The fact that I am a mom with an eating disorder is one of the things I am least proud of. Or perhaps you could say that I had an eating disorder because it is in control now. Control being the operative word: My eating disorder was nothing if not a quest for control. Control is deceptive because you have to hold on, or it will slip away at the last second. I never want my kids to feel this way.Read Full Story
Last week, the Supreme Court decided not to hear appeals in marriage cases in five states. The act of doing nothing made same-sex marriage legal in the five states and their circuits, causing other states to quickly follow. Then the Catholic church announced that gays have gifts to offer the church. It was a big week for marriage equality.Read Full Story
When I heard about a family petitioning Disney to include characters with disabilities, I initially cheered. As mom to a 4-year-old boy with Down syndrome, I'd love to see people with Down syndrome represented by the magic of Disney. But then my brain started churning, and I just couldn't muster the urgency to jump on board.Read Full Story
Happy Wednesday Hump Day — also known to us as Celebrity Baby Bump Day. We rounded up the cutest pregnant celebrities of the week including a very pregnant Rachel Bilson, who was spotted running errands before her baby arrives. Pregnant Blake Lively shared another baby bump picture, as did Kourtney Kardashian, who did a pregnant photo shoot with sisters Kim and Khloé. Zoe Saldana and Sara Gilbert round out our list of the cutest pregnant celebrities of the week.Read Full Story
When cops learn to use their guns, they're told "train how you fight." However you will face your enemy is how you should learn to shoot. Now a firearms instructor and dad is taking this cop motto to the homefront with a step-by-step guide for parents on how to shoot more safely with a child in your arms.Read Full Story
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is a mom. And she works. But when she said that equal pay was important to her "as a working mother," some took offense. We asked two of our Parenting writers to sound off. Is Paltrow being totally tone deaf, or does she have a point?Read Full Story
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