The Mommy Files

The Mommy Files

Viral video: Boy responds to mom’s pregnancy announcement

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In the latest viral kid video, a 6-year-old boy argues with his pregnant mom about why she shouldn’t have a baby. Tré of Fort Lewis, Wash., speaks with passion and rage and he uses some impressive words. At the start of the clip, Tré’s mom, Shane… [Read More]
Categories: Video

Study: Pacifiers prevent babies from expressing their emotions

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Parents against using pacifiers now have another weapon in their arsenal should they wish to impose their lifestyle choices on others. A recent study has found that parents may have a  hard time reading a baby’s emotions if the infant is constantly sucking on a piece of rubber that blocks the mouth. “Smiles of infants using a […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Zara pulls children’s tops resembling Nazi concentration camp uniforms

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Zara pulled a children’s pajama top from many of its international retail sites today after a social media outcry over the shirt’s resemblance to a Nazi concentration camp uniform. The Wild West-inspired top was meant to look like a sheriff’s uni… [Read More]
Categories: Fashion: kids, national

Doctors advocate for later school start times for teens

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a paper today recommending that classes in middle and high school not start any earlier than 8:30 a.m. The reason? Teenagers are sleep-deprived and it’s not only because they’re staying up too late … [Read More]
Categories: Sleep

Napa couple welcomes baby right before earthquake hits

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A California couple’s world was shaken twice on Sunday. First, Connie Navarro and Angel Sanchez welcomed their newborn son at the Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa and less than an hour later a powerful earthquake struck the wine region. Ism… [Read More]

High school student arrested for writing story about shooting dinosaur

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When a South Carolina student was given an assignment by his teacher to create a Facebook-type status report telling something interesting about himself, he allegedly wrote “I killed my neighbor’s pet dinosaur. I bought the gun to take care of the… [Read More]

How should airlines deal with kids with nut allergies?

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An increasing number of children have nut allergies. In the most severe cases, inhaling the smallest bit of nut dust can send a child into anaphylactic shock, which can be fatal unless a a dose of adrenaline is given. Many schools have banned nuts from… [Read More]
Categories: Uncategorized

Study: Your child’s drawings can determine future I.Q.

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Before you toss those stick figure drawings your child did at preschool, you might want to take a close look. Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London conducted a study revealing that children’s drawings might offer a clu… [Read More]