7 Pictures Of Kids Celebrating Pride That'll Give You Hope For The Future

During the month of June, the LGBTQ+ community celebrates our existence and persistence in a world that is, frankly, not always welcoming. Perhaps you’ve seen some rainbow flags outside of your favorite bar or club, or you've come across a Pride marc…
By Priscilla Blossom

Here's How You Can Help Immigrant Children Separated From Their Parents

On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to take a hard-line stance against undocumented immigration, and now, it's clear his administration is following through. But the introduction of his "zero tolerance" policy back in May has since…
By Alana Romain

9 Things Moms Raising Sons Who Will Take Responsibility For Their Actions Never Do

The other day, while my son and daughter were playing, I watched my 6-year-old boy slam his sister's head against the wall. I could tell it wasn't malicious and that he wasn't trying to hurt her, but it was absolutely intentional. The fact that he wa…
By Jamie Kenney

I Didn't Get A Shoutout From My Partner Like Chrissy Teigen Did & I Hate That I Care

After hours of debating, at 3:04 p.m. on Sunday, I uploaded three photos to Facebook for a Father’s Day shoutout, honoring my father, my partner, and my mother’s long-term boyfriend. Realizing my omission, I immediately texted my partner’s father, t…
By Ashley Stoney
Tue Jun 19 2018

When People Ask What I Do, I Still Say I'm A Pre-School Teacher, Even Though I'm A SAHM

Being a stay-at-home mom is weird. Maybe other people are better at it than me, but I have never really gotten used to being at the constant mercy of a tiny and often raging human. It can be isolating and lonely when you are the only mom at a toddler…
By Christine Hernandez

Why We Have To Believe In Winnie-the-Pooh, According To The Author Of 'Mother Bruce'

Reading a book 200 times is a surefire way to find out whether you love it or want to throw its rhyming llama couplets into the diaper pail. Children's books especially do a tricky dance for an audience of squinty-eyed parents and wide-eyed tots: the…
By Ryan T. Higgins

17 Mr. Rogers' Quotes That Are Perfect For Parenting

If you grew up in the '80s, like I did, we probably had the same lovable, beloved neighbor — Mr. Rogers. Beyond his world of make-believe and story-telling, he taught me that I was special just the way I was. Now that I'm an adult and a parent,myself…
By Steph Montgomery

Prince Charles Has A Pretty Surprising, But Adorably Fitting Nickname For Meghan Markle

A newlywed usually has some concerns about fitting in with their new extended family, but if this is any indication, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is killing it with her new in-laws. As it turns out, Prince Charles apparently has a nickname fo…
By Karen Veazey

Here's When It's Safe To Put Sunscreen On Your Baby (Hint: It's Not Right Away)

The last thing you want is a baby with a sunburn this summer. You want their perfect, flawless skin to stay that way forever. But you also want to go outside, because the weather is beautiful and you've been cooped up inside all winter. If you're tak…
By Emily Westbrooks

10 Ways I Set Myself Up For Success During Labor & Delivery

My first childbirth didn't go as planned, but not for lack of trying on my part. I created a ridiculously detailed birth plan, outlining exactly how I wanted things to go. I mistakenly thought that that my body and baby would somehow get the memo, to…
By Steph Montgomery

John Legend Posted A Photo Of Chrissy Teigen Pumping For Father's Day, & It's Dad Goals

Going on a date night as parents is pretty different from your pre-baby days. For one, "date nights" before kids aren't even really a thing — you can basically just go out whenever you want to because you don't have to worry about things like booking…
By Alana Romain

Tristan Thompson's First Instagram Post About His Kids Since Baby True's Birth Has Riled Up Some Fans

It's been just over two months since Tristan Thompson and Khloé Kardashian welcomed their first daughter, True Thompson, on April 12. Given the fanfare of drama that surrounded Kardashian's delivery (for the uninitiated: TMZ and the Daily Mail releas…
By Brianna Wiest

9 Things Moms Raising Sons Who Will Take Responsibility For Their Actions Never Do

The other day, while my son and daughter were playing, I watched my 6-year-old boy slam his sister's head against the wall. I could tell it wasn't malicious and that he wasn't trying to hurt her, but it was absolutely intentional. The fact that he wa…
By Jamie Kenney

12 Natural Sunburn Remedies That Are Already In Your Fridge Or Pantry

No matter how diligent we are with sunscreen and wide brim hats, sunburns still do happen. When they do, we're reminded just how awful they are — and how hard it can be to get any relief. Unless it's an extremely bad burn, it's not the type of ailmen…
By Emily Westbrooks

Here’s The Cute Story Behind Baby True Thompson's Nursery Wallpaper

Following Khloé Kardashian's return to Los Angeles on Sunday, she shared additional pics of 2-month-old True Thompson's cute nursery. Although one would think the nursery couldn't get any more adorable, Kardashian surprised fans with a unique take on…
By Gillian Walters

Behati Prinsloo Shares The First Pic Of Gio's Face With A Sweet Message To Adam Levine

