Alison Bucalo
Parenting

What We Can Learn From The Facebook Whistleblower About Protecting Our Kids On Social Media

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen talks about the dangers of social media for kids and gives advice to parents about what to do about it.

Lifestyle

5 Reasons It’s Hard To Relax If Your Kid Is Too Young To Be Vaxxed

Parenting

Calling All Teens (And Parents Too): How To Insert A Tampon Properly

If you’re new to the tampon game or have been using them for years, here are some tips on how to use a tampon with an applicator and without.

Parenting

Kids & Smartphones: When? Why? And Should We Wait?

In this episode of Live.Work.Thrive, our panel will share tips for parents on when to wait, how to balance social pressures, and how to introduce devices safely.

Parenting

How To Talk To Your Kids About The Birds, The Bees, And Their Bodies

In this episode of Live.Work.Thrive, our expert panel will discuss how to break down taboos and open healthy communication with our children about the birds, the bees, and their bodies. Tune in for learning age and stage appropriate language to help nurture a positive outlook on health and sexual wellness.

Parenting

LIVE: How To Talk To Kids About The Birds, The Bees And Their Bodies

Live.Work.Thrive is a new virtual series by Scary Mommy, the largest parenting and media brand in the USA, reaching over 100 million women every month. This series is aimed at providing a forum for women to debate, share and learn about issues impacting families in the new normal.

Lifestyle

COVID-19 Update: One-On-One With CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

Scary Mommy had a chance to talk one-on-one with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, M.D for an update on the latest guidance, research, and vaccine timing for children.  

Entertainment

Love ‘Succession’? You must watch ‘Discussion.’

In this parody of HBO’s Succession, you will get a hilarious look at what would happen if the Roys were just like us. The all-American family, living the all-American dream bickering over who will host the holiday meal.

Lifestyle

How To Be Festive In A Pandemic: Tips & Facts to Hack Holiday Drama

In this live panel discussion, we will hear from experts about the best ways to navigate the season of gatherings and travel.

Lifestyle

COVID-19 Vaccine & Young Kids: Separating Fact from Fear

This episode of Live.Work.Thrive co-sponsored by the Ad Council, will focus on separating fact from fear about the COVID-19 vaccine for young children.

Lifestyle

The Gottman Method: Making Your Relationship Work

Live.Work.Thrive’s Micaela Birmingham will sit down with experts from the renowned Gottman Institute for a live panel discussion on repairing and maintaining healthy relationships with a scientific approach to arguing and communication.

Parenting

And Then They Turned 9: Raising a Confident Tween

This episode will look at how to raise a tween to make wise decisions in person and online, strategies for nurturing independence and the keys to building self confidence. Register now.

Parenting

Love and Money: The Hard Family Convos You Need to Have

In this episode of Live.Work.Thrive presented by Charles Schwab, our panel of experts will discuss strategies for navigating the complexities of our finances and our closest relationships.

Parenting

What We Really Know About ADHD

People with ADHD often have high levels of passion, drive, and creative thinking. The discussion will include ideas about how parents can focus on the strengths of children with ADHD and start seeing them as superpowers.

Lifestyle

How Decluttering Can Help You Thrive Mentally and Physically

A panel of experts will discuss organizational hacks for getting your pandemic household on track to thrive physically and mentally.

Parenting

Why Moms Love Murder: Decoding the True Crime Obsession

In this episode of Live.Work.Thrive, we’ll sit down with investigative journalist and podcaster Madeleine Baran from In The Dark and Yeardley Smith of Small Town Dicks, along with other experts, to decode our obsession with the genre. 

Parenting

Mom Fosters At-Risk Pregnant Dogs and Saves Hundreds of Puppies

What started with fostering one pregnant dog in 2013 has blossomed into helping over 160 dogs find their forever families.

Parenting

We’re Getting Bookish With Octavia Spencer and Anne Hathaway

It’s time for Halloween and it’s also time for us to get Bookish with Octavia Spencer and Anne Hathaway.

Lifestyle

10 Holiday Safety Tips from 4 Badass Women Scientists

The holiday season is colliding with the second wave of COVID-19 and it’s not pretty. While assessing risk is a personal choice, Scary Mommy’s Live Work Thrive virtual series sat down with four scientists who dropped expert knowledge on the questions many are struggling with this year.

Parenting

When Everything’s Not Fine: Motherhood & Mental Health

The pandemic has had a staggering impact on women’s mental health, especially among mothers for whom rates of depression and anxiety have tripled over the past year. In this episode of Live.Work.Thrive a panel of experts will discuss tools for supporting ourselves and others through anxiety, depression and when to seek help at all stages of motherhood