LifeStyle: Family

Mummy blogger trolled for exercising in department store

Thursday  19:50,   26 october 2017

'You're desperate for attention from strangers'Sia Cooper, 28, who runs a successful fitness program for mums called Diary of a Fit Mommy, was blasted on Instagram with followers telling her she should train in Walmart because ‘she’d fit [...]

Mother races against time to fund research trial for son's fatal disease

Thursday  19:50,   26 october 2017

<p>Children with Hunter syndrome gradually lose the ability to walk, talk and eat, and most die by their teen years. There is no cure. Melissa Hogan is determined to find one.</p><p></p>At least, not yet. Hogan's shock soon turned into[...]

Kylie Jenner is pregnant—and we know you want to judge

Thursday  23:51,   12 october 2017
Today's Parent

Everyone wants to hate on Kylie Jenner for becoming a mother so young, but this is why we all need to stop being so judgmental.After catching wind of the KJ’s pregnancy news, the never-subtle gossip blogger Perez Hilton posted his totally unfiltered [...]

Mom attacked online for asking what to make husband for lunch

Tuesday  23:23,   10 october 2017

She was called a 'slave' and '1950s housewife'.A young Australian mother has caused controversy for asking a Facebook group what to make her husband for[...]

Kate shows off her baby bump at Buckingham Palace reception

Tuesday  23:22,   10 october 2017

The royal stepped out after a month of cancelled engagements.Video provided by Whochit[...]

Cindy Crawford defends letting 16-year-old Kaia Gerber model

Tuesday  23:21,   10 october 2017
Harper's Bazaar (UK)

She says it's normal in fashion"My daughter just got a driver's licence," Crawford told The Associated Press. "I'm a lot more concerned about her driving by herself then entering the world of[...]

Ignoring Your Kids Might Be the Best Thing for Them

Friday  20:40,   29 september 2017

Since when did children need boredom busters?No, I don’t mean ignore them and let them set the paper towels in the kitchen on fire as some kind of "learning[...]

What you pack in your kid’s school lunch can improve their concentration and focus

Friday  20:40,   29 september 2017
Today's Parent

Little kids aren't known for their ability to sit still, concentrate and focus—and yet that's often what's needed to succeed in school. What many parents don’t realize is the huge role that proper nutrition plays in this.Here are my top [...]

How EI maternity benefits in Canada work

Friday  20:40,   29 september 2017
Today's Parent

There's lots to do before baby arrives—finish the nursery, pack your hospital bag and apply for EI. This is how EI maternity benefits work in Canada and why you need to apply for them before your newborn arrives.If you have insurable employment[...]

How to deal with a kid who pushes your buttons

Friday  20:37,   29 september 2017
Today's Parent

Sometimes you’re triggered more by one of your kids than another. Here’s how to tackle your triggers and parent each kid effectively.A few minutes later, Liv’s older sister, Sam (age 5), began wailing after an argument over toys. Chris immediately[...]

Having the Family I've Always Wanted Doesn't Feel Like Enough

Friday  16:55,   07 july 2017

Growing up in a broken home has me pining for moreIt started when I was 12 or so, around the time my parents were engulfed in a brutal court battle over custody of my sister and me. I called it “family watching.” If we were out and about and I saw a [...]

10 Ways Our Brains Have Changed Forever Since Becoming Moms

Thursday  21:52,   06 july 2017

And it's never going to be the same againDid you notice a change in the way your brain works after you had a child? I certainly did and for the last 13 years since I became a mom, it hasn't gone back to the way it was pre-kids. I keep waiting,[...]

Our Summer is Full of Screens and I Refuse to Feel Bad About It

Thursday  21:52,   06 july 2017

I'm giving my kids a 2017 summer completely guilt-freeI'm sure by now you've read all those nostalgic articles about giving your kids a 1982 summer or a 1970's summer or a 19-whatever-someone-has-decided-was-the-best-decade-ever[...]

United Took a $1,000 Seat Away From Toddler and Resold the Ticket

Thursday  21:52,   06 july 2017

The 2-year-old was forced to sit on his mom's lap for the flightTraveling with a toddler can get pretty awful, but nothing could have prepared Shirley Yamauchi for this nightmare. The mom was forced to carry her 2-year-old son on her lap for for [...]

How my 87-year-old neighbor became my best friend

Thursday  21:51,   06 july 2017
Hello Giggles

I’ve always thought that older people give the best advice, especially when the conversation starts with “Back in my day.” When you…I’ve always thought that older people give the best advice, especially when the conversation starts with “Back in my[...]