As summer plans cancel, parents panic about how to entertain kids

As summer plans cancel, parents panic about how to entertain kids

The juggling is exhausting, and, as summer camps continue to close, community pools' accessibility not looking good, playdates out the window, and work as busy as ever, momma’s pretty stressed," said Heather Bahrami of South Riding, Virginia, who has three adult children as well as a 6-year-old and 4-year-old at home.

Pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome: Mom shares experience of teen with illness

Pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome: Mom shares experience of teen with illness

The Lawson family of Bothell, Washington, is living through one of the "darkest" experiences they've ever had, Theresa Lawson, a mom of two, told TODAY.After her 13-year-old son, Anthony, showed a baffling series of symptoms, he was admitted to the ICU of Seattle Children's Hospital.

'Married at First Sight' stars Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner welcome 2nd child

'Married at First Sight' stars Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner welcome 2nd child

Welcome to the world, Hayes Douglas Hehner!“Bachelor” alum Jamie Otis and husband Doug Hehner, who wed on season one of “Married at First Sight,” celebrated the arrival of a baby boy Wednesday.

Natalie Portman shares tender moment with her kids in sweet throwback photo

Natalie Portman shares tender moment with her kids in sweet throwback photo

Seeing such a private glimpse into the mother of two's life might surprise fans, but Portman loves challenging expectations, she revealed to TODAY's Willie Geist in a 2019 interview.Natalie Portman on her famous 'SNL' rap, challenging expectations.

Charlize Theron remembers early days of motherhood in rare photo

Charlize Theron remembers early days of motherhood in rare photo

Charlize Theron cemented her status as one of the big screen’s leading ladies of action when she took on the role of war rig-driving Furiosa in “Mad Max: Fury Road.” But off-screen, she took on another role at the very same time — by becoming a mom .Theron adopted her older daughter shortly before production started on the post-apocalyptic blockbuster, and on Thursday, the 44-year-old from those early days of motherhood.

Watch Julianne Hough surprise her mom with a new house

Watch Julianne Hough surprise her mom with a new house

Julianne Hough wanted to get her mom an extra special gift for Mother's Day, so she decided to surprise her with a new house.I can't believe it," Marriann Hough said as she gave the railing a big hug.

Shawn Johnson used this system to help her mental health after baby

Shawn Johnson used this system to help her mental health after baby

To keep an eye out for possible postpartum depression, Weinberg says it's a good idea for women to have their husbands or partners look our for signs of the condition, whether through daily check-ins like Johnson or by making them aware of things to look out for in the postpartum period before the baby is born.

Meghan King Edmonds Is ‘Going Crazy’ With 3 Kids in Quarantine

Meghan King Edmonds Is ‘Going Crazy’ With 3 Kids in Quarantine

Us Weekly broke the news in October 2019 that Meghan and Jim, 49, had split after five years of marriage amid allegations that the former baseball player had cheated on her with one of their four nannies.

Mother's Day without mom: Special retreat helps girls

Mother's Day without mom: Special retreat helps girls

At empoweringHER events, girls have the opportunity to meet others who have lost their moms and learn ways to process their grief.empoweringHERBelvin and her team of staff and volunteers are holding a virtual retreat over Mother's Day weekend.

These are the 19 funniest parents on social media this week

These are the 19 funniest parents on social media this week

Mother's Day has come and gone and the buzz about murder hornets has quieted, but the hilarity that ensues when quarantined with our families continues on, and so do the jokes.My husband recently started winking at me after telling dad jokes like some creepy old man.

Shawn Johnson on the one parenting challenge that 'consumes her soul'

Shawn Johnson on the one parenting challenge that 'consumes her soul'

"I feel more confident about my body than I ever have — I love it," said Johnson, who laughed out loud when one Peanut user asked her how her workouts have been going since Drew's birth.

Katherine Schwarzenegger honors mom Maria Shriver: 'You made me want to be a mama'

Katherine Schwarzenegger honors mom Maria Shriver: 'You made me want to be a mama'

Katherine Schwarzenegger, who is expecting her first child later this year with husband Chris Pratt, said the example set by her mom, Maria Shriver, made her want to one day have kids of her own.Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt are expecting.

Natalie Morales reflects on following the Class of 2020 from kindergarten to today

Natalie Morales reflects on following the Class of 2020 from kindergarten to today

We found a wonderful and diverse community at Colfax Elementary School in North Hollywood, California, along with many willing parents who believed in our mission.

Sandra Bullock surprises nurse working on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic

Sandra Bullock surprises nurse working on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic

Bullock surprised a California nurse during Friday's special Mother's Day episode of Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch talk show "Red Table Talk" saluting the heroic moms who are helping to keep the country safe, healthy and fed in these difficult times.

'A legacy of love': See how the TODAY family is making Mother's Day special this year

'A legacy of love': See how the TODAY family is making Mother's Day special this year

"Happiest Mother’s Day to my mama—and her mama (my Grammee) who we lost a year ago today," the mother of three wrote.She also shared a sweet photo on her Instagram story of her daughters, wrapping up an epic Mother's Day card.

