Posts tagged "mothers"

9 Daughters Who Had Serious Mommy Issues In 2012

You think you’ve seen the worst of them, but the bad mothers of this world just keep one-upping each other. Whatever grievances you have with your mom, know that these…

Ami Angelowicz | December 12, 2012 - 9:00 am

Girl Talk: I Am My Mother’s Least Favorite Child

When I was little, I was convinced my mother hated me. Between my two older brothers and me, I was positive I was the one she liked least. Even at…

Daisy Barringer | September 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Kristen Stewart Bears An Uncanny Resemblance To Her Mother

Try as we might to deny it, women have way more in common with their mothers than any of us are willing to admit. They also say that if you…

Rachel Krause | May 24, 2012 - 12:20 pm

10 Life Lessons We Learned From TV Moms

We’ve learned a lot of important lessons from our own moms, but we’ve probably learned even more from watching sitcoms (sorry, Mom!). In honor of Mother’s Day, we thought it…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 11, 2012 - 4:00 pm

9 Reasons Not To Date A Mama’s Boy

If you want a girl to be your mother / go find another, go find another one
So sang the band Elizabeth and the Catapult. Truer words were never…

Jessica Wakeman | May 11, 2012 - 10:00 am

Girl Talk: Dear Mom, You Were Right About Everything (Almost)

We haven’t always gotten along. There have been some wicked fights over the years, starting in the sixth grade when I didn’t want to wear my ripe-for-teasing plaid shorts to…

Angela Tung | May 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

21 Important Lessons From Mom

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you —…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 10, 2012 - 9:00 am

Mother’s Day Style Inspiration Board: Gillian Darmody

As far as mothers go, Gillian Darmody isn’t the best, but she’s certainly the most manipulative. This gangster moll was just a teenager when she was impregnated by the biggest…

Rachel Krause | May 10, 2012 - 8:00 am

10 Mothers Who Tried To Sell Their Babies

What’s the absolute worst thing you can do as a mother? Oh, I don’t know … TRY TO SELL YOUR BABY. Like 33-year-old Bridget Wismer of Delaware (pictured above), who…

Ami Angelowicz | May 6, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: In America, We Treat Our Moms Like Second-Class Citizens

Are you a mother? Do you know someone who is? You probably do, and that’s why you should be very concerned about Alabama’s chemical endangerment clause, which aims to protect…

Julie Gerstein | May 1, 2012 - 11:00 am

15 Things Mothers Do That Drive Us Crazy (But We Would Secretly Miss If They Stopped)

Mothers have the unique ability to annoy us in a way that no other person can. The smallest gesture, the most subtle glance, the most seemingly innocuous comment is enough…

The Frisky | March 6, 2012 - 2:00 pm

10 Mothers Who Tried To Sell Their Babies

If only babies came with an exchange policy, then we’d never have to hear about another mother trying to sell her newborn for $15,000. Bridget Wismer is the latest baby…

Ami Angelowicz | October 7, 2011 - 11:00 am

Girl Talk: I’m Proud That My Mom Got Arrested

It was Saturday in the late afternoon and I was in the middle of ridding my apartment of dog hair when I heard my cell ringing over the hum of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 4, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Mother Thinks I’m Too Young For A Meaningful Relationship”

I am 23 and halfway through my master’s program. I have been dating my boyfriend, whom I met my senior year in college, for the last year and a half.

Wendy Atterberry | July 12, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Italian Company Fires All Women “So They Can Stay Home” With Kids

When an Italian company Ma-Vib faced budget problems, it fired all 13 of its female employees and justified it claiming the women could stay home with their kids now:…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Department Of WTF: A Mother/Daughter Womb Transplant

Here’s some exceptionally weird science for you. Sara Ottosson, 25, was born without a uterus and is taking part in what could be the world’s first womb transplant. The donor?

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 13, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Girl Talk: Growing Up Without A Mother

I’ve never been a big fan of Mother’s Day. It’s not the commercialization that fuels my dislike, though — it’s that for 14 years, I haven’t had a mother to…

Jessica Axel | May 2, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Accidental Lessons In Love From My Mother

My mom has a boyfriend.

For most children of divorce this is nothing new–or perhaps all too common–but for me, this is big. Really big. You see, my…

Emily Sullivan | March 4, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Are Attractive Women More Likely To Have Daughters Than Unattractive Women?

In today’s totally scientific study of the day, we learn that attractive women are more likely to have daughters than unattractive women. Or, are they? The results, you see, are…

Wendy Atterberry | November 30, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Girl Talk: My Mother Is A Hoarder

The smell of ammonia—a holdover from when the cat was sick—is the first thing I notice, before the dust seeps into my nostrils, making my eyes itch. The door doesn’t…

Cassandra Dalton | October 26, 2010 - 2:00 pm