After extensive testing, we've narrowed down the best breast pumps, including electric, manual, and wearable models from Medela, Spectra, Elvie, and more.
Students need a durable backpack that holds all of their supplies and devices. Here are the best backpacks for school, from preschool to college.
I used to hate the holidays. Now dressing my family in matching pajamas is the one thing I look forward to.
Though she once judged those who sported matching pajamas, the author came to love this tradition, and it's now her favorite part of the holidays.
Ben Affleck said George Clooney let him 'cut early' to maximize time with his kids while filming 'The Tender Bar'
While directing "The Tender Bar," Clooney let Affleck leave early from set and have weekends off so he could see his kids, the actor told People.
Burnt-out school teachers say they are having to 'beg, borrow, and steal' to cover for missing staff as Omicron spreads
Teachers across the US are seeing an uptick in positive cases. Some argue that going back to virtual learning could hurt their students.
As women talk more openly about periods, postpartum, and general health, it's time for them to also speak up about menopause.
As a gay man I'm often told I don't deserve to have children of my own. I absolutely disagree, and here's why.
The author shares how he was attacked for openly saying he wants to have children of his own with his husband, instead of adopting.
I've been trying to get pregnant for 10 months. Here's what experts have to say about the gray area of fertility that I'm in.
In the past, it's taken the author less time to get pregnant. Now, almost a year into trying, she can't stop thinking about her potential third child.
My daughter was considered too bossy to play with a male friend. I hope she never stops being herself, regardless of gender norms.
A boy's mother canceled all his playdates with the author's daughter because the girl was considered too bossy to play with boys.
I'm spending the holidays with my ex and our son. Here's what we plan to do, based on expert advice.
The author shares some tips from experts on how to celebrate the holidays after a couple has split. The focus should be on the children.
Parents of kids who still can't get vaccinated are feeling deflated: 'It just feels like we're screwing up a whole generation of kids'
With the recent announcement from Pfizer pushing back vaccines for kids five and under, parents across the US are having all the feelings.
Well-off parents are fighting over secondhand Christmas gifts and flipping them for extra cash amid the supply-chain crunch
Thanks to supply-chain woes, even parents who can afford new toys are scouring Facebook Marketplace and getting into eBay bidding wars over used ones.
After not changing her last name when she got married, the author shares how she's tired of people calling her by her husband's last name.
Schools in at least 10 states warned parents of a TikTok trend threatening nationwide school shootings, but no credible threat has been identified
There is little evidence to suggest the purported trend ever existed. The DHS said it had no information indicating any "credible" threats.
A Montessori teacher shares their favorite toys to support development. Here are the best Montessori toys, including play silks and climbing arches.
I'm ignored by my step-dad, who spoils my sister with Christmas gifts. Should I tell him how hurt he makes me feel?
Being honest with your father could transform your relationship. Be sure you know what you need from him before approaching him, a therapist said.
The "Selling Sunset" star is telling her stillbirth story with her son Mason, who died in the womb at 38 weeks.
Billie Eilish says she hates porn because it 'destroyed' her teenage brain. Therapists say porn isn't inherently damaging.
Young people may misinterpret porn and believe it to be realistic if they aren't taught about consent from an early age, sex therapists told Insider.
In a podcast, the Olympian talked about her emergency C-section due to severe preeclampsia and how the days before she became a mom were the scariest.
A future doctor's illustration of a Black fetus went viral. Experts explain the importance of Black bodies in medical diagrams.
When Chidiebere Ibe's illustrations went viral in December, many said it was the first time they'd seen a Black fetus in a pregnant person's womb.
The author has worked over a decade helping families find the right nanny for their needs. She shares four things every parent should be cautious of.
Holland told People magazine that it might be time to focus on his personal life after spending "six years being so focused" on his career.
Kim Kardashian’s request to be ‘legally single’ could start a new trend in divorce law, a top divorce lawyer says
Kim's request to be legally single would allow her to shed the last name "West" even if her ex doesn't comply with divorce, lawyer Nancy Chemtob said.
