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September 25, 2020, 12:46 PM

'Proper installation' of car seats saves kids' lives, says mom and car seat expert

A mom and car seat expert involved in a car crash said proper installation is key.
September 25, 2020, 12:46 PM
'Proper installation' of car seats saves kids' lives, says mom and car seat expert
September 24, 2020, 1:53 PM

Parents look to raise kids based on their zodiac sign

An article in the New York Post says that zodiac parenting is all the rage and one astrologer says knowing the signs of your kids can help you better handle them.
September 24, 2020, 1:53 PM
Parents look to raise kids based on their zodiac sign
September 24, 2020, 11:59 AM

Parents defend viral video of 6-month-old son's waterskiing skills

Mindi and Casey Humphreys said they are proud of their 6-month-old son Rich who has never fallen while waterskiing across the water.
September 24, 2020, 11:59 AM
Parents defend viral video of 6-month-old son's waterskiing skills
September 23, 2020, 2:54 PM

'Just so I'm being honest' tweets TV mom with hilarious photo

A Washington, D.C., scientist and mom of two posted a viral photo of what the behind the scenes looked like in a recent television interview.
September 23, 2020, 2:54 PM
'Just so I'm being honest' tweets TV mom with hilarious photo
September 22, 2020, 12:20 PM

Mom warns other parents after son eats hand sanitizer packaged in Trolls pouch

A mom in Canada is warning parents and caregivers after her young son ingested hand sanitizer and was taken to the hospital.
September 22, 2020, 12:20 PM
Mom warns other parents after son eats hand sanitizer packaged in Trolls pouch
September 18, 2020, 4:45 PM

'Stop letting YouTube raise your kids,' says mom in viral post

Destiny Bennett, a California mom of three, has a message for parents on screen time: "Stop letting YouTube raise your kids."
September 18, 2020, 4:45 PM
'Stop letting YouTube raise your kids,' says mom in viral post
September 8, 2020, 11:54 PM

How to manage back-to-school stress for parents, students and teachers

Psychologist Leah Lagos shares advice on how to deal with school-related anxiety.
September 8, 2020, 11:54 PM
How to manage back-to-school stress for parents, students and teachers
September 5, 2020, 12:20 PM

Little girl heartbroken she can't marry dad in sweetest, saddest video

A little girl is heartbroken when she learns she can't marry her dad.
September 5, 2020, 12:20 PM
Little girl heartbroken she can't marry dad in sweetest, saddest video
September 4, 2020, 8:30 PM

Time-lapse of mom working from home while caring for her baby

“I think this might be relatable…I might be able to reach a few women with this and say, ‘You’re not alone,’” mother of three, Kristen Krahl told GMA.
September 4, 2020, 8:30 PM
Time-lapse of mom working from home while caring for her baby
September 4, 2020, 8:24 PM

Mom's work from home time-lapse video reminds women everywhere: 'You're not alone'

Kristen Krahl is hoping to empower the millions of women who viewed her multitasking video.
September 4, 2020, 8:24 PM
Mom's work from home time-lapse video reminds women everywhere: 'You're not alone'
September 2, 2020, 6:12 PM

Who knew being a mom was so damn lonely?

Meredith Masony, the founder of the popular parenting blog, is out with a new book, "Ask Me What's For Dinner One More Time: Inappropriate Thoughts on Motherhood."
September 2, 2020, 6:12 PM
Who knew being a mom was so damn lonely?
September 2, 2020, 3:29 PM

Lawmaker goes viral for holding baby during floor vote after being denied proxy

An image of Buffy Wicks went viral as she held her 1-month-old child on the State Assembly floor as she argued for State Bill 1120 on housing.
September 2, 2020, 3:29 PM
Lawmaker goes viral for holding baby during floor vote after being denied proxy
September 2, 2020, 1:41 PM

California lawmaker brings her baby to assembly floor vote

Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, who is on maternity leave and recovering from a C-section, said she had been denied a request to vote by proxy.
September 2, 2020, 1:41 PM
California lawmaker brings her baby to assembly floor vote
1 month ago

'Supernanny' Jo Frost helps parents during pandemic

Frost answers viewers' questions about how to handle such issues as keeping kids on a sleep schedule and getting toddlers to wear masks.
1 month ago
'Supernanny' Jo Frost helps parents during pandemic
1 month ago

This employee got Walmart to expand breastfeeding stations in stores across the country

