Mum shares her tips for a perfect laundry makeover

Mum shares her tips for a perfect laundry makeover

A system that takes the pressure off I realised that it would be so much easier to have all the clean clothing belonging to one person in their own basket and to just do one room at a time.

'Somehow my partner has convinced me to meal prep for his ex'

'Somehow my partner has convinced me to meal prep for his ex'

"They are fed up with their meals" The women posted to parenting forum, Mumsnet , explaining that her partner's children stay at the end of each week, plus he also sees them twice during a regular week.

Flipping Out's Jeff Lewis Wants Another Child After Split

Flipping Out's Jeff Lewis Wants Another Child After Split

Two weeks after announcing his split from Gage Edward , Jeff Lewis revealed that he wants another child. “Within the next year, with or without Gage, I’m going to pursue having another child,” the Flipping Out star, 48, admitted on his Sirius XM show, Jeff Lewis Live , on Tuesday, February 12.

What They Never Told You about Your First Love Story

What They Never Told You about Your First Love Story

As you start, try as best you can to steel yourself against a brain that will send out powerful messages, like shockwaves, about how unnatural this feels.

7 Steps to Heal a Broken Heart

7 Steps to Heal a Broken Heart

Take Your Time Source: Pixaby Breaking up can trigger chemical, emotional and physical reactions that cause you to feel lonely, unloveable, depressed and worthless. Good Grief Source: Pixabay Along with breaking up comes the loss of a relationship with your ex, some mutual friends, and your ex’s family.

Period emoji created to help girls talk about menstruation

Period emoji created to help girls talk about menstruation

Plan International UK, a children’s charity that led the push for a period emoji, hopes the symbol will end the “shame around periods” by helping girls open up about their monthly cycle. Plan International UK initially created five designs for the emoji in 2017 and asked the public to vote on them.

'My MIL chopped off all of my baby's curly hair'

'My MIL chopped off all of my baby's curly hair'

The partner's step mum (essentially the step-mother-in-law) had the little girl for the day and when they returned, she was wearing a new hat.

Joanna Gaines talks 'anxiety' of posting on social media

Joanna Gaines talks 'anxiety' of posting on social media

If your Instagram feed looks so picture-perfect it leaves you wondering about the quality of your own life or if you feel the need to tweak your personal photos in order to fit in, Joanna Gaines has some advice for you: step away.

7 Steps to Handling Life Milestones on Your Own

7 Steps to Handling Life Milestones on Your Own

A single parent by choice, for example, may still find they would have liked sharing their baby’s big moments like a first step with a partner.

Celebrity chef Richard Blais shares tips for cooking with kids

Celebrity chef Richard Blais shares tips for cooking with kids

Blais says that in order to get young chefs excited about cooking, it's important for families to make the commitment to spend time working in the kitchen together. As a professional chef, Blais said he makes sure to clean while he's working in the kitchen.

Yes, You Can Be That Patient Parent

Yes, You Can Be That Patient Parent

So if you haven't been perfect at your New Year's resolution, what does that tell you? So every day, you make a journal entry like this: " A tiny bit better today, but still really hard to stay calm when I feel frustrated.

When Inheritance Becomes Complicated

Alas, the woman died first, leaving her daughter to explain to the stepfather's children that she was in charge of their father's health care. If one anticipates a family squabble over assets, it might be a good idea to discuss this ahead of time with a parent.

The Power of Purpose and Meaning in Life

The Power of Purpose and Meaning in Life

“It’s not only related to health but to social functions, psychological and emotional experiences, economic prosperity, things like sleeping well and time spent doing different kinds of activities.” The paper was part of an ongoing British study of older adults known as the English Longitudinal Study of Aging ( ELSA ), which Steptoe directs.

The One Feeding Habit to Change in 2019

The One Feeding Habit to Change in 2019

The way to change kids' eating habits is to motivate them with praise, even for—or especially for—small steps. Most importantly, when you teach with small steps and praise you don't just teach your kids eating habits.

'My kids love their stepmum more than me'

'My kids love their stepmum more than me'

"I know I sound selfish but it breaks my heart that my kids prefer her to me." The end of my marriage was a very sad time of my life.

Boredomtunity: Why Boredom Is the Best Thing for Our Kids

Boredomtunity: Why Boredom Is the Best Thing for Our Kids

Boredom can be defined as “the aversive experience of wanting, but being unable, to engage in satisfying activity.” 1 You know it: the restless feeling you get waiting in line that makes you reach for your phone before you consciously realize you did it.

'My 18-year-old stepdaughter still sleeps with a dummy'

'My 18-year-old stepdaughter still sleeps with a dummy'

One woman has posted to the question-and-answer website, Quora, about her 18-year-old stepdaughter, who still sleeps with a dummy at night. The post read: "My 18-year-old stepdaughter still sucks on a dummy while she sleeps.

Mum jailed for starving five-year-old son and locking him under the stairs

Mum jailed for starving five-year-old son and locking him under the stairs

The horrific abuse only came to light because Jordan's 16-year-old stepbrother alerted police in 2015. The little boy was starved and forced to wear a nappy.

Stepdad asks if it would be OK to have a bath with his 3-year-old stepson

Stepdad asks if it would be OK to have a bath with his 3-year-old stepson

One person commented to say "go for it" with a similar story of their own: "I grew up with minimal contact with my biological father 'sperm donor' but from five years old to now, late-30s, my step dad had been my dad."

'My husband's ex won't let me take their child for Santa photos'

'My husband's ex won't let me take their child for Santa photos'

One step mum, who is clearly hoping not to rock the boat, wrote to the Boston Herald's advice column about an incident which has recently come about after she told the little girl they would get Santa photos done.

How to Fight the Loneliness Epidemic

How to Fight the Loneliness Epidemic

A survey by AARP, showed that more than 42 million U.S. adults over age 45 suffer from chronic loneliness, while the Cigna study revealed that young people (aged 18-22) are far more likely than senior citizens to report being lonely and in poor health, making them the loneliest generation.

Pregnant Amy Schumer Vomits on the Way to Comedy Show

Pregnant Amy Schumer Vomits on the Way to Comedy Show

This was my ride to my show at @tarrytownmusichall tonight and a picture from the end of my set,” Schumer, 37, began the emotional caption. “I love doing stand-up more than anything and I hate cancelling shows,” the I Feel Pretty star continued.

Care for an Uncircumcised Penis

In the first several years your son's foreskin will separate from the tip of the penis. Once this happens, the foreskin can be pulled back away from the tip of the penis. Step 3: Pull the foreskin back over the penis

Steph Curry's mom Sonya Curry on raising MVP NBA kids

Steph Curry's mom Sonya Curry on raising MVP NBA kids

Stephen Curry's mom, Sonya, reveals what it's like to raise an NBA superstar (yes, he had chores!) That includes Sonya, who ran a Christian Montessori School while she and husband Dell Curry, an ex-NBA player, raised their family.

Are you using this essential parenting tool?

Are you using this essential parenting tool?

“I saw major changes when I started using ‘Stop, Drop, and Breathe.’  The pause button keeps me from saying things I’ll be sorry for, and lets me phrase things so my kids will be more likely to listen.

Helping Your Child When They Won't Tell You What Is Wrong

Helping Your Child When They Won't Tell You What Is Wrong

“She won't tell me what's wrong, but she's been crying for hours and she can't catch a breath,” said Lisa, the mom of one of my adolescent clients. Breathing and tensing and relaxing with the child helps the child feel less alone.