Best boss ever urges people to be kind during back-to-school 'circus'

Best boss ever urges people to be kind during back-to-school 'circus'

Earlier this month, the father of Olivia, 15, and Spencer, 12, posted an open letter on LinkedIn reminding people to be kind to one another during the transition from summer to school, which can be especially hard on working parents.

Danielle Fishel explains why she won't put her baby on social media

Danielle Fishel explains why she won't put her baby on social media

Danielle Fishel has explained why she and her husband, Jensen Karp, are hiding their 4-month-old son Adler's face on social media — and it's a decision many non-famous parents are making as well.

Jenna Bush Hager celebrates daughter Poppy's 4th birthday

Jenna Bush Hager celebrates daughter Poppy's 4th birthday

The TODAY with Hoda & Jenna co-host sent sweet birthday wishes on Instagram to her younger daughter, Poppy, who turned 4 on Tuesday, just eight days after the family welcomed baby Hal into the world.

What you need to know about bulletproof backpacks

What you need to know about bulletproof backpacks

Wendy Connor, a Florida-based parent of two children, bought backpacks for both of her kids after the Parkland shooting.

Ashley Graham reveals she's pregnant in sweet video

Ashley Graham reveals she's pregnant in sweet video

“Nine years ago today, I married the love of my life,” Graham wrote.Last year, Graham shot down talk that she was expecting after she posted a video on Instagram of herself dancing.

Milla Jovovich is expecting baby No. 3 after suffering pregnancy loss

Milla Jovovich is expecting baby No. 3 after suffering pregnancy loss

The 43-year-old star announced on Instagram Wednesday that she is expecting her third child — a girl — with husband Paul W.S. The happy news about this rainbow baby comes just months after Jovovich revealed she had a “horrific” emergency abortion during her second trimester in 2017.

The Improvaneers is a comedy group where all members have Down syndrome

The Improvaneers is a comedy group where all members have Down syndrome

When the now 25-year-old learned that there was going to be an improv group in her area, comprised exclusively of people with Down syndrome, she just had to audition.“I thought to myself, ‘Hmm, would I want to try something new and go back on stage?’ I missed being on stage and thought I would try improv,” Costilow, of Amherst, Ohio told TODAY.

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.

'This is your reward': Moms enjoy babies in 'golden hour' after birth

'This is your reward': Moms enjoy babies in 'golden hour' after birth

Experts believe the first 60 minutes after birth, what’s known as the “golden hour,” are important for skin-to-skin contact, mother and baby bonding, and successful breastfeeding.While the bond wasn't immediately, Smith did feel relieved when Imena latched on during the golden hour.

Rude awakening? How to get your kids ready for the first day of school alarm

Rude awakening? How to get your kids ready for the first day of school alarm

Other parents said that while they aim for a gradual, incremental transition ahead of the new school year, they mostly end up practicing the "rip off the Band-Aid" method by default.

Jenna Bush Hager announces August book club pick

Jenna Bush Hager announces August book club pick

Jenna Bush Hager picked “Patsy,” by Nicole Dennis-Benn as her newest book club pick, and it's a story that promises to prompt a lot of meaningful conversations throughout the month.

Women share their hilarious responses to unsolicited pregnancy advice

Women share their hilarious responses to unsolicited pregnancy advice

Jaclene Paolucci is six months pregnant and can’t stomach one more piece of unsolicited advice .“If I don’t ask for it, I don’t want it,” the mom-to-be explained on Twitter.Stranger at Starbucks: you know you should be drinking decaf when you’re pregnant.

What if Gen X and Millennials Had Been Raised by Sharents?

What if Gen X and Millennials Had Been Raised by Sharents?

Yesterday, The Privacy Project in The New York Times posted a video op-ed in which several kids and teens told their parents their concerns about "sharenting."

Dylan Dreyer's husband reveals her pregnancy cravings

Dylan Dreyer's husband reveals her pregnancy cravings

You’d better believe Dylan Dreyer is pregnant !The TODAY host’s husband, Brian Fichera , had some fun with his wife’s cravings in an Instagram post.“Dylan Dreyer’s pregnancy survival kit.Dylan Dreyer reveals she's expecting baby No. 2) "Everyone has something - for my wife it was grilled cheese and grape soda.....," wrote one person.

