Why It’s Okay—Even Wise—to Let Your Child Quit

Why It’s Okay—Even Wise—to Let Your Child Quit

As a middle school counselor, parents often ask me if their child should quit an activity.There’s a misconception that quitting is cowardly, but when you insist that your children stick with an activity that makes them miserable, you may inadvertently teach them to stay in bad situations.

'Bachelor in Paradise' star Jade Roper shares honest postpartum photo

'Bachelor in Paradise' star Jade Roper shares honest postpartum photo

After a harrowing delivery in her bedroom closet, "Bachelor in Paradise" star Jade Roper shared her postpartum experience on social media to her 1.2 million followers in a very open and honest way.

Mom and her son overwhelmed by a stranger's kind deed at McDonald's

Mom and her son overwhelmed by a stranger's kind deed at McDonald's

I was buying breakfast for my son at McDonald's and the sweet lady in front of me, in the drive-thru, paid for my meal," Goforth wrote in a post along with a picture of the note.

Duff Goldman shares heartwarming note he received from little boy who loves to bake

Duff Goldman shares heartwarming note he received from little boy who loves to bake

The "Ace of Cakes" star recently took to Instagram to share that inspiring message after receiving a heartwarming, handwritten note from a young fan named Caleb.

Joanna and Chip Gaines share sweet photos from baby Crew's 1st birthday

Joanna and Chip Gaines share sweet photos from baby Crew's 1st birthday

In her blog post, Joanna wrote that her favorite moment of the party was when Crew "dove face first into his cake." Chip and Joanna Gaines celebrate baby Crew's first birthday with never-before-seen pictures from the day he was born.

Joy-Anna Duggar reveals she suffered miscarriage: 'We have cried countless tears'

Joy-Anna Duggar reveals she suffered miscarriage: 'We have cried countless tears'

Joy-Anna Forsyth (née Duggar) and her husband, Austin Forsyth, have announced that Joy-Anna has suffered a miscarriage. The "Counting On" stars, who had announced in May they were expecting and who are parents to son Gideon , 1, revealed the news Wednesday in an Instagram post.“Today marks one week since we heard these words...

Amber Smith shares photos of son River who died in drowning

Amber Smith shares photos of son River who died in drowning

Amber Smith, the wife of country star Granger Smith, just shared an emotional Instagram post about their late 3-year-old son, River. Since then, Smith has posted several heartbreaking messages on Instagram, talking about the grieving process and sharing memories and photos of River.

Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth shares pregnancy loss in heartbreaking photos

Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth shares pregnancy loss in heartbreaking photos

After revealing yesterday that she had suffered a pregnancy loss at 20 weeks, Joy-Anna Forsyth (née Duggar) and her husband, Austin Forsyth, shared heartbreaking photos on Instagram that showed the couple and their daughter, who they named Annabell Elise.

Joy-Anna Duggar Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage of Baby Girl

Joy-Anna Duggar Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage of Baby Girl

“Although we don’t understand why, God has given us unexplainable peace and comfort during this very difficult time. We pray that God will comfort Joy and Austin and carry them through this difficult time.”.

Danielle Fishel shares emotional post after welcoming son 4 weeks early

Danielle Fishel shares emotional post after welcoming son 4 weeks early

The former "Boy Meets World" actress wrote in an emotional Instagram post on Monday that Adler Lawrence Karp, her first child with husband Jensen Karp, was born on June 24 after "a nightmare we'll never forget" when doctors found fluid in his lungs.

Ryan Lochte's wife shares photo 3 days after giving birth

Ryan Lochte's wife shares photo 3 days after giving birth

“I took this photo 3 days postpartum. “I love hard work and a challenge, this photo is that to me!” Reid explained. Last week, Reid snapped a photo of herself posing in a pair of post-pregnancy underwear.

Mom's viral post reminds us that social media isn't real: 'Mamas, don't compare yourself'

Mom's viral post reminds us that social media isn't real: 'Mamas, don't compare yourself'

Mom's viral post reminds us that social media isn't real: 'Mamas, don't compare yourself'. Mom's viral post reminds us that social media isn't real: 'Mamas, don't compare yourself'.

Chrissy Teigen's mom steals her look and wants to know who wore it better

Chrissy Teigen's mom steals her look and wants to know who wore it better

Vilailuck Teigen shared a side-by-side shot of the two rocking the fab frock, captioning the post, "@chrissyteigen So Who wore better?". Fans quickly took to the comments to share their adoration for the pair, with one writing, "(Y)ou two are the cutest mother and daughter duo.

Mum charged $1500 by friend to visit her in Italy for 5 days

Mum charged $1500 by friend to visit her in Italy for 5 days

She added: “We spoke today to make final arrangements and she has asked us to pay her £800 ($1460) plus food for the stay.“I’m shocked and deeply upset as it seems so callous and commercial, not the visit to friends we had expected, besides which we really can’t afford it.“I would have been happy to pay £100 ($182) p/head plus food but this seems a lot.

Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear

Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear

Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear. Chrissy Teigen's response to critic of Luna's hair reminds us to not mess with mama bear. Chrissy Teigen struck back at an Instagram poster who judged her daughter's appearance.