Back in February, Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine welcomed their second daughter, Gio, into the world. To announce the special delivery, Prinsloo and Levine shared a picture of Gio's tiny feet on Instagram, and fans were overjoyed for the couple. But…
By Gillian Walters

7 Kid-Friendly Ways To Celebrate The Summer Solstice

The longest day of the year, the summer solstice has been observed with various holidays, festivals, and other rituals since ancient times. Even if you can't make it to the giant Stonehenge celebration this year, there are still plenty of summer sols…
By Lindsay E. Mack

Guys, This Common Sunscreen Ingredient Is *So* Dangerous For Dogs

On the hottest days, we often think about whether dogs have enough water, but do we ever think about whether dogs could use or need sunscreen? I know the thought hadn't crossed mine until recently. However, it stands to reason that if dogs have skin,…
By Emily Westbrooks

AAP President: Separating Families At The Border Is A Form Of Child Abuse

Being a parent can feel like a never-ending whirlwind of diaper changes, school drop-offs, and making meals your kid thinks are gross. But the true challenge of parenthood isn't really the work involved, but the all-encompassing weight of your love f…
By Alana Romain

7 Things All Moms Do When They Think Their Kids Aren't Looking

“Do as I say, not as I do" is sort of a parenting theme around my house. I'd like to think all parents follow this mantra, and the things moms do when they think their kids aren't looking are at least party to blame for this eternal adage's prevalenc…
By Dina Leygerman

Every Parent Needs To Know The Importance Of UPF This Summer

I don't remember many times in my childhood when I was forced to or even asked to wear sunscreen, although I hope I was. In high school, I worked as a lifeguard, and we did wear sunscreen and a hat every day, but sun protection shirts weren't on our …
By Emily Westbrooks

John Stamos Shows Off Billy’s Face For The First Time In An Emotional Father’s Day Post

On Sunday, John Stamos celebrated his first Father's Day since welcoming his 2-month-old son, Billy, in April. The day was an emotional one for Stamos, especially since he wasn't sure if fatherhood would ever happen for him. And to commemorate the mi…
By Gillian Walters

10 Maternity Swimsuits Under $40 That'll Make You & Your Bump Look Cute

Summer is a glorious time to be pregnant. You basically never have to wear pants (thank you, maternity maxi dresses!), and it's fun to take your bump to the beach. Depending on how far along you are, you might still be able to squeeze into your regul…
By Kate Miller

Jennifer Garner's Touching Father's Day Message To Her Ex Ben Affleck Is All About Their Kids

One of the most difficult things about divorcing your partner is making sure that the kids are handling things alright. Though co-parenting is not always easy and can be tough for many parents, it's always nice to see when former couples are able to …
By Karen Fratti

James Van Der Beek & Wife Kimberly Welcome Baby No. 5 — A Girl! — & Her Name Is So Beautiful

In the midst of all the Father's Day posts from celebs on Sunday, you might have missed some pretty big news from a certain Dawson's Creek star. Yes, you read that headline correctly: James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly welcomed their fifth chil…
By Korey Lane

Kim K Revealed Her Thoughts On Whether She'll Run For President One Day, & They May Surprise You

Kim Kardashian-West is one very busy (and powerful) woman. From starring on her family's reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, while being a mom to three children all under the age of 5 and simultaneously running her own makeup line, KKW Bea…
By Casey Suglia

Blue Ivy's Surprise Cameo On Beyoncé & JAY-Z's New Album May Be The Best Part Of The Whole Thing

Between showing off never-before-seen videos of their 1-year-old twins, Rumi and Sir, during their On The Run II tour to unexpectedly releasing a joint album, Everything Is Love, on Saturday, Beyoncé and JAY-Z are getting quite the reputation for bei…
By Casey Suglia

17 Super Cute Beach Towels Under $15, Because You Don't Have To Spend A Fortune On Summer

My husband and I, after three years together, finally have a system for our beach and pool days. We have a great beach bag, we always have new bottles of sunscreen, and we're pretty good about washing swimsuits and beach towels immediately so we can …
By Samantha Darby

17 Pride Parade Outfits To Inspire Your Own Pride Looks

If you want to see some silly, outrageous, or downright beautiful outfits, then look no further than a Pride parade. As these Pride parade outfits demonstrate, this event brings out some of the most biting and beautiful ensembles around. Wherever you…
By Emily Kelleher

10 Dads Share The Best Father's Day Gift They've Ever Received

In my experience, Father's Day gifts run on the, well, stereotypical side and choices are limited. You can take your pick from a tie, a new shaving kit, a grill, or a television. If you're dad is easy to buy for, you can choose a movie, a video game,…
By Priscilla Blossom

11 Movies With Strong Father Figures To Queue Up This Father's Day

If you're looking for a different way to celebrate Father's Day this year, consider taking dad to the movies. Or, at least, to the room in your house with the best wi-fi connection and a screen. These movies with strong father figures will remind you…
By Lindsay E. Mack

This Pic Of Britney & Jamie-Lynn Spears With All Their Kids Proves Their Bond Is Tighter Than Ever

