Michelle Stein

Michelle is a millennial mom of three crazy kids, ages 6, 4 and 1. When she's not writing, running, eating donuts, or wrangling kids while drinking coffee, you can probably find her "sleeping." You know, that thing that vaguely resembles sleep when you've got a toddler's foot in your face? Yeah, that.

10 Celeb Babies Due In 2019

Can you believe there are only a few more weeks left in 2018? (Unbelievable!) In some ways, this year flew right by. In other ways *cough* politically *cough* this pregnancy is lasting forever *cough*, the days seem to have dragged on forever. And…
By Michelle Stein

How Much Grandparents Spend On Christmas Gifts For Grandkids Will Shock You

A couple months before the holiday season rolls around is when most families probably start thinking about gifts — planning them, asking their children want they'd like Santa to bring, and making empty threats about lumps of coal when the kids are…
By Michelle Stein

These Are The Statistically Most Common Household Injuries For Babies

From the moment parents first set eyes on their baby, they’ll do pretty much anything within their power to protect their little one from harm. Sooner or later, though — and especially when that child starts becoming mobile — bumps and bruises are…
By Michelle Stein

Amy Schumer's New Bump Photo Shows She Still Has A Sense Of Humor Despite Her HG

Those who have been following along with Amy Schumer's pregnancy know the funny actress has had a rough go of it so far. The first-time expecting mom has been extremely honest about her struggle with a debilitating pregnancy condition called…
By Michelle Stein

Here's How To Find Help For Single Moms & Families In Need Over The Holidays

Although families certainly struggle at all times of the year, there's something about the holiday season that makes living paycheck to paycheck that much more stressful. Because it's difficult — for young children, especially — to understand why…
By Michelle Stein

You Shouldn't Eat Raw Cookie Dough This Holiday Season, According To The CDC

Ah, it's that time of year again — a time for baking delicious foods and desserts, gathering with family and friends, opening presents, and then gorging on a satisfying calorie-bomb of a meal. As parents set out to bake holiday treats with their…
By Michelle Stein

Diane Kruger Says Being A Mom Makes Her Feel Like A "Superhero"

When I brought my first child home from the hospital, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Those first few weeks with a newborn were pretty much a blur of trial and error, breastfeeding around the clock, sleepless nights, and "Am I really…
By Michelle Stein

Meryl Streep Is Going To Be A Grandma For The First Time, & Fans Are So Excited

It looks like congratulations are in order for one high-profile celebrity and her daughter. Because in addition to "award-winning actress," someone will soon be earning a brand new title: Grandma. As it turns out, Meryl Streep is going to be a…
By Michelle Stein

"Santa Shark" — The Baby Shark Christmas Song — Is The Gift No Parent Asked For

Baby shark, doo, doo, do-do, do-do. If you have a young child at home and they have access to YouTube in any way, then you're probably highly familiar with a certain "Baby Shark" song that has taken the world by storm. Heck, you don't even have to…
By Michelle Stein

The Pioneer Woman's New Food Line At Walmart Will Level Up Your Holiday Meal

If you want to channel Ree Drummond in your kitchen — without actually having to spend hours preparing meals this holiday season — then I've got some good news for you. Drummond, the Food Network star who is more widely known as the Pioneer Woman,…
By Michelle Stein

Amy Schumer Posted Another Puking Video, & Those Who've Had HG Will Get It

If you follow Amy Schumer on Instagram, then you're probably well aware the funny actress is expecting her first child with husband Chris Fischer. It's also highly likely that you've picked up on the fact that Schumer has been having a rough time…
By Michelle Stein

James Van Der Beek's Family Christmas Photo Is All Of Us Trying For A Decent Pic

Most of us probably associate actor James Van Der Beek with the late '90s/early 2000s hit show Dawson's Creek. (Or perhaps How I Met Your Mother?) But a lucky few have discovered the gold mine that is Van Der Beek's Instagram account. Because his…
By Michelle Stein

The Biggest Sales On Toys Happen 10 Days Before Christmas, But There's A Catch

It seems like most parents fall into one of two categories when it comes to holiday shopping. There are the totally on-top-of it planners who start hoarding toys as they find deals — sometimes months before Christmas. And then they finish up that…
By Michelle Stein

Lacey Chabert Isn't Afraid To Ask For Help During The Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, parents — and moms in particular — are often left with the emotional burden of creating holiday magic. Because there are still so many gifts left to buy, presents to wrap, meals to plan, gatherings to attend, and…
By Michelle Stein

Jessica Alba & Cash Warren Volunteer With Their Kids For This Important Reason

Every so often, I'm forced to remind my always-wanting-more second-grader to be grateful for all that he has. Like when he's endlessly nagging me for a Wii U, or a Nintendo Switch, or an Apple TV. (Or really, any and all cool electronic gadgets and…
By Michelle Stein

Ryan Reynolds' Recent Comments Got Fans All Excited About A Potential Baby No. 3

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are one of those celebrity couples that you just can't help but love. I mean, they're both stunningly gorgeous, for one. Plus, fans can't get enough of their playful — and often hilariously brutal — online trolling of…
By Michelle Stein

Chrissy Teigen’s Message To Trolls About Baby Miles' Helmet Is Too Perfect

It seems like no matter who you are or what you do, internet trolls will find a way to point out exactly how you're doing it all wrong. Especially when it comes to parents of young children. Because apparently, these armchair doctors and parenting…
By Michelle Stein

Serena Williams' Video of Alexis Olympia Bonding With Her Dad Is *So* Adorable

Don't ask me what it is, but for some reason, fathers doting on their young children is super adorable. Maybe it's the size difference? Or the re-defining of what society considers "masculine?" Or, perhaps it's just heartwarming to see a loving…
By Michelle Stein

These New Seasonal Unicorn Cakes From Sam's Club Will Make Any Party Merrier

In case you didn't notice, unicorns are totally where it's at this holiday season — and well, really anytime during the past few years or so. From the unicorn Frappuccino at Starbucks, to unicorn-themed birthday parties, unicorn hair, toys, and…
By Michelle Stein

Santa's Lazy Gnome Is The Perfect Solution For Elf On The Shelf Burnout

Each year at the end of November and beginning of December, the Elf on the Shelf makes its seasonal debut in homes across the nation. Their mission? To keep an eye on children leading up to Christmas, on behalf of Santa — and to amuse little kids…
By Michelle Stein