Mum welcomes girl home from school dressed as unicorn and we're loving it

Mum welcomes girl home from school dressed as unicorn and we're loving it

The costume arrived just before Madison was due to arrive home on the school bus, so Somer threw on the giant costume and bounced out into the street to welcome her daughter.

Mom makes relaxing bath for son after a bad week at school

Mom makes relaxing bath for son after a bad week at school

Laurie Koch, a Colorado mom of four, made a relaxing bath for her son, Kade, after a tough start to the school year.Koch posted an adorable photo of Kade enjoying his bath — and wrote about her son's hard time at school — on her Facebook page, Justifying Jane.

The best sound machine for sleeping 2019

The best sound machine for sleeping 2019

The problem is, I often find it hard to shut my brain off at night — whether I'm stressed out or simply excited about something — so falling asleep has never come easily .I've dealt with bouts of insomnia off and on for years, and have tried almost every trick in the book to catch some z's — counting sheep, getting up and walking around, trying melatonin, you name it.

One of You Cheated, What Should You Tell the Kids?

One of You Cheated, What Should You Tell the Kids?

They’re not involved, and they don’t need to know.” For other parents, especially rightfully angry betrayed partners, the initial thinking might be, “Heck yes we’re telling the kids.

Madonna shares adorable new photos of her twin daughters

Madonna shares adorable new photos of her twin daughters

Stella and Estere dressed up as the crime-fighting Parisian teens from the animated series "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir" — and that part of the celebration spilled over into the pool, too.Stella and Estere, who Madonna adopted in 2017, are the youngest members of her big brood .

NBC News correspondent Kasie Hunt, husband Matt Rivera welcome baby boy

NBC News correspondent Kasie Hunt, husband Matt Rivera welcome baby boy

On Wednesday night, a 9-pound, 8-ounce baby boy named Mars Hunt Rivera was born to Kasie Hunt, an NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent and the host of “Kasie DC” on MSNBC, and Matt Rivera, a senior digital producer for “Meet the Press with Chuck Todd.”.

'Don't trash the ex': 7 rules for supporting teens through heartbreak

'Don't trash the ex': 7 rules for supporting teens through heartbreak

Heffernan and her partner, Mary Dell Harrington, just published their first book about parenting teenagers and college students, Grown & Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults, and they cover this topic in the book and on their website.

The 'mom haircut': short, stylish and easy to maintain

The 'mom haircut': short, stylish and easy to maintain

I've been slowly returning to a lighter shade and, over time, my hair has definitely been getting brassy.“Instead, take the hair a color deeper and highlights just one shade lighter.”.

Boy consoles classmate with autism on first day of school

Boy consoles classmate with autism on first day of school

Luckily, Christian knew exactly what to do.“He went to console him, grabbed his hand and walked him inside of the school,” Courtney Moore wrote.Conner Crites told his mom that he "loves Christian.

Mom celebrates rainbow baby in cake-smash photo shoot

Mom celebrates rainbow baby in cake-smash photo shoot

The class went well, but Lewis left the workout in tears, worried other moms -to-be in the group would consider her a "jinx" after she told them her second child, her son Frankie, was stillborn .But the Baltimore, Maryland mom's fears were unfounded.

Funny moms write Lizzo 'Truth Hurts' parody about mom life

Funny moms write Lizzo 'Truth Hurts' parody about mom life

Eliza Morrill and Stephanie Hollifield use their blog, Momstrosity, to help other moms laugh and not take motherhood — or themselves — too seriously.Morrill says she and Hollifield — her best friend and fellow foster and adoptive mom — are inspired by Lizzo's way of being real with her audience.

Amy Schumer squeezes in some cuddles with baby Gene before going back to work

Amy Schumer squeezes in some cuddles with baby Gene before going back to work

Wednesday morning was no different when the 38-year-old comedian and actress posted an adorable pic of herself napping with her newborn baby, Gene, who is about to turn 4 months old next week.

Kirsten Dunst's son makes rare appearance at Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony

Kirsten Dunst's son makes rare appearance at Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony

But what we're gushing about is the fact that she brought her adorable son, 15-month-old Ennis Howard Plemons , to the ceremony to pose with his mom's star.Kirsten Dunst posed with her goddaughter.

Watch Katherine Heigl sing 'embarrassing' back-to-school cheer for daughters

Watch Katherine Heigl sing 'embarrassing' back-to-school cheer for daughters

She may be a star on the big and small screens, but Katherine Heigl is also one really relatable mama .If you need any proof of that point, just check out this back-to-school video the 40-year-old actress shared on Instagram in which she gives her girls a very sweet and oh-so-embarrassing musical sendoff.

Migraines hit kids, teens. Doctors look at school, lifestyle

Migraines hit kids, teens. Doctors look at school, lifestyle

Another lifestyle change, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) works well for many patients, like Emma, because it helps them learn to manage pain.

