6 Ways to Outsmart a Migraine

Priscilla Gragg Migraines affect up to three times as many women as men and are most prevalent in our 30s and 40s—prime parenting years. In fact, more than one in four women in her 30s experiences migraines. “The big question for many moms with migraines is ‘How can I raise a child when it hurtsRead More

5 Ways to Raise a Science-Lover

altanaka/Shutterstock My three kids are natural-born scientists. They’re full of questions, always experimenting to see how things work, and mesmerized by watching a tiny ant carrying a morsel of food. So when my daughter, Stella, started kindergarten, I was shocked to hear that her class studies science for only one hour each week. When IRead More

5 Crafts Kids Can Make for a Good Cause

The charity: Enchanted Makeovers works with women and children living in homeless shelters. The project: Transform colorful socks into a friendly creature for Enchanted Makeovers’ Doll Adoption program. Start by stuffing a new sock with quilt batting; close with glue or a rubber band. Then have your child cut out felt facial features, limbs, wings,Read More

6 Tips to Raise an Optimist

Erin Kunkel There are many reasons to encourage optimism in our children, including long-lasting positive affects on their mental and physical well-being. (Did you know optimists are much more likely to live past 100?) But how do you go about raising an optimist? Put these six tips into practice, for starters, and watch the positiveRead More

Serena Williams Says Her Baby’s Gender Is Going to Be a Surprise

First comes a pregnancy announcement and then comes a gender reveal, right? Well, not necessarily—especially when you’re talking about famous parents-to-be who are particularly private, or who would actually like to be surprised when they give birth! And it looks like tennis dynamo and expectant mom Serena Williams falls into the latter category. Earlier this week, though,Read More

The Best Ways to Cope with Your Everyday #MomStress

Suzanne Tucker/Shutterstock It’s 6:00 in the evening and piles of laundry greet you at the door. You realize you didn’t defrost dinner and find the dog has left another surprise on your living room floor. Whether you just got home from work or are wrangling the kids after a long day of playing chauffeur, yourRead More

No, Moms: It’s Not Selfish to Make Yourself a Priority

Quim Roser/Getty Images With two children under the age of 3, a loving husband, and a work-from-home job she adored, Nessa Myers had the life she’d always dreamed of. Yet she found herself feeling increasingly frustrated and resentful and couldn’t figure out why. Eventually, she turned to her counselor, who encouraged her to re-examine herRead More