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Will the Facebook "Dislike" Button Hurt Teens More Than Any Other Age Group?

We've all been there. You read on Facebook about a friend's loved one dying or a family member becoming ill and you click "like" even if that doesn't feel necessarily right. At this point, when someone "likes" an unfortunate status, people generally know that they're doing it to express sympathy. Show More Summary

Elementary school newsletter thumped for gender bias in the classroom

A Texas elementary school has come under scrutiny for sending out an e-newsletter that appeared to offer very different curricula for boys and girls

What Happens When Students Love School Lunch

The New York Times recently ran an article called "Why Students Hate School Lunches" (9/26/15). While this headline draws attention, the piece unfortunately does not tell the full story. As former educators, we share the goal of all school leaders to set students up for success. Show More Summary

Parents with big families share 10 sanity-saving tips for the rest of us

Want the inside scoop when it comes to smart, practical parenting survival tips? Ask moms and dads who have lots of kids.

See How 1 Photographer Captured Conjoined Twins After Their Successful Separation

Maria Clara and Maria Eduarda Oliveira Santana may only be 5 months old, but they've already been through a lot in their short life. Born conjoined twins, the girls spent the first months of their lives attached by their stomachs. AShow More Summary

Albert Ellis Was the Real Expert on Bullying

Albert Ellis is one of the most influential psychologists of all time, and was an expert at teaching people how to stop being bullied, though no one recognized him as such. He could have told us that the popular bullying psychology couldn't work because it is based on irrational beliefs.

Pregnant TV Host Shuts Down Body-Shamers In The Best Way

After being body-shamed, a pregnant TV host decided to call out her haters. During an episode of Australia's "Studio 10" that aired on Oct. 1, co-host Sarah Harris addressed photos of her published in The Daily Mail. The journalist explained...Show More Summary

Dear Minecraft Villagers: I’m Worried About You.

My son considers you of less worth than a chicken, and kills you with impunity. That seems wrong.

My Son Has the Kind of Autism No One Talks About -- Part 2

The comments in response to my last blog post taught me something very important. See, I was operating under the assumption that we, as a society, were not aware of autism in all of its forms. But those who commented showed me that I was wrong. Show More Summary

This Officer's Backyard Tea Party With His Daughter Just Makes Us Happy

CCSO deputy Adam Dillman enjoying a few precious moments with his daughter before work. This photo is a great reminder... Posted by Collier County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, September 24, 2015 Quality time with the kids isn't always easy to come by, and if you're a working parent, it's even harder to find. Show More Summary

Oh, Parents of Facebook: 11 ways you made us laugh this week

Parents are funny — especially on Facebook! And we love them for it.

Always the Victim, Rarely the Friend: How Do You Help a Child Find a Place to Fit In?

How do you help an 11-year-old who goes into every new situation expecting to be teased and mocked?

Pregnant TV Host Tells Body-Shaming Haters to "Get Stuffed"

Pregnant Australian TV host Sarah Harris was sitting on the Studio 10 morning show, when a few comments from a fellow panel member about how great Harris looked in a magazine shoot prompted her to speak honestly about herself. "I actually...Show More Summary

STFU Parents: Moms Who Serve Their Babies Eviction Notices On Facebook

A common insult I hear a lot is that some women “act as though they’re the first person to ever give birth.” And while I think that’s true, I tend to err on the side of the pregnant woman whose … More » STFU Parents: Moms Who Serve Their Babies Eviction Notices On Facebook is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

The Truth About Turning 40

For the past few months I've been dreading my birthday. Not because I don't like to celebrate... I'm actually the total the opposite. I love any excuse to whip up a cake and feel special for the day! But this year it's different. This year it's getting real. Show More Summary

America Just Had Its 45th School Shooting of the Year

There has been another school shooting in the U.S., and if something doesn't change we will see a lot more. More » America Just Had Its 45th School Shooting of the Year is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Jenna Bush Hager's daughter Mila singing to newborn Poppy will melt your heart

She's taking a quick break from maternity leave, and the new mom tells us her kids are hitting it off amazingly well!

5 Reasons We Continue to Go Outside

We often get asked why we continue to head out to dinner, festivals, events, cinema, and events where large amounts of people are. We get... "Why do you guys put yourself through this?" "Is it fair to get Jenna so upset? "Don't you get...Show More Summary

The Second Nine Months

The first nine months go by at a snail's pace. (OK, I once wrote that it was actually 10, a theory based on lunar calendars and the feeling of endlessness you reach at 40 weeks when all you want is your baby out -- but people hated me for it. Show More Summary

LeBron James Speaks Out After Local Child’s Accidental Drive-By Death

The death of a 6-month-old baby girl in Cleveland moved LeBron James to action on Thursday night. James decried the girl's death, which was the result of a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting.  On a day where President Obama expressed...Show More Summary

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