13-ounce miracle baby dies 25 days after birth

13-ounce miracle baby dies 25 days after birth

Doctors warned Ellonn Smartt that her son, who was born at 23 weeks gestation and weighed just 13-ounces , would likely die within 72 hours.“Jaden was with us for 25 days,” Smartt told TODAY Parents .

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.

Britney Spears shares photos of her sons from Disneyland

Britney Spears shares photos of her sons from Disneyland

Spears doesn’t share too many family photos on social media, so every time they pop up on her Instagram, her boys have grown so much.WireImageThey’ve definitely grown a lot since last summer, when Spears posted this cute photo from one of their favorite family spots.“The boys are bigger than me now!!!!

Jenna Bush Hager shares baby shower note from Hoda Kotb

Jenna Bush Hager shares baby shower note from Hoda Kotb

Hoda was one of the guests at Jenna's baby shower on Tuesday at Taco Dumbo in New York City, where the two friends shared some smiles and tacos.Jenna and Hoda shared a hug and some smiles at Jenna's baby shower in New York City on Tuesday.

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.

Hoda Kotb talks joy of maternity leave

Hoda Kotb talks joy of maternity leave

"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 Friday.

Twitter erupts over KLM airline's breastfeeding policy

Twitter erupts over KLM airline's breastfeeding policy

“She told me (and I quote) ‘If you want to continue doing the breastfeeding, you need to cover up,’” Angel wrote in a lengthy post on the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Facebook page.

Moms share their highs and lows for World Breastfeeding Week

Moms share their highs and lows for World Breastfeeding Week

“I loved the intimacy of breastfeeding,” the Massachusetts-based education consultant told TODAY Parents. When Kurson’s first child was born in 2012, she struggled with production despite pumping between feeds.“I hated that my body wasn’t doing what I was thought it was ‘supposed’ to do,” the licensed mental health counselor told TODAY Parents.

Baby born July 11 at 7:11 p.m. at 7 pounds, 11 ounces gets college money from 7-Eleven

Baby born July 11 at 7:11 p.m. at 7 pounds, 11 ounces gets college money from 7-Eleven

A couple from St. Louis got a gift on 7-Eleven Day this year that was much better than a free Slurpee .Rachel Langford and Johntez Brown welcomed a baby girl they nicknamed "lady lucky" after J'Aime Brown was born on July 11 (7/11) at 7:11 p.m., weighing exactly 7 pounds and 11 ounces.

There's a whole new way to collect Box Tops for Education

There's a whole new way to collect Box Tops for Education

The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school's earnings online.

Surprise! Take a peek at Jenna Bush Hager's adorable surprise baby shower

Surprise! Take a peek at Jenna Bush Hager's adorable surprise baby shower

Cake designer Joshua John Russell and party planner Kristen Johnson, co-hosts of Bluprint's "Bring the Party" series, transformed Studio 1A with country-western decor, Tex-Mex and of course, sweet treats!. Bluprint's Joshua John Russell and Kristen Johnson threw a cowboy-themed bash for Jenna Bush Hager.

Five Ways to Manage Disrespect from Students Today

Five Ways to Manage Disrespect from Students Today

During the 2017-2018 school year, more educators asked me for ideas about managing disrespectful students than any year in my memory . 1) Unlike past generations, kids today are not conditioned to respect elders. 3) Kids don’t see respect modeled or earned by older generations.

Photo of boy and soccer player with limb differences goes viral

Photo of boy and soccer player with limb differences goes viral

Joseph Tidd, a 21-month-old from Florida, sees himself in professional soccer player Carson Pickett. “Carson knelt down next to Joseph and showed him her arm,” Miles told TODAY Parents . Joseph Tidd loves to cheer on Orlando Pride soccer player Carson Pickett.tiddbit_outta_hand/Instagram.

After infertility struggle, Manhattan mom has 4 babies — in 13 months!

After infertility struggle, Manhattan mom has 4 babies — in 13 months!

Something didn’t feel quite right and she was worried about losing another pregnancy.“I was desperate to have a baby and would do anything to make sure it happened,” Caliendo said.

Heat wave danger: Baby burned by scalding water from outdoor garden hose

Heat wave danger: Baby burned by scalding water from outdoor garden hose

Water sitting in a garden hose that's exposed to summer sun can reach up to 190 degrees, said Dr. Kevin Foster, director of the Arizona Burn Center in Phoenix. He warned that second- and third-degree burns caused by scalding water from outdoor hoses are common when temperatures rise above 100 degrees.

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