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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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

‘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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Romma’s Momma Knows Best

Rommel Wood — aka @Blergisphere– has a mom who is one wise lady. While my ma can’t even text, hers can wax poetic on a touch screen keyboard. Clearly the…

Simcha |

Would You Defend A Gay Kid Coming Out To His Mom?

In the following clip from the ABC show “What Would You Do?” a teenage boy comes out to his mom and she berates him mercilessly. Will a good Samaritan step…

Julie Gerstein |

Perpetually Pregnant Mother Tries To Keep Her 14th Baby

A woman in England is giving OctoMom, the Gosselins, and the Duggars a run for their money. Theresa Winters is pregnant with her 14th child, but she’s never actually raised…

Daniela Guernica |

Quickies!: Is Mattel’s New Doll A More “Authentic” Black Barbie?

Is “So In Style” Barbie on the right path towards a more “authentic” Black Barbie, with its fuller lips, noses and curly hair? [The Root]
Michael Jackson’s kids reportedly want…

Carrie Wasterlain |

A Mom Coaxs Her Teens Into Armed Robberies

You may think your mother is bad, but this mama takes the cake. No really, she probably took it. Arizona mother Cynthia Robertson has been charged with masterminding 20 cases…

Daniela Guernica |

The Mother Of Invention Could Be You

Still upset you didn’t win the school science fair? Well, Whirlpool is giving you a chance to come in first place as an adult. The company has just announced their…

Simcha |

What Daughters Want To Know About Mothers

Joyce McFadden, a New York City psychoanalyst, who runs a site called Women’s Realities, actively conducts studies where she asks women questions and then let’s them answer in their own…

Simcha |