Word on the Playground

Where we share new and noteworthy tidbits about kids, parenting, and everything else that makes our lives as parents so unique.

I'm Speaking

Even if you didn’t catch the VP debate this week, you probably know the highlights. The biggest takeaway in the parent-o-sphere? K. Harris’s eternal refrain: “I’m speaking,” which many mom bloggers are calling the most important takeaway for moms and women everywhere.

Witches, Kidnappers, and the 3 Stages of Stress

Sadly, celebrity parents Chrissy Teigen and John Legend suffered a miscarriage this week. Given that 10 to 20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, their story is super relatable -- and, based on the outpouring of support the couple got -- the fact that they shared it meant a lot to a lot of people.