Smotherhood: My Scaredypants Son Is Literally Afraid Of His Pants
My five-and-a-half-year-old son is — as SpongeBob would say — a scaredypants. I mean that literally: as in,...
Evening Feeding: Personhood Laws In Alabama And Mississippi Don’t Square With Science
The personhood laws being introduced in Alabama and Mississippi assert that fertilization is what makes something a “person”...
Double Standard: The Parents Television Council Outraged Over Rihanna’s ‘Man Down’ Video
Rihanna's new music video for her song "Man Down" depicts her publicly shooting a man the morning after...
Wedding Season Has Arrived! Here’s What To Do With Those Damn Kids
I recently attended a beautiful wedding in The Catskills. One of the most notable elements – aside from...
My Baby Made Me Sleep On The Couch
Modern Mothers Need More Of A Community, Says Anthropologist
Although "working mom" now describes a women who balances a job and motherhood, anthropologist Sarah Blaffer Hrdy points...
Michelle Obama’s ‘MyPlate’ Makes Nutrition More Accessible To Kids
Michelle Obama unveiled an improvement on the food pyramid today with "MyPlate," depicting food groups on a plate...
Mother Of Weiner Sex Scandal Victim Worries About Her Daughter
I was reading this MSNBC story about Paris Hilton's mom dabbing away tears while her daughter talked...
Posting On Craigslist: Not For The Faint Of Heart
When my 9-year-old daughter’s babysitters moved out of town for school, her dad and I barely noticed. But...