Everybody has celebrity families they root for, whether you're in the Kardashian camp (I desperately wanted to write "kamp" because, you know, the "k" thing) or a you're counting on the Duggars, you probably have someone. Siblings you've watched grow…
By Jen McGuire

How The Summer Solstice Affects Your Baby's Sleep, Because The Day Feels Forever Long

We are rapidly approaching the longest day of the year. On June 21 at 6:07 a.m., the Northern Hemisphere will be hitting its summer solstice. It's a time that echoes the distant history of folklore and mythology, of standing stones and rituals I'm ch…
By Cat Bowen

Cardi B Showcases A Bare Bump On The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone' & Fans Are Here For It

I don't care what anyone says: Cardi B is an American gem, guys. End of story. Not only is this talented rapper a force to be reckoned with on the hiphop charts, but her genuinely real personality has won over the hearts of this nation. From her brut…
By Michelle Stein

Stop What You're Doing & Watch How Blue Ivy Adorably Stole The Show At Her Parents' Concert

Fans have spotted Blue Ivy at a number of her parents' On The Run II tour dates all across Europe ever since it kicked off earlier this month. But Blue Ivy dancing at Beyoncé and JAY-Z's concert over the weekend while in London is definitely the most…
By Karen Fratti

Khloé Kardashian Shared A Rare Photo Of Tristan Thompson With Baby True For Father's Day

Since the birth of her first child, Khloé Kardashian has been pretty quiet about her relationship with boyfriend Tristan Thompson, and for good reason. But Khloé Kardashian posted a Father's Day message today featuring a photo with her daughter, True…
By Karen Fratti

"Mom Wine Culture" Is A Problem & It's Time We Start Taking It Seriously

I like a glass of wine at the end of a particularly trying day as much as the next over-worked, under-appreciated parent. Hell, most nights a glass of wine won't do, and I make a Seven & Seven instead. But as I've found my bearings and a routine that…
By Danielle Campoamor

This Wheelchair Stroller Attachment Is *Huge* For Disabled Parents

Parenting is hard enough for physically typical moms and dads, but throw in a disability and it gets a bit more complicated. I can only imagine the juggling act that would be required to get my kids ready for the day, much less go on outings together…
By Shannon Evans

Here's How A Sunburn During Pregnancy Can Impact Your Unborn Baby

I am the fairest of them all. Not because of Snow White, but I'm so fair and so pale that I'm nearly translucent. I was a gothic nightmare in high school, and I didn't even need to wear white makeup. Needless to say, I burn easily. When I was pregnan…
By Cat Bowen

7 Sentimental Father's Day Poems From Daughters That Are Seriously Too Sweet

How can a daughter show her love to her father on Father's Day? Let me count the ways. There's spending time with dad, buying him a special gift, cooking him his favorite meal, and my all-time favorite: Giving him a homemade card customized with a be…
By Irina Gonzalez

Jodie Sweetin Feels More Confident Now Than Ever Before As A Child Actor

Ever wonder what your favorite childhood stars are doing now? Same. In Romper’s new series Claim to Fame, we’re bringing you exclusive interviews with the faces of the past, contextualizing them in the present, and finding out what they’ve learned fr…
By Lauren Cox

You Could Buy Meghan Markle’s Stunning Reception Dress — If You’re Prepared To Go Broke

The most I've ever spent on a dress, I think, was $250 — if that. I dropped a couple of hundreds for the outfit I wore to my high school prom, which was more than a decade ago. I haven't shelled out that much cash for a garment since then, but if som…
By Annamarya Scaccia

Kim Kardashian Posted The Sweetest Birthday Message To North, & It's Totally Relatable

Kim Kardashian West often posts about her three kids on social media. But when Kim Kardashian West posted the sweetest birthday message for her daughter on Instagram on Friday, it may have been one of the most adorable takes she's shared with her fol…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

6 Differences Between Braxton Hicks Contractions & Real Contractions You Need To Know

I was one of those unlucky moms who started getting Braxton Hicks contractions in the second trimester of my pregnancy that lasted for the duration. It was incredibly annoying. The tightening, firm mass my belly became was not only uncomfortable, it …
By Cat Bowen

Dear First-Time Dad: On Father's Day, Ignore These 3 Types Of People

For my husband, Father's Day is a non-holiday. Every year I ask what he'd like to do and he always answers: "Just... dad stuff." So Father's Day is like any other lazy Sunday at our house. He's an incredible father, though, and I would love to pay hi…
By Jamie Kenney

There Are So Many Summer Goods Majorly Discounted At Gap RN (Like $14 Slides)

If you need another reason to celebrate this weekend, then look no further than your nearest Gap store. With Gap's Father's Day sale, you can score some serious deals for just about anybody in your family. But the offer wraps up soon, so you may want…
By Lindsay E. Mack

7 Misconceptions I've Had To Deal With As An Extroverted Introvert Mom

I know it's easy to misunderstand me. Sometimes I come off as unapproachable or shy, and other times I'm outgoing and lively. And while it looks like I'm confident and love being around people, for the most part I'd rather stay home and be by myself.…
By Candace Ganger

