Adventures in Baby Pooping

If you have a baby you, quite literally, have to deal with a lot of shit. And the only thing more disturbing than scooping poop clumps out of your daughter's vagina or scraping off feces caked onto your son's balls is that you will want need to talk about it to anyone who will listen, which unsurprisingly isn't very… » 3/09/12 5:45pm 3/09/12 5:45pm

Twitter's Hot Mom Sells CBS Sitcom

CBS is developing a half-hour sitcom called The Mother of All Something, written by Canadian blogger, tweeter and former model Kelly Oxford. Jessica Alba is getting involved as executive producer. » 12/16/10 3:01pm 12/16/10 3:01pm

Did Your Weight Problem Begin When You Were In The Womb?

Today in fat news: New evidence shows that babies can be prenatally "programmed" to become overweight children. And those kids are more likely to be fat grownups. » 9/07/10 11:58am 9/07/10 11:58am

There's Only One Woman On The "Most Trusted Celebrities" List

Monday, Forbes announced "The 10 Most Trusted Celebrities." As BlackBook's Rohin Guha notes, there is just one lady on the list: » 1/27/10 3:40pm 1/27/10 3:40pm

She Said/She Said: Joyce Maynard's Daughter Takes 'Modern Love' Revenge

Over the summer, professional sharer Joyce Maynard, well, shared an essay about her uncommunicative daughter. Ironically, now her daughter writes a rebuttal from her perspective. Because that's how families communicate, right? » 10/27/09 1:20pm 10/27/09 1:20pm

7-Year-Old Is Youngest Hoarder Ever

On last night's Hoarders, 7-year-old Alex was unable to part with anything, from toy packaging to used cotton balls. As a child whose Barbie shoes were—without exception—casualties of a merciless vacuum, it's hard not to empathize with him. » 9/29/09 8:00pm 9/29/09 8:00pm

Grim & Grimmer: Nadya Suleman's 7-Year-Old Says Something Awful

Last night's Octomom: The Incredible Unseen Footage left many feeling sympathetic toward mother-of-14 Nadya Suleman. Her mom is a pain-in-the-ass, her nannies are irksome, she hasn't gotten laid in nine years, and sadly, her kids don't seem to like her. » 8/20/09 3:00pm 8/20/09 3:00pm

Nadya Suleman: "I Screwed Myself"

Typically, when a woman ends up with 14 children, it's because someone else screwed her. On August 19, Fox will air Octomom: The Incredible Unseen Footage (!!!), a two-hour documentary on Nadya Suleman that looks very depressing…and loud. » 8/17/09 7:00pm 8/17/09 7:00pm

Heather "Dooce" Armstrong Tells Oprah How Blogging Saved Her Life

Yesterday's Oprah focused on the "new" kind of motherhood, in which women use humor to share experiences, mistakes, and lack of maternal instincts. Heather Armstrong Skyped in to talk about how her blog "saved" her. » 4/07/09 1:30pm 4/07/09 1:30pm

What Say You?

Is the new book True Mom Confessions: Real Moms Get Real a great way for women to vent about the frustrations of motherhood? Or a catalyst for their kids' future therapy sessions? [New York Post] » 3/23/09 2:20pm 3/23/09 2:20pm

Blame The Mother

A historian claims that the fact that Henry VIII was raised in a largely feminine household and that his handwriting bears a similarity to his mother's, shaped his "emotionally incontinent" personality and womanizing tendencies. [Telegraph] » 3/16/09 1:30pm 3/16/09 1:30pm

Which One Of The Five Types Of Moms Do You Have?

Are you ready for a moment of Freud? We're going to talk about your mother. You love her, obviously. But sometimes she drives you crazy, embarrasses you or says something so insane you question whether you're related to her at all. Maybe sometimes you hate her. But, according a new book by clinical psychologist… » 4/24/08 2:00pm 4/24/08 2:00pm

Tim Gunn Worries About His Mom, Bad Dressing

We love Tim Gunn. We would like to call him late at night when our hypochondria turns to paralyzing fear. We would like to sit down for tea with him when a boy breaks our heart. We would like to sit and watch Martha Stewart with him. We would like to have him over for the holidays. (Tim, what are you doing for Rosh… » 9/11/07 7:30pm 9/11/07 7:30pm