A Walmart employee brought the idea to have freestanding pods in stores.
1 month ago
Walmart to add more breastfeeding pods in stores thanks to employee’s idea
1 month ago

Mom's viral work station for kids is the perfect homeschooling hack

Mom's viral work station for kids is the perfect homeschooling hack.
1 month ago
Mom's viral work station for kids is the perfect homeschooling hack
1 month ago

Mom creates alphabet poster to help parents, teachers talk to kids about racism

Taimani Reed of Portland, Oregon, is a photographer, brand designer and an illustrator. In June, the mom of two launched her project "A is for Ally."
1 month ago
Mom creates alphabet poster to help parents, teachers talk to kids about racism
2 months ago

Update your child’s at-home workspace with these must-have items

Back-to-school items, money-saving tips and more from shopping expert Trae Bodge.
2 months ago
Update your child’s at-home workspace with these must-have items
2 months ago

Mom’s alternative to timeout is taking over TikTok

Nikki Cruz-Mullen of Chicago built a special space for her 6-year-old son, Kalev, for whenever he needed to reset his emotions.
2 months ago
Mom’s alternative to timeout is taking over TikTok
2 months ago

Parents of AFM survivors share 5 things parents should know as CDC warns of outbreak

Parents of AFM survivors speak out about the potentially lethal disease.
2 months ago
Dire child disease outbreak expected: 5 things parents should know
2 months ago

CDC issues new data on women drinking during pregnancy

A new CDC study found that one in nine women drink during their pregnancies, including more than 10% who reported binge drinking during their first trimester.
2 months ago
CDC issues new data on women drinking during pregnancy
2 months ago

What do you tell your children? Moms talk about raising their kids in racially turbulent times

What do you tell your children? Moms talk with ABC News about raising their kids in racially turbulent times.
2 months ago
What do you tell your children? Moms discuss raising kids in racially turbulent times
2 months ago

Moms speak out about postpartum anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is adding to postpartum anxiety for some mothers.
2 months ago
Moms speak out about postpartum anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic
2 months ago

Grandparent caregivers face more challenges

A new study finds that households headed by grandparents may face more challenges than those led by parents.
2 months ago
Grandparent caregivers face more challenges
2 months ago

These are the best laptops for homeschooling

With so many students expected to work from home this coming school year, Good Housekeeping’s chief technologist, Rachel Rothman, is sharing what parents should look for when choosing a laptop.
2 months ago
These are the best laptops for homeschooling
2 months ago

Combating mom guilt in the age of coronavirus

With limited work and childcare options, many moms say they’re being shamed for how they’re navigating the obstacles.
2 months ago
Combating mom guilt in the age of coronavirus
2 months ago

Toddler tantrums? Experts share tips for managing your kids' meltdowns

Ana Florence and Chelsea Anderson of "Big Little Feelings" share their advice for parents.
2 months ago
Toddler experts share tips for managing your kids' meltdowns
2 months ago

Hottest looks and trends for kids going back to school

“GMA” sponsor Dick’s Sporting Goods shares some of this season’s fashionable first day looks with celebrity stylist Calyann Barnett.
2 months ago
Hottest looks and trends for kids going back to school
2 months ago

These dads were in for a big surprise, having 2 babies 5 weeks apart


Terrell and Jarius Joseph share their journey as a young Black gay couple and fathers on TikTok.
2 months ago
These dads were in for a big surprise, having 2 babies 5 weeks apart
2 months ago

How to tame your toddler's tantrum

Experts Kristin Gallent and Deena Margolin share their top tips for managing toddlers' tantrums on their Instagram page, Big Little Feelings.
2 months ago
How to tame your toddler's tantrum
2 months ago

What you need for those long road trips with the kids

Good Housekeeping’s Lori Bergamotto shares her hacks for dealing with back pain and the dreaded question, "Are we there yet?" while traveling with little ones.
2 months ago
What you need for those long road trips with the kids
2 months ago

This couple’s journey to fatherhood led them to have 2 babies just 5 weeks apart

Terrell and Jarius Joseph share their journey as a young Black gay couple from fatherhood to TikTok fame.
2 months ago
This couple’s journey to fatherhood led them to have 2 babies just 5 weeks apart
2 months ago

Instagram 'Dentist Mom' shares her top tips to help navigate the challenges of baby teeth

