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Kristi Pahr

Kristi Pahr

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Kristi is a professional writer and mother of two. When she's not writing or playing chauffeur to her kids, she enjoys reading, hiking, and playing around in her greenhouse. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Parents magazine, Good Housekeeping and many others.

Infant sleeping on mother's shoulder

Is pregnancy brain a myth or reality? The lowdown on pregnancy forgetfulness

One of the more frustrating aspects of pregnancy can be becoming more forgetful, absentminded, or distracted. This is called pregnancy brain — Is it it real?
A pregnant woman holding a laptop in her lap while holding her belly

How do you determine fetal weight? Use an estimated fetal weight calculator

Want to keep an eye on your baby's weight in the womb? Learn how to use an estimated fetal weight calculator to determine what your baby weighs.
Colorfully wrapped Christmas gifts.

What do those tweens want for Christmas? Holiday gifts for tweens they’ll flip for

These holiday gifts for tweens are sure to be met with smiles on Christmas morning.
Parents smiling while holding newborn.

Bizzare behavior alert: Your baby constantly kicking legs and moving arms is actually totally normal

A baby constantly kicking legs and moving arms could seem a little strange, but it's normal. Here are other bizarre baby behaviors you may see your newborn do.
A person checking their Apple watch.

Should your kids have an Apple Watch?

Should your kid sport a device designed for adults? Let's see if a kids Apple Watch should be a thing, or if it's a device they shouldn't be left alone with.
Niagara Falls Between the United States and Canada

5 lesser-known things to do in Niagara Falls that won’t involve crowds or queues

Niagara Falls is the iconic family vacation, but it gets so crowded. Here's what to do to beat the crowds.
Children under a rainbow cover

3 fun parachute games for kids to break out at your next park playdate

These three parachute games are ideal for the next playdate at the park.
Teen studying

These are the study skills your teen needs to master now to be ready for college

Learn the study skills your teen needs to master now to be ready for college in the future.
A baby sleeping in a bassinet

5 things you can do to turn your little one into a self-soothing baby

You can teach your baby to self-soothe and save you both some misery.
Angry child lying on bed with father

How to stop your kid’s tantrums when they’re way too old to be melting down

Get older kids to stop having tantrums with these tips.
Toddler sitting down with toes pointing towards camera

Should you be concerned if your toddler walks on their toes? Experts weigh in

This is why your toddler is walking on their toes.
cute baby laying on their side

10 baby nicknames that are just as cute as your little one

You'll love calling your little one a cute nickname.
Baby sitting on the beach

Give Your Baby a Name With a Nautical Twist With These Water-Themed Baby Names

You'll love these nautical and water-themed names.
Black woman looking at phone on a city street

What is the best family locator app? Here are a few to check out

These are the best family locator apps to keep tabs on loved ones.
Positive home pregnancy test

The first trimester of pregnancy: The good, the bad, and the OMG

Here's what to expect during your first trimester of pregnancy
Pregnant person holding an apple.

Are there bad signs during the second pregnancy trimester? Here’s what to watch for

There are a few bad signs to watch out for during your second trimester.
Pregnant woman in yellow dress standing in field

6 tips for a maternity photo shoot you’ll never forget

Follow this memorable advice for the best maternity shoot.
A pregnant person, sitting in profile, holding a smartphone.

The 7 best maternity and pregnancy apps you’ll want to download now

These apps rule the pregnancy market. Find the best pregnancy app.
Pregnant woman sleeping on a bed

8 best pregnancy body pillows to ease back pain

These are the top rated pregnancy and body pillows