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I mean, this study says kids get their intelligence from their moms, but we’re not going to be shitty about it

The study found that a mother’s genetic material determines how smart her kids are and the father’s genes don’t make any difference at all. And they also found that if the same…

Lane Moore | October 7, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Girl Talk: What My Mom Taught Me About Motherhood

I was in an online networking group, for a while, in which there coincidentally happened to be many, many children of narcissistic parents, mothers especially. Well, either it was a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Piercing A Baby’s Ears Is Not Child Abuse

I am a mother of sons. I do not have any daughters. I recognize that it is a cultural norm to pierce women’s ears, especially young girls as infants. If I had…

The Gloss | June 4, 2014 - 4:15 pm

33 Telltale Signs You’re Turning Into Your Mother

There comes a time in everyone’s life when you’re just going about your daily routine, folding and putting away your underwear or shoving old candy wrappers into your purse, and…

Katie Oldenburg | April 12, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Mom’s Touching Post To Stranger At The Grocery Store Goes Viral

Andrea Gardner is just a regular mom who like many people these days is struggling to put food on the table after her husband was laid off last fall. Her family…

The Stir | April 7, 2014 - 4:30 pm

‘Grandma Showers’ Are The Most Ridiculous Thing Since … Baby Showers

Well, well, well — what will they think of next? Would you believe there is such a thing as grandma showers? Yes, as in a party for a grandmother-to-be, when…

The Stir | January 28, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Daughter Finds Mother After 71 Years

It’s not all that unusual for an adopted child to grow up and seek out her biological mother, but the LA Times has the story of one such reunion that’s remarkable on…

Newser | December 26, 2013 - 12:45 pm

True Life: I Hate My Mother

My mother is vindictive, controlling and outright mean. If I could list the ways she passive aggressively told me I was fat, told me my boyfriend was too stupid, too…

College Candy | November 10, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Study: Women With Higher IQs Are Less Likely To Have Children

Plenty of women decide early on that having children is not for them, while others realize later on that their lifestyle will not allow for the time, money, and commitment…

Mary Odell | August 5, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Muslim Mother Shaima Alawadi Brutally Beaten To Death

This past week, 32-year-old mother of five Shaima Alawadi was found brutally beaten in her El Cajon, California, home, her head bashed in with a tire iron. She was taken…

Julie Gerstein | March 27, 2012 - 8:00 am

Terrible Women Encourage Two Young Girls To Fistfight

That time your mom made you come home from the party by 11 and you were so pissed and thought she was the worst mother on Earth? Yeah, you should…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Sexist Beliefs Are Passed Down From Mom, Study Finds

Children learn more than just ABCs at their mother’s breast: a new study of 1,455 adolescents and their parents in Spain finds that mothers are the parent most likely to…

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2011 - 4:40 pm
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