This is part one of a three-part series that addresses parents' struggles with homework, teachers' reasons for supporting it and ways to make the process easier. With the start of a new school year comes homework. I wasn't a fan when...Show More Summary
A miscarriage is a very common but very sad event in a mom or mom-to-be's life that can be difficult to grieve. At some point, though, most women who miscarry will consider trying again, but how do you know when you're ready to go another...Show More Summary
When Roni Dean-Burren and her teen son, Coby, discovered a factual error about slavery in a textbook, they were shocked and concerned.
As a parent, my heart sank when I got the email at the end of my day. It read, "Re: Son's Bad Choices." It was from my son's classroom teacher and it chronicled my 9-year old's decision to use his parent-led classroom art time to express...Show More Summary
The odometer on our family's 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid hit 100,000 one recent weekend and the kids went wild. Sure, they were jazzed that our family ride was hitting an important milestone. But they really hoped the six figures on...Show More Summary
Before you set out on the journey of how to find a nanny or how to choose the optimal daycare solution, parents should think about their individual needs and the needs of each child. Doing this first will narrow down their choices and...Show More Summary
Post by Tanvier Peart. No one could've ever imagined such a tragic situation happening. A mom and her baby died after a feeding, leaving a toddler boy all alone in the same home until he was rescued days later. Pieces are still being...Show More Summary
Post by Tanvier Peart. "It might seem crazy what I'm about to say." Everyone needs to stop what they're doing and prepare to dance: Pharrell Williams's iconic song "Happy" is now a children's book! "Clap along if you feel like happiness...Show More Summary
It's commonly accepted that stay-at-home mothers give up their lives temporarily, only to reclaim them later on when the kids are older. This is problematic for several reasons, the least being that a parent's state of mind directly impacts our children. Being a stay-at-home mother, for me, is both exhausting and demanding. Show More Summary
Have you ever heard of "spidey senses?" Well, if you're a mother of a boy, you know exactly what that means. "Spidey senses" are your ability to know what is going on at all times, in all directions, and in every aspect of your life....Show More Summary
by Sarah Ann Noel We moved to Brooklyn over a year and a half ago, and here's the thing I learned quickly about parenting in the city: There are eyes everywhere. I've been through self-inflicted fires of feeling judged for my parenting or lack thereof. Show More Summary
Recently, we were renovating our house and needed some electrical work to be completed. When two female electricians arrived and set to work, my nine year old daughter couldn’t contain her surprise. As they installed fans, dimmer switches and replaced light bulbs, my daughter whispered to me, “Mum… they’re ladies! Isn’t that funny?” Having always […]
The following post was originally featured on Foodlets and written by Charity Curley Mathews, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. Even though it usually takes longer. Even though it's definitely messier. You should cook with your kids. Not every meal. Show More Summary
Police officers often go beyond their call of duty in tragic crises, and a cop in Alabama is no different. Deputy Ric Lindley quickly came to the rescue of a small baby after a multivehicle collision during rush hour on Tuesday. Despite the horrific scene behind him, Ric held the infant in his arms and kept the baby from crying. Show More Summary
Whether you start planning your perfect family holiday portrait in July or put it off until the last minute, we're here to help! From candid baking sessions with your little ones to frolicking in the Fall foliage, there are countless ways to nail the ultimate photo for your Christmas card. Show More Summary
Over 20 years after its premiere to television, Friends is still quoted in daily conversation and specific scenes are referenced on the regular (come on, you know you do it) - likely because there are a ton of lessons that can be learned...Show More Summary
I don't want to pretend everything is going to be okay.
Dining out turned into a falling out when a loud baby caused tension between customers at an Idaho restaurant.
Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Sad, the Dog is a children’s picture book written by Sandy Fussell, illustrated by Tull Suwannakit, and published by Walker Books Australia (2015.) The Penguin/Random site...Show More Summary
Sandra Bullock opens up about everything from George Clooney to her career in the November issue of Glamour magazine. It's the cover star's discussion of her family -- specifically her son, Louis -- that make the interview stand out. “You see how far we’ve come in civil rights — and where we’ve gotten back to now. Show More Summary