Actual Complaints Against Employers Who Wouldn't Let Women Breastfeed

New mothers are given a slew of conflicting advice: they're told they must breastfeed their baby or they're a terrible parent, but also that they must go back to work and earn money as soon as they can or they're a lazy person (or, you know, in the case of most people who work because they have to and not because they… » 7/24/14 7:15pm Thursday 7:15pm

Letting a Child Pick Her Sippy Cup Color Will Not Destroy Society

Apparently, there is a crisis in modern parenting. It's not that there's no paid parental leave, affordable daycare, or better-funded public schools, it's that parents are letting their children pick their own Sippy cup color, directly contributing to the utter squalor that is Modern Society. Oh No. What Will We Do. » 7/15/14 2:00pm 7/15/14 2:00pm

Here Is a Psychologist Who Will Help You Deal With 'Mom Shaming'

The minute you even consider getting knocked up, the fraught decisions begin: Where will you park the kid during work hours? Should you find a more flexible job? Can you live on anything less than a full-time salary? Is it more cost-effective to stay at home for a couple of years? Meanwhile you're swarmed (and maybe… » 7/10/14 2:40pm 7/10/14 2:40pm

Cameron Diaz Patiently Explains Her Child-Free Status

While some celebrity ladies are tormented by the tabloids about being, sad, lonely, or, better yet, "pregnant and alone," Cameron Diaz manages to grin her way through being unmarried and childless without being painted as tragic. And in the new issue of Esquire, she reveals that her attitude towards not having kids is… » 7/02/14 12:40pm 7/02/14 12:40pm

Kim Kardashian Says She's a 'Strict Mother'

Wearing a terribly unflattering Balmain rope dress on a $20 million yacht in Cannes, Kim Kardashian gave her first interview since her wedding last month to Kanye West. She mostly discussed her parenting style, saying she's "strict" with North on naps and sleeping in her own crib, while inadvertently throwing shade at… » 6/20/14 11:20am 6/20/14 11:20am

For Chrissakes, Don't Leave a Kid Under 6 Alone in a Car

I'm not here to judge Kim Brooks, a mother of two who made the choice to leave her 4-year-old son in a car for five minutes while she purchased headphones in the midst of a frenzied effort to get to the airport in time. The kid was fine, but Brooks wasn't — a parking lot bystander recorded her leaving the child in the… » 6/08/14 1:00pm 6/08/14 1:00pm

TMZ Mocks the Appearance of Two Pregnant Celebs in One Shitty Headline

TMZ posted photos of expectant mother JWoww, with a headline and copy that falsely identified her as rapper Lil' Kim. It was an attempt to insult the Jersey Shore star's face, as TMZ has previously—and viciously—mocked the appearance of Kim (who also happens to be pregnant), because they are garbage people. » 5/29/14 11:00am 5/29/14 11:00am

What a Mom Eats at the Time of Conception Might Change Her Baby's DNA

A new study in a rural region of The Gambia indicated that the DNA of infants changed based on whether they were conceived during the dry season (when rice, millet, peanuts, and cassava dominate the diet) or the rainy season (when leafy green vegetables supplements the aforementioned staples). » 4/29/14 5:00pm 4/29/14 5:00pm

The Real Losers in #MommyWars: Freaking Everybody Else

This week, a "viral video ad" (barf barf barf) from a greeting card company aimed at the vital Mother's Day market started making the rounds on the internet and results have been...mixed, to say the least. But the really great thing is that it's revived the age old debate of who's worse: self-righteous stay at home… » 4/17/14 10:59pm 4/17/14 10:59pm

Hot New Having It All Tip: Just Be Rich Enough to Freeze Your Eggs!

This cover of this week's Bloomberg Businessweek features a confident-looking white woman in her thirties and the seductive headline FREEZE YOUR EGGS FREE YOUR CAREER. Is it already that time during the year when magazines invite America to comment on reproductive and parenting choices that are only available to a… » 4/17/14 1:50pm 4/17/14 1:50pm

'Princeton Mom' Is Just Being Honest and Doesn't Believe in Date Rape

Marry Smart, the retrograde pile of garbage that the 'Princeton Mom' has sandwiched between two pieces of cardboard and called a book, drops today. That means Susan Patton is currently making the media rounds, questioning the notion of date rape and insisting that she is "not a provocative person." » 3/11/14 12:30pm 3/11/14 12:30pm