Is this Gwyneth Paltrow or her daughter? Everyone's confused by this throwback photo

Is this Gwyneth Paltrow or her daughter? Everyone's confused by this throwback photo

Gwyneth Paltrow posted an old photo of herself on Instagram on Thursday that had people doing a double take, thinking the shot was actually of her daughter, Apple .“I’ve always been a summer girl,” Paltrow captioned the picture of herself breezily lounging on a beach.

Charlize Theron shares rare photo of her daughter

Charlize Theron shares rare photo of her daughter

Theron is mom to two children, Jackson, 7, who she adopted in 2012, and August, 4, who she adopted in 2015, and the actress didn't reveal which one is partially obscured in that pic.Charlize Theron on being a mom.

Mom of Venus and Serena Williams on raising superstars

Mom of Venus and Serena Williams on raising superstars

As a coach, Price has spent plenty of time watching the pair play — in fact, she told Jones that she can't even remember how many matches she's seen — but she's always found the "mental aspect" of the sport to be the most important.

"It's So Hard to Watch My Kid Struggle." Here's How to Help.

"It's So Hard to Watch My Kid Struggle." Here's How to Help.

Using Challenges To Teach Goal-Directed Behavior: For example, if a child is struggling to attend a party and socialize, we can draw a simple “CandyLand” style board, with steps written on it.

This mom's back-to-school creation is going viral for all the right reasons

This mom's back-to-school creation is going viral for all the right reasons

Carina Cansino and her son, Gus, add a handprint to the special shirt.“I was a teen mom and I just wanted to share my story with people,” said Cansino, who had Gus when she was 15.

Reese Witherspoon shares funny 'mom tip' with adorable throwback photo

Reese Witherspoon shares funny 'mom tip' with adorable throwback photo

Going back to school can be daunting for kids of all ages, but Reese Witherspoon has a pretty sweet "mom tip" to ease kids back into the school year—and it involves plenty of sugar.

When Haley met Hal: Hoda shares photo of epic get-together with Jenna

When Haley met Hal: Hoda shares photo of epic get-together with Jenna

"I feel like I've lived 54 years and I've loved every minute of it, but if there's a window or a moment in my life that has mattered more than anything, it's right now,'' Hoda said on TODAY last week.

Mom in Target video: Help teachers' back-to-school shopping

Mom in Target video: Help teachers' back-to-school shopping

In a mega-viral 2017 video on Facebook with over 40 million combined views and hundreds of thousands of likes and shares, Blizzard took her audience with her on a back-to-school shopping trip to Target, declaring that she would buy teachers anything they want because they have the daunting task of teaching her children for nine months — and that means she doesn't have to do it herself.

'Bachelor in Paradise' stars Jade Roper and Tanner Tolber reveal baby's name

'Bachelor in Paradise' stars Jade Roper and Tanner Tolber reveal baby's name

"Honestly, I was so worried about the moment Emmy would meet her brother for the first time," Roper wrote alongside the first photo of the whole gang together.

See Jenna Bush Hager's daughters meet their baby brother for the 1st time

See Jenna Bush Hager's daughters meet their baby brother for the 1st time

Jenna Bush Hager recently welcomed her third child , a boy named Henry Harold "Hal" Hager, and the TODAY with Hoda & Jenna co-host shared a video of the sweet moment her two young daughters bonded with him for the first time.

Talking To Little Ones About Death

Talking To Little Ones About Death

There were a few giggles, then a thought-filled beat, and my eight-year-old son, said “No, that’s not how it works, Sister”—he actually still calls her Sister in these moments in such a sweet, gentle, authoritative tone—“she doesn’t really GO up to heaven but it’s her inside parts, her personality and stuff, that goes up there.” Whew, thanks, buddy, I say internally.

Parenting Around Our Biases

Parenting Around Our Biases

While navigating our parental decision-making , however, it is easy to get trapped in a cycle of thoughts influenced solely by our cognitive biases.Specifically, cognitive dissonance is the process by which we change a previously held belief to match up with our behavior or environment.

Joanna Gaines shares first video of baby Crew walking

Joanna Gaines shares first video of baby Crew walking

Two weeks ago, Chip and Joanna Gaines ' 1-year-old son, Crew, took his very first steps , and now, thanks to a home video from mom, we can finally see his fancy footwork in action.

See how a police officer expertly comforted a little boy with autism

See how a police officer expertly comforted a little boy with autism

It was a Metro Transit Police officer named Dominic Case.“I thought he was going to accuse me of abusing Andrew because I was holding onto his arm to keep him from running away,” Pomilla told TODAY Parents.

Jenna Bush Hager begins maternity leave: 'I just feel overcome with gratitude'

Jenna Bush Hager begins maternity leave: 'I just feel overcome with gratitude'

Hoda sends Jenna beautiful message ahead of her maternity leave."To be able to do it with Hoda, to have this special moment together, to create this baby — our show — and then these babies has been a really beautiful moment in our lives,'' Jenna said.