About that baby, when do you think it might happen, no pressure, just want to firm up a date so if it you know …Everyone stop asking them about a baby, OK? That's the vibe I'm getting from Kate and Will. You know, that still-no-baby royal couple who travel a lot and are in love and still aren't expecting a child just yet? Them. More »No Baby for Kate and Will in 2012, Says Royal Expert
As of Monday, students of Pottstown Middle School in Pennsylvania will be barred from wearing the fur-lined boots in classes More »UGG boots banned in school. Education crisis solved!
Anyone who thinks taking candy from a baby is the epitome of cruel hasn't tried taking their binky away. After a proper shaming from my kids' dentist, I decided that the time has come to wean my 24-month-old off her binky before she gets too attached to it. News flash: too late! The look she gave me when I took her binkies and put them in a box on a high shelf will haunt me forever. More »The 8 Parenting Jobs I Wish I Could Outsource
Over the last few years, we've noticed a growing trend in Hollywood: Stars are getting pregnant before they get hitched. Jessica Alba, Nicole Richie, and Ashlee Simpson are just a few who went that route. And it seems to be gaining steam again-Jessica Simpson and Kristin Cavallari are currently engaged and preggers. More »Would You Have a Baby Before Marriage?
As a tribute to their mother, the siblings rewrote the lyrics of Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles” — complete with a bittersweet video in which they ask that older model Ford Explorers be taken off the road. More »Young boys rewrite song as tribute to their late mother
Many mothers will carry pictures of their kids in their wallets, post photo albums on Facebook, wear jewelry with their children's birthstones or initials, or even put bumper stickers on their cars declaring there's a "baby on board." More »Tattoos for Moms: why celebrity parents get inked
Eight-year-old Juliet is about as far away from cloying bubble-gum pop as you can get. She's like the anti-Rebecca Black. And she's taking YouTube by storm with her new video, "My First Hardcore Song." More »8-Year-Old Rocker Gets Her Two Step On
It's a boy! And he's five. Beck Laxton, 46, and partner Kieran Cooper, 44, have spent half the decade concealing the gender of their son, Sasha. More »Couple Finally Reveals Child's Gender, Five Years After Birth
According to the New York Daily News, DOBI (my new nickname for Dad of Blue Ivy, otherwise known as rapper Jay-Z) is not dropping the "b-word." Turns out it was all an Internet hoax. He told reporters, "That story and poem are fake." Personally, I think he should have just have rolled with it but…whatevs. More »How Fatherhood Changes Real Guys
When Chuntera Napier's son told her he wanted to get a tattoo in memory of his brother Malik, who was killed in a car accident two years earlier at the age of 12, Napier was touched. More »Would You Let Your 10-year-old Get a Tattoo?
My daughter Lucy's friend - let's call her Maleficent - gleefully told her this story: She and some other kids spent an afternoon hurling snowballs at passing cars. One driver was so surprised by the attack that his car jumped the curb and hit a tree. After the accident, instead of checking to make sure the driver was OK, Maleficent (then 10) and her pack ran away. "It was so funny!" she told Lucy. More »When Bad Friends Happen to Good Kids
Could one drink do a lifetime of damage? That's the alarming suggestion of a new study refueling the debate on drinking during pregnancy. More »Pregnant Women Shouldn't Drink at All: Study
To many educators and students, the Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson, Arizona, schools promoted cultural diversity and supported at-risk kids. But to the state's superintendent of schools, the classes fostered racial unrest -- and violated a state law that prohibits classes advocating ethnic solidarity, promoting racial resentment, or that are primarily for one ethnic group. More »Should Schools Cut Classes and Ban Books to Avoid Racial Issues?
The life of a homemaker is one that includes an endless amount of demands and to-dos. Depending on the size of the home and family, the position of homemaker can go well beyond the usual nine to five. We examined some of the tasks that a homemaker might do to find out how much his or her services would net as individual professional careers. We only take into consideration tasks which have monetary values and use the lowest value for each calculation. More »How Much Is A Homemaker Worth?
When was the last time you let your kids eat dessert for breakfast? You'd never do that, right? Well, maybe not intentionally, but if this morning you poured a bowl of Honey Smacks, Golden Crisps, Cap'n Crunch, or even seemingly healthful Quaker Oats Oh!s cereal, the answer is: today. All have 3 to 5 teaspoons of sugar per cup. More »Best Breakfast Cereals for Kids
As a parent, you know that advocating for your child is in your job description. So when an issue arises with the person who's molding his or her young mind, you're going to speak up. But it's important to choose your words carefully. More »10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kid's Teacher
With the holidays (and presents!) around the corner, your children are probably filled with excitement. It’s a wonderful time to celebrate with family, but that doesn’t have to mean tossing out your gang’s healthy lifestyle habits. Here’s how to make it a happy AND healthy season. More »How to beat the binge-fest
An Australian dad asked his little girl, Maddie, to reveal her favourite parent — Law and Order-style. She made her decision with no hesitation. And there was no convincing her otherwise. More »Who’s your favourite? Dad tries to win over young daughter
No doubt about it: Breastfeeding still causes controversy. In 2011 alone, a judge ruled that a woman couldn't do it in "his court" and under "his law," and Facebook deleted thousands of photos of mothers with babies at their breasts. Stores have thrown women out for discreetly nursing their infants, angry moms protested at places like Target, and any magazine that shows a nursing mother on their cover still sparks outrage, even if the woman is showing less of her breast than a bikini-clad model on the front of a typical fitness magazine. More »Should "Sesame Street" Teach Kids About Breastfeeding?
Whether we're in the 99th or the 1 per cent, we all have babies. But when Beyoncé, an elite member of the "one per cent" club, gave birth at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City this weekend, the economic divide became achingly apparent. More »The Rise of Labour Luxury: Giving Birth like Beyonce at Maternity Spas
While much about autism is unknown, such as what causes the disorder, there is a lot about it that is known. Even with all that science has uncovered about autism, there are still a lot of common myths that keep swirling about, often due to bad science and lack of education. More »Busting some common myths about autism
Girls receive mixed messages all the time--on the one hand, they're told that they can do anything. At the same time, Barbie tells them that "math is hard!" They're encouraged to play sports, but then watch TV shows featuring girls who are more likely to gossip on the sidelines than be on the field. More »How to Raise a Confident Woman