Posts tagged "Parenting"

Tina Fey Panicked Over Whether To Have A Second Child

“I went for my annual checkup and, tired of carrying this anxiety around, burst into tears the moment [my doctor] said hello. I laid it all out for her, and…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | April 8, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Children Combinations: The Good And The Bad

According to a new study, the happiest families have exactly 2.0 daughters. No more, no less. While two girls is heaven, double the number of girls, and parents report being…

Ami Angelowicz | April 7, 2011 - 3:20 pm

The “Tiger Mother”‘s Daughter Accepted Into Harvard: Was Mom’s Strict Parenting Worth It?

Earlier this winter, Yale Law Professor Amy Chua published Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother, a memoir about her strict parenting style rooted in her Chinese upbringing. A “Chinese mother”

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Pregnant Couple Celebrates The Circle Of Life

I’m all for celebrating the circle of life, but this is too much celebration for my taste. Let’s hope Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon don’t see this and get any…

Ami Angelowicz | April 4, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Frisky Rant: Katie Holmes, Penis Is Not A Dirty Word!

When I was five years old, I used to play with a little girl named Megan who lived across the street from my grandmother. One day, we were at Megan’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 31, 2011 - 10:40 am

Mother Gives 8-Year-Old Daughter Monthly Botox

Being a stage mom is bad enough. But being a stage mom wielding a needle to give your 8-year-old daughter Botox injections every three months? Well, that is just straight…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 24, 2011 - 4:40 pm

The Breast Milk Baby Teaches Little Girls To Breastfeed Just Like Mommy

A little girl may have only stopped nursing a few years ago herself, but that’s no reason she can’t play mama to a Breast Milk Baby, right? The $89 doll…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Kate Walsh Feels Like A Loser For Not Having Kids

“I feel like a loser [for not having kids]. I would definitely love to be a parent, but I definitely don’t think I want to do it on my own…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 22, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Two Men And A Baby … Kind Of

There are alternative ways of becoming a parent if traditional human child rearing is not your cup of tea. Partners of 26 years, Mark Kirby and A.J. Sapolnick, adopted their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 21, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Sometimes Mommy Bloggers Need To Shut It

Oh boy, one mom has really stepped in it after publishing her piece about favoring her son over her daughter. In hopes that the post will be taken down permanently,…

The Stir | March 19, 2011 - 2:00 pm

What Kind Of Parent Would Give Their Kid This Slutty Wolfwoman To Play With?

Toy companies have made it easy for Child Protect Services: just park at Toys ‘R Us near the slutty wolfwoman doll and snag whomever’s hand in the beartrap of poor…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2011 - 12:20 pm

A 3-Year-Old Alcoholic !?

You know there’s a problem when … your toddler needs to be treated for alcohol addiction and alcohol abuse. The UK’s National Health Service reports that the youngest patient they’ve…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 15, 2011 - 3:20 pm

A Loving Partner Can Help You Become A Better Person

A new study conducted at the University of Minnesota found that the better relationship you had with your parents, the better you are at letting bygones be bygones with your…

Ami Angelowicz | February 23, 2011 - 11:40 am

Billy Ray Cyrus Is Worried About Miley, Regrets “Hannah Montana”

“I’m scared for her. She’s got a lot of people around her that’s putting her in a great deal of danger. I know she’s 18, but I still feel like…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 15, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: You Mean Everyone Can’t Afford To Be A Stay-At-Home Mom?

While cutting funding for a Head Start program for disadvantaged preschoolers, elected officials in Frederick County, Maryland, made appallingly ignorant comments about how their own wives took time off…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lots Of Boobs At The Smithsonian On Saturday

Breastfeeding moms are holding a “nurse-in” at the Hirschorn Museum at the Smithsonian on Saturday after a woman who sat on a bench to nurse her daughter in January…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2011 - 7:20 pm

In Defense Of Slumber Parties

Going to slumber parties used to be a fun thing, well, unless you were the girl who got her undies put in the fridge, or the first to fall asleep,…

Ami Angelowicz | February 10, 2011 - 11:40 am

Dr. Phil Tells Mom To Not Let Son Play With Barbies

Dr. Phil doesn’t want your son to be “confused” — especially if “confused” means “gay.” Not that one of America’s most prominent psychological experts (thanks a lot, Oprah) comes right…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Mother Punishes Son With Hot Sauce, Cold Shower

On “The View” this week, the ladies discussed a mother who appeared on Dr. Phil, who punishes her young son for misbehaving by pouring hot sauce on his tongue…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Health Care Reform Might Require Coverage Of Birth Control

For the past three years, I have not taken any birth control pills and instead solely relied on condoms for contraception. These past few years, I have been a full-time…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2011 - 4:20 pm
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