Kate and Jon Gosselin share tributes as their sextuplets turn 16

Kate and Jon Gosselin share tributes as their sextuplets turn 16

While Kate dished up breakfast-for-lunch for Aaden, Joel, Alexis and Leah, the other two sextuplets, Collin and Hannah, live with dad Jon Gosselin .And Jon took to his own Instagram page to honor his kids Sunday.

Renee Zellweger, Gwyneth Paltrow and more celebs share hilarious mom texts

Renee Zellweger, Gwyneth Paltrow and more celebs share hilarious mom texts

Celebrities also have moms who send offbeat text messages, just like us.To help celebrate Mother’s Day , Thursday’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” featured several stars sharing some of the more amusing texts they’ve received from their moms.“Most moms, as we know, love to text, almost as much as they love to leave long voicemails” Kimmel said while introducing the segment.

Mother's Day Recipes: brunch, breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas

Mother's Day Recipes: brunch, breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas

Stephanie LaskaIf mom is following a low-carb plan, or you just want one mess-free egg dish to eat in bed, these keto cheesy breakfast egg bites are delicious, plus they add a pretty pop of color on the plate.

Anderson Cooper plans to co-parent baby Wyatt with his ex

Anderson Cooper plans to co-parent baby Wyatt with his ex

Anderson Cooper plans to co-parent his newborn son, Wyatt, with his ex Benjamin Maisani."Even though (Benjamin and I are) not together anymore but, you know, he's my family and I want him to be Wyatt's family as well," Cooper told Colbert.

Elon Musk and Grimes announce birth of baby boy

Elon Musk and Grimes announce birth of baby boy

Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, tweeted an announcement Monday night when a fan asked for an update.Late Monday night, Musk responded to fans to tell them the baby is a boy and obliged their requests for a photo of him.

Gwyneth Paltrow, More Stars Read Texts From Moms on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

Gwyneth Paltrow, More Stars Read Texts From Moms on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

Gwyneth Paltrow , Emily Blunt and more stars shared funny text messages from their moms with Jimmy Kimmel.Blunt, 37, cracked up while reading her mom’s text, addressed to “boop.” Joanna Mackie wrote, “Interesting day here.

Thomas Rhett tells Kelly Clarkson story of daughter's adoption

Thomas Rhett tells Kelly Clarkson story of daughter's adoption

“And when I finally got to FaceTime (Thomas) that night, I was telling him her story, ‘Babe, we know so many people who are trying to adopt right now, and this little girl needs a forever home.’”.

Maria Shriver gushes over Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt's baby news

Maria Shriver gushes over Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt's baby news

The TODAY contributor, whose daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger is due with her first child with husband Chris Pratt , couldn’t contain her glee while she spoke with her son-in-law during an Instagram Live chat Thursday.Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt are expecting.

These are the 29 funniest parents on social media this week

These are the 29 funniest parents on social media this week

Whether you can't handle your toddler's new harmonica-playing talents or you're silently praying for a basement bunker to hide from your kids in on Mother's Day, we feel you, and we're laughing right along with you.Parents quarantine day:.

Tia Mowry: Quarantine Showed Me I Don't Want 3rd Child

Tia Mowry: Quarantine Showed Me I Don't Want 3rd Child

“I no longer need therapy [to make a decision about baby No. 3],” the actress, 41, told Us Weekly exclusively on Wednesday, April 29, while promoting her line of vitamins, Anser.

Watch Jessica Simpson duet with daughter Maxwell on her 8th birthday

Watch Jessica Simpson duet with daughter Maxwell on her 8th birthday

On Friday, the singer posted an featuring her singing “This Little Light of Mine” with oldest child Maxwell on her 8th birthday.The video begins with Maxwell singing by herself before her mom gets a brief solo.

Kate Middleton Shares Photo of Princess Charlotte on Her Birthday

Kate Middleton Shares Photo of Princess Charlotte on Her Birthday

Duchess Kate and Prince William celebrated their daughter Princess Charlotte ‘s 5th birthday by posting a portrait of the young royal — taken by the duchess herself.

Yolanda Hadid Confirms Gigi Hadid Is Pregnant, Expecting With Zayn

Yolanda Hadid Confirms Gigi Hadid Is Pregnant, Expecting With Zayn

Gigi Hadid ’s mother confirmed that the model and boyfriend Zayn Malik are expecting their first child together.“It’s clear that he and Gigi have such a strong connection and so much love for each other,” the insider said.

What about prom? High school seniors enjoy DIY proms at home

What about prom? High school seniors enjoy DIY proms at home

"Throwing a prom at home gave us a focus on one thing we could do to create joy instead of only feeling the losses of senior year," Madeleine's mom, Kristin, told TODAY Parents .

These are the 22 funniest parents on social media this week

These are the 22 funniest parents on social media this week

At TODAY Parents , we love seeing moms and dads post hilarious-but-true thoughts about parenthood on social media.