Tag: parenting

My Parenting Perfectionism is Killing Me

“I’ve got this!” I, the parenting perfectionist of my own nightmares, yell to no one.   In my rush to prepare dinner, while also putting away groceries and making tomorrow’s lunch, I’ve spilled spaghetti sauce all over the kitchen floor. The dogs are the only ones rushing to help. My 5-year-old is off doing whatever

Jessie J Says She Changed Her Diet After Being Told She's Infertile

Last year, singer Jessie J revealed during a concert that doctors told her she’s infertile. Now, she’s opening up about the steps she’s taking to try to change that. In a new interview with the Heart Breakfast radio podcast, Jessie said that she’s changed her diet and lifestyle in hopes of having biological children one day. “I’ve always

Distracted driving more frequent among millennial than older parents: Low proportion of parents said their pediatrician had spoken to them about distracted driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nine people are killed and more than 1,000 injured each day in incidents involving a distracted driver. Texting while driving is a modern safety crisis associated with increased risk of motor vehicle crashes and may underlie the recent rise of motor vehicle fatalities in the United States.

Emily Skye Just Shared An Image Of Her 'Wrinkly Tummy Skin'

When it comes to her postpartum journey, Emily Skye has always kept things real for her 2.5mil fans – and this latest post is no exception. Rather than hide behind filters and photoshop, the 34-year-old is embracing every aspect of how her body has changed since giving birth 16 months ago – including her “wrinkly

Blessed be the fruit: Mrs. Waterford is pregnant IRL

May the Lord open… the URL to Yvonne Strahovski’s Instagram feed so you may behold her baby bump bounty. The Handmaid’s Tale actor announced the good news on Friday that she is pregnant with a very sweet belly pic. I am very excited to finally be able to share my special news – I’m going

Blake Lively Trolls Ryan Reynolds for His Bad Parenting

Don’t you love it when celebrity couples troll each other? We sure do. A Simple Favor actor Blake Lively just called out her husband, Ryan Reynolds, for his “lousy” parenting — and we are so here for it. Reynolds recently posted to Twitter about his upcoming flick, Detective Pikachu. In the seriously funny video clip,

Mandarin Chinese could help us understand how infants learn English

Infants may be more sensitive to non-native speech sounds than previously thought, according to a study published in the Journal of Memory and Language. The findings shed light on the way babies begin to understand language. The study, coauthored by Jessica Hay, an associate professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Department of Psychology, and

Kidstrology: Your Parenting Horoscope for February

Ah, February. The month of Valentine’s Day, the holiday of love. But don’t get too swept up in all the hearts and flowers. “Venus, the planet dedicated to romance, shines in careful Capricorn from Feb. 3 on, making this a time to make careful choices in your love life. If your relationship is rock-solid, you

Dispelled the most popular myths about the dangers of microwaves

Today, they are visible in nearly every kitchen, so we have grown to be familiar with warming our breakfast without needing whether stove or perhaps a fry pan. This really is convenient, what is dangerous microwave? You most likely needed to learn about the risks of microwaves: about harmful radiation, about how exactly helpful products

Don’t Miss These Signs of Toxic Parenting

The parenting gig is tough, and there’s no one-size-fits all manual for how to do it; we all have to figure things out as we go along. So we do the best we can — and we all screw up at one point or another. That’s totally normal. The problem? When our screw-ups turn into

Are you ready for Positive Parenting?

The idea of Positive Parenting is gaining momentum worldwide, with the focus on training and learning rather than punishing. By Shaira Mohan There’s a couple I know who I admire greatly for their unique parenting style. For two people who are constantly on the opposite sides of the net when it comes to parenting decisions

What Is Attachment Parenting, & Is It Too Extreme?

Attachment parenting is a popular way to raise kids at the moment (at least where I live, in Los Angeles). The basic premise is that the primary caregiver is always attuned to their child — this usually translates to being physically close, thus also practicing co-sleeping, breastfeeding (often extended) and babywearing (using slings and wraps

Your Parenting Horoscope for October

It’s officially fall! October appears to be quite the complex month: countless, diverse energies are going to clutter the sky. Some will be supporting you; some others will be limiting you. But never fear, Venus is here! The planet of love is retrograde in Scorpio, says Southern California based Wayne Gonzalez, third-generation astrologer. "The new