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.

There's A 'Sexy Handmaid' Costume For Halloween & It's Got Twitter In An Uproar

With the creation of a wildly successful drama series, Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel, The Handmaid's Tale, has experienced a marked revival in the past couple of years. The chilling series tells the story — set in the not-to-distant future, mind…
By Michelle Stein

The 'Sweet Home Sextuplets' Mom Shares Her Fears About Delivering 6 Babies

Those who regularly tune into TLC have probably noticed by now that some of the most popular shows feature unique families. Whether it's 19 Kids & Counting, OutDaughtered, Little Family on the Prairie, or Little People, Big World, viewers are…
By Michelle Stein

After 50 Years, 'Sesame Street's Bert & Ernie Are Finally Out Of The Closet

For generations, children have enjoyed watching — and learning from — the beloved characters on Sesame Street. From Big Bird, Oscar, Bert & Ernie, to Elmo and Abby Cadabby, these characters are so deeply intwined in our culture, that I'm sure kids…
By Michelle Stein

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

Jessica Simpson & Eric Johnson Announce Baby #3 Is On The Way In Super Sweet IG Post

It looks like congratulations are in order for Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson! The famous couple already have two children together — a daughter named Maxwell and a son named Ace — and it looks like they'll soon be adding another little one into…
By Michelle Stein

Merritt Wever's Reaction After Winning At The 2018 Emmys Was Perfection, But Definitely NSFW

If viewers didn't know who Merritt Wever was before the Emmy Awards on Monday evening, then they will undoubtedly recognize her name now. The actress ended up winning the award for outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie for her…
By Michelle Stein

Here's Why Celebs Are Donning A Blue Ribbon At The 2018 Emmy Awards

Ahead of the 2018 Emmy Awards, celebrities strutted their stuff on the red carpet in Los Angeles. Viewers checking out the live coverage probably noticed that many celebs were sporting a blue ribbon on their gorgeous dresses and tuxes. What they…
By Michelle Stein

Here's How YouTube Kids' New Parental Controls Will Help Save Every Parent's Sanity

I'm not going to lie: YouTube can be a total lifesaver for me at times. If I need a distraction for the kiddos, I'm definitely not above starting a video so I can get something done without listening to screaming and bickering. Without fail, though,…
By Michelle Stein

Bekah Martinez's New Bikini Bump Photo Is #PregnancyGoals

It seems like with every season of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, one or two contestants stand apart from all the rest. And for Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s season of The Bachelor, one of the obvious stand-outs turned out to be among the youngest…
By Michelle Stein

4 Times Jenni 'JWoww' Farley Got Real About Motherhood Show She's Grown So Much

For those who haven't really kept up with the Jersey Shore crew since way back in the day, allow me to blow your mind: Many of them are now married and/or have children of their own. (I know, right?) So far, the Jersey Shore cast members who have…
By Michelle Stein

Twitter Is Calling Out A Weather Channel Reporter For "Struggling" In Hurricane Wind

As Hurricane Florence continues to slam the East Coast with wind, record levels of rain, and flooding, reporters and meteorologists are working tirelessly to provide the latest updates. And for those who have never experienced a storm of this…
By Michelle Stein

All Of Joy-Anna Duggar's Photos Of Her Son Gideon So Far Show She's Loving Motherhood

It seems there's rarely a dull moment on TLC's Counting On. If it's not a new courtship, then it's planning for a wedding, announcing a pregnancy, or watching a birth story unfold.( I guess it's not too surprising, considering there's 19 siblings in…
By Michelle Stein

Kate Upton's Husband Justin Verlander Was Looking Forward To Her Pregnancy Cravings

When a woman becomes pregnant for the first time, it can be difficult to know what to expect. Sure, movies do a pretty good job of highlighting certain symptoms — like morning sickness and crazy, middle-of-the-night cravings. (Think pickles and ice…
By Michelle Stein

OMG: Stormi, Chicago & True’s First Photo Together Is Finally Here!

Guys, the moment Kardashian fans have been waiting for has finally arrived! No, there's not yet another reality TV series featuring the Kar-Jenners. And there's no new collaborative beauty line between the sisters. Nope. It's even better than that.…
By Michelle Stein

Catelynn Lowell & Tyler Baltierra Are Really Hoping Their Rainbow Baby Is A Boy

Although parents-to-be can't necessarily choose the sex of their baby — except for in cases of in vitro fertilization, of course — many couples do have a preference one way or another. Sure, the most important thing, above all else, is healthy baby.…
By Michelle Stein

This Mom Is Speaking Out After A Nurse Body-Shamed Her 13-Year-Old Daughter

Discussing a child's or teenager's weight and BMI is a particularly touchy subject — one that's probably best left for parents to address, unless a medical professional deems it absolutely necessary. However, sometimes even those in the medical…
By Michelle Stein

Take A Look Inside True Thompson's Gorgeous Nursery Room

When three Kar-Jenner sisters welcome babies into their families in a span of four months, one thing's for sure: There's bound to be some seriously adorable baby photos plastering their social media feeds. And so far, Kim Kardashian, Khloé…
By Michelle Stein

This Video Of A Dad Comfort Nursing His Baby Has Twitter Seriously Divided

Breastfeeding is one of those parenting decisions that almost always falls squarely on mothers. Although, obviously, partners can have opinions about how their baby is fed — ultimately, the task of feeding an infant with breasts is up to the parent…
By Michelle Stein

This Georgia School Is Trying To Reinstate Paddling — & Some Parents Are Into It

When most people think of corporal punishment in schools, they probably think back to the days of their parents or grandparents. More often than not, the older generations will have stories of themselves or their classmates getting paddled, or…
By Michelle Stein

Serena Williams Shared The Perfect Photo Of Herself With Her Daughter After The U.S. Open

On Saturday, Sept. 8, the world looked on in both confusion and outrage as the U.S. Open final played out in dramatic fashion. One call by an umpire accusing Serena Williams of cheating ended up derailing the entire match. It was met by the tennis…
By Michelle Stein