Posts tagged "Parenting"

The Daily Ovulation: Octobaby

A Halloween costume that has tentacles on ovaries everywhere. [Reddit]…

Ami Angelowicz | November 5, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Mom Defends 5-Year-Old Son Dressed As A Girl For Halloween

Halloween! A day for children to get dressed up like anyone or anything they want to be, rewarded with candy and compliments. Well, not always. What do to if your…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 4, 2010 - 3:50 pm

I Hid My Pregnancy

I was sickeningly shocked when I heard about Michele Kalina, the Pennsylvania woman who killed four of her newborn babies after getting pregnant as a result of a series of…

Lemondrop | November 1, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Girl Talk: Dating A Guy With A Kid Sucks

Don’t get me wrong. I was a step-kid. I know how hard it can be to be a kid and your parent who used to be married to your other…

Anonymous | November 1, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Rachel Dratch Met Her Baby Daddy At A Bar

Rachel Dratch had been keeping the identity of her baby daddy on the DL. But she is finally revealing who’s the father of three-month-old Eli Benjamin. Drumroll please … Actually,…

Ami Angelowicz | October 28, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Dear Wendy Updates: “Not Sure About Children” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Baby Feels The Spirit

Some babies feel the power of the Lord more strongly than others. Here, a baby named Ava attends a service at Ignite Church in Lakeland, Florida, and lets…

Susannah Breslin | October 26, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Put Motherhood On Your Resume?

Two women are running for governor of Oklahoma. One woman is married with six children. The other woman has never married nor had kids. Interestingly, whether or not motherhood…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Breastfeeding Is Like Slim Fast In Diapers, Says New PSA

Burning 500 calories a day without any cardiovascular exercise? Sign me up!

Oh wait, you mean I have to go through childbirth and then breastfeed a baby?

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Girl Talk: Step Off, Stepmothers

For years, stepmothers have complained that “Snow White” cast them in an unflattering light. Pop culture has tried to rehabilitate their reputation, presenting us with such paragons of step-parental virtue…

Diane Shipley | October 20, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Quotable: Betty Draper Just Like All Our Mothers

“The question of Betty Draper’s motherhood is very peculiar to me. Because we were all raised by women like this. And I know it’s easy to hate her and think…

Wendy Atterberry | October 18, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Mommy Loves Her “Princess Boy” Who Likes To Wear Girls’ Clothes

This is the sweetest story: this little boy likes to wear princess clothes and that’s just fine with his mom. Cheryl Kilodavis has written a children’s book called…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Parents Did Not Want 6-Year-Old Cheering “We Shake Our Booties Left To Right”

“Our backs ache/
Our skirts are too tight/
we shake our booties from left to right!”

Jennifer and Duane Tesch, of Madison Heights, Michigan, would have sooner gang-banged the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2010 - 11:40 am

Meet The Baby Girl With A Pet Python

Someone call Child Protective Services! Baby girl Sidhi Siddharth Sinune of Maharashtra, India, plays with a python that her father brought home after earning extra cash as a snake catcher.

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Girl Talk: My Dad Is Gay

My dad is gay.

It is usually after I have known you for a little while before I will say those words to you. Sometimes it’s our first long…

Emily Morris | August 19, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Cute Or Offensive? Tool Belt Diaper Bag For New Dads

So what do we think of this Daddy’s Little Project Diaper Bag? It is designed to look like a tool belt, with a ton of pockets, and comes with blueprints…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2010 - 11:20 am

Should Mothers Blog About Their Kids?

In a new post, “The Older Child,” blogger Heather Armstrong, better known as Dooce, seems to suggest that her eldest daughter no longer wants her mother to blog about her,…

Susannah Breslin | August 10, 2010 - 4:00 pm

A Stay-At-Home-Dad: Status Symbol, Mr. Mom, Babysitter … Or Parent?

There are many names you could call a stay-at-home dad who raises the young’uns while wifey brings home the bacon. “Mr. Mom.” The babysitter. Or, according to Marie Claire magazine,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Kids Get On My Nerves”

I’ve been with my boyfriend now for four years and I love being with him; we get a long very well, especially considering our 20-year age difference. My problem lies…

Wendy Atterberry | August 8, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Senate Candidate Says Stay-At-Home Parenting Is “Right” Thing To Do

Sharron Angle, a U.S. Senate candidate for Nevada, has said that having one parent staying at home with children is the “right” and “acceptable” thing to do. Gee, I…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2010 - 7:45 pm
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