Parenting

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

Would You Have A Baby With Your Gay Best Friends?

I just finished reading what I found to be a heartwarming story written by Marina Khidekel in Marie Claire about a 30-something woman who decided to have a baby with…

Ami Angelowicz | July 23, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Betty Draper’s Parenting Skillz

When it comes to Betty Draper’s parenting on “Mad Men,” people either roll their eyes at her for constantly barking orders at her kids and never seeming to care…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 22, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Girl Talk: My Mom Wants Me To Lose Weight

It had been a bleak year. I started taking anti-depressants and was slowly putting on weight, as the side effects had warned. This alone was not a problem: guys always…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2010 - 1:59 pm

Michelle Duggar Of “19 Kids And Counting” Wins Mother Of The Year Award

Oh, dear. TLC’s resident brood sow “19 Kids and Counting” star Michelle Duggar has received a “Mother of the Year Award.” Perhaps she is a fine mother to her children,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2010 - 11:40 am

Angelina Jolie Says Something Sensible About Parenting

I’m not sure I’d want to be raised by a majah supah-stah like Angelina Jolie. Her kids will go to 72 different schools while she zips around the world filming…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2010 - 4:50 pm

What’s Up With Mothers Who Encourage Their Daughters To Get Plastic Surgery?

Five years ago, British mum Deborah Higley had a boob job, increasing her bust from a 32A to a D. Her teen daughters, flat-chested themselves, shared a bedroom and would…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Had My Tubes Tied

When a study released in late June revealed that one in five women would remain childfree into the next generation, a lot of people were shocked. I wasn’t. In an…

E.M. Todd | July 6, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Kourtney Kardashian Opens Up About Mason’s Controversial Sleep Habits

Everyone stop what you are doing right now and pay attention to Kourtney Kardashian’s MAJOR parenting dilemma. In her mommy blog for People, she expresses her thoughts on the controversial…

Ami Angelowicz | June 30, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Ex-Bodyguard Claims Britney Spears Hit Her Kids With A Belt

Is Britney Spears a “Toxic” parent? Ex-bodyguard Fernando Flores allegedly claims she hit her kids with a belt, the UK’s Sun newspaper reports. A “source” said that according to Flores,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2010 - 12:40 pm

“Human Barbie” Mom Teaches Her 7-Year-Old To Pole Dance

This is one of those stories that you hope is just something from an episode of “30 Rock,” but then you’re, like, Ugh, these people really exist:

Sarah Burge,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Samantha Bee Talks Princesses, Airbrushing And Her Vagina In Part 2 Of Our Frisky Q&A

Watch your bestseller-list ass, Chelsea Handler. For years, Samantha Bee has been giving brain boners as Most Senior Correspondent on “The Daily Show” and now Canada’s finest import has published…

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2010 - 1:30 pm
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