Are The Mommy Wars Declaring A Cease-Fire? (Probs Not, But We Can Hope)

"The Mommy Wars" was first brought to public attention as a term in a Newsweek piece in 1990 on the struggles of working moms versus at-home moms, but as you know—unless you are a Mole Person who lives underneath the subway—has since expanded to encompass (and foster intolerance for) every single one of the many "roads… » 5/19/12 1:30pm 5/19/12 1:30pm

Mommyblogging Goes Corporate As Babble Is Sold To Disney

When Babble was founded in 2006, it was a destination for those uninterested in a glossy, powder pink or baby blue version of parenthood. Babble was about painful honesty and healthy cynicism. Posts tackled anxiety over sleepless nights, crying over having a boy instead of a girl, and finding children's books » 11/15/11 5:30pm 11/15/11 5:30pm

Women Posting Home Pregnancy Test Results Online Is New TMI Trend

Oversharing is, at this point, routine on the internet. It seemed that we'd seen it all before—because people had shown it all. But Slate has picked up on a new trend in TMI-ness they've dubbed "WombTube" in which women vlog the results of their home pregnancy tests, sharing their news with world wide web well before… » 3/14/11 5:15pm 3/14/11 5:15pm

Heather "Dooce" Armstrong Makes Kathie Lee Uncomfortable

Talk about ice queens on the Today show: This morning, Heather B. Armstrong met with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford to talk about her award-winning, groundbreaking blog Dooce — is it just me or doesn't it seem a bit unfair to call it a "Mom Blog"? — and sat on the couch with her arms crossed the entire time, looking… » 5/07/08 1:30pm 5/07/08 1:30pm