Daddy's Money sneakers, Skechers new line of girls sneakers, should sound the alarm for any parent with teenaged daughters. These Daddy's Money sneakers from Skechers are a big let down.
LEGO introduced a line of toys for girls called Just Friends a little more than a year ago. The LEGO sets feature girl figurines, a big encouragement for girls and moms who are tired of Barbie gender-stereotypes to have some quality STEM time.
Anne Hathaway apologized after she wore a different dress to the Academy Awards than the one she had planned on. But can you blame her? Our kids are told to say sorry so much they, like Anne Hathaway, apologize for things they shouldn't.
Family missing at sea? While the US Coast Guard decides whether the family missing at sea since Feb. 24 is a real family or a hoax, it's a good time to consider the risks of great adventure. Yours too could be a family missing at sea without proper planning, as this blogger's almost was during 12 hours near the Florida Keys.
Food stamps for pets hopes to prevent pets from getting squeezed out of the home as family's tighten the financial belt. A donation-based program, food stamps for pets would provide pet chow to low-income families and food stamp recipients.
19 arrested at Chicago mall in teen melee after the sweet, but unfortunately named, boy band “Mindless Behavior” brought a teen crowd together. Mob mentality might have been prevented if the "Mom's Taxi" brigade had been waiting out in the parking lot.
A 911 call over bedtime by an aggrieved 10-year-old and at a hidden crash site fishermen find two little girls: It was a great week for first responders and a good time for parents to review the 911 rules with kids.
"To this day," a viral animated anti-bullying video, aims to show that words may hurt more than sticks and stones. Canadian poet Shane Koyczan – who suffered bullying as a kid and was crushed by his nickname "Pork Chop," speaks in his beautiful video to victims and bullies alike.
Recent headlines – like "Family of 7 kidnapped," "Six-year-old Maced," and "Women hid boy for 8 years" – portray a scary world, especially for kids without experience to place the facts in context. How one mom puts it together for her four boys.
Zero tolerance suspensions of kids is an overreaction in cases like the kindergarten Hello Kitty 'terrorist' who wanted to "shoot" people with bubbles or 6-year-olds pretending to shoot with their fingers. It's adults crying wolf.
German an British researchers – with a lot of food for bait – have concluded dogs steal more food in the dark. One dog-and-cat owner is skeptical: Cats may be framing the dogs.
'Newborn 13-year-old adoptee, Latrell Higgins, said he never had baby photos. His Mom talks about the photos she took and the importance of adopting older kids.
Kate Middleton baby bump photo captures the happy mom-to-be in a bikini as well as the world's obsession with body image. Let's remember the pre-delivery joy of the baby bump when we're tempted to analyze women's body images post delivery.
The Westminster Dog Show only added fuel to the her kids' fire. They have cats, a dog, and a predicament: Which pet is truly best in show? The Westminster Dog Show is pro-canine, Monopoly's new token is pro-kitty, but a compromise is need with Valentine's Day for Animals coming up.
Faith Hill braces and Helen Mirren pink hair? As a parent it makes you realize beauty is more a fairytale we tell our children and ourselves at every age.
Winter storm Nemo will pound the Northeast and moms will be called on to keep kids from going stir-crazy. When you do our snow day projects, tweet @modparenthood with photos of you and your kids facing up to winter storm Nemo and make sure to tag it -- #Nemo
After news spread about a nanny caught on camera striking a child and North Carolina schools just now considering a stand against paddling in the classroom, a question needs to be asked: Who has the right to hit our children? No one. Not the nanny caught on camera, not N.C. teachers.
New Monopoly token: The iron, forced upon young girl Monopoly players everywhere, has been ousted by the Internet generation. Here's to that new Monopoly token, a cat, clawing away at old gender roles.
Mary Leakey 100th birthday: Her son, Philip Leakey, who learned to walk at a dig site, discusses the scientist's adventuresome parenting style. A bio about Mary Leakey might tell modern moms as much as any parenting advice book.
Facebook after death: A Canadian girl who committed suicide after being bullied still has an active Facebook page where those who bullied her in life continue to bully her in death. New Hampshire lawmakers are considering legislation giving social media account information to the executor of the deceased person's estate.