Tue Mar 28 2017

9 Amazing Experiences I've Had Because Of Motherhood

When my son was born, I was instantly bombarded with this seemingly never-ending list of things I wanted to give him. I wanted to provide unconditional love, everything he could ever need, everything ...
By Danielle Campoamor

8 Of The Most Common Misconceptions About Millennial Moms 

It doesn't take long for misconceptions about millennials to lead to misconceptions about millennial moms and their habits and parenting. And, like most ideas with the word "millennial" attached, they...
By Emily Westbrooks
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How To Mix And Match Your Kid's Clothes

Everyone has had those hectic mornings where the kids have nothing to wear, the lunches just aren’t quite coming together and getting out the door feels next to impossible. While we can’t pack those b...
By Alyssa Surrett

8 Reasons Why I Refuse To Say "Working Mom" 

Language changes and evolves with our world. Certain words and phrases become antiquated because they either no longer serve a purpose in our society or they become offensive. Most of us are careful n...
By Dina Leygerman

8 Things I Want My Rainbow Baby To Remember

I never knew what a rainbow baby was until I had to know what a rainbow baby was. You, my dear sweet child, are my rainbow baby. Which is just one of the many reasons why there are things I want my pr...
By Reaca Pearl
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How To Dress Your Kid So Travel Is A Cinch

In a day and age when celebrity toddlers are igniting street style trends, like wearing blazers to their ballet classes or embroidered denim jackets to the zoo, there’s no time like the present to hav...
By Alyssa Surrett

5 Common Nursing & Pumping Mistakes

It's no secret that motherhood is a constant and relentless juggling act. s a result, many moms arm themselves with multitasking techniques that they daily. This is especially true for breastfeeding m...
By Sarah Hosseini

12 Things I'd Rather Do Than Watch My Toddler Tantrum

My son — who recently turned 5 — is a lot of things. A smart gamer (already), hilariously fast with quips you didn't see coming, compassionate yet stand-offish (an interesting mix, even for me), and h...
By Candace Ganger

Muslim Children Are Bullied More Often At School

Islamophobia and violence against members of the Muslim community have become a political focal point in the U.S. over the last decade, but particularly so in the months following the 2016 election. M...
By Abby Norman

How To Care For Your Mental Health While Weaning 

When we first become mothers, we have to decide whether or not we’ll be breastfeeding. If we go for it (and are able) we also need to decide when to finally call it quits. For some, it’s an easy decis...
By Priscilla Blossom

I Didn't Make My Own Baby Food — I Did Something Better

We didn’t have a choice, really. Blaise’s first solid food was the salmon he stole from his father’s plate when he was 4 months old. He didn’t choke. He housed that fish and went back for more. Yes, t...
By Elizabeth Broadbent

Jane May Have A New Love Interest On 'JTV'

Love is in the air on Jane the Virgin! Just when it seemed dating might not be in the cards for Jane right now, in walked Fabian and there was definitely some heat. So who is Fabian on Jane the Virgin...
By Zakiya Jamal

Chris Kattan Opened Up About His Injury On 'DWTS'

Chris Kattan isn't the oldest contestant on Season 24 of Dancing With the Stars by any means, but he's another one who is working on his routines after dealing with serious health issues that may have...
By Chrissy Bobic

Charo & Bruno Went Head-To-Head On 'DWTS'

Charo is nothing if not playful and almost constantly joking around regardless of the situation. But after Bruno gave her a score she was less than excited about on Monday night, she started to make a...
By Chrissy Bobic

Parents Turn To Crowdfunding To Cover Unpaid Leave

When it comes to paid parental leave, the United States is way behind the rest of the developed world. Currently, only three states — California, New Jersey, and Rhode Island — in the entire country h...
By Kaitlin Kimont

Chad Johnson Was Spotted On 'DWTS'

If you thought you'd seen the last of Chad Johnson from Season 12 of The Bachelorette, you're very much mistaken because even before Bachelor in Paradise returns with (hopefully) another season featur...
By Chrissy Bobic

We Are All This Kid Freaking Out About 'Beauty & The Beast'

If you could barely keep it together while you waited to see the latest re-make of a Disney classic in theaters, this little girl freaking out over Beauty and the Beast will speak to you on so many le...
By Kaitlin Kimont

"Fearless Girl" Is Here To Stay (For Now)

In Lower Manhattan, a bronze statue of a little girl bravely staring down the full might of Wall Street has become a wildly popular, even provocative, symbol of gender equality and a growing feminist ...
By Tiffany Thomas

Justin Baldoni's Most Recent Insta Is So Relatable

The average parent has 736,148 pictures of their kids (approximately). Capturing your child growing up and reaching big milestones in his or her life is important to so many parents. But Jane The Virg...
By Crystal Lewis

The Pros & Cons Of Circumcision

When you're pregnant with a boy, you have to make a big decision about his body soon after he's born. In the months leading up to the delivery, you'll probably have one persistent question: do I have ...
By Lindsay E. Mack

Pregnancy Costs Under Trump Could Still Skyrocket

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party suffered a huge defeat on Friday when House Speaker Paul Ryan withdrew the American Health Care Act before it could come to a House vote. Despite intens...
By Keiko Zoll

Here's When To Start Cry It Out

The three most controversial words in parenting just might be "cry it out." The process of sleep training a baby or toddler with the cry it out technique is often fraught with guilt for parents (becau...
By Kristina Johnson

Is It OK If My Baby Isn’t Talking By 12 Months?

One of the most anticipated milestones for parents is hearing baby say their first word. Part of the joy come from the surprise factor — you never know what they're going to say or when they're going ...
By Tessa Shull

11 Easy, Kid-Friendly April Fools' Day Pranks

April Fools' Day has a lot of potential to be one of the greatest "holidays" for parents. There's no big-ticket gift investments, no real prep required, no in-laws or big gatherings. And, above all, A...
By Tessa Shull

It's The End Of The Road For Scheana & Shay

Things were rocky between Scheana and her husband Mike Shay after they tied the knot on Vanderpump Rules, and it seemed like things just got worse between them over the last few years. There appeared ...
By Megan Walsh

8 Rules For Interacting In Online Mom Groups 

I don't know how moms parenting before the birth of the internet managed. Where did they go for support or advice when their baby wouldn't stop crying? How did they find moms who shared similar parent...
By Fiona Tapp

11 Things I Can't Help But Think About Direct Sales Parties

If you've ever received a social media invite to a party that didn't quite sound like a real party, you may have a friend with a side hustle in multi-level marketing, a business model where individual...
By Fiona Tapp

The Realest Maternity Leave Tweets Online

Not so long ago, the concept of new mothers staying home with their children was the norm. Though I'm the first one to challenge archaic gender roles, it seems my grandparents had one thing right: a w...
By Sarah Bunton

Christina El Moussa Shut Down Mom-Shamers

Christina El Moussa is most well-known for her show on HGTV, Flip or Flop, where she and her ex-husband Tarek go on adventures in real estate to find and renovate homes. El Moussa, who handles the des...
By Abby Norman

What The Chinese Horoscope Says About Your Parenting

As you get closer to your due date, you might find yourself trying to picture what kind of parent you'll become. You may look to your own parents for a peek into the future, pore over the latest child...
By Sarah Bunton

A 'DWTS' Injury Takes Maks Out Of Commission

First, Maks wasn’t going to compete on Season 24 of Dancing With the Stars since his wife Peta just gave birth to their son in January 2017. Then, he totally flipped the script and returned to pair up...
By Chrissy Bobic