10 Father's Day Memes For Your Husband That Are Just Too Accurate

Father's Day is practically here, which means it's a day to shower the father of your children with love, let them be bombarded by power tool commercials on TV, and find the perfect Father's Day memes for your husband. I mean, nothing says "Happy Fat…
By Samantha Darby

23 States Are Now Affected By The Pre-Cut Melon Recall, So Check Your UPC Codes

The arrival of summer weather and backyard BBQs might leave you with a hankering for some watermelon (the quintessential summer fruit, if there ever was one), but if, like me, you also happen to be a hot-mess mom with a deep appreciation for the conv…
By Alana Romain

11 Ways I Set Myself Up For Disappointment When I Became A Mom

Like most first-time parents, I lied to myself. I told myself I wouldn't become "that mom" and swore my kid wouldn't be that "loud baby." I had grandiose ideas and picture-perfect plans, and while I was well aware that life wouldn't care about either…
By Danielle Campoamor

14 Summer Inflatables Your Backyard Is Going To *Need* This Summer

Summer is officially here, which means it's time to transform your backyard into the oasis of your dreams. If you've already dusted off your patio furniture and fired up the grill, you've got a start. But to really make your backyard magical, you're …
By Samantha Darby

Adopting Two Handsome Cats Prepared Me To Become A Mom

On a winter morning late last year, I woke up and wandered sleepily into my kitchen. My son and husband were already awake. My husband called to me from our basement (the favorite hangout area for our elderly cat, Charley), and I mentally prepared my…
By Janine Annett

11 Reasons Why I Don't Care If I Flash Strangers During Breastfeeding

There's really no telling how many people have seen my breasts during the three years I breastfed my two children. They ate all the time and I rarely brought a cover. While I was stealthy and never had an instance where I wound up attracting a ton of…
By Jamie Kenney

13 Pride Month Instagram Captions That Are Uplifting & Inspiring

Instagram is now the place we put our values and share bigger messages with our followers and friends and family. This month, you might be on the hunt for the perfect pride month Instagram caption that is so inspiring, because if there's a good reaso…
By Emily Westbrooks

Jennifer Lopez's Family Photo With Alex Rodriguez & Marc Anthony Is Co-Parenting At Its Finest

Sometimes relationships just don't work out and you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who has never gone through a breakup at some point in their life. It's just one of those realities of life, but when kids are in the mix, it can be a much more comp…
By Korey Lane

This Historic Ruling Legally Declared Three Adults As Parents To Their Child

Change can be really difficult for a lot of people, especially when it comes to traditional relationship tropes. For hundreds of years, a marriage between a man and a woman seemed to be the only option, the mainstay, the preferred option when it came…
By Jen McGuire

Joanna Gaines' Daughter Is Already Becoming A Dynamite Businesswoman, Just Like Her Mom

All parents know the tricky challenge of finding fun, cheap activities for their kids to do during those summer months when they're home from school. Sure, you can just take them to the pool or turn on the sprinklers outside, but that won't do the tr…
By Korey Lane

Oh Have Mercy, John Stamos' Newest Photo With Baby Billy Is Easily One Of His Sweetest Yet

John Stamos really loves being a dad. No, guys, I mean he really, really loves it. Like DJ Khaled level loving it. Maybe it was all those years as Uncle Jesse on Full House? An always a bridesmaid, never a bride situation. Because now that he's a dad…
By Jen McGuire

A Leakproof Nursing Bra Now Exists, & You Probs Know A Lot Of Moms Who Could Really Use It

When you're a nursing mom, you have to contend with a lot of issues you never, ever could have imagined before having a baby. I can vividly remember the losing battle I had with a hands-free pumping bra and don't get me started on the embarrassing le…
By Kate Miller

16 Father's Day Quotes From A Wife, Because Your Guy Deserves To Be Celebrated

Modern dads are more involved in their kids' lives than ever before, and that's definitely something to celebrate. This Father's Day, you're likely thinking about how to make your husband feel appreciated. Breakfast in bed, perhaps? A day on the golf…
By Shannon Evans

Target's Father's Day Sale Includes $5 Polo Shirts & $12 Shorts, So Stock Up For Summer

Father's Day is literally about two seconds away, but there's no reason to panic if you don't have a gift yet. Why? Because, as ever, Target has your back when it comes to last-minute shopping — this time with a bunch of hot deals designed with Dad i…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

Smoothie King Is Now Serving A Prenatal Smoothie, & You'll Want One ASAP

One of the ultimate conundrums of pregnancy is trying to balance your cravings with making sure that you're getting all of the nutrients that you need to support the tiny human life that's rapidly growing inside you. Given that there are already so m…
By Brianna Wiest

Jenny Mollen's Photo Of Her Pee-Soaked Pajamas Will Give Every Mom Of Boys Serious Flashbacks

Sometimes I get terribly bitter about all of the things people didn't tell me to expect when I became a mom. The temporary patches of baldness were a bit of a shocker, for instance, as was the ever-present exhaustion. But there are some things I'm gl…
By Jen McGuire

This Adorable New Trailer For 'The Grinch' Will Get You & Your Kids SO Excited For The Holidays

