"It’s been a thrill watching him navigate the world, little by little on his own ... I’m so proud of the young man he’s become."
"I read the bedtime stories for my oldest and I let my youngest crawl all over me and I make sure to encourage my middle kid ... but I am exhausted."
Some big moments for these not-so-little ones!
Calvin is ready for his own HGTV series.
"I realized that I can be just like my little boy. I’m always carrying around stuff I don’t need and sometimes it keeps me from doing things I need to do."...
"Drowning isn’t splashing and yelling. It is silent, and it takes seconds."
Know a 3-year-old who has some ideas of their own? These are the toys to help their imagination grow.
It doesn't leak all over my son's backpack ... ever.
"Let’s find a way to embrace the now for how beautiful, overwhelming, confusing and real it is at this very moment."
"I decided to take his puddle jumper off of him, so I could dry him off. It was the worst mistake I ever made."
The former reality star says she and her husband rushed to toddler's rescue after seeing him walk into pool's deep end.
"She’ll get you. She’ll understand you. She’ll make you want to be the absolute best version of yourself. Just remember I called you baby first."
"She has given me a new perspective on the world," said the bride.
"Someone recognized and knew, despite me insisting otherwise, that today was a hard day and this chapter in 'the Book of Motherhood' is overwhelming."
"That noise comes from my three joyful, often messy, surely snotty-nosed children."
These are all deals you can snag on the second day of the big online shopping holiday.
"I remember having two little ones under the age of three. Those were some of my hardest days to date. I felt alone and overwhelmed."
"My children are my entire world, but I'd be lying if I said I didn't feel a tinge of jealously when I think of my childless girlfriends."
Telling your kids to stay away from the washer and dryer isn’t enough, says one mom.
"Step 6: When husband gets home explain why nothing is packed, the house is a mess and everyone is crying. Watch him pack his suitcase in five minutes."
"Maybe that's the secret to surviving these sleepless nights, remembering our littles will one day outgrow the safety of our arms."
"Now everything shows the wear and tear of hours of playtime, curious toddlers, daily dress ups and lots of love. Even Mommy."
"Would I like my stretch marks to go away? I'm not quite so sure."
"I can love them both even if I can't love them both here."
'I'm no longer counting and you shouldn't either. Instead I'm soaking up every minute I've been given in the here and now.'
Yes, it can be done.
Calvin didn't mind going to work on a holiday.
Jason Lindsey, aka “Mr. Science,” shows TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager and Sheinelle Jones how to make some fun red, white and blue science experiments.
"I can sleep anywhere, anytime!" The TODAY Parenting Team's Cat and Nat hilariously reflect on how precious sleep becomes after kids arrive.
See, I know how this works. In order to stay close to my son, I need to stay close to the one to whom he gives his heart.
Writing in the TODAY Parenting Team, North Carolina mom Adrian Wood encourages fellow moms to stop, breathe and enjoy summertime. "Be the one who remembers...
I vowed to myself, there in that kitschy water park, that I won't ever deny myself a pool date because I don't want to wear my bathing suit.
I was born in 1974. It no more occurred to my mom to coddle us Precious Snowflakes than it did to quit drinking a case of Tab a day.
'Do yourself and your kids a favor and be a lazy parent. Back off and let them try.'
'Her blue lips are forever engraved in my memory.'
This mom thought that if she could just be the perfect mother, her feelings of despair would go away. They didn't. Here's the story of her journey through postpartum...
Jenna Bush Hager and Shenielle Jones talk about their fun weekends.
Anxiety. Do you have it? If you do, your child may have it too. So how do you help your kid cope?
It didn't take long for me to realize our school journey with my son Asher wasn't going to go the way I expected.
It can be amazing to see how eagerly children embrace the privilege of serving others. Here’s how to help them contribute to meaningful causes.
The TODAY Parenting Team’s Cat and Nat hilariously describe what motherhood looked like in the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s — and what it can feel like today....