Do as I say, not as I do. Sounds good in theory, but as every mom and dad knows, it doesn’t work as a parenting tactic. Now there’s more evidence that kids may mimic their parents behaviors, even when it comes to the quality of …
Researchers are narrowing in on the host of factors that can contribute to postpartum depression, from genes to social connections. The latest work focuses on where a new mother lives.
How are our daughters supposed to grow up to be ‘Lean In’–worthy execs if most of the play mops and stoves are labeled for girls?
Married mothers find it harder to secure a new job after being laid off and when they do, they earn less than married fathers
In a new book, “slow parent” Susan Sachs Lipman pushes back against the highly scheduled, jam-packed lives of parents and kids
In some circles, mothering has become as intense as an Olympic sport. Now researchers show that such zealous moms are less happy and more stressed than those who chill out
New York City is calling on hospitals to lock up infant formula like medication and lecture new mothers about the benefits of the breast. Is that going too far? Maybe not
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the annual State of the World’s Mothers Report from the Save the Children foundation offers some hopeful news for American mothers: the U.S. moved up six spots in the ranking of the best countries …
A conversation with the woman on TIME’s May 21 cover
Alaina Giordano, the mother with breast cancer who has been fighting a public battle for custody of her children, is on the verge of entering hospice. She is asking her estranged husband to allow their children to relocate with her to Pennsylvania, where her extended family lives.
A mommy blogger channels a nation’s worth of maternal angst by admitting she’s guilty of having judged other parents. And by the way, she regrets it.
A new study suggests that premies may miss mom’s sounds by being born early
After Nirvana Jennette’s pastor compared her breast-feeding her baby in church to stripping, Jennette got fed up. Now, a nurse-in’s scheduled for Monday, and advocates are trying to overhaul Georgia’s public breast-feeding law.