It's really never too early to start thinking about the best movies of the year — holiday flicks! — and the newest trailer for The Grinch will give you all those cheery feels you didn't know you needed over these warm and sunny summer months. While “…
By Karen Veazey

10 Funny Pride Parade Sign Ideas That Will Totally Set The Mood

There is something magical about Pride. It's a protest, it's a family gathering, it's the best parade you've ever been to and the most loving safe space you could ever enter. It's a protest and a declaration. Pride is the steadfast reminder that love…
By Cat Bowen

Parents Are Loving Meghan Edmonds’ Video Of Her First Successful Tandem Feeding

Real Housewives of Orange County alum Meghan Edmonds has spent the last week adjusting to her new life as a mom to twin boys. Edmonds — who welcomed her sons on June 6 — is especially busy these days because she's also the mom to a 1-year-old girl na…
By Gillian Walters

Jessa Duggar's Hilarious Story About Using Her "Mom Detective" Skills Is A Must-Read

Counting On star Jessa Duggar doesn't post on social media very often, but when she does, it's bound to be hilarious. From Instagram posts about how little she cares about her "messy" house to funny pics of her two sons, 1-year-old Henry and 2-year-o…
By Gillian Walters

7 Things Every Mom Wants Her Kid's Favorite Aunt To Know

I didn't grow up with a sister, so I have no idea what it's like to share a room, clothes, and friends with a sibling. I do, however, know what it's like to watch my son adore his favorite aunt, who happens to be my best friend. She's the person who …
By Danielle Campoamor

Chelsea Peretti's Tweets About How Your House Looks After Having A Baby Are Spot On

Raising a kid can be overwhelming, but it's easier when you have mom friends who can relate. Failing that, there's always celebrity moms, and no, I don't mean those ones who walk the red carpet two months postpartum and claim that breastfeeding "came…
By Jenn Rose

These Photos of Meghan Markle & The Queen Show They're BFFs Already

Since her marriage to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle has made a few public appearances already. For those who have been waiting eagerly to see Meghan Markle hanging out with her grandmother-in-law, wait no longer. These new photos of Meghan Markle and t…
By Vanessa Taylor

Rachael Ray Is Selling Her Fancy Clothes For Charity — Here's How To Score Them For Cheap

This goes out to all the cooking show fans out there, and for anyone who appreciates a good deal. Last month, Rachael Ray sold her clothes and accessories for charity by teaming up with Poshmark, a social fashion marketplace, for "Posh Closets for Ch…
By Kate Miller

10 Signs You’re A Basic Dad

Basic moms are everywhere, so we see them and talk about them constantly. Basic dads, however, have been successfully flying under the radar for some time. Sure, some typical dad characteristics defy age and decade, but there are definitely some sign…
By Dina Leygerman

Dear Grandpa: It's Father's Day & I Miss You

Dear Grandpa, I still remember when my mom called me nine years ago and told me you had suffered a stroke. I had just given birth to my first child, and was completed overwhelmed by the news. I asked her if we should make the 12-hour drive to see you…
By Steph Montgomery

Meghan Markle Is Making Royal History — Again — For This Impressive Reason

Meghan Markle has had one huge year. Not only did she become the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle might get an Emmy nomination for her role on Suits and might make royal history. USA Network told Entertainment Tonight that it had submitted Markle for…
By Karen Fratti

Carrie Underwood's 3-Year-Old Son Has A New Favorite Toy & Parents Are *Loving* His Imagination

Kids have a wild sense of imagination, which allows them to create dream worlds and characters right in their own home. No matter how many toys parents may give their children, nothing compares to their own imaginations, and Carrie Underwood now know…
By Casey Suglia

John Legend Opened Up About His Thoughts On Having More Kids With Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend just seem to be glowing lately as they adjust to life with two kids following the birth of their son, Miles, last month. It's probably too soon to start asking, but do Chrissy Teigen and John Legend want more kids at so…
By Karen Fratti

7 Things It Could Mean If You're Having Pregnancy Dreams When You're Not Expecting

Maybe it dramatically involves the process of giving birth itself, or maybe you're just acutely aware of the fact that a baby is on the way beneath your growing bump. Whatever the case, it isn't a real pregnancy, at least not in your waking life. So …
By Lindsay E. Mack

Give Your Single Mom Props This Father's Day With One Of These Sweet Memes

Single moms are superheroes. They do everything that parents want to and don't want to do without any backup. There's ample opportunity to celebrate them on Mother's Day and heartfelt social media tributes are plentiful on that holiday, but if Mom's …
By Shari Maurer

11 Best Father-Daughter Movies On Netflix, That Will Totally Make You Appreciate Your Dad

Ever since Sophocles wrote Electra and Shakespeare wrote King Lear, father-daughter relationships have been the stuff of high drama. It's a relatable bond and the emotions are extremely powerful. Anyone who has ever watched Full House knows that dadd…
By Shari Maurer

All Of Cardi B's Bump Photos So Far Show She's Doing Pregnancy In Style

Long before Cardi B announced that she was pregnant on Saturday Night Live, fans had long just assumed she was expecting. After trying to tell fans that she was just "getting fat" and taking selfies from the chest up, it was so exciting to see that t…
By Karen Fratti

