The new Old Spice ad featuring moms having a hard time watching their boys acting like grown men, and smelling like them too, hits close to home for a mom of four boys currently engaged in a war of scents.
'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua is back to tell parents how to get the job done by making their kids more fiercely competitive. Meanwhile, one 'Kung Fu Panda Mom' bear hugs her kids, knowing control is an illusion.
Winter storm Hercules: It takes a Herculean effort from one mom to set an example for her kids and help homeless adults, teens, and families through winter storm Hercules.
After Christmas sales: One family couldn't afford to have a Christmas as big as those in years past. Instead of shopping the after-Christmas sales, they turned off the advertising, focused on being together and sharing laughter as one of the best gifts of all.
Cameron Diaz's 'The Body Book': Before you judge this book by its cover, take a look inside 'The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body.' Cameron Diaz helps everyday women find something to love about their bodies.
Duck Dynasty: As Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson's personal comments continue to smolder, a mother teaches her kids the importance of free speech – and knowing when your opinions can hurt others.
Christmas cookies getting displaced? Fruitcake is king for one family running 100-year-old establishment in Norfolk, Va. Haifa Habib and her sons bring new fruitcake converts with just one taste of the oft-despised holiday treat.
'Gilligan' Island': As Hollywood considers a reboot of the beloved 1960s TV show 'Gilligan's Island,' one mom reflects on the theme song as the soundtrack for her family adventures.
Barbara Walters: As legendary news reporter Barbara Walters presents her most fascinating people of 2013, one mom awards her 'Most Valuable Parent' for her role in overcoming teasing about her speech to deliver her message beyond limits.
Christmas trees: The hunt for the perfect family Christmas tree is a treasured tradition in many families. One blogger shares her family's 'treeditions' and hopes to hear some of yours.
Bindi Irwin: The daughter of 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin has a boyfriend. Bindi Irwin's animal-activist background offers guidance for parents tracking their teens dating – tread gently, observe quietly, and try not to spook the wildlife.
Amber Rose: Shapely selfie of entertainer Amber Rose post-baby reminds one mom of four to stand tall and smile for the camera.
'Hobbit' returns: 'The Desolation of Smaug,' the second installment in 'The Hobbit' movie trilogy, grows a family's love of the classic children's book.
Elian Gonzalez: As Elian Gonzalez claims his place on the world stage once again, this blogger takes comfort in his triumph: 'While we may want an easier, safer, freer path for our children, the more difficult way is often what makes rather than breaks them.'
Breastfeeding Mom kicked out of court: Why are women against women in the breastfeeding battle?
Godzilla returns: Mom shares love of sci-fi legend Godzilla with kids, through city destruction and saving mankind.
'The Sound of Music': Carrie Underwood tries her best, but nearly ruins one family’s love for “The Sound of Music” and the Von Trapp Family.
Rare-earth magnets: A Florida teen underwent emergency surgery last month after swallowing rare-earth magnets, proving that even older kids need some extra common-sense warnings.
Little black dresses get to attend all the parties, while other gowns have to settle for a single appearance, according to fashion lore. 'No more,' Keira Knightley says by wearing her wedding dress for a third time. Who says the little black dress is the only outfit that gets a red carpet reprise?