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
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
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
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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 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.
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
My son considers you of less worth than a chicken, and kills you with impunity. That seems wrong.
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
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
Parents are funny — especially on Facebook! And we love them for it.
How do you help an 11-year-old who goes into every new situation expecting to be teased and mocked?
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
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.
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
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.
She's taking a quick break from maternity leave, and the new mom tells us her kids are hitting it off amazingly well!
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 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
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