if your belly is still pooching out months after giving birth, you, like up to 40 … → Read More

Awkward baby photos: When professional shoots go wrong

It’s been said that the universe laughs when people make plans. The universe must get a particularly raucous chuckle when families plan to immortalize a mom… → Read More

Overwhelmed by your baby registry? A veteran and first-time mom share their top picks

There are so many things you need for a new baby, and so many brands and products, that making a registry can be head-spinning whether you’re a first-time o… → Read More

Got a tween to buy for? 9 (non-babyish!) gifts they might like

Tweens are tough to shop for. If you guess even a little too young, you horrify them and waste your money (and make them think you’re out of it); skew too o… → Read More

SIDS and daycare: The connection and what you can do

The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Safe Sleep (formerly called Back to Sleep) program, which began encouraging caregivers to put infants to sleep on their … → Read More

9 gifts that will make new moms cry

If there is a pregnant woman or new mom at your holiday table this year, here are the gifts that will make her mist up and hug everybody in sight. → Read More

Want experiences, not stuff this holiday? Try these dreamy ideas on for size

Our closets are full. The garage doesn’t have room for a car. There are toys all over the living room floor. Do you really want more stuff this year? Especi… → Read More

Got a newborn under the tree? 7 classic toys to gift

It’s hard to buy a present for a baby. They can’t really do much yet, so many of the toys and games and tchotkes you remember from your own childhood still … → Read More

Give the gifts everyone loves: Amazon’s most popular presents for any age

If there’s a person on your list who’s hard to buy for, poking around the stores looking for something — anything! — suitable can be stressful. → Read More

A graphic look at parental Thanksgiving horrors

Thanksgiving is nigh and the stakes are high. Soon all the relatives, favorite and not so favored, will be around the table. And so will be your small, somewhat picky, always outspoken children. Here's what might be in store for you this Thanksgiving.This post was originally published in November 22, 2016 → Read More

7 things millennial moms do that older moms don’t get

Kids these days with their mobile phones and their ironic emojis. When are they going to grow up and have kids of their own? Surprise! They already have. → Read More

Coats and car seats: The deadly mistake parents make (video)

It’s cold out there, and getting colder, so parents in frosty areas are bundling their kids up — safely, they think. But if you’re strapping your child int… → Read More

11 board games that’ll crack everybody up for family game night

The best way to prevent your family members from retreating into separate rooms with separate screens the moment dinner is over? Play a game together. → Read More

7 electronic gifts under $100 for your family and friends

For every problem you have, there’s an electronic gadget to solve it. If you’re looking to buy something handy (and not too pricey) for someone you love, co… → Read More