Kelly Clarkson Got Real About How Expensive It Is To Feed Her Family Healthy Food

Kelly Clarkson might be a rich and famous singer with millions of fans, but don't go thinking she's forgotten what it's like to be regular folk. Especially now that she is reportedly getting focused on eating healthy. During a visit to the Today show…
By Jen McGuire

These Are The Best & Worst States For Working Dads, According To A New Survey

It's an understatement to say that being a working parent is difficult. Handling your responsibilities as a caregiver and a professional seems nearly impossible most of the time. And that's just on a personal level; when in you factor in state-level …
By Annamarya Scaccia

People Are Boycotting Kat Von D's Makeup Line After She Revealed She Won't Vaccinate Her Baby

Kat Von D recently announced that she's pregnant with her first child, which meant that she was immediately faced with a lot of people on social media offering their unsolicited advice and critiques. As people tend to do with celebrities. In response…
By Karen Fratti

7 Signs Your Stomach Troubles Are Caused By A FODMAP Sensitivity

As you've likely already discovered, the things that you eat can have a direct effect on how you feel. Sometimes you'll eat something and feel like you can conquer the world afterwards, while other times you'll eat something that makes you feel less …
By Lauren Schumacker

The Way Anne Hathaway's 'Ocean's 8' Co-Stars Supported Her When She Had To Pump Is #FriendGoals

Based on interviews, it's clear that the Ocean's 8 set was a supportive love fest. The eight stars of the film, which hit theaters last weekend, have all shared anecdotes about the amazing friendships they formed while shooting. Most recently, Anne …
By Sophie Hirsh

You Have To See How Princess Charlotte Adorably Copied The Queen's Iconic Wave

At just 3 years old, Princess Charlotte is really still only a royal-in-training. But based on her recent public appearances, she has a pretty good handle on things. It might hereditary, or it might be because she has fantastic people to learn from, …
By Casey Suglia

A Child In Idaho Has The Plague (For Real), & Here's What You Need To Know

Let's be honest: being responsible for a tiny human life is really scary. Part of being a parent is wanting to keep your child safe and happy, yet it can honestly feel like danger lurks around every corner. Chemicals, Lyme disease, dry drowning, butt…
By Alana Romain

Travis Scott Shared A Rare Glimpse Of Baby Stormi & It's Proof He's Loving Dad Life — PHOTO

It's not often that Kylie Jenner's beau and father of her baby gives his fans a peek into his personal life on social media. But late on Tuesday night, Travis Scott shared a rare glimpse of Stormi, his baby daughter, on his Instagram Story. Though th…
By Korey Lane

People Are Calling Prince George’s Cousin A Bully Because Of This Video

Luckily for Prince George of Cambridge, he has a lot of cousins to play with. One of those cousins is 7-year-old Savannah Phillips, the Queen of the United Kingdom's great-granddaughter. You might remember Phillips as the little girl playfully shushi…
By Gillian Walters

9 Ways I Set Myself Up For Disappointment During Breastfeeding

I always thought I would breastfeed my babies exclusively. I mean, everyone told me that breast was best, so I totally wanted to do it and didn't consider the possibility that I wouldn't be able to. I took classes, bought books, and set my expectatio…
By Steph Montgomery

Personalized Diapers: So Extra Or So Cute? ...Definitely Both (& The Best Baby Gift)

Everything from your playlists to your wardrobe can now be endlessly personalized, so why not apply this idea to your kid's diaper stash, too? The Huggies Made By You personalized diaper collection is the brand's first-ever personalized diaper, and i…
By Lindsay E. Mack

As A New Mom I Didn't Go On A Date For A Year & My Relationship Is Better For It

I'm not above admitting that when I found out I was pregnant I was terrified. I knew I was ready to be a mom, sure, and my partner and I were excited to be parents, no question about it. But I loved the life we had — just us two — and wasn't naive to…
By Danielle Campoamor

Here's Where You Can Buy Mindy Kaling's Stroller, Because It's A Literal Work Of Art

Mindy Kaling has been #goals for women for a long time, but since becoming a single mom to her daughter Katherine, she's an even bigger inspiration. I mean, it's pretty amazing to raise a kid by yourself, especially when you're a major power player i…
By Samantha Darby

BabyGap's New Pajama Subscription Service Gives Parents One Less Thing To Worry About

There's basically nothing that warms a parent's heart more than the sight of a baby or little kid in pajamas (and not just because when they're wearing pajamas they're likely to also be sleeping). With their whimsical prints and patterns, there's jus…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

Science *Finally* Knows Why You Get Hangry

Picture this: It's a Monday evening. You're tired and hungry, and don't feel like cooking. So you decide to order a pizza. But that pizza is taking forever to be delivered, and at this point, you're so hungry that you decide to call 911 to complain. …
By Annamarya Scaccia

These Celeb Dad Quotes Are So Funny It Hurts

Everybody knows that kids say the darnedest things, but dads definitely let some hilarious gems slip from time to time, too — and certain celeb dads are notorious for their irreverent humor when it comes to raising a family. Not that it isn't great t…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

