All Blogs / Lifestyle / Parenting / New


Get More Specific:

How to Build Confidence in Your Child

As I sat down and helped my 6 year old prepare for her sleepover, she looks at me and says, "I don't want to go Mommy." My immediate response was, "why not?" because I've learned to ask probing questions to fully understand what's going on with my children. Show More Summary

6: Not Just Blossom's Friend. In Her Opinionation, The Sun Is Gonna Surely Shine!

Photo Credit: Ellen Wallenstein Last year on my daughter's fifth birthday I wrote "Forever Young. Want Her to Be Forever Young". On the eve of her sixth birthday I think how this year is so different. She is in Kindergarten. She canShow More Summary

The One New Mom Expectation That Changed Everything

I've heard that when you have a newborn, the days are hard, the nights are long, and the exhaustion is unbearable. I won't deny any of that. But I'll also admit that I loved the newborn weeks with my baby girl, and I'm already slightly eager to do them again (very, very slightly). Show More Summary

Hey Dads! Valentine's Day is Super-Important

Hey Busy Dads! It is important to set aside a day to emphasize romance with your wife and role model positive expressions of love to your kids. Photo credit: Pixaby.com Happy Valentine's Day to all the wives, moms and women out there. Show More Summary

Yes, It's An Addiction

Addiction is a strong word. I've never been addicted to anything. I've never done drugs. I don't drink so it's never been able to get excessive. I don't view pornography and I'm not even addicted to food anymore. Though I love a good pizza and brownie as much as the next guy, I've found a way to cap my cravings. Show More Summary

Building Disability Literacy, One Brick At a Time

Last month Lego announced that it would release its first-ever Minifigure in a wheelchair. "This is more than just about sales figures or disability access, it's about changing cultural perceptions. It's about brands such as Lego using...Show More Summary

David Bowie’s Son Announces Upcoming Baby with Bittersweet Twitter Drawing

David Bowie's son is going to be a father, and the baby is due in June. More » David Bowie’s Son Announces Upcoming Baby with Bittersweet Twitter Drawing is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

19 Mom Hacks to Know For Your Child's Next Birthday

Throwing a birthday party for your kiddo can be extrememly stressful - there are a ton of kids running around all at once and you have to worry about feeding and entertaining them all day long. To make things run a little bit smoother during your child's next birthday party, we have 19 mom hacks that are perfect for parties.

Born Too Soon: Discussing The Death Of My First Child

I married my high school sweetheart when I was 19. Nineteen is young -- too young to get married and definitely too young to have a baby, but I didn't think so at the time. So a month after the wedding, I threw away my birth control and started perusing baby books. Show More Summary

I'm Done Fetishizing Motherhood

There's a trend in the world of Instagrammers and online bloggers to over-romanticize motherhood. I'm thinking of 'grams featuring flawlessly styled young mothers in exotic locals, babies cooing, and captions extolling the virtues of togetherness and memories. Show More Summary

Romance After the Kids

It seems as if it was just yesterday that I was anxiously awaiting Valentine's Day because I had a strong feeling that my boyfriend was going to propose. That was 24 years ago. Now that boyfriend is my husband of almost 23 years and the father of my three children. Show More Summary

Grieving teen scores game-winning goal hours after father's death

High school hockey player Doug Caliendo scored a game-winning goal after losing his father to stomach cancer the same morning.

Dad who fights to give his autistic son a better life never gives up

After a touching video of Bill Davis and son, Chris, recently went viral, Davis shares his story of limitless love for his autistic child.

Capturing Family Magic in a Weekend Society

Being a mother has not made me a perfect woman. Being a mother has not made my flaws magically go away. Instead, new parts of my personality that I wish would have stayed buried surface, and there is never quite enough time to myself to smooth through them. Show More Summary

And Baby Makes Three (If You Don't Count the Dog)

Growing up I had friends that wanted to be Teachers or Doctors, Musicians or Politicians - I wanted to be a Mom. Following my diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) at the age of 21, I began to live in fear of my body failing me when it came to starting my family. Show More Summary

Making Time For Chores Is Part of Life

I keep coming across articles about how Millennials are making serious attempts at living simplified lifestyles. From pared-down wardrobes and weddings to pared-down homes, they are aiming for lifestyles that reflect meaning, experiences, time and relationships over stuff. Show More Summary

The Surprising Reason Why Nobody Believes These Twins are Even Related

Posted by Hannah Yarker on Saturday, August 29, 2015 "What would you do if one came out dark and the other was fair?" This was a question asked by friends as soon as Hannah Yarker and Kyle Armstrong found out that they were expecting twins. Show More Summary

See the Touching Prom Proposal That Brought a Young Man - and Us - to Tears

"I'll ask you to prom when pigs fly" And he said Yes! I met Ben Davis two years ago and ever since then we became really good friends. He is such a sweet person with a kind heart and it's an honor being able to ask him to prom! Posted by Vee Nguyen on Friday, February 5, 2016 "I'll ask you to prom when pigs fly." Sounds like an insult, right? Wrong. Show More Summary

Model behavior! See Ben Stiller's cute son deliver flawless 'Blue Steel' pout

Quinlin Stiller stole the show, and gave his dad's titular film character a run for his money, at Tuesday night's premiere in New York City.

The "Super-Mommy" Myth

You're such a super mom. I really don't know how you are able to work on this project, write a blog, and be a full time parent all at the same time. I copy pasted this sentence from an email sent by a very good friend. I love that this...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC