Hoping To Get Pregnant After Going Pedal To Metal On Your Body With Exercise

Romper's Trying project follows five women with very different stories through a year of trying to conceive. Where discussions about fertility often focus on the end goal, they'll document what it's like emotionally, physically, and spiritually…
By Jackie Noblett
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9 Things That Are Guaranteed To Happen On The First Day Of Fall

For autumn-obsessed people like me, one of the happiest days of the year is almost here, and that's the first day of fall. Really, the things that only happen on the fall equinox are worth looking forward to all year long. It's truly a magical…
By Lindsay E. Mack

Video Games May Affect Your Kid's Grades, New Study Finds, But It's Not As Bad As You Might Think

As video games increase in popularity, many parents anxiously wonder what impact gaming has on kids — especially in school. With video games constantly improving with visuals and concepts, it's easy for kids to spend hours playing each day. But,…
By Vanessa Taylor

Staying At Home With Kids Is The Hardest Job A Person Can Have, Survey Says

With all due respect to rocket scientists and brain surgeons, their careers are a piece of cake when it compares to raising children. At least, that's what the results of a new survey suggest: staying at home with kids is the hardest job, the…
By Jenn Rose

11 Astrology-Themed Beauty Products That Are More Fun Than A Horoscope

Stargazing types have relied on some form of astrology to guide their actions since, well, who knows? Probably as long as there have been stars, and humans to look at them. But it's safe to say that astrology is having a moment of particular…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

People Are Praising Millie Bobby Brown For Dressing Her Age At The Emmys & It's Uncalled For

Millie Bobby Brown may be 14 years old, but she's already a fashion icon. The Stranger Things star constantly shows up to red carpets looking her absolute best, whether she's in a pink gown, a black dress, or a denim jacket. And her look at the 2018…
By Casey Suglia

5 Reasons Why Your Kid Is A Mosquito Magnet, According To Science

Mid-September is a weird time of year for weather: not quite as brutally hot as the dog days of summer, but not yet time to dig out the fall sweaters, either. Where I live, it's still warm and humid, which means the mosquitoes are out in full force.…
By Shana Aborn

Chrissy Teigen's Response To A Twitter User Asking If She Is Pregnant Is Golden

A good rule of thumb — unless you want to risk deeply offending someone while making yourself look like an *ss in the process — is to never, ever ask a woman if she's pregnant. Ever. Unless the woman has personally revealed to you that she is indeed…
By Michelle Stein

These Cute DIY Halloween Costume Kits Will Teach Kids A Thing Or 2 About Science

Sure, stores are stocked with intricate, exciting Halloween costumes this time of year. But there's nothing like the feeling of pride you get from wearing a homemade costume. Thankfully, one company has brought together the best of both worlds with…
By Lindsay E. Mack

The AAP Says Trans Kids “Know Their Gender” & Should Be Believed In New Guidelines

For trans and gender diverse kids, having proper support makes a world of difference. Navigating home and school life can present an incredible challenge for trans children, but the important role that the medical field plays in this shouldn't be…
By Vanessa Taylor

5 Organizations To Donate To After Hurricane Florence Battered The Carolinas

Over the weekend, Hurricane Florence ripped through North Carolina and South Carolina. At least 16 people have died so far, according to The New York Times, and hundreds of thousands of people still do not have power. As the hurricane continues to…
By Sophie Hirsh

Kate Hudson Received A Very Unique Delivery Room From Her Mom, Goldie Hawn

When you're getting ready to deliver a baby, hopefully, you're receiving support from many different people in your life. Maybe you have a partner, maybe you have enlisted a trusted team of medical professionals, or maybe you have your mother…
By Brianna Wiest

Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Know Where They Stand On Having More Children

Between their busy careers and caring for their two children, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have a lot on their plates. They have opened up about life as parents on Instagram and in interviews on multiple occasions, and it is apparent that they love…
By Sophie Hirsh

Now That School Year Is In Full Swing, Here's What Grade Penelope Disick Is *Probably* In

While KUWTK stars Kim and Khloé Kardashian often have their family life in the lime light, not much is said about the children of now separated Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick and how they handle certain things, like their kids' education. And…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

8 Of Carrie Underwood's Most Relatable Mom Moments (Including A Diaper Blowout)

If you're a fan of Carrie Underwood, you probably know that the singer and her hockey player husband, Mike Fisher, are currently preparing to welcome their second baby. Underwood and Fisher are already parents to a 3-year-old boy named Isaiah, and…
By Sophie Hirsh

Khloé Kardashian Has Some Words For People Bullying True About Her Skin Tone

Though social media is a space for seeing, learning, and sharing our experiences with one another, there's definitely a dark side to it all that shouldn't be taken lightly. This is never as true as when it comes to raising kids in the digital age.…
By Brianna Wiest

