Posts tagged "children"

Children Combinations: The Good And The Bad

According to a new study, the happiest families have exactly 2.0 daughters. No more, no less. While two girls is heaven, double the number of girls, and parents report being…

Ami Angelowicz | April 7, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Sometimes Mommy Bloggers Need To Shut It

Oh boy, one mom has really stepped in it after publishing her piece about favoring her son over her daughter. In hopes that the post will be taken down permanently,…

The Stir | March 19, 2011 - 2:00 pm

The Daily Ovulation: Little Girl Determined Not To Get Married Before She Has A Job

Big announcement! In the year 2031, I’ll have been editing The Frisky for 23 years. At that point, my eyes will be weary from staring at a computer screen…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 22, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Dr. Phil Tells Mom To Not Let Son Play With Barbies

Dr. Phil doesn’t want your son to be “confused” — especially if “confused” means “gay.” Not that one of America’s most prominent psychological experts (thanks a lot, Oprah) comes right…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Mother Punishes Son With Hot Sauce, Cold Shower

On “The View” this week, the ladies discussed a mother who appeared on Dr. Phil, who punishes her young son for misbehaving by pouring hot sauce on his tongue…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Do You Have A Backup Baby Daddy?

My friend Erin and I were stuck driving behind a slow-moving bus yesterday, and to kill time, we started talking about the particular mythical unicorns in our lives — our…

Julie Gerstein | January 18, 2011 - 4:30 pm

Cheapskate: The Children’s Place Sale

I don’t have any children, but I have a few cousins with at least three children each, who don’t want for anything. So when it comes to birthdays, I prefer…

Annika Harris | January 17, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Did Michael C. Hall & Jennifer Carpenter Split Because He Changed His Mind About Having Kids?

I gotta say, even though I’m rarely surprised when a celebrity couple splits, I was pretty shocked when “Dexter”‘s Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter announced they were divorcing. They’d…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 4, 2011 - 1:00 pm

When Should A Child Give Up The Pacifier?

Salma Hayek-Pinault and her adorable daughter, Valentina, were photographed taking a stroll on a beach in St. Barts. But what I found interesting is that 3-year-old Valentina still sucks on…

Annika Harris | December 30, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Do You Look Like Your Mom Or Your Dad?

Jerry Hall and daughter Liz Jagger (dad is Mick Jagger) opened the sale at Harrods in London on December 27. While I guess that’s a major honor, I was more…

Annika Harris | December 28, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Poll: How Do You Handle Invites To Children’s Parties?

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Angela Tucker | December 7, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Will You Read “LuckyKids” Magazine?

I don’t pay attention to the ads in Women’s Wear Daily often, but today I noticed an ad seeking advertisers for LuckyKids magazine. Now, I love Lucky, the women’s magazine…

Annika Harris | December 1, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Vincent Kartheiser Doesn’t Want To Have Your Babies

“I’ve been a vegetarian for four years and I have chosen not to have children, which are both green choices in my life. I also xeriscaped my lawn.”


Kate Torgovnick/ | November 18, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Father Of 88 Wants An Even 100 Kids

How many kids is too many kids? If you’re Daad Murad Abdul Rahman, then you can never have enough. The 64-year-old Arab Emirates citizen already has 88 children but wants…

Julie Gerstein | November 15, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “Not Sure About Children” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Do You Have A Cradle List?

The other day, on my personal blog, I confessed to having started a list of things I want to do/accomplish before I have a baby. Someone in the comments section…

Wendy Atterberry | October 20, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Kids Say The Darndest Things About The Internet

In this clip from The Fine Bros., a bunch of under-13s tell us what they think about some of the most popular viral videos. Not surprisingly, the kids are just…

Julie Gerstein | October 19, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Fiancé Doesn’t Want Kids, But I’m Undecided”

I’m 24 and engaged to a fantastic guy I love a lot. He doesn’t want to have kids, though, which I’ve known all along, and I’m undecided about them. If…

Wendy Atterberry | October 14, 2010 - 2:00 pm

File Under: Children Who Dance Better Than We Can

Brendan, an 8-year-old contestant on Indonesia’s version of “X-Factor,” has enough swagger for a whole castful of “Jersey Shore” wannabees. Watch him “beat up the beat” in an adorable child-sized…

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Cash & Coupling: How Much Does A Baby Really Cost?

I have two children, and we’re expecting our third (and last … hello, vasectomy!) in the spring. I recently saw a billboard that claimed babies cost about $700 a month.

Colleen Meeks | October 11, 2010 - 6:00 pm
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