Jamie Lynn Spears says being a good mom 'has nothing to do with age'

Jamie Lynn Spears says being a good mom 'has nothing to do with age'

At 27, "Zoey 101" star and singer Jamie Lynn Spears has two children, one of whom is 10.That means she got started early with motherhood — but as she told website Dopple recently, she believes that age shouldn't matter when it comes to being a great parent. Spears is mom to Maddie, 10, and Ivey, 11 months.

How to Build New Friendships if You're a New Mom or Dad

How to Build New Friendships if You're a New Mom or Dad

Human beings are dynamic creatures and if a friendship isn’t able to flex and shift as our lives do, then we need to let it go and make space for new relationships to enter into our friendscape.

The Myth of Parenting

The Myth of Parenting

Parenting manuals transformed from reassurance and sound advice (take off your wristwatch before bathing the baby) to playing Mozart in utero in a futile attempt to squeeze the most out of children.

Whooping cough: Pregnant woman bans MIL from visiting newborn

Whooping cough: Pregnant woman bans MIL from visiting newborn

A pregnant first-time mum has banned her mother-in-law from visiting her future grandson because she refuses to get the whooping cough vaccine. The text messages showed the woman's fiancé sharing links with his mother about the whooping cough vaccine and how it protects vulnerable newborns.

'Today I told one of my mates to stop breastfeeding her newborn'

'Today I told one of my mates to stop breastfeeding her newborn'

Image: Facebook Former Channel 7 House Rules contestant, Maddi Wright, has caused outrage amongst breastfeeding groups and mothers after writing a controversial post telling a friend to stop breastfeeding and detach from her baby.

JoJo Siwa's mom Jess Siwa on haters and bullies

JoJo Siwa's mom Jess Siwa on haters and bullies

‘All of these people don’t like me, and I’m gonna reply.’” Jojo Siwa on ignoring internet haters and learning to love her hairline Mom nixed that notion in a flash, telling her daughter: “You’re not gonna reply ...

How to get your baby to sleep: a sleep sack

How to get your baby to sleep: a sleep sack

After testing out a few different styles, we grew to love the sleep sacks from Kyte Baby . The sleep sacks come in both solid and patterned designs.

Dogs Improve the Health of Seniors—But Take Caution

Dogs Improve the Health of Seniors—But Take Caution

In the year 2017, 4,396 people, aged 65 years or older, ended up in hospital emergency departments with fractures and bone breaks which resulted from walking leashed dogs.

10-year-old’s adorable handwritten note to Qantas boss goes viral

10-year-old’s adorable handwritten note to Qantas boss goes viral

In an adorable letter shared to Facebook by the Australian airline, Alex asks Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce how best to start up his company.

When Your 8-Year Old Asks You about The Momo Challenge

When Your 8-Year Old Asks You about The Momo Challenge

While it can be comforting to us to prepare some sage words to pass onto our kids, the best thing we can do when we are concerned about something they are seeing, reading or hearing about is to listen to them.

Screen time and children’s health

Screen time and children’s health

In contrast, a recent report from the UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 3 suggests that these concerns are, in effect, overstated: “...there is little evidence that this is the way that screen time works in influencing children’s wellbeing…”.

Bachelor party: Groom burns both hands days before wedding

Bachelor party: Groom burns both hands days before wedding

A groom has returned home from his bucks party with two burnt hands just days before his wedding, leaving his wife-to-be looking for 'words of wisdom' online.

‘The Modern Mother’s Handbook’ Is Revised and Expanded

‘The Modern Mother’s Handbook’ Is Revised and Expanded

“While this handbook can be read in about 60 minutes, it’s packed with 10 years’ worth of no-nonsense, actionable advice for new moms who want to learn how to sleep-train their baby, get a toddler to love eating nourishing foods, avoid common parenting mistakes, know the rules for playdates, TV and video games and raise a happy, healthy, smart, disciplined and interesting child,” the book’s press release read.

Parents are paying for advice on sleep, screen time rather than relying on friends, family

Parents are paying for advice on sleep, screen time rather than relying on friends, family

But I think that has been such a joy for us to feel confident." Credit: NannyConnie.com/YouTube (Photo11: NannyConnie.com/YouTube) Arizona-based coach Chesea Kunde, who holds a masters in marriage and family therapy, said she spends her days and nights reassuring moms and dads they're no different than other parents.

The Five Pieces of Advice Every Teen Should Hear

The Five Pieces of Advice Every Teen Should Hear

ONE: FIND TRUSTED MENTORS The few short years it takes to travel between the eastern shores of childhood and the western shores of young adulthood are a time of both great excitement and confusion.

