Britney Spears

A Mother's Day Tribute to Britney Spears

The Princess of Pop was smeared as a mom during her 2007 "meltdown"—but in the decade since, she's earned a reputation as a loving and supportive parent.
Sara David
mental health

I Did Hypnosis with My Mom to Try and Cure Our Shared Anxiety

I don't know if my tendency to panic is inherited, learned, or a combination of the two. What I do know is that my mom feared the devil might possess me as a baby.
Allie Volpe

People Are Obsessed with Criticizing Moms' Parenting Choices, Study Confirms

We talked to the researcher behind the study to understand how this sort of criticism can lead to further maternal anxiety and other adverse side effects.
Kimberly Lawson
Mother's Day

What Your Relationship with Your Mom Is Like, According to Astrology

Between mothers and daughters exists perhaps the most complicated relationship between any two people. We turned to the stars to help us understand it.
Leila Ettachfini

Mommy Vlogger Forced to Hand Over Pet Emu After Hatching Egg Bought off Ebay

The British mother of three compared the emu hatching to childbirth. Unfortunately, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals disagreed.
Sirin Kale

‘This Is How I Feel’: The Photographer Documenting Her Bipolar Mother

Brooklyn photographer Melissa Spitz has spent years documenting her bipolar mom for a project called "You Have Nothing to Worry About." The resulting images are a shocking, honest, and intimate portrait of a mother-daughter relationship.
Sarah Waldron
420 moment

Pray for This Teen Who Got Busted by His Mom for Weed

Broadly Staff

Moms Are the Unexpected Voice of Medical Marijuana Advocacy

Chilean mother Paulina Bobadilla didn't intend to become one of Latin America's loudest advocates for medical marijuana. All she wanted was to help her child's epilepsy.
Maria Florencia Alcaraz

Two Stay-at-Home Moms Are Waging War Against the Feds Over Illegal Toxic Waste

What do you do when there's 10,000 barrels of illegally dumped uranium two miles away from your home and the government tells you not to worry about it?
Amy Martyn

Women Describe Their Orgasmic Births

Giving birth is meant to be one of the scariest and most physically painful experiences in a woman's life. But according to a 2016 survey, a surprising number of women actually climax during childbirth.
Rebecca Schiller

Moms Who Always Post About Their Kids More Likely to Be Depressed Perfectionists

New research shows that moms who post about their kids on social media often are more likely to be depressed. We spoke to a mental health charity and an expert in maternal Internet use to find out why.
Sirin Kale
Q and A

We Talked to the Stay-at-Home Mom Who Handed Gov. Rick Scott His Ass

You've probably seen the explosive footage of Cara Jennings unloading on Gov. Rick Scott for cutting services to working families. What you didn't see is Jennings confront him about anti-abortion legislation. Jennings filled us in on what we missed.
Natasha Vargas-Cooper