Posts tagged "mothers"

Overweight Moms Underestimate Child’s Weight

New research suggests that a mother’s ability to determine whether her child is overweight and at risk for physical health problems depends on her own weight. Overweight mothers seem to…

Annika Harris | July 1, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Throw Your Child A Swine Flu Party!

We’ve heard of chicken pox parties, where parents get their healthy kids together with ones who have the pox hoping that they’ll pick up the germies. The idea is, since…

Justine Fields | June 30, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Moms Might Not Treat Ugly Babies As Well As Cute Ones

A mother’s love is supposed to be unconditional, right? Well, that’s not what a new study released by the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital found. According to the small study of 27…

Catherine Strawn | June 25, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Quickies!: Manny Ramirez Tried To Enhance His Sex, Not His Game

The enhancement drugs Manny Ramirez allegedly took were to boost his sex drive, not his game. [Perez Hilton]
Lindsay Lohan posed as Marilyn Monroe yet again. This time for Vogue…

Annika Harris | May 7, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Mind Of Man: What I Learned From My Mother

Oscar Wilde quipped, “Every woman grows up to be her mother: it is her curse. No man does, and that is his.” Men should aspire to the best of their…

John DeVore | May 7, 2009 - 1:00 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

Wife With A Life: How My Mom Planned My Entire Wedding and Nobody Got Hurt

I worship my mother. She’s smart, funny, annoyingly good at most things she does, determined, stylish, everything. And I’m still kind of scared of her. We’re talking about a woman…

Claire Zulkey | December 2, 2008 - 5:00 pm

The Frisky Gift Guide: For The Woman Who Gave Birth To You

Your mother is probably a pretty remarkable lady — I know mine is. But what do you get the woman who provides moral support at 6am when your radiator is…

Catherine Strawn | November 24, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Sex Advice: How Do I Tell My Mom To Let Me Grow Up?

“I am an 18-year old college student. I have been dating an amazing guy who is nine months older than me for over two years. He is also in college,

Sexpert Lindsay | October 2, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Michelle Obama At The DNC: What Are Your Hopes For Your Daughters?

Last night Michelle Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention and gave what I found to be an extremely inspiring speech — I especially appreciated that she didn’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Love Vandal: Parents Need Love, Too

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send us a pic at

Catherine Strawn | June 3, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Fewer Mothers Receiving Assistance Than In 1996

Even though participation in government assistance programs has risen a little in recent years for mothers who have given birth in the last year, participation is still lower than it…

Catherine Strawn | May 16, 2008 - 6:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Taser Parties, Motherhood In Sweden, And Sex On Drugs

Apparently Taser parties are the new Tupperware parties. [BBC]…

Catherine Strawn | May 9, 2008 - 11:15 am

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Paris Hilton

“I have a lot of beautiful animals that I look after and I feel I would have a lot to give my children.” — Paris Hilton…

Catherine Strawn | May 8, 2008 - 12:45 pm

Dina Lohan To Be Honored As A Mother Of The Year

A mommy website is honoring Dina Lohan as one of its mothers of the year — not because she’s done a good job as a parent to her children, but…

Catherine Strawn | May 5, 2008 - 9:00 pm

How To Explain Mommy’s New Face To Your Kids

Speaking of plastic surgery and kids, a new picture book is coming out this Mother’s Day called “My Beautiful Mommy” which attempts to explain to kids why their mother is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm

The Good Fight

A new study from Lehigh University found that it doesn’t matter how often mothers argue with their toddlers — like so much in life, quality is more important than quantity.

Catherine Strawn | March 26, 2008 - 7:00 pm

The Skinny On The Real Midlife Crisis

When my mom started trying to lose weight just so she could be skinnier than me, I tried to support her sadistic desire. Okay, maybe her personal trainer wasn’t a…

Jacqueline Frankel | March 21, 2008 - 4:00 pm
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