Parenting

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

Happy Daughters Play Video Games With Dad

Fathers and daughters who game together stay together, according to a new study. Researchers found that adolescent girls who played video games with their parents (more specifically, their dads) were…

Ami Angelowicz | February 2, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Jane Krakowski Is My Pregnancy Role Model

You know what’s annoying? When a friend gets pregnant and all of a sudden, all they can talk about is the number of toxins in industrial carpet and the ins…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 31, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Elton John Enjoys The Scent Of Dirty Diapers

“I love the smell of [soiled] nappies … Fatherhood is fantastic … It’s been the most wonderful thing that’s happened to me after meeting David. This little soul that you’re…

Ami Angelowicz | January 24, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Are “Chinese Mothers” Superior?

The Wall Street Journal ran a controversial op-ed by Yale Law professor Amy Chua about “Chinese mothers,” or more broadly, a sub-set of strict parents who expect excellence from…

Jessica Wakeman | January 10, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: The Regrets Of A Stay-At-Home Mom

These are the regrets of a stay-at-home mom who “opted out” of the workforce, got divorced, and is now broke. For anyone who would eventually like to stay at…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2011 - 7:30 pm

To Stop Your Dog From Barking, Breastfeed Her!

Single mother Suzanne Morgan made a life-changing discovery one evening after she put her daughter Tasha to bed. Her dog Dixie was howling, barking uncontrollably, hungry to be fed. She…

Ami Angelowicz | January 6, 2011 - 2:15 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Opens Up About Postpartum Depression

“[After the birth of her son, Moses,] I felt like a zombie. I couldn’t access my heart. I couldn’t access my emotions. I couldn’t connect.It was terrible, it was the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Elton John Has A Baby Boy!

Elton John is father to a new baby boy! The “Rocket Man” singer became father of his own little “Tiny Dancer” on December 25, with his husband David Furnish. Zachary…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2010 - 12:45 pm

MTV To Air An Abortion Special, “No Easy Decision,” Starring Markai Durham

It’s about time! MTV will air a special called “No Easy Decision” in which Markai Durham, a teen on the latest season of “16 And Pregnant,” has an abortion. As…

Jessica Wakeman | December 22, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “Is 25 Too Old For A Delicious High School Relationship?”

My new boyfriend and I have been “together” for about a month now, but I’m not sure if we have any business dating each other. I’m a single mother and…

Wendy Atterberry | December 9, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Poll: How Do You Handle Invites To Children’s Parties?

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Angela Tucker | December 7, 2010 - 5:20 pm

“Pink Stinks” Parents Group Are Anti-Pink Toy Crusaders

There’s good news across the pond for parents who want their little girls to believe they can grow up and be anything they want: A parents group called Pink Stinks,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 6, 2010 - 6:15 pm
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