New York City proposal to ban chocolate milk from schools sparks debate

New York City proposal to ban chocolate milk from schools sparks debate

While many young kids enjoy drinking chocolate milk, proponents argue banning it would be one way to limit the amount of sugar children consume.While New York City schools may be looking to ban chocolate milk, other districts around the country are looking for different ways to increase students' daily dairy intake.

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.

Five signs your child is in the wrong friendship group at school

Five signs your child is in the wrong friendship group at school

If you’re worried your child may be unhappy in their friendship group, or forming relationships with children who don’t bring out the best in them, it’s crucial to recognise the signs so you can offer support.

Andy Cohen talks to Hoda Kotb about possibility of more kids

Andy Cohen talks to Hoda Kotb about possibility of more kids

Hoda was a source of inspiration for Cohen, who sought out advice from her before becoming a father for the first time at 50 years old."It's shifted in every way and yet it's also kind of adapting,'' he said.

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.

Adoptive moms battle skepticism, hostility over maternity leave

Adoptive moms battle skepticism, hostility over maternity leave

Levy said that her leave gave her and her husband time to bond with the new baby, find a daycare, and get through newborn sleep deprivation.

I'm 7 years into motherhood and still winging it

I'm 7 years into motherhood and still winging it

I spend probably 90 percent of my time with three children in this abyss and maybe 10 percent above water, wondering if I’m doing this right, strategising to troubleshoot problem areas and googling things like, 'How much longer until my kids realise their siblings are a gift?'

The Four Keys to Unlocking a Great School Year for the Whole Family

The Four Keys to Unlocking a Great School Year for the Whole Family

You can use the first meeting to discuss ideas about routines for school days covering mornings, afternoons, homework, and how to spend free time during the week and even on the weekends.

Kim Kardashian West reveals where she sees herself and Kanye in 10 years

Kim Kardashian West reveals where she sees herself and Kanye in 10 years

And even as she concentrates on the future and her studies, Kim also said she's thinking of how she'd like their children — North, 6, Saint, 3, Chicago, 1, and Psalm, 3 months — to remember their parents.

'I left my husband instead of taking more pills'

'I left my husband instead of taking more pills'

But I’m concerned that there are a lot of women out there on medication who take it because they want to feel ‘normal’ when in fact what they really need is psychological support to ensure the life they are living is the one they have chosen, not one that has been chosen for them.

'A stranger smacked my son': When parents aren't all on the same team

'A stranger smacked my son': When parents aren't all on the same team

I know he’s my kid—you don’t have to know him, or love him, or care—but I assumed as mothers we were all on the same team; the team of trying to teach these little people.

Angelina Jolie had an 'ugly cry' when she dropped son Maddox off at college

Angelina Jolie had an 'ugly cry' when she dropped son Maddox off at college

Like many parents this time of year, Jolie, 44, couldn't hold back the tears when she said goodbye to her son Maddox, 18, as he headed off to Yonsei University in South Korea.

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.

7 Ways People Bid For Connection

7 Ways People Bid For Connection

The first time I read about the term "bids for connection" (coined by couple specialists Drs. John and Julie Gottman of the Gottman Institute), a small spark lit up in my brain.When someone reaches out to hug someone else, they’re expressing their need to feel connected.

The Duggar family is growing by 5! See all the baby bumps in 1 pic

The Duggar family is growing by 5! See all the baby bumps in 1 pic

Like Amy, Lauren and Abbie are awaiting baby No. 1) This will be the second for Kendra and sixth for Anna.

Good Parenting—It's Not Complicated.

Good Parenting—It's Not Complicated.

They know how to care for themselves in the basic and fundamental ways—like brushing teeth, washing hair—but not always in the deeper ways, like maintaining emotional health or prioritizing self-respect and self-worth (which invariably translates into making positive choices.)

"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.

What Your Facial Features Say About You

What Your Facial Features Say About You

In addition to the expected favorable change in perceived attractiveness, raters also viewed the post-surgery patients as more likable, trustworthy, and socially skilled.In a separate study published in 2015, we similarly found that women also experience an improvement in scores of attractiveness, likability, and social skills when looking at all procedures together.

Alanis Morissette welcomes her 3rd child — see the announcement

Alanis Morissette welcomes her 3rd child — see the announcement

Despite her past struggles with postpartum depression , which she has addressed on social media, Morissette feels ready to take on whatever comes her way with her new child.Morissette and husband Mario "Souleye" Treadway are now parents to three children, including newborn son Winter Mercy.

Savannah Guthrie wishes daughter Vale a happy 5th birthday

Savannah Guthrie wishes daughter Vale a happy 5th birthday

Last year, Savannah shared the story of how the then 4-year-old didn't want to go to preschool .“I tried to ask her, ‘Well, why do you not want to go to school?’ She said, ‘I want to stay home with you and Charley and Daddy,’” Savannah told People.

Daphne Oz welcomes her 4th child, a girl

Daphne Oz welcomes her 4th child, a girl

Oz announced her pregnancy in March with an Instagram post revealing her baby bump.“I do love to cook!!” she wrote at the time.She recently made a joke about her pregnancy with a photo of herself lying next to a watermelon.

Pregnant Anne Hathaway glows in gorgeous dress made for 'me and the bump'

Pregnant Anne Hathaway glows in gorgeous dress made for 'me and the bump'

Anne Hathaway attends "Sea Wall / A Life" Broadway Opening Night at The Hudson Theatre on August 08, 2019, in New York City.Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway pose side-by-side at the opening night of "Sea Wall/The Life" on Broadway.

I decided to embrace my mum bod and here's what happened

I decided to embrace my mum bod and here's what happened

I smiled because my daughter didn’t care that I was sporting a 'size large' and finally, FINALLY, I started to believe my husband who had been telling me since delivery my body was perfect.

I Hate My Father

I Hate My Father

On the one hand, it is easy to see the payoff for the authoritarian: He maintains control, he gets to be the boss, he gets his own way, and he satisfies some need to punish, shame , humiliate, and do harm.

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.

Anne Hathaway opens up about ‘painful’ and ‘isolating’ fertility struggle

Anne Hathaway opens up about ‘painful’ and ‘isolating’ fertility struggle

The actress, 36, opened up about her fertility struggles during an event for her new Amazon series, “Modern Love.”. Hathaway said she is speaking out about her journey because she knows how isolating it can be to struggle with fertility while seeing others share their pregnancy news.

Pregnant Anne Hathaway Says She Has Mommy Brain

Pregnant Anne Hathaway Says She Has Mommy Brain

As for the line in her Instagram baby announcement where she said “it was not a straight line to either of my pregnancies,” Hathaway explained: “There is a one-sided narrative to this and, of course, it’s wonderful that we celebrate the happy moment when it’s ready to share.

We tried the comforter with over 10K reviews — and it feels like sleeping in a cloud

We tried the comforter with over 10K reviews — and it feels like sleeping in a cloud

Plus, as a mom who likes to keep bedspreads, blankets and sheets clean with frequent washing, I liked that the comforter is machine-washable with the option to tumble dry. Pair the comforter with these bestselling microfiber sheets and you'll be in heaven.

Unloved Daughters and 6 Questions That Keep Them Up at Night

Unloved Daughters and 6 Questions That Keep Them Up at Night

As an unloved daughter myself, I knew firsthand that the question that every child asks—“ Why doesn’t my mother love me? Peg Streep is the author of The Daughter Detox Question & Answer Book: A GPS for Navigating Your Way Out of a Toxic Childhood.