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There's A Spa Just For Tired Parents And We Want To Go To There

This spa caters exclusively to parents including services just for pregnant and postpartum moms<p>Hey parents. When was the last time you <i>really</i> relaxed? …

Sleep

Why Women Are On The Verge Of Having Rage Aneurysms — But Can’t

Let’s just start by stating the obvious: being a woman is fucking hard. Between the shitty maternity leave and unequal pay and uncomfortable shoes, …

Sexual Harassment

Blake Lively’s Bedhead Hairstyle Is The Trend We’ve Been Waiting For

Before motherhood, I was on-trend AF. Not only were my clothes stylish and in-season, but my hair was always on point. I had an <i>actual</i> hairstyle too, …

Ralph Lauren

My Child With Special Needs Is Now A Young Adult, And This Is My Biggest Fear

I’m not a doctor, teacher, psychologist, lawyer, or scientist but I’m a mom of 3 boys: 6-year-old twins Alex and Max, and a very special 19-year-old …

Siblings

The One Question I Ask My Kids Every Day — And Why You Should Too

Every afternoon when my kids get home from school, I ask them one question.<p>“Who were you kind to?”<p>Sometimes they’ll think long and hard, only to …

Stop Shaming Moms For Taking Time Away From Their Families

A few weeks ago, my husband decided to take time away motivated by his love for Evanescence and the opportunity to finally meet Amy Lee in person — …

Motherhood

Here's All The Fun 'Hocus Pocus' Merch You Need This Fall

Etsy has all the unique ‘Hocus Pocus’ garb you’ll need to represent the Sanderson sisters this fall<p>If you’re like me, the arrival of fall means …

Cute

YouTube Won't Delete The Channels Of An Accused Child Molester -- Who Caters To Tweens

The man behind the channel was arrested for molesting one of the tweens who makes videos for his channel. YouTube is leaving his channel up<p>According …

Acting

Bridezilla's List Of Requests For Her 'Big Day' Is Insane

This wedding coordinator didn’t mince words when it came to the bride’s requests<p>We all know someone who’s been a bit of a bridezilla. You know the …

Calls To Sexual Assault Hotline Surge After Trump's Comments On Kavanaugh Accuser

Sexual assault hotline RAINN sees spike in calls<p>The National Sexual Assault Hotline experienced a 42 percent increase in phone calls on Friday and …

U.S. Department of Justice

This 'Ghosted' Halloween Costume Is Scarier Than Any Goblin Or Ghoul

Honestly, this ‘Ghosted’ costume is too real and I am shook<p>If there’s anything that will terrifying any millennial, it’s the idea of being ghosted. …

Halloween Costume

Teen Threatened With Expulsion Over T-Shirt Asking Boys Not To Touch Her

This mom is getting a crash course in the legality of sexual assault at her daughter’s high school<p>In a horrifying thread on Reddit’s r/LegalAdvice …

School Administration

I Had Cholestasis While Pregnant, And This Is What It’s Like

In 2013, I was pregnant for the first time. Our pregnancy was a surprise, but one we were happy about. We had just gotten married and found out that …

Blood Tests

Arming Teachers Is Reckless And Puts Our Kids In Danger

In Congress this week, the safety of our families is at stake. Not just if the Senate decides to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the highest court of the …

Education

Why I Will Always Hate My Son’s Doctor

<i>Trigger warning: pediatric cancer</i><p>I think it is human nature to rationalize reasons why bad things happen to other people. It makes us feel safe, …

Imaging

My Toddler Was Bitten By Another Kid, And This Is Why I Wasn’t Mad

Lately, my toddler has been a little aggressive. What I mean by this, is she is pushing other kids when they try to play with her. Is this normal …

Instant Pot Just Made A Blender That Can Cook Things

Instant Pot Ace Blender is going to be on everyone’s holiday wish list this year<p>Instant Pot, the kitchen item on everyone’s must-have list, has a new …

Instant Pot

A Second Woman Has Accused Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct

One of Kavanaugh’s Yale classmates tells a disturbing story of his conduct at a party<p>Yesterday, <i>The New Yorker</i> reporters Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow …

Brett Kavanaugh

If You Like To Go Bare Down There, You Need These Products In Your Life

To bare, or not to bare…that is the question. When I say bare, I mean “down there.” You know where I mean.<p>There are many ways to take care of your …

When You Feel Like A Crappy Friend, Remember This

Once upon a time, friendship was easy. Well, maybe not easy. But easier.<p>You saw your friends at school. You played together at recess. You rode bikes …

6 Movies From My Childhood That I Can’t Watch With My Kids

Listen, folks, the ‘80s and ’90s had some problems. Sure, there were some amazing things too. Slap bracelets, Pogs, and Hi-C Ecto Coolers were the …

Brides

Cutting Toxic People Out Of My Life Has Helped Me Live My Best Life

I remember watching <i>Oprah</i> one afternoon when I was in high school, as I pedaled away on my mom’s stationary bike. She had a psychologist on her show …

This Library Loans Out Ties, Briefcases, And Handbags For Job Interviews

The New York Public Library is lending ties, briefcases, and handbags to people who need them<p>Back in 2016, librarian Michelle Lee was teaching a free …

Job Interviews

Millie Bobby Brown Defends Her Friendship With Drake After Backlash

Many people find Millie Bobby Brown’s ‘friendship’ with the much older Drake concerning<p>Millie Bobby Brown is responding to those who are skeptical …

Bobby Brown

Trump Wants To Deny Green Cards To Immigrants Who Use Public Assistance

The potential new policy could also affect immigrants who have already obtained a green card<p>The Trump administration wants to make it even harder for …

Trump Administration

#MeToo Founder Organizes National Walkout To Support Christine Blasey Ford

Tarana Burke organizes a national walkout in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford<p>“Wear black and walk out.” That’s the directive straight from Tarana …

Brett Kavanaugh

Pregnant Hilary Duff Confronts Man She Says Was Stalking Her 'Like Prey'

Hilary Duff shares video of her confrontation with an aggressive photographer<p>Hilary Duff, like most women, have had moments of concern and fright …

Hilary Duff

This Has Been The Hardest Part About Moving On From My Divorce

I spotted my ex-husband in Target a few months ago; he was walking hand in hand with his girlfriend. Since we decided we’d both stay living in the …

Divorce

10 Things I Love Because I’m Basic AF, So Stop Stealing My Joy

“You’re so basic.”<p>To some people, being called “basic” is an insult. But I love it. If you call me basic, I appreciate the fuck out of you because …

How Teachers Have The Power To Help — And To Hurt — Children

We are taught from a young age to recognize bullying from our peers and to stand up against repetitive hurtful actions. But the recent <i>Chicago Tribune</i> …

Self-confidence