parenting

Charlize Theron’s Parenting Trick? Her Dogs!

Photo: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Photo: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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?

Photo: Martin Schoeller / TIMEPhoto: Martin Schoeller / TIME
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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Photo: Thinkstock
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

Photo: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC
Photo: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC
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

Beyond the Sling / The Bump
Beyond the Sling / The Bump
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

Target's Home Style Expert Emily Henderson Talks Marriage, Fun & Family

Emily Henderson lifting up son, Charlie, with husband.Stephanie Todaro
It's a balancing act for sure: building a thriving career, raising a 1-year-old and maintaining a loving marriage. But Target's Home Style Expert Emily Henderson makes it look easy. The interior designer has spent the past year adjusting to life as a new parent. In her latest interview with The Nest,... read more

What to Do When Your Kid is THAT Kid

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Let's admit it… we've all been the judgmental parent on the airplane or in line at the grocery store or at the playground who looks disdainfully upon the misbehaving child and his parents. We've all thought OMG, can't you control your child? or How can you just let him act like that? Even after having... read more

Hear Kelly Rowland's Lullaby for Baby Titan!

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At one week old, Titan Jewel Weatherspoon already has a song written about him. Yep, new mom Kelly Rowland didn't waste anytime penning a lullaby and posting a sneak preview of it on Instagram. https://instagram.com/p/vOb-2Wv-Q_   "You will always be mommy's little baby," she sings, cradling Titan's head. And this isn't just the Lady-Gaga-offhandedly-singing-to-her-dog type of Instagram... read more

Shakira's Newest Project: Toy Designer for Fisher-Price!

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The best artists adapt and respond to the needs of their fans, right? Since Shakira will now be designing baby toys, we'd like to think she went above and beyond just for us. This week Fisher-Price announced a partnership with Shakira and her charity The Barefoot Foundation as part of an initiative to promote early childhood... read more