The struggle is real.
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My daughter is a Junior Olympic-level synchronized swimmer. She’s been an accomplished swimmer since she was a toddler. So, of all the things I have worried...
Words of wisdom from stepdads: Your life will change way more than you can imagine. And you CAN do it.
Want to set your kids up for success? Be their biggest fan. TODAY Parenting Team contributor Jen Hatmaker explains.
My father was a tall, broad, over-sized man with a teddy-bear heart. He was my rock.
This year, instead of guessing what my husband wants for Father's Day, I asked him.
My girls don't look like preemies anymore. There is little physical evidence that they started their lives two months early. Yet the ramifications of their...
Why did the chicken cross the road? It could be to get to your backyard thanks to this creative company.
Is it OK to ask your child's party guests to contribute money toward a larger gift rather than bring presents? Parents who hold fiver parties say 'yes.'
There will be moments as a parent when you will feel crushed. There will be hours, days, when you doubt everything you are doing. Don't walk away.
I can't let anyone know that I struggle at times. I need to smile and pretend that life is just fine.
All you need is love... and a really, really big van.
Last summer, I’m going to be honest — I dealt with a lot of working mom guilt and jealousy. Guilt that I was schlepping my kids from camp to camp because my...
"What fun things did you do over the summer?" I imagined my daughters being asked when they returned to school in the fall. And their responses would be less...
I remember my first panic attack like it was yesterday. My triplets were 3 months old, and the sleep deprivation was sucking the life out of me.
I remember going into labor for the second time and wondering who was going to babysit my toddler so that I could give birth.
As a young mom, everyone told her what she was doing wrong. Now that her kids are teens, she has the last laugh.
I've heard one too many opinions about how old you should be when you have kids. But you can't always control when you get pregnant.
Science has answers, but old wives' tales are still kind of fun.
A babysitter once wrote this about me: "This little boy does not have a chance in the world." When I saw this many years later, I actually smiled.
When you're a teenager, it can feel like everyone focuses on what you aren't. If, as moms and dads, we add our voices to that chorus, our teens will stop coming...
From the beach to the pool to the snowball stand, we asked photographer moms what their 'must take' summer shots are and how to get them.
Onions? Pet odors? Cigarette smoke? No problem.
The ultimate grade-by-grade book guide for summer reading!
Check your medicine cabinets: Yes, this numbing ingredient helps with teething pain, but it has potentially deadly side effects.
A consumer watchdog group tested 216 types of sunscreens to find the 23 best for babies and kids.
Dry drowning and secondary drowning are rare but real. Here's what parents need to know to keep kids safe in water.
One in three girls and one in six boys will be the victim of sexual abuse by the time they’re 18. I never guessed it would happen to my 6-year-old son.
From free bowling to cheap movies, we've rounded up some of the best, most affordable summer activities for kids.
A horrific event has happened once again. What do we tell our children?
Don't let anyone fool you — growing indoor plants is easy, and just as fun as having an outdoor garden.
'Everybody's crazy. It's not a competition.'
If we want our kids to have a shot at making it in the world, they're going to need a set of basic life skills.
After their son died, a grieving couple learned that a mom with a fatal illness was looking for a family for her unborn twins. They knew they could help.
At 9 months pregnant, one reporter gets surprisingly solid advice from Hollywood's elite.
This is my 19th Mother's Day. I've learned that unless I hatch a plan, the truth will come out: I really DID want to be spoiled on Mother's Day. I wanted me-time....
TODAY's Bobbie Thomas spotlights high school lacrosse coach Kellianne Fleyshman-Wunk, who is teaching her girls the importance of sticking together - even at...
No one should have to suffer alone with postpartum mental health issues.
Christine Nichols loves the challenge of a long-distance run so much that the 28-year-old mom-to-be isn't slowing down - even while six and a half months pregnant....
As soon as you get pregnant, everyone is quick to tell you everything you CAN’T do. But what about all the amazing things you CAN do while growing a tiny human?...