Parenting

Mind & Body

Is weed heading inevitably towards a context where it’s so vanilla and normalized that lighting up with our parents eventually become the new having a cocktail with them? Maybe! Here’s why that would rule. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Having never even considered what lay beyond the point of imaginary motherhood, my ticking biological clock took on a more foreboding sound, a countdown slog towards, well, death. READ MORE »


Celebs

Well look at that! A male CEO is actually taking care of a live human baby!!!

In weird non-news that feels pretty forced, Mark Zuckerberg posted a photo of him changing his daughter’s diaper on his Facebook page. He even captioned his photo “One more down, thousands to go.” Good lord, Papa Zuck. READ MORE »


food

So just in case you’re having a hard time reading the sign in the picture above, here’s what it says (errors included, of course):
ATTENTION PARENTS

MY SON HAS SEVERE ALLERGIES AND COMES HOME EVERY YEAR DEVASTATED THAT HE CAN’T EAT ANY CANDY HE’S COLLECTED AT YOUR HOMES WHILE TRICK OR TREATING.READ MORE »


News

The Smithsonian National Zoo’s 17 year old Giant Panda Mei Xiang, famous panda mom of Bao Bao who is now two years old, just gave birth to twin babies last night!

Look at this little red thing:

So far the mini cubs are healthy, but time will tell if… READ MORE »


Parenting

Jessica Walton, an Australian school teacher, had her first baby with her partner last year. They wanted to supply their child with books that reflected their family, and were able to find plenty of books that featured children with gay parents – but what they couldn’t find was a book that represented Walton’s dad, whoREAD MORE »


News

I’ve written about parenting here for The Frisky for three years now, and when it comes to parenting and various parenting philosophies I usually come down on the side of “do whatever works best for your family and keep an open mind.” However, as the Mommie Dearest column comes to an end*, I’d like to… READ MORE »


News

Way too much happened in the world of parenting this week that I had troubling narrowing down what I wanted to sound off on. So, we’re going to take a look at a bunch of them. Join me for the good, the bad, and the ugly in this week in parenting.

The GoodREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

I never want to be a primary parent; I very much want to nurture and raise children as part of a committed family unit.

It’s alright if you need a minute. Go ahead and reread it. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

“So what did you do with your placenta and umbilical cord after you gave birth?” I’m coming onto the blossoming revelation that this is a conversation that a lot of women have, these days.

It’s true enough that there are a variety of cultures around the world that have had specific customs pertaining… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Frisky staff interviewed our moms to find out how their lives changed when we were born and what they learned about love and life as a parent. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, maternal figures and grandmothers out there! READ MORE »


Entertainment

May the odds of tearing your perineum be ever in your favor! READ MORE »


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