It's hard to decide what stand to take on the "Mom Sues Nutella for Deceptive Advertising" debate. On the one hand, it's frustrating when people sue companies over their own stupidity. (Seriously, any toddler could take one bite of the popular European spread and identify it as chocolatey goodness and not a health food.) On the other hand, companies that use deceptive advertising should be held accountable. While French women may not get fat, American women (and kids) do and we need all the help we can get to keep obesity at bay.
Divorce is never easy. Divorce when you have kids together can be excruciating. The author of "Exorcising Your Ex" shares a few simple tips for helping your kids through the transition.
RU4R?! R we rly tlkN lk txts? People have generally accepted the convenience of texting in shorthand but these acronyms are increasingly making their way into teens' (and some adults') vocabularies. Are they just lazy speakers, or are they trying to relate to older generations who first started the trend of using shorthand terms like 'snafu' and 'fubar'?
Should sleep training children be a "dad's job?" Despite a mom's best intentions to not give in to a little one's nighttime demands, it can be hard to keep that resolution at 3:00 a.m. Besides, aren't moms genetically engineered to respond to their children's cries? Some moms are using a "commitment device" to help them follow through on the unpleasant ordeal and for some, that means packing their bags for a couple of nights and having dad deal with it. Dads, you'll get a really good Father's Day gift this year if you'll just let us sleep.
Are your kids in a breakfast rut? Are you tired of dishing up Eggos and Cocoa Puffs every morning? Here are some ideas for quick-ish and easy-ish breakfast recipes that kids will like.
Women struggling with infertility will try most anything to get pregnant. Acupuncture, vaginal steam baths, you name it. Increasingly yoga-for-fertility classes are gaining in popularity. Not only does the practice of yoga help reduce stress, but the classes provide a low-key way to connect with other women who are enduring what can be an incredibly lonely time in a woman's life.