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Ellen Pompeo Helps Diaper 'Every Little Bottom'

Ellen Pompeo

Did you know one in three American mothers can barely afford to diaper their own kids? To raise awareness for this very worthy cause, new mom and "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo held court during Huggies' "Every Little Bottom" kickoff event in New York.


Poll Shows Moms Are Harder On Daughters Than Sons

Mother scolding her daughter

BBC News reports there may be some truth to the common thought that mothers have a tendency to be harder on their daughters than their sons.


More Family Time = Greater Happiness, Study Says

Happy Family

A recent British study found that simple things -- such as quality time with your family and a home-cooked meal -- rate high on the happiness scale. But more than half of the respondents said that it's difficult to "lead a balanced life" ....


Korean Moms Nix Gay Storyline!

Life is beautiful
A group of Korean moms has formally mobilized to object to how a gay couple is portrayed on the popular Korean TV show "Life Is Beautiful." Their open letter of protest appeared in an issue of the Chosun Journal ....


Inside Mel B's 'Scary World'

Mel B.

The fabulous Mel B is no stranger to the spotlight. She has toured the world as a Spice Girl, performed on Broadway, hosts "Dance Your Ass Off" and has a new gig starring on her own reality show, "Mel B: It's a Scary World." The ebullient mom of two juggles kid duties and career -- just like the rest of us. Read on and learn how!


GLBT Teens NEED To Know 'It Gets Better'

Tyler Clementi

SIX -- count 'em, SIX -- gay teenagers were driven to suicide by bullies THIS WEEK ALONE. Something has to be done ... and the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Perez Hilton and Dan Savage are taking action and telling teens, "It Gets Better."


Raising Grateful Kids

On Gratitude

Most of the children in our country have so much. But do they appreciate it? Todd Aaron Jensen, dad of six and author of "On Gratitude: 51 Celebrities Share What They're Most Thankful For," thinks that teaching children to be grateful will help them lead happier lives -- by as much as 25 percent!


Bill & Giuliana Rancic Suffered a Miscarriage

Bill and Giuliana Rancic

The trauma will be televised on the new season of their Style Network show, in the hopes that other couples who have experienced this pain will know there's nothing to be ashamed of.