Tips on managing motherhood



Disagreements Over Discipline May Be Sign of Something Deeper

UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Yvette, a Manhattan mother of two, recounts a day recently when her husband accused her of being a negligent mother because she took one of the boys, who at the time was running a dangerously high fever, out…

Cool Mama: How to Win at a Winter Pregnancy

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UPDATED November 7th, 2017 What should you expect when dealing with a winter pregnancy? For one, lots of staying home on the couch coziness, since the weather outside is so frightful; but more importantly, pregnancy in winter also means taking…

10 Top New Mom Questions

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 When I had my first child, I had lots of questions that I felt silly asking my doctor, friends or even family. Still, there are a lot of things new moms wonder about. And between the lack of sleep, adjusting to…
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Culture Clash: Baby Ear Piercing & Latinos

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Every so often the “to pierce or not to pierce a baby’s ears” debate flares up in the U.S. This is probably because there are more and more little Latina girls running around with earrings adorning their cute…

Toxins to Avoid While Breastfeeding

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Obstetricians are quick to warn pregnant women about the dangers of consuming alcohol, cold cuts, and too much fish during pregnancy. What’s less common is advice on keeping your breast milk wholesome and safe for…
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Parenting by Talking to Your Children Like They're Adults

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In the past few years there's been a backlash to helicopter parenting that advocates treating children like adults. Celebs like Penelope Cruz and Tobey Maguire have embraced Resources for Infant Educarers or RIE parenting. Former White House…

Glam-Ma: 15 Fabulous Famous Grandparents to Salute this Mother’s Day

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Famous grandparents are fun to watch, because unlike most celebs, their role as grandma or grandpa eclipses anything Hollywood might want from them. The prototypical grandma is frumpy, conservative and makes a mean chicken soup when she’s…

10 Hilarious Mother Quotes to Ring in the Holiday

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Who’s ready for some hilariously awesome mother quotes? Mother’s Day is right around the corner, which you probably know because your mother keeps reminding you (as only a mother can), or because you’ve seen that commercial for the new…

Miscarriage Statistics: Why No One Ever Talks About It

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As The Guardian reports regarding miscarriage statistics, around one in five pregnancies end in miscarriage, but while most of us are comfortable with sharing our joy with others, we struggle to share our sadness. Despite feeling devastated…