Melissa Mills

The top COVID-19 vaccines, safety concerns, and health updates—all in one place.
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Parents in the United States deserve federal paid family and medical leave. That’s why they’re mobilizing to demand critical change from Congress.
As one of six kids, Misty Copeland grew up underprivileged, but it was a free ballet class—and the generous ballet teacher who spotted her talent and took her in—that completely shifted her future.
As MSNBC anchor Katy Tur ends maternity leave after the birth of her daughter, she reflects on the past six months, becoming the "lead parent" in her relationship, and why the 4 weeks of paid leave proposed in the Build Back Better plan is truly the "barest of bare minimums."
From toddlers to teens, little kids to parents, these trending tech items handpicked by our editors are bound to brighten each family member's holiday.
More than 300,000 women left their jobs in September 2021—but it was actually moms with access to more flexible remote work during the pandemic who took the biggest hit. What gives?
Actor, producer, and activist Rosario Dawson opens up on Parents' We Are Family podcast about why she always planned to adopt an older child.
There's a lot of change in the Blippi-sphere—including a live show, animated cartoon, and a new actor playing Blippi. Here's what you need to know about what's going on with everyone's favorite orange-and-blue goofball as the world of Blippi continues to expand.
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Paid family and medical leave is set to be cut completely from President Joe Biden's Build Back Better spending package, making the U.S. the only industrialized country not to offer a federal policy. But working parents aren't going down without a fight—and you shouldn't either.
Now a single mom to her 11-year-old daughter, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi talks co-parenting, being a "bossy" mom, and the endometriosis diagnosis that impacted so much of her life.
When it comes to handling work and home and family and everything in-between, moms are typically the ones doing it all. During the holiday season, that's all in overdrive—and that's exactly why Mom deserves something extra special, on-trend, and a little over-the-top. Click through for a selection of top gifts Mom would choose for herself.
These thoughtful, luxe, and oh-so-necessary gifts will have new moms and dads smiling from ear to ear on Christmas morning.
TV host and journalist Tamron Hall on being a working mom, parenting during the pandemic, and how a pizza changed her life.
CDC director has an encouraging message for families: "Enjoy your trick-or-treating."
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Adventurous, bold, curious—the twos can be anything but terrible, especially when your child has toys to stimulate their creativity and help encourage them to grow. Here, the best toys for your 2-year-old, according to experts and parents.
Death, Sex & Money's Anna Sale opens up about marrying young, how a senator helped repair her relationship, and discovering her "parent personality."
After welcoming a baby in July via surrogate, Queer Eye's Tan France opens up about his journey to parenthood and the frantic first weeks of being a dad after his son made an unexpected entry into the world.
While you should always check with your doctor if you have concerns about getting vaccinated, health officials have ensured the safety of the coronavirus vaccine. Still have questions about the vaccine and your fertility? Here are the answers.
Research shows that even vaccinated parents have questions about the COVID vaccine for their kids. Here, pediatricians share everything you need to know to make the safe decision to get your kids the shot.
Superstore star Ben Feldman shares stories of awkward teenage conversations, how he met his wife via email, and keeps it real about fatherhood.
Looking to have a virtual Thanksgiving with family and friends this year? We got you.
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Bachelor Nation favorites Ashley Iaconetti Haibon and Jared Haibon get refreshingly real about their TTC journey, pregnancy, and parenthood.
An idyllic childhood, meant-to-be relationship, and life as a mom with the hope of expanding her family—The Hills star Whitney Port lets us in on her family life.
Real Housewives of New York City fan-favorite Dorinda Medley candidly opens up about dating after divorce, surviving widowhood, and being a single mom—all with a positive attitude and one-liners to boot.