Posts tagged "children"

Quote Of The Day: Lance Armstrong Didn’t Want More Kids, But He’s Ready Now That One’s Coming

“[Sheryl Crow] wanted marriage, she wanted children; and not that I didn’t want that, but I didn’t want that at that time because I had just gotten out of a…

Catherine Strawn | May 8, 2009 - 5:15 pm

Why I Love My Kid More Than My Husband

When your three-year-old climbs onto your lap and asks, “Do you love me the best, Mama?,” what do you say? “Well, yes, but not as much as I love your… | April 24, 2009 - 12:30 pm

My Son And I Are Dating My Boyfriend

I waited five months before introducing my boyfriend, Andy, to my 3-year-old son. All the books and advice givers, including my therapist, suggested we meet at a public place; I… | April 7, 2009 - 11:00 am

Trend Alert! Little Boys Like To Get Primped Too

Girls are taking on beauty rituals at a younger and younger ages. I had my first manicure when I was in the fifth or sixth grade as a reward for…

Annika Harris | March 31, 2009 - 7:30 pm

The Fear Of Infertility

I was lying there on the cold, hard examining table. A stranger came in and before I knew it, I was uncomfortably spreading my legs. He told me it wouldn’t… | February 26, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Cheating For The Kids

I thought I had heard every excuse for cheating — it’s payback, my needs aren’t being met, I was drunk, etc. — but this excuse takes the cake. A woman…

Annika Harris | February 3, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Don’t Do It: Dating A Guy With Children

If you’re a 20- to 35-year-old woman without any children I caution you against dating a man with kids. I did this once and, let me tell you, I learned…

Annika Harris | January 5, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Get Up And Do Something

Any physical activity is good activity is the message behind the federal guidelines for physical activity, which the Department of Health and Human Services released this month. The core guideline…

Annika Harris | October 27, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Can You Judge A Politician Based On His Baby-Holding Abilities?

I’m not sure, but Barack Obama supporters certainly have a lot of cute examples if they decide to use that as campaign fodder. Oh wait! They have! “Yes We Can

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Bad Names: How Can Parents Do This To Their Children?

Some people don’t like their names. They wish their parents had named them “Melissa” instead of “Margaret,” or that they had a better/more normal middle name, something like “Marie,” the…

Catherine Strawn | July 24, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Birth A Kid, Lose A Tooth

If you’re planning on having children, please promise that you’ll continue to brush your teeth and visit your dentist twice a year. Researchers at NYU and Yale examined data on…

Catherine Strawn | May 29, 2008 - 9:00 pm

The Duggar Family: Eternally Pregnant For Jesus

Sunday is Mother’s Day, and Michelle Duggar, 41, is pregnant with her 18th child. She has been pregnant for more than 11 years, which sounds like the opposite of fun…

Catherine Strawn | May 9, 2008 - 2:30 pm

The Matrimommy: Not Lovin’ McLovin’

My two and a half year old son has taken to calling himself “McLovin’”. Needless to say, that is not his name.

This new moniker originated courtesy of…

Chelsea Kaplan | May 5, 2008 - 1:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: George Clooney, Vitamins, And Wembley Stadium

George Clooney doesn’t want to have kids. “If I need to surround myself with children and feel like I have this big extended family, I can always call Brad and…

Catherine Strawn | April 16, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Matrimommy: Remote Control Rumble

I never dreamed that I’d find a guy who would want to join me for weekly manicures and pedicures; that was a chick ritual best kept for me and my…

Chelsea Kaplan | April 7, 2008 - 2:00 pm

So I’m Engaged: Babysitting

I’ve had a case of baby fever practically since I was an infant, so the possibility of someday having children has always been a no-brainer, even more than the idea…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 27, 2008 - 1:00 pm

If You Want A Baby, Stop Buying Marc Jacobs

Did you have a baby last year? We didn’t — good thing, too, because babies are expensive and we really can’t afford one at the moment. Yesterday, the USDA released…

Catherine Strawn | March 25, 2008 - 4:45 pm

French Museum Teaches Kids About Kissing

“Sex — What’s the big deal?” A French Museum of Science and Industry exhibit for children is asking that very question. The “cheeky, hands-on” experience is adapted from a book…

Simcha | March 13, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Dark Roots: Childless In The City

I like kids. Not enough to have one of my own, but I like them. Especially the ones that can walk, talk, and fetch me Diet Coke. When I was…

Deirdre | March 6, 2008 - 2:00 pm

You Need To Be Taught A Lesson!

Who doesn’t like a good spanking? Turns out even your kid eventually will. If that grosses you out — or explains some things — then a new report, which links…

Simcha | February 22, 2008 - 8:00 pm
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