Vanessa Taylor

Vanessa Taylor is a writer based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Recent Articles

6 Royal Family Wedding Traditions That Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Will Incorporate

Many people have been tracking Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship since it's beginnings and the world is excited to finally see them tie the knot. Since this isn't a typical wedding, there are some traditions that the couple are expected t…
By Vanessa Taylor

Some School Want To Replace Armed Security With Therapists, & It’s A Huge Step Forward

The topic of armed security or police in schools has always been one of great debate. Now, following some national push to arm teachers as well, after the Florida high school shooting, it's become more important for people to explore alternatives rat…
By Vanessa Taylor

The Most Common Labor Complications Now Vs. 1970 Are Honestly Mind-Blowing

Healthcare is one field that’s expected to constantly change; that’s part of why it’s called “practicing” medicine. No one ever truly knows everything about the human body, so things are subject to switch up, including how the healthcare field approa…
By Vanessa Taylor

Some Schools Are Banning "Best Friends," But It Could Actually Be A Good Thing

Acquiring a best friend is almost thought of as an elementary right of passage. There’s nothing cuter than one child slinging their arm around another while proudly declaring, “This is my best friend!” But what we think of as adorable isn’t always fo…
By Vanessa Taylor

6 Times Audrey Roloff Opened Up About Motherhood That Every New Parent Can Relate To

TLC's Little People, Big World saw its 13th season premiere on April 3 and fans are thrilled to be catching up with the Roloffs. There have been a lot of changes to the family, including the addition of Audrey and Jeremy Roloff's first child together…
By Vanessa Taylor

A YouTube Kids App Monitored By Actual Humans Is Reportedly In The Works

YouTube hosts a plethora of videos, appealing to a wide range of audiences, but sometimes videos can be a little too accessible. Adult animations like “Happy Tree Friends” or “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared” can appeal to kids with their bright colors or Mu…
By Vanessa Taylor

Having Conversations With Your Kid Is The Best Way To Develop Language Skills, Study Finds

Sometimes, it can feel a little odd having back and forth conversations with young kids, especially if that conversation dives into a brief argument. I used to find myself staring at my younger siblings after our talks, wondering if it was strange to…
By Vanessa Taylor

Cardi B Answered Pregnancy Rumors By Dropping Even More Hints, & Fans Are Reeling

One main criticism around fan culture is people’s expectations to know everything. There’s a level of entitlement to celebrities and their personal lives that’s unmatched; some say they signed up for it, but Cardi B is pushing back against that expec…
By Vanessa Taylor

Who Is Kate Hudson Dating? She Is Pregnant With Baby No. 3

Kate Hudson has been a little MIA from her social channels, but her newest Instagram post makes the absence totally excusable. "SURPRISE!!! If you've wondered why I've been so absent on my social channels it's because I have never been more sick! It …
By Vanessa Taylor

More Millennial Moms Have Depression & Anxiety Than Previous Generations, & Here's Why

With more and more research dedicated to understanding mental health, people are looking to make sweeping statements comparing one generation's mental health to the next. Millennials have earned a name for themselves in media and many are wondering: …
By Vanessa Taylor

This Easter Egg Hunt Set An Important Example For The Rest Of The Country

In my childhood, celebrating Easter was largely defined by baskets stuffed with goodies, early morning pancake breakfasts at the community center, and of course, the Easter egg hunt. And while they’re great, the Easter egg hunts most of us remember h…
By Vanessa Taylor

Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher's Parenting Quotes Will Make You Love Them Even More

After spending an unreasonable portion of my childhood staying up late to watch Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher as Jackie and Kelso, it's almost surreal to see their relationship progress in real life. The two have come far from their early days portra…
By Vanessa Taylor

Many Kids With Autism & Their Siblings Aren't Getting Fully Vaccinated, New Study Finds

The anti-vaxx movement has seen continued prevalence in the United States, particularly with the claim that vaccines cause autism in children. Although it's easy for some to brush the movement off, the reality is that these beliefs have real, lasting…
By Vanessa Taylor

Women With Low-Risk Pregnancies Could Visit The Doctor Less, Thanks To New Technology

Nobody can deny that prenatal care in the United States has seen vast improvements over time, but it’s also gotten increasingly complicated. Prenatal care now involves a complex regimen of 12 to 14 clinic appointments throughout the entire pregnancy,…
By Vanessa Taylor

Your Kid's Rubber Ducky May Actually Be Full Of Bacteria, New Study Finds

Ever since Ernie serenaded his rubber ducky on Sesame Street back in 1970, reaching number 16 on Billboard’s “Hot 100 Singles”, the little bathtime companions have celebrated increasing popularity. But some might wonder: how much can a toy that sucks…
By Vanessa Taylor

Kristen Bell's Most Honest Parenting Quotes Are So Refreshing To Hear

While most people probably appreciate Kristen Bell for her role as Kiki, an overworked mother of four, in Bad Moms, or for her role as Princess Anna in Frozen, Bell has more to offer parents than just lulling kids into entranced silence. In real-life…
By Vanessa Taylor

This 11-Year-Old Delivered An Awe-Inspiring Speech At The March For Our Lives — VIDEO

This Saturday, the March For Our Lives events in Washington, D.C. and across the globe dominated the media. For many, it was a further introduction to the power of youth organizing, and an uncomfortable reminder that no event can unfold in this count…
By Vanessa Taylor

Tipping Furniture Injuries Are On The Rise, Report Finds, & Here's What Parents Need To Know

When it comes to baby proofing, there are areas of the house that people don’t automatically realize need inspection. It’s common to block stairs and baby-proof any low cabinets and electrical outlets, but dressers often get overlooked. After all, it…
By Vanessa Taylor

This New Birth Control For Men May Cause A Side Effect That Women Have Dealt With For Years

When birth control was originally released nearly 60 years ago, users dealt with backlash; they were labelled as promiscuous women, denying laws of nature. Since then, birth control has leapt over many hurdles as reproductive health continues to be a…
By Vanessa Taylor

This Ohio Bill Would Charge Women Who Get An Abortion With Murder, & It's So Dangerous

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to take action against reproductive rights by targeting abortions and, specifically, automatically overturning Roe v. Wade. While it quickly became clear that’s not how the Supreme Court works, …
By Vanessa Taylor