Like two million other women across the world each year, Brooke Hopkins suffered a stillborn birth without any indication prior that something was wrong. She had a pink nursery all set up for her. She
Regressions are normal, especially with toddlers. Every time your child takes a step forward toward growing up more (whether that is using a toilet, sleeping in a bed, starting school, or mastering the
Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011. "In my view, the American
Once in a while when you look at your little gal twirling in her frilly skirt, remember she'll be grown one day. What do you want her to know about men, life, herself, love? I'm spending the morning waiting
From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball
Beware of what I call the "Name Fad." Sure, it sounds hip now, but in 30 years, the names Natalie, Chelsea, Samantha, and Lindsay will sound how Nancy, Cheryl, Susan, and Linda do today. And in 60 years,
• Pinterest Are you feeling like you're living in the movie Frozen? Where I am, winter isn't coming—it's here and it's here to stay for a while. Which led me to think of some really cool wintry names.
Holding a baby is delicious -- but holding your two infants at the same time is nothing short of a miracle. This month, my boy-girl twins turn 11. Of course, as a mom blogger, I think the best way to this
• Pinterest Scientists believe babies allowed to feed themselves during weaning are less likely to overeat and be overweight as toddlers. Their study also revealed that spoon-fed children are more likely
Sometimes innovations in cooking seem like they're only for chefs, or at the very least people with the coin to drop on an immersion circulator. Rarely does something hit the market that is affordable,
Help your kid communicate with words, not fists or (ouch!) teeth. Pinterest Anyone who's watched her preschooler pack a punch on the playground knows: Terrible doesn't stop at 2. Physical aggression, shoving
If your toddler fights falling asleep, it may not necessarily be willfulness, lack of discipline or any of the other culprits frequently cited by health care providers and parenting experts. A new study
You know those people who get so much done it seems like they have 30 hours in every day while the rest of us mere mortals have a measly 24? You know, the ones who seem to get more accomplished before
Motherhood is simply real. Real with real moms who lose their patience, who want to throw in the towel. It's full of moms who have to work who'd rather stay home. Or moms who stay home who'd rather work.
Early childhood experiences with food can be traumatizing (who liked liver and onions as a kid?), but if you decided never to try something again as an adult, then you might be missing out on some truly
There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired