This year, eight cases of bacterial meningitis have surfaced at Princeton University and four cases have popped up at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Bacterial meningitis can strike suddenly and result in brain damage, paralysis,...Show More Summary
I took each charitable act and stapled it to a link on the Christmas countdown chain. So each night they pull off that day's strip and look at the next day's strip to think about how they will perform the next day's act of kindness. My favorite high school teacher shared this idea on Facebook, and I just love it. Show More Summary
I really hope that Marlo's preschool teachers are reading this today.
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has had a pretty difficult year, including a violent, highly publicized fight with now ex-husband Charles Saatchi, allegations of drug use (since refuted as an attempt by Saatchi to ruin Lawson’s reputation), and involvement in a fraud trial. Show More Summary
The Mayo Clinic released a study this month that was 45 years in the making. It basically blames intergenerational obesity on a mother's time use and physical activity expenditure, by examining the important activities that clearly only mothers can do, like housework, child care, laundry, food preparation and postmeal cleanup. Show More Summary
Post by Mary Fischer. A mom in Missouri is understandably freaking out a little bit after her 7-year-old daughter walked home from school after visiting the school nurse because she felt sick. Supposedly the nurse told Emily Box to go and get her backpack because her father was coming to pick her up from school. Show More Summary
Post by The Stir Bloggers. Hi there, Lice sucks. This is something I know you know because, hey, guess what? It turns out your kid had it TWO weeks prior to the fourth-grade outbreak that struck every girl in the class (including my kid). Show More Summary
There isn't much information on the internet aside from the quiet, fearful discussions on parenting forums which makes things difficult for those who try to search tips on being a better parent for their kids. This is the reason whyShow More Summary
We thought we would do a little round-up of the ways you can safely decorate your homes for the holiday. Congratulations! Your stupid, ravenous child killed Christmas. Welcome to your barren holiday-scape. More » 8 Ways To Kill Christmas With Childproofing is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Sometimes your child who you love is just ugly as hell, and you just want to Photoshop some makeup onto that kid. Well praised be – an Omaha, Nebraska-based Etsy shop has just the solution for your ugly child, with offers to retouchShow More Summary
Kids that don't get what they want on Christmas morning—after waiting all year for a shiny new bike or pouring out their heart and soul to Santa—aren't necessarily experts at hiding their emotions. Even worse is watching a kid open a pack of socks from Great Aunt Mildred in her presence. Show More Summary
Again, it took exactly six months to get back to my natural weight. But you can’t win. If you don’t lose the baby weight quickly, then something is wrong with you. If you do lose the baby weight, then something is wrong with you. More » I Lost All My Baby Weight And Now All I Hear Is I’m ‘Too Skinny’ is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Post by Kiri Blakeley. If your 11-year-old daughter needed $4,800 braces and wanted to help you offset the costs by working for the money needed, wouldn't you be damn proud of her? Imagine if she went to her uncle's farm, cut twigs of...Show More Summary
Mom guilt: I’m so over it (Huffpo Parents) We wish you a lazy Christmas (Babble) This annoying toddler mess is worth the cleanup (The Stir) Why doctors don’t want you to have twins (Parents) New bra meant to curb overeating is not … More » Morning Feeding: Mom Guilt: I’m So Over It is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
I’ve been getting a lot of heat from commenters lately who are upset that I pointed out the widely-reported seventeen year age difference between Paul Walker and his longtime girlfriend Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell. His death was undeniably...Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Like every parent, I instantly became obsessed with my child the minute she was born. After nine months of being convinced I was going to parent "the French way," I melted into a pile of goo as soon as IShow More Summary
Post by Jeanne Sager. My daughter has been telling me for weeks now that she's making my Christmas gift. So far she hasn't slipped and told me WHAT it is, but I'm looking forward to a handmade holiday gift under the tree. Anything that my kid makes I will treasure. But let's face it: not all handmade kid gifts are created equal. Show More Summary
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No matter what stage your baby is at, you will find the perfect food for them at Ella’s Kitchen. Their packaging is conveniently labeled with ages, so that you can figure out exactly what is appropriate for your child. The suggested age is just a starting point. My daughter is 4-years old and still loves […]
Post by Jeanne Sager. Today in "royals, they really are just like us," comes news that makes me love Kate Middleton even more than I already do (as if that's possible?). It seems the Duchess of Cambridge is trying to enforce a nanny-free zone for Prince George... Show More Summary