Author Archives: Jenny Schafer

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Melissa McCarthy Calls Out Hollywood’s Double Standard

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is taking a look at Melissa McCarthy‘s recent interview. After recently being labelled “America’s plus-size sweetheart,” the mom-of-two calls BS. “It’s like I’m managing to achieve all this success in spite of my affliction,” she tells PEOPLE. “Would you ever put that … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: Brian James Footwear

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is hosting a giveaway with Brian James Footwear, which was founded in 2012 by Angela Edgeworth, best known for creating pediped®, the award winning children’s footwear brand. Celebrity fans of Brian James Footwear include: Taylor Schilling, Tia Mowry, Brooke Anderson, Nancy O’Dell, Lisa Rinna, Vanessa Williams, Sarah … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: Snapper Rock Prize Pack ($196)

Snapper Rock is a fun and stylish UV50+ swimwear line that keeps kids and tweens (ages infant – 14 years old) looking cool and protected while they play in the sun! Snapper Rock offers beachwear accessories and swimsuits for kids ages 0-14 in a variety of … »» Read the article

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Funny New Trending Topic: #momshaming

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is looking at the latest trending topics on Twitter. We’ve looked at the Tiger Mom method, RIE parenting, and attachment parenting theories. We’ve praised the CTFD method and endorsed an end to the mommy wars. And now there’s a new trending topic on Twitter called #momshaming. The new trend began as #petshaming — … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: Silikids Prize Pack ($106)

Traverse City-based Silikids was founded in 2006 by two moms, Stacey Feeley and Giuliana Schwab.  Silikids is the first mom-founded brand focused on creating products that are toxin- free, hypoallergenic and made entirely out of silicone.  Silikids combines necessity with … »» Read the article

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Can Kids Handle The Truth? Michael Douglas Weighs In

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is asking: how honest should we be with our kids? While many of us want our children to have a worry-free existence, is it really in their best interest to shield them from the realities of life? Celebrity dad Michael Douglas weighs in on this … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: Konfidence Prize Pack ($165)

Designed for healthy, happy, konfident, kids, UK-based Konfidence was founded in 1998 by Andrew Regan, a dad of five. The company has gone on to become Europe’s leading designer of premium protective swimwear for children.  The Konfidence range includes the … »» Read the article

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Beautifying Our Kids: How Far is Too Far?

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is looking at celebrity kids who’ve been beautified. From Kim Kardashian recently piercing her 1-year-old daughter’s ears, to Tom Cruise embracing Suri’s high heels, to Gwen Stefani dying her son’s hair, let’s look at 5 celebrity tots who’ve been … »» Read the article

Giveaway: $75 Stride Rite Gift Card

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is giving away a $75 gift card to Stride Rite! Transformers 4 hits theaters this month – and what better way for kids to step into character than with the new Transformers by Stride Rite® collection. To enter the contest, … »» Read the article

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Jim Carrey: “I Learned Many Great Lessons From My Father”

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is looking at Jim Carrey‘s moving commencement address to Maharishi University of Management’s class of 2014. The Dumb and Dumber star, 52, reveals how his late father inspired him to follow his dreams. “I learned many great lessons from my father,” … »» Read the article

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Celebrity Moms Join Latest Trend: Breastfeeding Selfies

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is taking a look at the latest mommy trend: breastfeeding selfies. From everyday moms, to celebrities like Jaime King, Natalia Vodianova, Miranda Kerr and Julie Bowen, sharing shots of nursing newborns has become the trending photo on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. … »» Read the article

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Father’s Day Giveaway: POSH Mommy Cuff Links ($150)

Trying to find the perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day? Look no further than POSH Mommy Jewelry, the leading, celebrity-coveted fine and fashion jewelry collection that celebrates family in style. POSH Mommy has just introduced a gorgeous new gift … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: Oilo Crib Bedding ($206)

No one does nursery design or crib bedding quite like Oilo. Infusing high quality with high style, Oilo’s symmetrically shaped designs and complementary colors take crib bedding to a whole new level. Oilo’s crib bedding collection, which includes bumpers, patterned … »» Read the article

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Inspirational Parents Embrace Their Transgender Child

  Our spinoff, HerScoop, is taking a look at an inspirational family-of-four in California. Like most first time parents, Jeff and Hillary Whittington were tickled pink when their daughter Ryland was born healthy and strong.  But as soon as Ryland could speak, … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: Baukjen $150 Gift Card

Have you heard about the sister brand of Isabella Oliver? Effortlessly chic everyday dressing – that’s what you’ll find when you shop at the amazing London brand Baukjen. Its spring collection is bursting with an essential mix of must-haves and … »» Read the article

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Emma Thompson: “You Can’t Be A Great Mum & Keep Working All The Time”

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is taking a look at six controversial quotes from celebrity moms. From Gwyneth Paltrow‘s views on the ‘mommy wars,’ to Kristin Cavallari‘s thoughts on childhood immunizations, to Emma Thompson‘s opinions of working moms, the celebrities have been speaking out … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: Brian James Footwear

Henderson, Nevada-based Brian James™ footwear was founded in 2012 by Angela Edgeworth, best known for creating pediped®, the award winning children’s footwear brand. The Brian James™ Collection is designed for women who adore fashion as much as they love comfort. … »» Read the article

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20 Inspirational Maya Angelou Quotes

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is paying tribute to Maya Angelou who died at the age of 86 on May 28, 2014. Angelou was a celebrated novelist, poet, educator, actress and activist, hailed as one of the most influential voices of the 20th and 21st … »» Read the article

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Breakup Hair: Celebrities Who Chopped It Off Post-Split

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is taking a look at breakup hair. More often than not, when women are faced with a split, their hair is usually the first to announce the separation. We looked within Hollywood for some photographic evidence of this phenomenon, … »» Read the article

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Toni Braxton Believed God Gave Her Son Autism Because Of Her Past Abortion

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is taking a look at Toni Braxton‘s new memoir, Unbreak My Heart. In the new tell-all, the Grammy Award-winning singer, 46, talks about battling Lupus, bankruptcy and thoughts of suicide. She also opens up about her abortion regret and son Diezel’s … »» Read the article

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14 Celebrity Moms Who Had Home Births

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is taking a look at 14 high-profile moms who gave birth in the comfort of their own home. On Thursday, Rogue actress Thandie Newton opened up about birthing her son “on the bathroom floor.” She goes on to talk … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: $200 Gift Card to Pediped

pediped® provides exceptional quality, unsurpassed comfort and distinctive styling have made the award-winning company the fastest growing children’s footwear brand in the United States. pediped® has been awarded the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Acceptance for the promotion of … »» Read the article

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Angelina Jolie: ‘Celebrity Moms Shouldn’t Complain’

Our spinoff, HerScoop, is sending praise to celebrity mom Angelina Jolie. Just weeks after Gwyneth Paltrow said her routine is “very difficult” compared to everyday working moms, Angelina says high-profile moms “shouldn’t complain,” and goes on to talk about the many privileges … »» Read the article

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Giveaway: $200 Gift Card To Stride Rite

Disney is a huge attraction during the spring and summer months – and there’s no better way for kids to step out in true Disney style and stay comfortable while walking the theme parks than with character-inspired footwear from Stride … »» Read the article

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15 Star Moms Celebrate First Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day from Celebrity Baby Scoop! In celebration of moms everywhere, let’s take a look at Hollywood’s newest matriarchs who will celebrate their first Mother’s Day on May 11. From Kim Kardashian, to Jenna Dewan-Tatum, to Olivia Wilde, to Fergie, look … »» Read the article