A photo of a new mom showing her post-pregnancy body and wearing only underwear and a bra is trending on Facebook today. Mel Rymill of Australia shared the image to encourage women to embrace their imperfections and feel confident about their bodies. She’s also fighting back at the pressure many new moms feel to quickly
A Michigan couple says their 2-year-old son was repeatedly physically bound against his will at a day care center. Jason and Rebecca Vannest of Davison became aware of the alleged abuse when a staff member at Rainbow Child Care Center shared an image of William swaddled. This technique of wrapping a child in a blanket
All moms are the same in one big way - they absolutely love their kids. When it comes to making sure little ones get everything they're dreaming of, moms turn into the best elf in Santa's workshop, diligently working day and night. But...Show More Summary
Adopting a child has always seemed to me to be one of the bravest, noblest, and most selfless things an adult can do. And since November is National Adoption Month, I’m reaching out on behalf of the U.S. Department of Health and Human...Show More Summary
Co-Authored by Kathryn Lyons Coming to the realization that one or both of your parents may need assistance because they are getting older is, itself, not an easy process. Your parents may be unwilling to discuss their needs with you out of denial or shame. Show More Summary
By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Holiday TV specials are like a warm mug of cocoa with marshmallows: sweet, comforting, and best enjoyed with those you love. Common Sense Media rounded up this season's can't-miss shows to keep your...Show More Summary
Giving a child a dish to prepare helps him make Thanksgiving his own.
At only 8, Chrissy Turner is one of the youngest patients ever to undergo a mastectomy for a "one in a million" type of juvenile breast canc
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Just in time for Thanksgiving, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a new photo of his family taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. "Priscilla Chan and I have a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving and holiday season, and family is at the top of our list," Zuckerberg wrote on Wednesday. Show More Summary
One of the perks of working for a parenting site is being able to pull from your own experiences, both as a mother and as a former kid. Of course, this forces you to realize just how much has changed since your childhood. As a latchkey...Show More Summary
One mom started writing down the things she overheard when her daughters said their prayers... and we're thankful she did.
Abortions are a very small part of the reproductive care Planned Parenthood provides. Clinics also conduct STD treatment, education, and even vasectomies. More » Dudes Who Are Finished Having Children Can Go to Planned Parenthood for Their Vasectomies is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Untreated clubfoot is a major cause of disability in kids around the world — but a nonprofit based in North Carolina is changing that.
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us -- that grand and glorious season of thankfulness. I'd like to think I appreciate the people and circumstances that give me pause year round, but like so many others, I get caught up in life's hectic pace, losing sight of the tide of goodness that surrounds me each day -- even the goodness defined as bizarre. Show More Summary
It's that time of year again: Thanksgiving. If you're a mom this can be a wonderful holiday for celebrating family and being together. It can also be a Prozac-inducing food fest that causes anxiety hives and the purchase of industrial-size bottles of wine (we can dream). Show More Summary
Happy birthday to the lovable, sweet, funny, genuine and inspiring Jenna Bush Hager! She is celebrating her birthday along with her twi
When you're expecting a new bundle of joy, the holidays can be the best time to share the exciting news. Between family get-togethers and the meaningful surprise gifts, the tearjerking opportunities are endless. We've rounded up ourShow More Summary
The holidays are a special time of year for every family, but for some, it's made even more exciting by welcoming a new little bundle of joy into the world during the festive season. Some of these babes will sport seasonally fitting names to mark the time of their birth, but some names are more common than others. Show More Summary
Post by The Stir Bloggers. I’m always on the hunt for some fun and ultra-cool toys for my 4 sons. With the holidays right around the corner, even more - the hunt is on in full force. I want to find toys that my sons will play with over and over again, not toss aside after one use. Show More Summary