11 Things I Want The Father Of My Child To Know On Father's Day

When it comes to Father’s Day, it's easy to focus on our own dads or help our kids celebrate their fathers. But, in my opinion, it’s not a bad idea for us to focus on our partners, too. After all, it's a day to recognize all fathers, including the me…
By Priscilla Blossom

Disney's New 'Dumbo' Trailer Is Here, & It Will Definitely Make You Cry

Even though reboots and live-action remakes have become a big deal in recent years, it always feels a bit nerve-wracking when a beloved film from your childhood gets an update. But on Wednesday, Disney released a trailer for its Dumbo remake, and fro…
By Alana Romain

"V Is For Vulva": How Millennial Parents Are Teaching Their Kids About Their Body Parts

Down there. You-know-what. P. V. And who can forget the completely unironic heyday of va-jay-jay? How often do we hedge on using the proper terms for genitalia out of a misplaced sense of propriety or embarrassment? Or worse, ignorance? For many of u…
By Carla Bruce-Eddings

14 Awesome '90s Movies To Watch On Father's Day With The Best Father-Daughter Duos

Father's Day is right around the corner and I can think of no better way to celebrate the holiday than actually spending some time with my dad, preferably relaxing and watching one of our favorite father-daughter movies. Since I grew up in the '90s, …
By Irina Gonzalez

9 TV Shows That Are "Dangerous" To Watch When You Have A Newborn

When I was pregnant for the first time, I didn't think about life after I brought my baby home, or that I would need to find something to preoccupy my time. But between early-morning wake-ups, endless afternoons, and late night feedings, I learned an…
By Steph Montgomery

13 Things Grown-Ass Stay-At-Home Moms Aren't Afraid To Say

There are a lot of preconceived notions out there about "the kind of woman" who becomes a stay-at-home mom. But the truth is we really run the gamut socially, economically, personally, and pretty much every scale we can fall on. When I decided to bec…
By Jamie Kenney

13 Powerful LGBTQ-Friendly Quotes For Pride Month That We Can *All* Learn Something From

With pride month upon us, what better time to look to the people leading the charge than LGBTQ activists? And there are so many; some are leaders from the most prominent LGBTQ-friendly organizations, and others' claim to fame may be from other platfo…
By Emily Westbrooks

Science Says These Two Vaccines Alone Have Saved Almost 1.5 Million Kids' Lives

Despite a lot of recent controversy and what you might hear from anti-vaccine advocates and celebrities, vaccines save lives. In fact, almost 1.5 million children have been saved by certain vaccines in the past several years, proving their incredible…
By Josie Rhodes Cook

OMG, You Can Turn Your Dad Into A Cheese Sculpture For Father's Day

What do you get the dad who has everything on Father's Day? Take him out for a steak dinner? Give him an Amazon gift card? A coupon for a free car wash? (Unless you're like, under the age of 17, this just won't work anymore.) Look, it's hard to tell …
By Samantha Darby

Hilary Duff's Son Chose The Most Hilarious Name For His Future Baby Sister

Moms of multiple kids all know that bringing a new baby into the family is no small task, especially where sibling relations are concerned. Waiting to see how your older children will respond to a new little person sharing your attention and resource…
By Brianna Wiest

Prince Harry Hushing His Cousin On The Palace Balcony As A Kid Will Give You Major Déjà Vu — PHOTO

Some things just run in the family, even if you don't realize it until decades later. You may walk the same way as your grandfather, but you never met him. Or you may have some of the same mannerisms as your aunt, even though you never knew her. Or, …
By Annamarya Scaccia

Chris Pratt Gave His 5-Year-Old Son Jack A Sweet Shoutout At The MTV Movie & TV Awards

The MTV Movie & TV Awards may have officially kicked off on Saturday, but the world tuned in on Monday to watch it go down from their living rooms. Among the accolades announced tonight was the Generation Award, which was given to Chris Pratt for his…
By Michelle Stein

Lena Waithe's Speech At The MTV Movie & TV Awards Paid Tribute To Trailblazers Before Her

It was no surprise to hear that actress and writer, a trailblazer in her own right, Lena Waithe would be taking home the coveted Trailblazer Award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday night. She's a talented actress and writer — with credits on hit…
By Kaitlin Kimont

Jinger Duggar & Jeremy Vuolo's Daughter Will Be Here Any Day Now — Here's When She *Could* Arrive

The Duggar family just keeps counting on. When the world first met the Duggars, Jim Bob and Michelle were running a household of 17, 18 and then 19 children. Over the past decade that they've been documenting their extraordinary lives on TV, fans hav…
By Brianna Wiest

Chadwick Boseman Gave IRL Hero James Shaw Jr. His MTV Movie & TV Award, & It Was Beautiful

Those who tuned into the the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday evening were pumped to see who would take home the night's biggest honors. Among the long list of categories was "Best Hero," and let me say, there were some serious contenders. What n…
By Michelle Stein

Jessica Bowlin Moved On With Her Life After 'The Bachelor'

Long before he became the host of ABC's The Proposal, Jesse Palmer was The Bachelor. Like nearly every man to take part in the show, there was one woman in particular he connected with: contestant Jessica Bowlin. However, the season ended without a p…
By Megan Walsh

'The Proposal' Host Jesse Palmers Used To Play Pro Football

It looks like ABC is determined to help people find love on TV, because they're debuting a new dating show called The Proposal on June 18. Host Jesse Palmer will be guiding the contestants and the audience through the process, trading in his football…
By Megan Walsh

Here's How "Helicopter Parenting" Could Negatively Affect Your Child, According To New Research

There are so many different ways to approach this whole parenting business. Quite frankly, it can be dizzying for first-timers. Will you be an attachment parent? A crunchy parent? Authoritative, permissive silky, free-range, laid-back, helicopter, or…
By Michelle Stein

'The Bachelorette' Cut Jean Blanc After One Very Awkward Confrontation

The Bachelorette took its first field trip this week, sending Becca and her remaining 15 guys to Park City, Utah for some winter sports. Unfortunately, one of the guys got cut prematurely in a scene that rivaled Becca's engagement breakup with Arie L…
By Mariella Mosthof

Garrett From 'The Bachelorette' Just Revealed He Was Married

Say what you will about shows like The Bachelorette being predictable, but no one really saw it coming when frontrunner Garrett Yrigoyen revealed to Becca Kufrin that he was once married. So who is Garrett's first wife before The Bachelorette? He was…
By Chrissy Bobic

Prince Charles Has A Pretty Surprising, But Adorably Fitting Nickname For Meghan Markle

A newlywed usually has some concerns about fitting in with their new extended family, but if this is any indication, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is killing it with her new in-laws. As it turns out, Prince Charles apparently has a nickname fo…
By Karen Veazey

I Didn't Get A Shoutout From My Partner Like Chrissy Teigen Did & I Hate That I Care

After hours of debating, at 3:04 p.m. on Sunday, I uploaded three photos to Facebook for a Father’s Day shoutout, honoring my father, my partner, and my mother’s long-term boyfriend. Realizing my omission, I immediately texted my partner’s father, t…
By Ashley Stoney

This 'Bachelorette' Contestant Thinks The Earth Is Flat -- Yes, Really

Well, it was bound to happen sometime: there is now a flat-earther on The Bachelorette. That "honor" is bestowed upon Lincoln, an already controversial candidate. Lincoln is a flat-earther and The Bachelorette fans did not hesitate to make fun of him…
By Anna Rose Iovine

Nick Jonas Flew Solo At The MTV Movie & TV Awards, So What's Going On With Him & Priyanka Chopra?

Rumors have been buzzing all around that Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are officially a romantic item. But at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, he appeared on the red carpet stag, which must be confusing to some of his fans. So are Nick Jonas and Priyanka …
By Karen Fratti

John Cena Might Undergo Surgery So He & Nikki Bella Can Start A Family Together

It's been a whirlwind couple of months for John Cena and Nikki Bella. After getting engaged last year and then ending their engagement just three weeks before their wedding this year, the couple has officially reunited on the pretense that they will …
By Brianna Wiest

MTV Trailblazer Award Recipient Lena Waithe Champions Underrepresented Voices

On Monday, MTV will host its annual Movie and TV Awards, a ceremony commemorating the best entertainment of the year. And similarly to many other award ceremonies out there, the MTV Movie and TV Awards will give out special honors to deserving attend…
By Gillian Walters

Are Chloe & Halle Twins? The Sisters Are Seeing More & More Success

Chloe and Halle of musical duo Chloe x Halle are inseparable. They share musical albums, acting gigs, and even an Instagram account. Not to mention, they are performing at Monday night's MTV Movie & TV Awards. All that being said, casual fans of the …
By Sophie Hirsh

Garrett From 'The Bachelorette' Is Keeping Busy On His New Instagram

Thanks to social media, Bachelor Nation can basically keep track of all The Bachelorette contestants at any given time. Some may be especially curious about frontrunner Garrett. What is The Bachelorette's Garrett Yrigoyen doing now? Since the premier…
By Anna Rose Iovine

Meet The Olympians Taking Over 'The Bachelorette' Tonight

On this week's episode of The Bachelorette, Becca and her suitors will be hitting the snow. The group is heading to Park City, Utah where Val Olympic bobsledFleming and Shauna Rohbock will join Becca and her a special date for a day of fun. But who a…
By Zakiya Jamal

Mom-To-Be Pippa Middleton Has An Impressive Résumé — Here's What She's Been Up To Recently

Soon after Kate Middleton welcomed the newest little royal into the world, her parents were greeted by more good news: her younger sister Pippa is officially expecting her first child. And while the Duchess of Cambridge's job is pretty much raising t…
By Karen Veazey

Granger Smith Will Be Crooning On 'The Bachelorette' Tonight

Alright, let's just get this straight before we go any further. Nothing will ever, ever compete with Lil Jon's appearance on The Bachelorette earlier this season. Playing "Turn Down For What" while Becca smashed a bunch of Arie's things was absolutel…
By Karen Fratti