TODAY's Al Roker, Craig Melvin, Carson Daly on modern fatherhood

TODAY's Al Roker, Craig Melvin, Carson Daly on modern fatherhood

That's what TODAY's Al Roker, Craig Melvin and Carson Daly discussed on Wednesday during a panel on modern fatherhood, hosted by NBC Universal and moderated by TODAY Parents editor Rebecca Dube. TODAY dads Craig Melvin, Al Roker and Carson Daly shared candid stories with TODAY Parents editor Rebecca Dube.

Help for postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis, mental health

Help for postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis, mental health

For many new moms, that may include postpartum mental health issues like depression or anxiety. Postpartum mental health issues are totally treatable: According to Ann Smith, the president of Postpartum Support International, 99 percent of women with postpartum mood disorders get better with treatment.

Jessica Simpson shares photo of post-baby leg transformation

Jessica Simpson shares photo of post-baby leg transformation

She gave birth to her daughter, Birdie Mae Johnson , in March, but we'll always be able to look back on her Instagram posts, including a candid of herself in a sleep recliner after a bout of acid reflux, another common pregnancy symptom.

Eva Longoria Shares Sweet Hospital Pics on Son's 1st Birthday

Eva Longoria Shares Sweet Hospital Pics on Son's 1st Birthday

Longoria, 44, shared a series of sweet pictures of her baby boy on her Instagram Stories on Wednesday, June 19. Longoria wrote a long, sweet message about Santiago to accompany a single picture of the mother-son duo that showed the star smiling lovingly at the baby.

Dads experience postpartum depression but can be overlooked

Dads experience postpartum depression but can be overlooked

Gabriel's experience with postpartum depression and anxiety is more common than people think. Much like new mothers, some new fathers also experience hormone changes; their testosterone levels can dip when they become dads.

Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar

Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar

Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar. Amy Schumer continues to keep motherhood real, shows off her c-section scar. The post was a response to a previous picture she shared wearing those oh-so-sexy hospital underwear .

Single dad tells employees to stop apologizing for 'having lives' in viral post

Single dad tells employees to stop apologizing for 'having lives' in viral post

President of Wunderman Chicago Ian Sohn said in a LinkedIn essay that he doesn't want his employees to apologize if they leave early for a child's soccer game or come in late because of a dentist appointment.

Amy Schumer wears hospital underwear in photos with son, Gene

Amy Schumer wears hospital underwear in photos with son, Gene

Schumer has been using social media to show the realities of being a new mother as well as the complications that can come along with pregnancy.

Fans Think Ava Phillippe's Boyfriend Looks Like Dad Ryan Phillippe

Fans Think Ava Phillippe's Boyfriend Looks Like Dad Ryan Phillippe

A third Instagram user then tagged the former Hollywood power couple, noting: “I thought this was a throwback pic of @reesewitherspoon & @ryanphillippe.” (Ava is often compared to her 43-year-old look-alike mother.).

Jersey Shore’s Snooki Says Her Baby Is Already Fist-Pumping

Jersey Shore’s Snooki Says Her Baby Is Already Fist-Pumping

Jersey Shore ’s Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi revealed how her newborn son is already taking after her, as she shared a picture of the baby fist-pumping. “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but don’t attack me for wanting to become strong and fit again after my pregnancy,” she wrote.

Kate Beckinsale dreamt her daughter was doing cocaine so she asked in 'lunatic' mom move

Kate Beckinsale dreamt her daughter was doing cocaine so she asked in 'lunatic' mom move

Kate Beckinsale had a dream her daughter was doing cocaine so she text her to ask... Kate Beckinsale dreamt her daughter was doing cocaine so she asked in 'lunatic' mom move. Kate Beckinsale dreamt her daughter was doing cocaine so she asked in 'lunatic' mom move.

Snooki Calls Herself ‘Hot Mess’ Following Son Angelo’s Birth

Snooki Calls Herself ‘Hot Mess’ Following Son Angelo’s Birth

In her Instagram Stories, Polizzi shared videos of a sleepy, “milk drunk” Angelo and said that he looked like he could be Lorenzo’s “twin,” even down to his “little smirk.”.

Snooki Compares Her Swollen Postpartum Body to Shrek

Snooki Compares Her Swollen Postpartum Body to Shrek

“My hand is shrek,” she captioned the Instagram Stories clip. “My feet are swollen, I’m wearing a diaper, my son just peed and s—t on me twice & my sciatica is acting up,” she wrote on her Instagram Stories on Thursday.

Kate Gosselin is 'beaming with pride' as twin daughters graduate from high school

Kate Gosselin is 'beaming with pride' as twin daughters graduate from high school

Twins Cara and Mady Gosselin were just 6 years old when they made their reality TV debut alongside their sextuplet siblings in "Jon & Kate Plus 8," but they're not kids anymore. the 44-year-old reality star wrote alongside photos from the celebration.

Wife of NFL star Nick Foles reveals she suffered miscarriage

Wife of NFL star Nick Foles reveals she suffered miscarriage

Nick and Tori Foles celebrate with daughter Lily after the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl LII.Getty ImagesShe also said the experience has taught her and her husband to feel for people in a similar position.

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