Mother’s Day, the unfathomably bad new ensemble comedy by Garry Marshall, ends with a blooper reel. It’s not a particularly good blooper reel, but there is one great moment—perhaps the only good moment of the entire film. In it, Julia Roberts is seen in character (complete with that hideous wig) staring out the window…
Modern Family’s Ariel Winter has proudly exhibited the results of her recent breast reduction surgery, scars and all, and good on her. But now her estranged mother, Crystal Workman, has come forward to criticize her decision.
1. Last summer, I watched with pride as my 4-year-old daughter raised her foot, said a “kee-yaw!” from the bottom of her gut, and kicked the board in half. Her karate teacher, a jolly, encouraging sort, said, “You have a great smile, Grace.” And handed over her new belt, white with a yellow stripe
A new study shows that American adults live an average of only 18 miles from their parents—and the proximity is for good reason, as mothers who live near their own moms have a meaningful amount of extra freedom to handle personal emergencies and work.
On December 10 NBC premiered Coat Of Many Colors, a biopic about Dolly Parton and her family. The movie, which “received NBC’s biggest ratings on Thursday night since the 2009 series finale of E/R” has inspired interest in Parton’s family life and, in the spirit of the holidays, she has shared her first experience…
We were deep in the woods of Humboldt County at Katie Azevedo’s family ranch, gathered around the table for breakfast. It was a comfortable scene, but six weeks ago Katie was dirty and dusty, in the midst of a transformative experience: She and her mother, Linda—along with their horse, Sedona—were riding the Pony…
People entering careers as lawyers and judges in China are faced with an interesting moral quandary while taking the national judicial examination. On the exam, among questions about contract negotiations, lawsuits, and damages, test-takers are asked directly about who they would save in a fire, their mothers or their…
Some daughters are very close with their mothers. They talk on the phone at least once a day, share secrets, and when it’s time to get married, these daughters want their mothers to be involved, very involved, right down to attending their raunchy bachelorette weekend. Wait, what? Whaaaaat?
“Take the holy water,” said our translator, “and pour it into the brass bowl. Repeat after me: Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa.”
Leaving the spa, my mom surprised me by saying something as awkward as it was true—that we’d just had two old Korean ladies strip us down and clean us better than we’ve ever cleaned ourselves.
A single mother named Laura Browder is facing child abandonment charges in Houston, Texas, after leaving her 6-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son in a food court while she interviewed for a job 30 yards away.
It’s nearly Mother’s Day, so get ready for some holiday themed content! This week’s Pissing Contest is all about the mamas! Tell us your happy mom stories, tell us your sad ones, tell us the ones about weird vacations and awkward interactions. As always, we’ll post the best of the best next week!
You deserve recognition for completing the hardest break-up known to the human heart.
Researchers tested samples of online-purchased breast milk for a study that was published in Pediatrics this week. The results: 10% of the samples contained cow’s milk.
In news you have always intuitively understood to be indisputable but knew was routinely dismissed, ignored, or downplayed because of raging sexism, it turns out that women who have kids — at least two — are more productive than literally everyone who has ever existed. In other news: FACE.
I was born around the same time as Sesame Street and raised to believe that I could do anything I set my mind to: that I could be an astronaut, a police officer, a backup dancer on Solid Gold. My friend Julia and I would come home after school and sing along to "Free to Be You and Me," an album and book we'd devoured…
One of the biggest aspects of celebrity gossip culture is the Celebrity Baby Bump. We love to talk about it (even when it's nonexistent). We love to look at it. We love to analyze about how mothers dress themselves when they have one and how they "recover" when they don't anymore. But for pregnant women, things…
Debra Harrell plans to file a lawsuit against the news station which posted her private information including social security number and home address.