parenting

Charlize Theron’s Parenting Trick? Her Dogs!

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New mom Charlize Theron stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to chat about motherhood and her new movies. She told Ellen that she’s getting some help from her two adopted dogs, “People keep saying to me, ‘Oh you’re a single mom,’ and I’m like, ‘Actually, I’m not, I’ve got two guys helping me out.” Apparently,... read more

5 Truths About Parenting a Toddler from Modern Family

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I'm psyched for the Modern Family season finale tonight. (Rumor is there will be some shocking news revealed from Haley!) As the mom of a toddler, I've been laughing a lot this season at the story lines involving Lily. I can totally relate. Do any of these truths ring true for you? read more

What Do You Think of TIME’s Attachment Parenting Cover?

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Did you check out the new cover of this week's TIME Magazine? The cover story takes an in-depth look at attachment parenting and the controversy surrounding it. The personal history and legacy of Dr. William Sears, the father of attachment parenting and writer of well-known parenting guide, The Baby Book, is documented and explored.... read more

The Best Parenting Style? What Fits Your Kid’s Personality

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Maybe you’ve already figured out your parenting style -- good cop or bad cop, laid-back or strict. But it might actually be best to base your style to your kid’s temperament. According to a story in The Washington Post, parents who look at their child’s personality traits and tailor their parenting styles may be... read more

Mad Men’s 5 Worst Parenting Moments

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We’re excited for the season five premiere of Mad Men on Sunday. The show is too addicting, plus, who wouldn’t feel better about their own parenting style after watching Betty Draper’s Worst Mother of the Year act. The actress who plays her, January Jones, who’s a real-life mom herself, told People that she and... read more

Mayim Bialik Talks Attachment Parenting

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Former Blossom star, Mayim Bialik, advocates attachment parenting in her new book, Beyond the Sling. Mayim, who has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA says that the method of parenting is science-based. According to Dr. Sears, attachment parenting has 7 “tools:” birth bonding (close attachment with your baby after birth), breastfeeding, babywearing (carrying your baby... read more

Kourtney Kardashian's Very Royal Baby Name

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All hail the newest Kardashian baby. By now, you probably already know Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick welcomed their third baby, a boy, on Dec. 14. And they just revealed his very regal name -- Reign Aston. Sound familiar? Lil' Kim named her baby Royal Reign. Since E! News is pretty much split these... read more

How You Parent Has a Lifelong Impact on Baby: Study

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Bad grades? Failed relationships? A new study suggests blaming your parents might not be misplaced. In a long-term study that followed 243 children from low-income Minnesota families until age 32, researchers keyed into how mothers interacted with their children ages three and under. As the years went by, researchers asked the kids' teachers about their academic performance and social skills.... read more

Hey, Tired Moms: This 'Blank Space' Parody Is for You

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Since we know you couldn't get enough of the Taylor' Swift's "Blank Space" music video, we found this parody from What's Up Moms to give you just a little bit more. Yup, it turns out that some of Swift's ex-boyfriend drama translates pretty well into the parenting world. Take a look: "Oh my god, look at that face.... read more

An Inside Look at the New Documentary '40 Weeks'

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When Dominique Debroux and Chris Henze were expecting their first child, they dove head first into all the pregnancy and parenting information they could find. When nausea made reading impossible, Dominique tried to turn to movies and online videos. But she couldn't find the right mix of information and real-mom stories. So along with her filmmaker husband,... read more