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

Dina Lohan: Shoe Designer

On the heels (heh) of Lindsay's fashion week disaster, her mother, Dina, will unveil her new "celebrity" shoe line — called "Shoe-Han" — at Trump Plaza today. Betcha that's some classy footwear. [Page Six] » 10/08/09 1:30pm 10/08/09 1:30pm

Women's Health Identifies Terrifying New Addiction: "Bumpaholism"

Because we don't have enough to worry about with health-care reform in jeopardy and crazies packing guns at Town Hall meetings, let's consider the pressing problem of "pregnancy addiction", or, as Women's Health likes to call it, bumpaholism. » 8/11/09 1:20pm 8/11/09 1:20pm

Study: Child Adoptees More Likely To Turn Into Teen Terrors

If wee Zahara Jolie-Pitt turns out to be a total goth who listens to Morrissey nonstop and refuses to leave her room, Brad and Angie shouldn't blame themselves; adopted children are twice as likely to be diagnosed with an emotional or behavioral problem, says a new study out of the University of Minnesota. According… » 5/06/08 9:30am 5/06/08 9:30am

Regretting Motherhood: Not Every Woman Wants Rugrats

"Women who regret having children are the silent minority," writes Lucy Beresford in the Times of London. Beresford is a writer and psychotherapist who says that not all women are cut out to be mothers. "Many go ahead with pregnancy," she writes, "hoping that ambivalence will be annihilated during labor by a love-bomb… » 3/03/08 12:30pm 3/03/08 12:30pm

Shockers: Women Work More Than Men & "Wait" Too Long To Procreate

A new "no shit" study by Cambridge University states that women who work outside the home still do the bulk of the household chores. Men may spend longer at the office, but women work more, if you count domestic chores and paid employment. British men, for example, work an average of 55 hours a week, which includes… » 12/07/07 3:20pm 12/07/07 3:20pm

Adventures In "Mommy Lit": Is Marta Zinsser The New Bridget Jones?

There's a book roundup in USA Today of "Mommy Lit", a term that refers to fictional tomes with titles like Odd Mom Out and Manless In Montclair. The characters and situations are partly whimsical, partly relatable: "Marta Zinsser is a single mom who does things her own way," readsOdd Mom Out; "Motherhood seems to… » 11/15/07 12:30pm 11/15/07 12:30pm

The Brains Behind TMZ Set Their Sights On Material Moms

Silicon Alley Insider reports that Time Warner's Telepicture Productions — the company behind TMZ, the place for all of your salacious Britney Spears, Dog The Bounty Hunter and random drunk girls on video news — has a new target: Moms. Yes, women who spawn and spend have attracted the attention of the media… » 11/14/07 6:00pm 11/14/07 6:00pm

What's The Matter With Wanting To Be A Single Mom?

Louise Sloan, a 41-year-old lesbian with a desire to be a mom, had semen FedExed to her Republican mother's summer house in Kennebunkport, Maine she says in an interview with Salon. The piece focuses on Sloan's book, Knock Yourself Up: A Tell-All Guide to Becoming a Single Mom, which details her journey, as well as… » 10/19/07 11:00am 10/19/07 11:00am

Being A Modern Mom Kinda Sucks

According to a new UK study, two-thirds of new mothers say having a baby has destroyed their social life and they resent their partners for continuing to go out, reports Telegraph. And it just gets worse: A quarter of the mothers said that their relationship went downhill after giving birth — 47% reported arguing… » 10/18/07 5:00pm 10/18/07 5:00pm

The mess never ends. Entertainment Tonight reports that police were called to the scene when Britney Spears' bodyguard allegedly "battered" a photographer trying to snap her picture. Britney also alleges that a different photographer hurt the bodyguard and her son in a different incident. Are you taking notes and… » 7/27/07 11:50am 7/27/07 11:50am