I have four children, and I have been blessed to breastfeed all of them until at least age two, but I'm also smart enough to realize that unless someone is straight up abusing their child, it isn't my business how they feed or parent their children. Show More Summary
My daughter was just two years old when she had her first seizure, due to Epilepsy. I didn't see it happen. I wish I had, because for the longest moment of my life, as I held my daughter in my arms, screaming out to the world for help, I thought she was dead. Show More Summary
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst with specialized clinical training in infant-parent, child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy. She has been on the faculties of New York University and the Society for Psychoanalytic Study and...Show More Summary
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My son is a quirky kid. He talks about airplanes 99% of the time, he doesn't like video games, and his natural energy level makes hiding the sugar products on the top shelf of the pantry a necessity. He has cleft scars that make hisShow More Summary
This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published. The students giggle, squirm and whisper to each other as their instructor gets ready to begin. It’s the start of a typical middle school class except for one thing: these 12-year-olds are taking a college course. Show More Summary
A well known blogger's children become the target of abuse on Twitter. Should she stop sharing their family stories?
Make your child's Valentine's Day a little sweeter by incorporating lovable family traditions that they can look forward to every year. Whether Cupid leaves them surprise treats in a special mailbox to reward good deeds throughout the month or you and your kiddos always fill out family love trees, your child will be seeing nothing but hearts. Show More Summary
A teenage girl with terminal cancer is determined to make the most of her final days after launching a dream-worthy bucket list.
This brave teenager is being hailed as a hero for calling 911 and reporting her own mother for drunk driving. More » This Teenager Deserves a Round of Applause for Calling the Cops on her Drunk-Driving Mom is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
I have this recurring dream that pops up at least once a week. In it, I'm sitting with my eldest son, dispatching some critical life advice, and he turns to me and says - with the attitude only a tween can really muster - "And how do...Show More Summary
I gave birth to a bouncing baby girl nearly three months ago. She is my second child, with a six-year gap between the two. It's safe to say I am removed from newborn life. I have been overwhelmed with support during my "fourth trimester" this time around. Show More Summary
This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published. If parents want to help their babies learn to talk, they need to ditch the chattering electronic toys and bring back the books and blocks. That’s the conclusion of Anna V. Show More Summary
Coco Austin and Ice T's baby girl, Chanel, has taken the Internet by storm since entering the world last November, but her recent Instagram photo has caused the most commotion yet. The adorable snap shows off her newly pierced ears and...Show More Summary
A 6-year-old North Carolina Panthers fan battling brain cancer is headed to the Super Bowl game, courtesy of Ellen DeGeneres.
A mom in Canada got a big surprise when she saw an ultrasound image of her son.
One of the lowest hanging fruits on the parenting tree are those ubiquitous apps that keep track of your kids for you. Notice I didn't say "spy" on your kids? I choose to regard apps that let me peek at my kids' texts and social media posts and tell me via GPS where they are merely as tools in my arsenal in the war against teenage bad choices. Show More Summary
The following post was originally featured on Everyday Reading and written by Janssen Bradshaw, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. A few years ago, a friend of mine commented that, as an extrovert, having an introverted child was one...Show More Summary
Valentine’s Day is such a fun holiday my kids look forward to each year because it’s a time they connect with their friends at school in a creative way. As a mom, I try to keep what we do for the classmates simple. It makes the prep easier and less stressful if I know the project is doable for the kids. Show More Summary
One of these ladies gave birth to the other two. Kaylan Mahomes is a high school student from Indianapolis. Recently, she posted a photo to Twitter of her, her twin sister, Kyla, and mom, Tina Brown, in the car. But the Internet can't...Show More Summary