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I'm A Single Mother Of 4. Here's What The Wellness World Gets Wrong

I love wellness, but I sometimes feel like the world doesn’t understand what it’s like for those of us who are struggling to make ends meet.

Misha Williams
September 28 2015

18 Celebrities Who Were Really Honest About Their Fertility Struggles

It's been a powerful few days for fertility and the many issues that surround it.

Allie White
September 18 2015

I'm A Mom. Here's Why I Support Women Who Choose To Be Child-Free

Becoming a mom is both the most magical and overwhelming thing that’s ever happened to me — and yet I don’t recommend it for everyone.

Maria Olson Goins
September 16 2015

I Was Afraid My Son Would Become A Mass Murderer

In December 2012, after the tragic school shooting in Newtown, I thought I was the only mother in America who asked myself, “What if that’s my son...

Liza Long
August 28 2015

How I'm Raising My Kid With Minimal Screen Time In This Tech-Crazy World

It's official: My son has made it to 2.5 years old without getting hooked on television or screen time. Some days I wear this like a badge of honor....

Jennifer Mielke
August 27 2015

Why A Doula's Worth The Money

Six reasons having a doula can improve your pregnancy, labor and journey into motherhood.

Elisabeth Lewis
August 24 2015

10 Reasons I Let My Kids Eat Junk Food

I don’t want junk food to become the forbidden fruit they gorge on later when they start to make their own food decisions.

Rebeca Plantier
August 24 2015

How 8 New Moms Learned To Love Their Bodies (Photo)

I’m not entirely sure where I found the courage to stand, mostly naked, on a public beach with seven other women.

Jessie Harrold
August 17 2015

8 Simple Ways To Raise Healthy Eaters (Starting Now!)

Did you know that nearly one-third of the average American kid's diet isn't even real food? While it may be disheartening to think about all the junk...

Lisa McCoy
August 10 2015

7 Ways To Raise Grateful Kids In An Over-Entitled World

In a world of “I wants” and “Can I haves?” it can be daunting for parents to raise grateful kids.

Amy McCready
August 9 2015

8 Ways To Raise Calm, Happy Kids + Boost Their Social Skills

As a therapist and child development expert for over 20 years, I've learned a lot about the powerful of mindfulness.

Sean Grover
August 7 2015

7 Science-Backed Reasons To Get Your Kids Outside

Most of us intuitively know that we feel better when we spend time outside.

Lawrence Rosen, M.D.
August 5 2015

13 Moms Show The Beauty Of Breast-Feeding In These Stunning Photos

Most of us know the many benefits of breastfeeding — from boosting babies' brain development to upping mothers' metabolism after birth.

Anna Williams
August 3 2015

5 Reasons I Never Want To Have Kids

That's because many of my main reasons for not having children aren't an aversion to kids per se — but because I care deeply about the...

Alden Wicker
July 30 2015

6 Ways To Empower Your Daughter To Have Positive Body Image

We don’t want to criticize, push, or minimize, and we definitely don’t want to do anything to reduce self-esteem or create an unhealthy relationship...

Rosemary Clark
June 3 2015

7 Simple Healthy Habits For Pregnant Women

Since what goes into your body is crucial to the healthy development of your baby, it’s important to eat healthy even before you're pregnant.

3 Plant-Based Lunches Toddlers Will Actually Love

One of the most frequent comments I receive about what I feed my kids is, “I can't believe your toddler eats that." The question has a hint of...