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Are You an Elephant Mom or a Tiger Mom?
Vera Sizensky

Are You an Elephant Mom or a Tiger Mom?

Step aside Tiger Mom. It's OK for parents to nurture, protect and encourage their children, especially when they're very young.

Teaching My Daughter to Say “Vagina”
Vera Sizensky

Teaching My Daughter to Say “Vagina”

Vagina is not a bad word. This mom is teaching her daughter to call it what it is.

Quadruple Amputee Mom Grateful to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Her Family
Vera Sizensky

Quadruple Amputee Mom Grateful to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Her Family

This woman’s inspiring story will have you giving thanks for your health.

What Children Can Learn From Losing
Lindsey Metrus

What Children Can Learn From Losing

Just as you teach your children the ABCs, to say "please" and "thank you," and to ride a bike, you should teach them how to lose.

One of the Craziest Birth Stories EVER
Vera Sizensky

One of the Craziest Birth Stories EVER

The days leading up to delivery always seem hectic, but Amy Poehler's delivery story may take the cake.

Survey: Having Kids Makes You Happier
Vera Sizensky

Survey: Having Kids Makes You Happier

According to a new survey, people with children experience more daily happiness than those without children.

Let’s Stop Using the Term “Advanced Maternal Age”
Beth Battaglino, RN-C, CEO of HealthyWomen, Women's Health Expert

Let’s Stop Using the Term “Advanced Maternal Age”

From now on, moms who are 35+ will be referred to as midlife moms. Who’s with me?! Being a midlife mom myself, I can tell you: We’r...

Your Toddler Understands More Than You Think
Vera Sizensky

Your Toddler Understands More Than You Think

Your little one learns two to five new words every day! Help them develop with language cues.

Mom's Postpartum Advice: True or False?

Mom's Postpartum Advice: True or False?

Here are a few things moms always told us about postpartum. We asked an expert if mom was right.

10 Essential Vitamins and Nutrients Every Child Needs

10 Essential Vitamins and Nutrients Every Child Needs

Sometimes it's important to supplement a healthy diet with a multivitamin. How to choose the right one.

How to Tell if Your Child Has the EV-D68 Respiratory Virus
Vera Sizensky

How to Tell if Your Child Has the EV-D68 Respiratory Virus

A new respiratory virus, EV-D68, is worrying parents. How to tell if your child has it.

Pregnant Kate Middleton Suffering From Hyperemesis Gravidarum AGAIN
Vera Sizensky

Pregnant Kate Middleton Suffering From Hyperemesis Gravidarum AGAIN

Kate Middleton is pregnant with her second child and is suffering from severe morning sickness.

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