How To Induce Labor Naturally At 37 Weeks

It's easy to buy into the magic of pregnancy when you experience some of those cool "firsts." The first time you hear the heartbeat or feel the baby kick are super special, but by the time all

How To Send Fan Mail To Simone Biles

Simone Biles is an absolute inspiration, and she deserves all of the sweet supportive messages coming to her via fan mail.

After-School Routine Ideas That Experts & Parents Swear By

Incorporating responsibilities for kids into their after-school routine can provide an opportunity to build kids' self-esteem and sense of accomplishment, according to Jenn Simms, a …

3 Signs Effacement Is Starting, & Your Labor Will Start Soon

Near labor, women do, however, often notice an increase in vaginal discharge that’s also blood-tinged. “The cervix is very vascular, so as it thins out and starts to dilate, bloody show is

7 Ways To Explain Penises To Your Daughter, Because You

No matter how you broach the subject with your daughter, be sure to use the word penis and not a "cutesy" term like willy, weewee, etc. Not only …

6 Early Signs You're Going To Have A Short Labor

Giphy. "The early signs of a fast labor are contractions that are very close together and intense," Morris says, explaining that early labor contractions are typically "sporadic," often 15 to 30

Which States Require A Voter ID

At a crucial moment in election season, it's important for everyone to be prepared before they cast their ballot. More than 30 states have some sort of …

How To Change The Length Of Your Instagram Story & Delete

With Instagram’s Story feature, users can share play-by-play photos and videos of anything from a last-minute walk at the park to your toddler saying the darndest thing without compromising the

15 Genius Storage Ideas For Kids Art Supplies

When you have a child who loves to create, sometimes the sheer amount of things they use to make art with can be overwhelming. With scissors here, …

How to Talk To Unvaccinated Family Members

How To Talk About It (Because It’s Not Too Late) DeVita-Cochrane is right to be wary but she shouldn’t give up hope. Americans’ overall willingness to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has

11 Signs You Sexually Satisfy Your Partner

If you and your partner were stranded on a desert island, how much time would you spend doing it? If you answered 24/7 that's one of the signs …

When Can You Get Your Tubes Tied

The type of procedure you can have might depend on whether you are combining the surgery with either having a c-section or a vaginal birth. If you are having your tubes tied following having a

I Tried To Induce Labor Naturally, & Here's What Actually

At 38 weeks pregnant, a switch automatically flips in my head, and I am officially done with pregnancy. This is the time I usually start Googling natural ways to induce labor. Once I …

7 Signs Your Baby Has Dropped & Is On The Way

At the end of pregnancy, you'll look for signs of labor, and your baby dropping is a big one. There are lots of signs that your baby is getting in position.

How To Dry Face Masks, According To Science

By now, you probably have a small collection of face masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But like anything else, they have to be properly taken care of …

7 Signs You Have A Hyperactive Brain, Because You Feel

Kaspars Grinvalds/Fotolia. A 2012 UCLA news release noted that many of the classic symptoms of clinical depression can include things like trouble …

Alternating Tylenol & Motrin For Fever In A Child

A fever, Hollier explains, is a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit and a sign that your child's body is fighting an infection. Medication, like Motrin and Tylenol, is to be used to

When Do Babies Stop Drinking Formula: How To Wean

Even if your tot loves the taste of whole milk, though, you may have one other roadblock to get through: ditching the bottle and switching to a cup. Dr. Segura recommends weaning off the bottle

19 Ways To Tell If Your SO Is A Man-Child

Dating isn't always an easy road. So when you think you've finally found the one, whether it's your boyfriend or husband, you're psyched. Until you start noticing signs your SO is …

Do Twins Really Eat Each Other In The Womb

Pregnancy puts you face-to-face with mother nature's stranger aspects. For instance, do twins really eat each other in the womb? This seemingly …

How Far Can You Dilate Without Going Into Labor

At some point in the third trimester, Braxton-Hicks gives way to the real deal — contractions, of course. Mine came in the middle of the night, super-villain style. …

How To Know If You Popped Your Cherry

Originally Published: April 19, 2016. Of all the ways to describe your first time, popping your cherry is probably the most archaic (and yes, graphic). It refers to the theory that your hymen (the

13 Signs You Have A Toxic Spouse Who's Poisoning You

Even if the problems aren't marriage-related, a toxic spouse will expect you to solve them. They're irritated, so they expect you to make them happy. They're tired, so they want you to turn off

How To Book The 'Below Deck Mediterranean' Yacht, Because

If you aren't yet familiar with Below Deck Mediterranean or its predecessor, Below Deck, then you probably have close to no idea how glamorous yacht life is. But if you have been a fan of the

15 Subtle Signs You Have A Toxic Relationship With Your Mom

The mother-daughter dynamic is tricky, and it can be tough to tell what's normal. These 15 subtle signs could mean you have a toxic relationship with your mom

9 Signs You're Married To A Psychopath, So You Know What

Psychopaths “can also be quite impulsive and demonstrate a reckless disregard for the safety of themselves or others,” Legg explains. This impulsivity is a major safety risk, as it can lead to

How To Use Your Headphones With The iPhone 8, Because Not

On Tuesday, Apple announced three new iPhones — the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. The tech world and every Apple fangirl and …

4 Anti-Vaccination Arguments & How To Respond To Them

Here are a few common anti-vaccination arguments with a few solid ways to respond, because the safety and health of children is paramount. 1. …

At What Age Can Kids Use Instagram

Instagram's policy is that children must be at least 13 years old to use its service. This minimum age requirement is in line with many other social …

7 Weird Signs You're Not Peeing Enough

Although these signs that you aren't peeing enough may be solved simply with drinking more water, if you're concerned, it's better to talk to your doctor than to ignore it. Dr. Le also notes

8 Ways You Can (And Should) Explain Privilege To Your Kids

Being able to understand others who have walked a different path than you relies mainly on the ability to be empathetic. Which, of course, is an invaluable skill to …

6 Signs You're Pregnant With An IUD, According To An Expert

Even with an IUD, you might be pregnant, Dr. Langdon explains. “Fatigue is a big sign that you might be expecting,” she says. If you’ve been pregnant before, you might recognize that all

How Much Does It Cost To Compete In The Olympics

If your little one was inspired by all the sick flips, record smashing times, and sparkly outfits currently on display at the Tokyo Summer Games, you might be wondering how much it costs to

How To Explain Sexism To Your Kids: An Age-By-Age Guide

My 4-year-old did not understand Mulan. At all. It's not that he's not bright or wasn't paying attention. It's that he was boggled by the basic premise (not the cross-dressing, though). He was

How Often Should A Toddler Poop

Before you become a parent, it's weird to imagine that you might ever be concerned with the bathroom habits of anyone but yourself. Once you're in …

How To Get Baby To Sleep Earlier

Before you can figure out how to make bedtime start sooner, you’ll need to know how much sleep your baby actually needs. “Younger babies don’t sleep for a …

7 Signs Your Mother-In-Law Is Controlling, According To

More often that not, marrying your love includes the theme of unification. But it should be noted that includes them and their family. And if your mother-in-law (MIL) relationship is less-than

Signs Your Cat Is Overheated, & How To Help Them Cool Down

Vomiting & Diarrhea. This is one of the signs that requires immediate veterinary care. If your cat is experiencing vomiting and/or diarrhea from a heat-related illness, then get to your vet right