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Is There Really An Issue With Sleep Training?

Sandra Basile | Posted 12.01.2016 | Parents
Sandra Basile

If you are a parent who strongly agrees with nighttime parenting or sleep training, then this proposal is for you. As I was driving home from my so...

An Alternative to Sleep Training

Sandra Basile | Posted 11.23.2016 | Parents
Sandra Basile

The two most common approaches that are used to address babies who awaken frequently throughout the night are sleep training and nighttime parenting. ...

My Complicated Relationship With Breastfeeding

Emily Hatch | Posted 12.16.2015 | Parents
Emily Hatch

What a wild ride breastfeeding has been. I've never been so determined to do anything, or so ill prepared.

What You're Really Saying When You Tell Moms Not To Breastfeed In Public

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents

No one wants to eat in a bathroom, and babies shouldn't have to, either. Yet that's exactly where some nursing mothers turn when they're shamed from b...

The Melissa McCarthy Era

Abe Gurko | Posted 12.22.2013 | Style
Abe Gurko

Can we all agree that Melissa McCarthy looks fantastic on the cover of Elle -- The Women In Hollywood Issue? No? You mean there is a Greek Chorus of hypocrites that refuse to accept what we can all see and take at face value...that Melissa looks fierce?

Motherhood, Apple Pie and Manipulation

Donna Highfill | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

Yes, I love my children, but motherhood is not the same thing as being a mom. Motherhood is a state created by guilt and judgment and is reinforced once a year with bad breakfasts and corsages.