Kandi Burruss Cries Talking About Andy Cohen’s Surrogacy Advice

Kandi Burruss Cries Talking About Andy Cohen’s Surrogacy Advice

Kandi Burruss received surrogacy advice from Andy Cohen , and the Real Housewives of Atlanta star teared up while sharing it. I said something like, ‘I guess I’m gonna have a baby mama,’” the reality star, 42, told Busy Philipps on the Monday, February 18, episode of Busy Tonight .

Husband kicked out of house after finding wife's morning after pill in bin

Husband kicked out of house after finding wife's morning after pill in bin

They both didn't want children The 31-year-old man took to Reddit to share his confusing find, and ask for advice about how to bring it up with his 27-year-old wife. “The second the words "Plan B" left my mouth, she immediately looked like she had been punched in the stomach.

Prince Williams Gives New Dads Advice on Parenting Infants

Prince Williams Gives New Dads Advice on Parenting Infants

Your whole life goes one way and suddenly you’re told to stop in your tracks.” William’s brother, Prince Harry , is expecting a baby with his wife, Duchess Meghan , in the spring, and a palace insider told Us Weekly exclusively that the three-time parents are already sharing tips.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Gives Son Joseph Bodybuilding Advice

Arnold Schwarzenegger Gives Son Joseph Bodybuilding Advice

Arnold Schwarzenegger ’s 21-year-old son, Joseph Baena, may be following in his father’s footsteps, but the former Mr. Universe doesn’t just have bodybuilding advice for him: He wants his son to focus on school too.

Let's Be Friends

Let's Be Friends

Source: Eli Waldman As we round out National Mentoring Month , it’s a good time to take stock of the many positive outcomes of these important relationships, maybe especially those of the peer-to-peer variety.

Boy asks internet how to get vaccinated without his mum finding out

Boy asks internet how to get vaccinated without his mum finding out

"What legal consequences can I face if I fake my parent's signature giving me consent to vaccinations besides the hepatitis vaccine?'' The boy wants to know the legal implications of forging his mother's signature.

'All three of my babies slept differently - you aren't the problem'

'All three of my babies slept differently - you aren't the problem'

"Stop beating yourself up for your sleep choices, or putting pressures on yourself, the people who say negative things aren’t there at bedtime." I have three children. Stop beating yourself up for your sleep choices, or putting pressures on yourself, the people who say negative things aren’t there at bedtime.

What I wish I knew before I went on mat leave

What I wish I knew before I went on mat leave

Even doing tiny things 'old me' would have enjoyed during mat leave – taking two minutes to do my trademark winged eyeliner, having a mentally stimulating book on the go during those long feeds, or starting a journal as a creative outlet, would have helped.

5 Ways to Express Your Love to an Adult Child

5 Ways to Express Your Love to an Adult Child

Feeling the need to be central, you might hear yourself giving unasked for advice or making critical comments about an adult child's significant other in a conspiratorial tone.

MOM FRIENDS, PART 3: Is it really that important to have other parent friends?

MOM FRIENDS, PART 3: Is it really that important to have other parent friends?

As a young mom, having other parent friends helps you feel less like an outsider: Ashley Lopez, mother of three: "When I was younger, I thought it was really important to have mom friends.

90 Day Fiance's Paola Mayfield Has 'Baby Blues’ After Son's Birth

90 Day Fiance's Paola Mayfield Has 'Baby Blues’ After Son's Birth

It’s been three weeks since 90 Day Fiancé stars Paola and Russ Mayfield welcomed their baby boy, and the new mom has been struggling.

Jodie Sweetin on motherhood, social media, child acting, addiction

Jodie Sweetin on motherhood, social media, child acting, addiction

"I tell my kids, 'Don't put anything on the internet that you don't want to see for the rest of your life,'" Sweetin said.

6 Tips for Compassionate Listening

6 Tips for Compassionate Listening

Compassionate listening is a critical skill for a strong relationship, so that your partner feels cared for and understood. Here are six key elements of listening compassionately to your partner when he or she wants to share their feelings.

Honey, it’s for the BABY!

Honey, it’s for the BABY!

Source: supplied One stick, many uses Mums with unwell babies applauded the post, thanking Crystal for sharing the very unique piece of parenting advice.

Jessica Simpson has pregnancy-related problem and asks fans for 'Help!!!!'

Jessica Simpson has pregnancy-related problem and asks fans for 'Help!!!!'

That's why Jessica Simpson, who'll soon welcome baby No. 3 to the world, is reaching out to her fans and followers for any helpful hints they can offer to combat this situation: On Thursday, the actress, singer and entrepreneur shared a photo of her left foot, which appeared very swollen — from tips of her toes to her achy bulging ankle.

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