If You Could Choose Your Parenting Choice Again, Would You?

You would think that choosy moms choose their choice and would choose it again. But not always. A recent informal experiment into whether stay-at-home mothers would also advise other soon-to-be moms to stay at home now that they've walked a mile in their own choice shoes produced some interesting results about… » 3/30/14 2:00pm 3/30/14 2:00pm

Police Investigating Mom Who Nodded Out On Bus, Put Daughter in Danger

Police have launched an investigation of a Philadelphia-area mother (whose name has been withheld) after a video of the woman nodding out on the bus went viral yesterday. And while video evidence of the mother's behavior is likely going to be something that the police and social workers take into consideration, it's… » 3/08/14 7:00pm 3/08/14 7:00pm

Advice Manual by 'Princeton Mom' Even More Noxious Than Expected

"Princeton Mom" Susan Patton, a class-five Internet troll who sprang from the depths of a Mens' Rights forum when, one night under a full moon, Phyllis Schlafly and Ann Coulter sacrificed a kitten over a copy of The Feminine Mystique, has a book coming out! The Daily Princetonian got a peek and found it LOL WTF RUFK. » 3/03/14 7:20pm 3/03/14 7:20pm

Breastfeeding Benefits Have Been Exaggerated

Formula-feeding has been vilified in recent years, with new moms being told that if they don't breastfeed, they could be putting their child at risk for a slew of health, behavioral and developmental problems. But the findings of a new study suggest that's total bullshit. Breast might actually not be best. » 2/28/14 10:40am 2/28/14 10:40am

Oh No! Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen Posted Photos of Their Son's Bris

As long as Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen do what parents do and share stuff about their child(ren) with the world, people are going to have an issue with it and media outlets are going to write about it like it's interesting. We're in for a long slog. » 2/27/14 11:40am 2/27/14 11:40am

Desperate Dad Goes to Prison for One Direction Bomb Threat

William H. Klein, a 47-year-old New Jersey man, was sentenced to 8 months in federal prison and 2 months of house arrest this week for calling in a bomb threat before a July 5 One Direction concert at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Klein, a divorced father of two, made the call after failing to procure tickets… » 2/26/14 2:50pm 2/26/14 2:50pm

Barbie's Plastic Surgery and Beyond: The Worst iPhone Apps for Kids

This week, parents–and anyone else with an iota of common sense–expressed outrage over the discovery of the Barbie Plastic Surgery App, whose name was soon changed to Barbara for legal reasons. As for ethical changes? Not so much. The app, rated for kids 9+ (just the age they should be fretting about their thighs)… » 1/28/14 2:25pm 1/28/14 2:25pm

Parents Hope Their Sons Are Geniuses and Their Daughters Aren't Fat

Another reason to feel bad for today's little girls: one day, the straight ones will grow up to face a dating selection consisting of doted upon nightmare boys raised by parents who used the power of the internet to validate their sneaking suspicion that their lil' All Star might be a genius. Meanwhile, the girls'… » 1/22/14 4:45pm 1/22/14 4:45pm