These Identical Twin Moms Delivered Their Sons On The Same Day, In The Same Hospital

Going through pregnancy, labor, and delivery can be much more manageable with friends and family around you. But imagine delivering your child with the person closest to you in the world, going through the same experience at the same time. That was…
By Azure Hall

I Unfollowed A Friend After She Shamed Another Formula-Feeding Mom

As a new mom I must admit that I was ill-prepared for the constant debates, arguments, and judgments that seem to encompass parenthood. From how you give birth to how you feed your baby, every decision you make is scrutinized. I wanted none of that,…
By Candace Ganger

Chrissy Teigen Says That John Legend Is The 'Pushover' Parent In Their Relationship

When your child looks up at you with those big beautiful eyes, asking for something that they probably don't need but clearly really want, it can be incredibly difficult to say "no." The temptation to cave can be overwhelming. In a recent interview,…
By Azure Hall

Here's The Story Behind 'The House With A Clock In Its Walls,' The Fantasy Film Out This Weekend

Halloween is hitting the big screen early this year with the release of a new movie starring Jack Black and Kate Blanchett. It's full of eerie twists and turns and a few spooky surprises, but the story may sound familiar to moviegoers and some may…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Jamie Lee Curtis Wrote Her Inspiring New Children's Book In Just Two Hours — EXCLUSIVE

You know her name. You know her movies. But did you know that Jamie Lee Curtis is a published children's author? And we're not just talking about one book here, folks. Curtis has penned 11 children books, with her first being released over 20 years…
By Lauren Cox

Here Are The Ways Fall Will Affect Your Sleep, & How You Can Manage

Reliably, each fall initiates another round of sleep wars in our house. Without noticing it, the nights imperceptibly get a little longer and everyone takes a just a few extra minutes to creep out of bed, and then the clocks fall back and everyone…
By Lindsey Nesmith

Here's What Adam Busby Does For Work When He's Not Caring For The Quints

Between raising their 3-year-old quintuplets, their 7-year-old daughter, and starring in TLC's OutDaughtered, Adam and Danielle Busby have plenty to keep them busy. But on top of that, they have both found the time to be working parents. With the…
By Sophie Hirsh

Here's What It *Really* Means If Your Belly Is Low During Pregnancy

I don't know about you, but when I was pregnant almost everyone seemed hellbent on visually analyzing my baby bump, then letting me know what it said about me and my pregnancy. Some individuals believe the position of your belly (low or high) can…
By Steph Montgomery

Here's What Contractions Should Feel Like At First As Your Body Gears Up For Labor

Childbirth's a weird thing, right? You spend nine months preparing for labor and delivery, analyzing every creak and twinge for a sign of something wrong, but it can be really difficult to tell when labor begins. If you've been tolerating Braxton…
By Lindsey Nesmith

My Epidural Was The First Time I Felt Empowered As A Pregnant Woman

For me, pregnancy wasn’t magical. Sure, I loved seeing my babies during ultrasounds and feeling them kick. But for the most part pregnancy was just 40 weeks, more or less, of uncomfortable things happening to me that I couldn't control. I was told…
By Steph Montgomery

Get 'Em Right Meow: 10 Ridiculously Cute Halloween Costumes For Your Cat

Cats have no idea what Halloween is (and chances are they wouldn't care if they did), but that doesn't mean they don't look absolutely adorable in costume. Maybe you're having a Halloween party and want to show off your fur baby to your friends, or…
By Samantha Grindell

Documenting A Birth Isn't For The Faint Of Heart

There is extraordinary strength that comes out of the pain of childbirth and no one captures those moments like a birth photographer. Erin McCain, birth photographer for erin and I photography, has a knack for capturing the most precious moment in…
By Risa Kerslake

9 Things That Are Guaranteed To Happen On The First Day Of Fall

For autumn-obsessed people like me, one of the happiest days of the year is almost here, and that's the first day of fall. Really, the things that only happen on the fall equinox are worth looking forward to all year long. It's truly a magical…
By Lindsay E. Mack

How Midwives Run The Biggest Day Of Your Adult Life

For those who opt to enlist one, the assistance of a midwife during childbirth can be the encouraging push a mother needs during these somewhat strenuous few hours. Whether you choose to use a midwife in a hospital, an independent birth center, or…
By Gianluca Russo

There Is No Stronger Example Of A Mother's Love Than The NICU Milk Lab

Just down the hall from the neonatal intensive care unit at Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado, you will find a the NICU milk lab. Children's Hospital is renowned, and so serious, that families from all over the Western United States move…
By Kelly Mullen-McWilliams