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Woman’s “Appendicitis” Turns Out to Be A Miracle Baby

A 37-year-old woman from New York unexpectedly became a mom a few days ago. She gave birth to a surprise baby boy — after being rushed to the hospital with…

The Stir | September 2, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Kate Middleton’s Mom Is The Only One Who Can Get Prince George To Sleep

Kate Middleton is becoming the guest that just won’t leave. What started out as a quick post-baby trip to mum’s has turned into a potential six-month stay. And Carole’s like,…

The Stir | August 18, 2013 - 9:30 am

Eye Roll: Parents Sue Over Yoga In Public Schools Because It “Promotes Eastern Religions”

Sometimes I do not have anything deeper to say other than “Shut up.”

And those are my choice words for the California parents who are suing their children’s…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2013 - 1:20 pm

True Story: What You Don’t Know — But Should — About Single Mothers

I’m going to propose something that may seem radical, given the hysteria that single motherhood seems to conjure in American society. The typical single mother? She doesn’t exist.

Marlee Sheaffer | December 12, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: This House Is Not Just A House & Other Thoughts On My Dad’s Death

In the few days following my dad’s passing a few weeks ago, I received flowers from friends and coworkers, endless phone calls, emails and Facebook messages expressing condolences, and more…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2012 - 2:00 pm

What Was The Worst Meal Your Parents Used To Make?

This is Dan Toombs, but you might know him as The Curry Guy, because every single night for the past year, he’s made his family dinner using curry. Chicken korma,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 15, 2012 - 10:00 am

Amy Poehler Explains It All: Dealing With Your Parents

Amy Poehler’s “Ask Amy” advice series is never not amazing and this week’s segment on how to deal with your parents is no different. Even though “Ask Amy” is for…

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2012 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: On “Helicopter Parents” And “Free Range Kids”

I grew up in the ‘80s on a tree-lined neighborhood that skirted the edge of New Haven, Connecticut. Nobody really traveled down my short street unless they lived there or…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 4, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Should Heidi Klum Get Her “Responsible Mom” Card Revoked For Letting Her Girls Wear Lipstick?

Growing up, I was never given any restrictions regarding whether or not I could wear makeup, or how much makeup I was allowed to wear. My parents, who are admittedly…

Rachel Krause | July 25, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Father’s Day Field Guide: Dad Music

Most dads–even the weird ones–have one thing in common: their taste in music. After being lectured about the underrated glory of certain bands and seeing them go crazy with their…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 15, 2012 - 4:00 pm

7 Reasons I’m Glad I Have A Weird Dad

Whenever Father’s Day rolls around I’m reminded, once again, that I don’t have a “typical” dad. He doesn’t own a tie. He’s never worked in an office. As far as…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 15, 2012 - 10:00 am

Girl Talk: The Bay Of (Guinea) Pigs

It took months of begging, pleading, bribing, and promises to convince my parents to get me my first guinea pig. We lived on a 38-acre farm with dogs, cats, and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm