• Health
    Kids Listen Better When You Appeal to Their Sense of Morality

    Even if you don’t spend much time around kids now, you’ve been a kid yourself at some point — which means you probably know that “because I said so” is one of those phrases where nobody really wins. If you’re the kid on the receiving end, it’s somewhere between annoying and maddening, depending on what […]

  • Health
    Stay-at-Home Mom's Post About Summer With Kids Goes Viral
    Stay-at-Home Mom’s Post About Summer With Kids Goes Viral

    Sure, summer vacation is fun — but let’s look at it from a stay-at-home parent’s point of view, shall we? Mom Karen Johnson provided some insight into what a typical summer afternoon is like for her and her three children, and it resonated with parents from all over the globe. “So. How’s everyone’s summer going? […]

  • Health
    What I Want My Daughter to Know About Her Body

    My mother thinks I’m crazy. I breastfed for “like, a really long time,” I dress my daughter as a different version of Beyoncé each Halloween, and every time I bathe my girl, I hoist her still-wet frame up in the mirror Simba-style, and together we chant, “Look at this beautiful body!” She squeals with glee […]

  • Health
    How Eating Placenta Could Be Deadly for Your Baby

    Doctors have a clear message for mothers: Stop eating your placenta — or risk your baby’s health. One group of doctors from Oregon detailed the case of one baby with a grave bacterial infection after being born healthy, Vox reports. The baby had late-onset group B strep disease, aka GBS, which made it difficult for […]

  • Beauty
    Woman ‘Pierces’ Her Baby Daughter’s Cheek and Angers the Internet

    When Enedina Vance shared a Photoshopped picture of her 6-month-old daughter on Facebook sporting a dimple piercing, she didn’t think it would cause such controversy. Her post, however, has racked up nearly 12,000 shares and over 120 comments. Some of her friends and family have jumped onto the satirical train. But others are enraged, labeling her a […]

  • Celeb Style
    Reese Witherspoon’s Sons Look So Cute on the Last Day of School

    School’s out for summer, and Reese Witherspoon is just as psyched as you are. Earlier today, the mom of three posted the cutest snap of her boys as they celebrated her youngest’s last day of school. Deacon, 13, and Tennessee, 4, were all smiles in Tennessee’s pre-school classroom. And, even sweeter than the boys’ smiles […]

  • Health
    Does My Child Have a Mood Disorder?

    People of all ages can develop depression or other mood disorders, and that includeschildren and adolescents. According to statistics from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3.7 percent of children ages 8 to 15 have a mood disorder. When the ages are skewed higher, 14 percent of 13- […]