Shannen Doherty opens up about how breast cancer changed her desire to have kids

Shannen Doherty opens up about how breast cancer changed her desire to have kids

But maybe I’m supposed to mother in a different way.” Doherty, 47, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and spent nearly two years in treatment before announcing in April 2017 she was in remission.

What not to say to a woman having a baby alone

What not to say to a woman having a baby alone

Here are some things that solo mums and mums-to-be hear every day : I’m sure Mr Right will come along if you wait a bit longer For some women, going it alone is Plan A, so this is just irrelevant.

An Incompetent Research Project

One possibility is that as a psychoanalyst Newbauer expected that nurture (parenting and social class) would explain most of the variance in child and adult outcomes, and was dismayed by how even in the most different of rearing households, the separated siblings exhibited many dramatic similarities (such as the triplets all becoming wrestlers and two separated female twins both majoring in film studies).

Couple adopts sisters 20 years apart

Couple adopts sisters 20 years apart

Instead, the social worker said that Lynn’s 20-year-old adopted daughter had a newborn half-sister with special needs who needed a foster home.

My teenager is pregnant. What the hell do I do? : Parenting

My teenager is pregnant. What the hell do I do? : Parenting

My teenager is pregnant. Obviously I can’t talk to who I would normally talk to because I don’t want anyone to know. Abortion, adoption, keeping it. Abortion, obviously devastating. Adoption, equally devastating, but amazingly beautiful for a family who wants a baby.

Hoda Kotb releasing new children's book inspired by daughter Haley Joy

Hoda Kotb releasing new children's book inspired by daughter Haley Joy

Hoda Kotb has written her second children's book, once again taking her inspiration from the little girl who has changed her life: daughter Haley Joy. Hoda became a first-time mother in 2017 at 52 when she adopted Haley, changing her life forever.

'Instant Family' writer Sean Anders on adopting siblings

'Instant Family' writer Sean Anders on adopting siblings

“When people hear the words foster care, instead of having feelings of fear, pity and trepidation,” he said, “hopefully it’ll bring up feelings of empathy and positivity knowing that these kids just need families to love them.

"Instant Family": A Film about Fostering and Adoption

However, Instant Family begins to depict the emotional and psychological  impact on children of living with a neglectful parent, and of being moved around in the foster care system.

'Jersey Shore' star Snooki is pregnant with her 3rd child!

'Jersey Shore' star Snooki is pregnant with her 3rd child!

The "Jersey Shore" reality TV star posted a sweet Instagram photo on Thanksgiving of her two children holding up a sonogram of their new sibling on the way. Polizzi herself was adopted when she was a 6-month-old baby in Santiago, Chile.

Adult Adoptee Voices Are Changing Adoption Narrative

Adult Adoptee Voices Are Changing Adoption Narrative

In conferences and heritage camps, film screenings and dinner conversations, adoptive parents frequently express interest in hearing perspectives from adult adoptees.

'He was always afraid that he was going to be removed from us'

'He was always afraid that he was going to be removed from us'

Brendan was just two-and-a-half years old when Julie Hall received the call that there was a young boy in need of a home.

'Hospice mom' Cori Salchert adopts teen weeks before death

'Hospice mom' Cori Salchert adopts teen weeks before death

Cori Salchert had one main prayer for the foster child she nicknamed T Bear: that the terminally ill boy would live long enough to know the love of his forever family.

Malin Akerman’s Son Sebastian Loves Her Fiance Jack Donnelly

Malin Akerman’s Son Sebastian Loves Her Fiance Jack Donnelly

“They’re inseparable,” the Billions actress told Us Weekly at the Baby Ball in Los Angeles. “It’s nice for my son to have a boy in the house constantly after being raised by a woman,” Akerman told Us at the fundraiser.