Technology-parenting fail: Has it happened to you?

Model and mom Peaches Geldof was out walking her 5-month-old son in a stroller, talking on her cell phone, when the stroller hit a bump...

Transgender dad pushes for right to lead breast-feeding group

A transgender man who gave birth to his first child last year is so grateful to La Leche League for helping him breast-feed that he hoped...

Missy Franklin's dilemma: Go pro or go to college?

Missy Franklin swam into our hearts, and won four gold medals, at the London Olympics. What's next: College, or lucrative endorsement...

Buddy, champ or sweetie: What's in a nickname?

Expectant parents agonize over what to name their little bundle of joy. Of course, after kiddos arrive, those carefully selected names...

Motherhood may make you smarter, new study says

By Rachael RettnerMyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Having a child may improve a woman's memory, a new study suggests. In the study, women...

Dad punishes son with "Homeless" sign

Another case of "creative discipline" has hit the news: A Maryland dad forced his son to carry around a sign that said "Homeless, Won't...

Octuplet mom: 'I feel ashamed' about food stamps

After vowing never to go on public assistance, octuplet mom Nadya Suleman is accepting food stamps because of dire financial straits. "I...

Empower, don't scare: How to talk about school shootings

In the past week, we’ve learned of two school shootings where kids have been terrified, injured, and even killed. The parents and kids of...

Say please... or else! One mom's experiment with teaching manners

It’s my pleasure to report that the great “please” experiment of 2011 is getting some pretty pleasing results. Unlike past attempts to...

Do you nag your kids about finishing their meals?

According to a new study, the more you pressure your kids into making “all gone” with their dinners, the more likely they will turn into...

How many hours of television do you let your kids watch?

An article on The Huffington Post today makes some sobering assertions about children’s TV viewing habits. According to John Medina, Ph....

Should catcalling be illegal around schools?

While some may argue that New York City is the catcalling capital of the world, lawmakers are considering introducing legislation that...

Is it a school's duty to warn parents that their kids are overweight?

The school district in Flagstaff, Ariz. will be sending letters to parents whose elementary school children are overweight or headed in...

Should airlines offer 'child-free' flights?

It’s an issue we discussed on TODAY Moms back in August (Unfriendly skies: Should there be family sections on flights?), but a story in...

Would you attend a 'pee party'? (It's not what you think!)

There's a pee party online and we're all invited. What is this? Women who are trying to conceive (TTC in message-board-speak) get...

A boy named Sue: What do you think of 'feminine' boys' names?

More parents today are choosing “feminine” and gender-neutral boys' names, according to baby name expert Pamela Redmond Satran, co-author...

Birthday registries: Tacky or practical?

Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford discuss a new trend on TODAY: Some parents are letting their kids set up registries for birthday gifts....

How often do your kids eat fast food?

A comprehensive new Yale nutrition study is asserting that 84% of American parents said they serve their kids fast food at least once a...

Is Lindsay Lohan's mom getting real about her problems?

“As a mother it wasn’t for me to come and tell the world about her problem ... I wasn’t in denial. It was for her to come to her...

Boys wearing girls' clothes: Yes or no?

One mom’s story of how her son dressed up as Daphne from Scooby Doo for Halloween is causing quite a stir. Her son was worried about...

Does your family eat dinner together?

It’s a ritual straight out of “Leave It to Beaver” – mom, dad and kids sitting down at the table every night for a home-cooked meal. But...

Should it be illegal to sell extremely violent video games to kids?

The Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments in a lengthy legal battle that finds the State of California clashing with the...

Are you cognizant of your manners around your children?

As part of our ongoing series on the death of civility, TODAY posed a question this morning of whether our collective reliance on...

Do your teenagers sleep with their cell phones?

A new study from the JFK Medical Center is asserting that the average teen sends around 34 texts a night after going to bed. Hours after...