Topic: mother and son

I Love My Son But These Quotes About Mothers And Sons Creep Me The Hell Out

I Love My Son But These Quotes About Mothers And Sons Creep Me The Hell Out

All of this makes me kind of concerned at times- worrying that I’m making him into my “little prince” who can do no wrong. He is definitely a bit of a mommas boy which makes me nervous. Growing up, I always railed at my mom for going easier on my brothers than me. She was definitely a little softer toward them. I felt like I could commit the same offense as my brothers and be punished twice as hard so when I found out I was going to have a son, I vowed to never favor him over my daughter. More »

Start Inequality Young: Even Kids’ Allowances Can’t Escape The Frustrating Gender Pay Gap

Start Inequality Young: Even Kids' Allowances Can't Escape The Frustrating Gender Pay Gap

I have two boys, and they are far too young to receive an allowance yet. But believe you me, an allowance and allotted chores are definitely on my radar. For starters, it will take the burden off me because I hate unloading the dishwasher with the fire of a thousand suns. Chores for our boys in the future will also promote the atmosphere of equality in our house, where my husband and I share all the childcare and housework 50/50. More »

Prince George Looks Tired As He Reveals His Post-Birth Body In New Zealand

Prince George Looks Tired As He Reveals His Post-Birth Body In New Zealand

I know we must make some concessions due to the fact that he had just landed after a 30 hour flight, but I cannot be the only one who is thinking that Prince George, son of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and third in line to the throne looks a bit exhausted in these images. It’s obvious that he may be in need of a nap, judging by his mussed up hair and the way he clenches his fists as his mother holds him in his arms. More »

Your Son Is More At Risk For An Eating Disorder Than Your Daughter, And You Probably Didn’t Even Notice

Your Son Is More At Risk For An Eating Disorder Than Your Daughter, And You Probably Didn't Even Notice

But what about the high school boys? I have to admit that one potential benefit I saw from having two sons was that I would never have to deal with extreme body image issues and eating disorders. It was a welcome relief for me, a woman that has conquered an eating disorder but still has moments of stress and weakness. I didn’t want to see this play out again in my own daughter. More »

The 10 Worst Things My Brother Did Growing Up Because Brothers Are The Worst

The 10 Worst Things My Brother Did Growing Up Because Brothers Are The Worst

I never gave much thought to having sons, but now I have two boys with a guarantee of no daughters. (Thanks, vasectomy!) As I was recently taking a trip down memory lane, I realized just how horrific it was to grow up with a brother. Though my brother was the youngest kid with two older sisters, it still didn’t stop him from doing the most terrible of boy things. More »