SCOTUS Decision To Legalize Gay Marriage: A Victory For Parents

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You've heard the news: In a landmark case, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to legalize gay marriage nationwide, declaring that state bans on same-sex marriages are unconstitutional. Thought gay marriage was already legal? Until now, only 37 states legally recognized the unions of same-sex couples, presenting parental rights challenges to the moms and dads of... Read more

#TBT: Birth Control Hit Shelves 55 Years Ago

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In 1960, two little words rocked the worlds of American women: "The Pill." Although the FDA had previously given the green light for hormone pills, this approval was limited to ones that treated menstrual issues, like irregular cycles or PMS. In May of 1960, that all changed when the FDA approved Enovid as the first-ever hormone pill... Read more

Singer Kimberly Henderson Gets Real With Postbaby Belly Photo

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Kimberly Henderson made a name for herself after posting a video singing a lullaby to her baby girl on YouTube (a cover of Whitney Houston's "How Will I Know," to be exact). She even landed herself time in the studio to record her single, Tiny Hearts. Now, the mom of four is continuing... Read more

Musician's Post-Concert Pic Washing Wife's Breast Pump Stuns The Internet

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Time to completely reimagine what you think goes on after a concert. “If you ever wonder what rappers do when they get off stage, they clean breast pumps for their wives so their baby can eat,” rapper George Moss captioned a Facebook photo on Monday, compete with the hashtag #thuglife. He didn't expect it to go... Read more

Kids Who Fib Have Better Memories

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Have a little fibber on your hands? Before you panic about reinforcing right versus wrong, know that the ability to lie well seems to be a testament to your child's memory. A new study in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology found that the 6- and 7-year-old participants involved who were masters of the little white lie demonstrated... Read more

When Kids Rewrite Magic Mike It's XXL Funnier — And Dirtier

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With an R-rating, Magic Mike XXL is definitely not kid-appropriate. But without even trying, these kids created rewrites that are even dirtier than the original screenplay. Giving them no information other than the title Magic Mike, Jimmy Fallon asked elementary school kids to give the story a rewrite. Naturally, he and Channing Tatum... Read more

MVP: Most Valuable Papa

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If you're a baseball fan, catching a ball in the stands at an MLB game is impressive in its own right. Here's why this guy is the MVP of foul ball catching: 1. He was holding a baby 2. He was feeding the baby 3. Catching the ball did not interfere with said baby's feeding... Read more

Meet IVF's Secret Weapon: Sunshine

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A Belgian doctor tried to find a correlation between IVF treatment and weather. Nothing. So he looked at the weather a month before the actual date of treatment. And that changed everything. "The month before is what's important, because that's when the egg is already starting to grow and mature,"  says Dr. Frank Vandekerckhove, a reproduction... Read more

When Were You #BetterForBaby?

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A new baby means a new lifestyle. And while the changes you make -- from no more sleeping to no more smoking -- can seem daunting or unwelcome, you may notice a trend; other people in your life try to be better for baby too. That's the message from the new #BetterForBaby Pampers campaign. One... Read more

Does Your State Support Working Dads?

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If you're from Minnesota, New Hampshire or Massachusetts, congratulations; fatherhood is in your favor. Those are the three states with the highest overall rankings for dads of kids younger than 18, based on four broad factors: economic and social well being, health, work-life balance and child care. The team at WalletHub looked at... Read more