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I give him the two-minute warning before we are to head upstairs for bedtime preparations. He always says, "OK, Mom," but when two minutes has elapsed, he dilly-dallies...
You cannot love every single moment with a threenager. You love cleaning up snack? "WHY YOU LYIN'?"
Mohamed Bzeek has spent more than two decades caring for terminally ill children in the Los Angeles County foster system.
"You are part of a dying breed and yet, you have little to show for it. You don't cook well — or at all, really — and still can't find time to exercise."
A spinal cord injury left him paralyzed, but it didn't stop him from fathering a child with his fiance. See the couple's sweet announcement.
TODAY's "Everyone Has a Story" series spotlights Sloan O'Dell Mayer and her husband, Nathan, who had difficulties when trying to fulfill their dream of having...
Jenna Bush Hager and Kathie Lee Gifford talk about country singer Thomas Rhett and his wife, who revealed they are adopting a child while she is pregnant. Jenna...
Being a mom is a selfless job that will forever change you — but don't be afraid to decide that enough is enough and ask for help.
Am I the only parent who doesn't celebrate Valentine's Day for my kids? I just feel like the Greeting Card, Candy, and Stuffed Animal Manufacturers of America...
To help parents of NICU babies feel some normalcy and celebrate the holiday, staff dressed babies as a special Valentine's gift.
Sometimes I can't even explain what makes it so difficult. The uncertainty, second-guessing, responsibility, commitment, discomfort — just to name a few.
"Love is texting that you're at the store, what do we need. And waiting while I send you an enormous list of must-haves, including wine, wipes, milk, bananas,...
Do you have a kid who's much more into Legos and drawing than football and soccer? If so, that's OK — there's a place in the world for the Ferdinands.
After her daughter was tragically killed in a car accident last fall, a birthday gift to her mother becomes even more precious.
I'd love to have my house look like a magazine, but I'm just happy if there aren't coats and backpacks strewn in a path from my front door to the back door....
Want a hilarious glimpse into the inner workings of a toddler's mind? TODAY Parenting Team contributors Cat and Nat of Social Common are experts on the subject....
The Holderness family teams up with TODAY Parents for a new video showing what Valentine's Day is really like once you have kids.
Our TODAY Parenting Team contributors have ideas for crafts that are so easy and cute that you'll actually WANT to make them with your kids.
In her newest book "Of Mess and Moxie," Jen Hatmaker writes that women are resilient, courageous and "capable of weathering the storm."
Our children hear everything, feel everything and repeat everything — and that's why I've found myself seeking out inspiration from books.
After having kids, we somehow became two machines — one making everything happen (i.e., house cleaned, children bathed), the other going to work, bringing money...
As a tornado approached, a mom strapped her 2-month-old daughter into her car seat and never let go, even as they were lifted into the air.
Americans are writing letters to refugee children and their families, offering a bit of hope and comfort in their darkest hours.
The teacher who made headlines for his amazing handshakes with students has some advice for parents about their kids.
"Do you have any brothers or sisters?" the lady asked. As I opened my mouth and began to answer "no," my 3-year-old daughter answered proudly, "Yes! Parker...
I look at my 11-year-old son and remember the pudgy little boy hands that used to scoot his cars across the floor.
Jay-Z and Beyonce were destined to make great music, but being a mom and dad is where they really shine.
Parents are funny — especially on Facebook! And we love them for it.
Dear Kids, There's so much I want for you in this world, but I think that more than anything, I just want you to be good.
"I want you at the minimum — twice per month, optimally once a week — to go out with your husband with NO kids. NO baby!"
Lady Gaga's mom writes about what the halftime show means to their family — and why it's bigger than just football, or music.
"Those newborn days will live in my memory as some of the sweetest, hardest, most emotional days of my life."
From diaper showers to education time, TODAY's Sheinelle Jones has a few things she wished she'd known before having twins.
My husband and I thought we had the world's happiest baby. Then we got a diagnosis that changed our life.
This teenager loves babysitting her niece so much that she found a creative way to make a sandwich without putting the baby down.
What does split-shift parenting look like? I'll be honest, it's tough — both physically and emotionally. It's a big deal when we get to do something together,...
It's easy to tell parents to "slow down," "appreciate every moment." But how? Read advice from parents who have been there, done that.
Toddler harnesses were all the rage when I was a kid, in the 1950s. They were leashes for humans, of course, devoid of cute monkey faces.
Our experiences have pushed me to grow as a parent and not be held back by unnecessary fears of the "what ifs."
These twins surprised their parents when they were born with distinctively different skin tones.
I find it wonderful to be the pillow for a child I prayed so long to hold. It's only fitting for me that my body is now so soft that she snuggles up and falls...