Dr. Helen Mo, a dentist and mom in the Bay Area, started an Instagram page to guide other parents on how to care for their kids' teeth.
2 months ago
Dentist mom on Instagram helps her followers navigate the challenges of baby teeth
2 months ago

'The Dentist Mom' shares her tips to help parents navigate challenges of baby teeth

From brushing teeth to helping kids wean off pacifiers, Dr. Helen Mo tackles all these topics on her Instagram account.
2 months ago
'The Dentist Mom' shares her tips to help parents navigate challenges of baby teeth
2 months ago

The return of baseball and potential for youth arm injuries

Major league ballplayers have gotten into full swing with the 2020 season officially underway.
2 months ago
The return of baseball and potential for youth arm injuries
2 months ago

Hilary Duff shares tips on how to keep kids hydrated while outside this summer

The actress teamed up with “GMA” sponsor Creative Roots to share her top tips on how to beat the heat while enjoying the summer sun.
2 months ago
Hilary Duff shares tips on how to keep kids hydrated while outside this summer
2 months ago

Mom shares strategies for flying safely with kids this summer

Experts also weigh in on how to help keep masks on your kids.
2 months ago
Mom shares strategies for flying safely with kids this summer
2 months ago

Blogger highlights COVID-19 burden on families: 'You can have a kid or a job amid COVID-19, not both'

A mother who has struggled to multitask during the novel coronavirus pandemic is opening up about holding down a career while parenting amid these unprecedented times.
2 months ago
Mom blogger says you can have a kids or a job during COVID-19, not both
2 months ago

Virtual tutoring and summer camp for kids

Two California teens are dedicated to providing free virtual tutoring and summer camp for children.
2 months ago
Virtual tutoring and summer camp for kids
2 months ago

Baby sees parents' faces for the first time

Thanks to a unique face mask created by Ochsner Health, a baby born during the pandemic finally gets to see her mom and dad's smiles.
2 months ago
Baby sees parents' faces for the first time
2 months ago

5 siblings adopted together after being separated in foster care

Proud parents Andi and Thomas Bonura of Texas, made it official May 6 adopting Thomas, 8, Carter, 8, David, 6, Gabrielle, 4 and Bryson, 2, over a Zoom call.
2 months ago
5 siblings adopted together after being separated in foster care
2 months ago

Study finds many pediatricians aren’t following guidelines on peanut allergies

New guidelines were released in 2017 that encourage introducing peanuts to children for allergy prevention. Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down the study and what parents should do.
2 months ago
Study finds many pediatricians aren’t following guidelines on peanut allergies
2 months ago

Tips for how mothers can deal with ‘mom rage’ during times of the pandemic

Experts say that, due to quarantine restrictions, mothers are less likely to relax and take a break.
2 months ago
Tips for how mothers can deal with ‘mom rage’ during times of the pandemic
3 months ago

26-year-old Black woman dies during emergency c-section

The death of Sha-Asia Washington is bringing attention to the risks that women of color face during childbirth.
3 months ago
26-year-old Black woman dies during emergency c-section
3 months ago

Mom’s ‘Common Sense Camp’ teaches practical life skills

Parent and educator Oona Hanson is teaching her kids things they don’t learn in school, such as cooking, cleaning and more.
3 months ago
Mom’s ‘Common Sense Camp’ teaches practical life skills
3 months ago

Mom adopts 3rd sibling after learning she was fostering son's biological sister

A mother gained viral attention in 2019 after discovering the baby girl she was fostering shared the same biological mother as her newly adopted son.
3 months ago
Mom adopts 3rd sibling after learning she was fostering son's biological sister
3 months ago

Experts warn about pool dangers this summer

As pool sales skyrocket this summer and many families flock to purchase one for their homes, experts say that pools and parents working from home can be a dangerous combination.
3 months ago
Experts warn about pool dangers this summer
3 months ago

What it's like to have your 51-year-old mom carry your baby

"You can see the intensity of their family and their unity and love."
3 months ago
What it's like to have your 51-year-old mom carry your baby
3 months ago

How fathers are teaching kids about racism and privilege

Gouveia and Harris shared five activities families can do with their kids.
3 months ago
How fathers are teaching kids about racism and privilege
3 months ago

I'm a Black mother who adopted a white baby. Here's why I carry his adoption papers.

A mother of four is speaking out about her experiences as a Black parent to a white child amid protests calling for racial justice.
3 months ago
I'm a Black mother who adopted a white baby. Here's why I carry his adoption papers.