Maressa Brown

Maressa Brown

Maressa Brown is a seasoned lifestyle journalist, writer, and astrologer. In addition to being a regular contributor to Parents.com, her bylines appear on InStyle, Shape, What to Expect, Cosmopolitan, et al. She is the author of a forthcoming parenting title to be published by Artisan Books in early 2023. A graduate of Emerson College, she's based in Los Angeles.
The Holderness Family, known for their timely parody videos, just released a relatable new clip about COVID-19 to the beat of that Encanto song no one can get out of their head.
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On the latest episode of the We Are Family podcast, the parents of TikTok sensations Charli and Dixie D'Amelio talk about what it's like when your kids, your family, and then, your entire life goes viral.
When a Redditor asked her husband to take the kids for the day so she could get a break, she was met with confusion, radio silence, and fake incompetence.
Curiosity around the therapeutic uses for CBD has reached a fever pitch, but is it safe when you're nursing? Here's what experts say.
Each year, more than 23,000 teens age out of the U.S. foster care system. This 17-year-old campaign is trying to change that statistic.
Providing a kid with these simple items can make a big difference.
Conversations on Reddit and trends on TikTok reflect children's anxiety about both potential school shootings and realistic shooter drills. Here are tips from experts on how to talk to your child about them.
After a mom shared on Reddit that her child uses the hot dog emoji to let her know they're in need of help, other parents chimed in with their experiences and applause.
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After Amaria Dowdell welcomed her son, she was back in the classroom three months later, thanks to a high school program in Florida. Today, she's laying the groundwork for a bright future as a teen mom, high school graduate, and hopeful entrepreneur.
Think your child might be exhibiting abnormally narcissistic traits? Experts share the telltale signs and what you can do about them.
The viral video and the incident that inspired it has people wondering what in the world is going on.
Recent reports have highlighted the nefarious side of the new technology, but there are steps you can take to stay safe.
The entertainer, whose 13-year-old conservatorship was recently terminated, has made it clear she'd like to have a baby with her fiancé Sam Asghari.
In a heartbreaking Reddit post, a mom asks what she can do to protect her child—not only from a private school where the child has been bullied but from her husband who is unsupportive and set on keeping their child out of public school.
Jeena Wilder, a 32-year-old mom of five, got tongues wagging with her take on kids' birthday parties.
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A dad blogger named Muhammed Nitoto shared a heartfelt post about his conscious decision to skip the men's room when he's on bathroom duty.
After receiving emotional feedback on their music videos, the Arizona teens were inspired to use their platform to support peers struggling with mental health.
The company aims to offer extra support to people grappling with fertility challenges.
The reality star and rock star recently got engaged, and now everyone's wondering if and when they might be expecting a baby together.
A New York mom is warning parents about the misery that is attempting to remove diaper cream from your child's hair.
Cuddle up with a peppermint hot cocoa and celebrate the season with your loved ones by tuning into these sweet TV and movie events.
The Owlet Smart Sock—which monitors a baby's heart rate, oxygen level, and sleep trends—has not been labeled a medical device by the FDA, which means the company must pursue marketing authorization for certain features.
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After giving birth, the last thing anyone needs is to be berated for the weight they gained to sustain their child's life, yet one woman's MIL has no shame when it comes to body shaming.
A mom of a child who has autism recently found out that her kindergartener's school has been failing him miserably. Now, her conversation with the principal is going viral.
Podcast host, Man Enough author, and Jane the Virgin star Justin Baldoni and his wife Emily, co-founder of AMMA, open up about finding balance and stepping up for one another in their marriage and parenthood.