Every mom with more than one kid is familiar with that slightly nervous feeling that comes along with introducing a new baby into your eldest child's life. After all, you never how they're going to react! Are they going to be jealous? Sad? Angry? But one lucky mom, Ilana Wiles, doesn't have to worry about any of that, as evidenced by the adorable video she just shared of her two little girls.Continue Reading >
A California mom is still fuming after a teacher allegedly left her 5-year-old daughter inside a locked, dark classroom alone as a form of punishment.
Hilda Salazar says when she arrived at the school to pick up her daughter Natalia a few minutes early, she found the classroom locked. When the teacher opened it, the little girl was sitting inside by herself, crying--a sight that understandably infuriated Salazar. Unfortunately, when she demanded an explanation, the teacher didn't give her a very good one.Continue Reading >
When parents took their kids to a local movie theater in Pinellas Park, Florida to see the newest Disney film Frozen, they were probably just anticipating a fun family night out. So just imagine their shock when they were confronted with the X-rated trailer for the film Nymphomaniac, instead of the PG animation and trailers they were all expecting. Woops…talk about awkward!Continue Reading >
This year my daughter started elementary school and the next thing I knew it was time for my first parent-teacher conference. WHOA! How did that happen so quickly? I'm not gonna lie, I was nervous. I guess that is not surprising, but what was surprising to me was that at first I was nervous for myself, not my kid. What the heck does one wear to a parent-teacher conference that conveys, I'm a responsible parent with a sense of style who isn't trying too hard? Heck if I know, honestly I can't even tell you what I wore because I don't remember. But I do remember how terrifying I found the experience.Continue Reading >
We all know girls are equally as inventive as boys, but that isn't usually depicted in popular TV and print ads ... until now! GoldieBlox, the toy company founded by engineer Debbie Sterling, has just released the best and probably cutest commercial I've seen this year, encouraging girls to be "thinkers, builders and innovators."Continue Reading >
Needing a pick-me-up on this Monday afternoon? I have just the thing to brighten your day! Meet Beau and Theo, an adorable toddler and puppy duo that is melting hearts all around the world with their ridiculously cute naptime ritual.
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One of the best parts about being around kids is watching them discover ordinary things for the first time. Case in point? The adorable little girl in the video below, who is seen walking on ice for the very first time!
Her utterly fascinated reaction—she stomps on it a little and bends down to touch it—is priceless...and there's even an unexpected ending! Watch the whole thing after the jump. Just be warned: cuteness overload is coming your way!Continue Reading >
A suspect is in custody after shots were fired in the neonatal unit at a Children's Hospital of Wisconsin earlier this afternoon.
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, e-mail and text alerts were sent to employees after officials detained the 22-year-old suspect, who was found HOLDING a baby on the seventh floor of the hospital. I don't think I can imagine a worse or more terrifying scenario.Continue Reading >
A post written on a South Dakota mom's blog has quickly gone viral after she criticized those she considers to be overprotective parents and called for kids that are being bullied to "toughen up." Since first publishing it three weeks ago, the piece, entitled "Why My Kids Are NOT The Center Of My World," has stirred up tons of controversy online and amassed millions of hits--despite that her blog originally only had eight followers!Continue Reading >
As my first year of motherhood came to a close a few months ago, I keep thinking of things I would have done differently or things I wish someone would have told me before I became a mom. The only regret I actually have is that I spent so much of my son's first year of life stressing out about things that ultimately mattered very little. Here are six rules to help keep you from having the same regret:Continue Reading >