We rounded up 23 of the best gifts for tweens. Here are great gift ideas for kids who are into sports, music, crafts, STEM, strategy games, and more.
What started off as a joke between the author and her husband quickly turned into a lifesaver when she was experiencing PPD and intrusive thoughts.
My husband and I take solo vacations once a year. It keeps our marriage happy through the chaos of parenting small children.
The author and her husband take individual vacations. They have different interests, and being able to travel alone recharges them.
The Oscar-winner spoke candidly about his personal life to Howard Stern earlier this week while promoting his new movie "The Tender Bar."
Kim Kardashian's nephew Mason Disick advised her not to let North West go live on social media after she gave a house tour without permission
Kardashian West scolded North on camera on Sunday after the 8-year-old went live on TikTok and gave a house tour without her mother's permission.
We rounded up the 28 best toys for 3-year-olds with help from experts. Our favorite gift ideas include balance bikes, sensory bins, and painting sets.
A mom thought she got through her hectic morning routine until the preschool called to say her daughter brought a fish to school
A 3-year-old in Pennsylvania managed to sneak her pet fish into school. The fish survived the ordeal, and people at the school had a laugh.
Hilaria Baldwin says Alec Baldwin shushed and told her to 'keep it down' when she was in labor with their son Rafa
Hilaria Baldwin joked on Instagram that her husband Alec can pay her back for shushing her during labor by cleaning every baby bottle in the house.
My husband left me 3 weeks before Christmas, but it hasn't stopped my kids from keeping up the holiday spirit
The author shares how after splitting with her husband, the holidays were not fun for her. Her five kids made a point to bring back the holiday cheer.
The author grew up with no positive narratives of transgender people. She wants to share her happy story to encourage others going through the same.
After celebrating Christmas in a 32-foot RV with small children, I now focus on experiential gifts and easy traditions
The author says that spending the holidays in a 32-foot RV meant presents needed to be minimal. She focused on consumable presents or experiences.
After Maya Vander opened up about losing a pregnancy at 38 weeks, joj shared what they'd wished they had known about stillbirths.
A woman said period pains caused her to faint and reschedule her wedding, but it took 25 years to find out it was due to endometriosis
In MSNBC's "The Fertility Secret," Ada Ojeh-Teme says her undiagnosed endometriosis affected her fertility. Black women's pain is more often ignored.
Even healthy women may not ovulate every cycle, but having sex before and during your fertile window can trigger it, researcher Tierney Lorenz said.
Actress Jodie Turner-Smith is one woman who delivered at home in 2020. Her husband cited the healthcare system's "horrendous" record with black women.
As the parent of teens, I live in a constant dichotomy. I'm watching out for them, while also giving them independence.
The author shares how raising teenagers, for her, means trying to find the balance between watching out for them while also giving them independence.
The author shares how after his son recovered from treating his cancer, he decided to help other families going through the same difficult experience.
I moved from Los Angeles to a remote island in Alaska with my kids. I never realized what I was missing.
After moving from Los Angeles to a remote island in Alaska, the author reflects on the benefits of a much slower, more nature-filled life.
In gentle parenting, there's discipline, which isn't the same as punishment. Discipline isn't reactive. It's based on positive reinforcement.
The author's husband decided to leave the military for his family. He now has more time and energy to spend with them.
The mom of two shares how she lost herself in motherhood and how lifting weights brought her the realization that she needed to take care of herself.
For the 2021 holiday season, toy experts say kids of all ages want comforting gifts to play with, like fidget spinners and reusable bubble wrap
Make the holidays extra fun with these personalized gifts for kids and babies. The best custom gifts include stuffed animals, books, toys and stickers.
The author shares how having biracial children has made her understand why her kids want to fit in more than stand out.
The author compared her experience in the US with a friend in Sweden. The Swedish dad got six months of paid leave. The American dad got zero days.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth says it's 'inhumane' to require people to return to work immediately after pregnancy loss
The Democratic senator from Illinois has talked openly about her journey to becoming a mom; she had a miscarriage while campaigning for office.
The author's children are four years apart, double the age gap she'd wanted. She says mental-health and fertility issues got in the way of her plan.