Posts tagged "boys"

Key & Peele’s “MC Mom” Skit Lays Bare Very Important Fears About Raising A Son

Is adolesence just a minefield of “crispy socks”?

Megan Reynolds | August 18, 2015 - 1:30 pm

9 Subtle, Low-Key Cute Things Boys Can Do That Women Can’t Get Enough Of

Last week, Elite Daily’s Dan Scotti made a super-duper list of cute, low-key things girls can do that men can’t get enough of. Elite Daily touts itself as “the voice…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 11, 2014 - 10:00 am

The Soapbox: Unwanted Touching Is Unacceptable At Any Age (Yes, Even Age 6)

This piece is crossposted with permission from

In this week’s news, a six-year-old boy in Colorado was suspended from school. The reason? He had repeatedly kissed one…

Rebecca Hains | December 13, 2013 - 2:00 pm

RIP Society: Fifth Grade Boys Plotted To Rape, Murder Female Classmate

When I was a 10-year-old, the worst thing a boy did to me was put Scotch tape in my hair. If only! Proof that society is going down the toilet:…

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Awesome Mom Fights Ignorance With Sarcasm

The blogger behind the parenting site Ben and Birdy recently had a run-in with a man who mistook her son for a girl. The incident happened in a public restroom,…

Julie Gerstein | March 20, 2013 - 11:20 am

How To Tell The Difference Between A Man And A Boy

I’ve finally gotten around to reading Mindy Kaling’s book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? One of the things that struck me the most is her chapter about the difference…

Ami Angelowicz | October 2, 2012 - 2:00 pm

“Boys” Makes The Cast Of “Girls” Seem Incredibly Well-Adjusted

What might happen if the hit HBO show “Girls” was moved from New York to Los Angeles, and starred a cadre of a neurotic dudes, rather than a bunch of…

Julie Gerstein | July 30, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Male Student Called Out For Wearing High Heels To School

A high school boy in Tampa Bay, Florida, was asked to leave school after he wore high heels to class. No, it wasn’t because other students made fun of…

Julie Gerstein | April 25, 2011 - 10:20 am

A Blog Called “Cute Boys With Cupcakes”—Need We Say More?

It is a proven fact that if you take two already cute things, combine them, and put them on the internet, that women will have spontaneous squeal-gasms and probably land…

Leonora Epstein | July 14, 2010 - 11:50 am

How To Dress To Meet Your Ex

There are few things more horrifying than running into an ex on the street when you’re on the way to the gym or, i don’t know, going on three days…

Lily Q | June 22, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Axe Body Spray’s Biggest Customers Are Tweenage Boys?

The typical Axe Body Spray man isn’t a man at all, apparently. The New York Times reports that more and more, it’s tweenagers and teens—boys who might not even have…

Leonora Epstein | February 1, 2010 - 5:20 pm

10 Tips For Denim Shopping With The Boyfriend

Many boys wear bad jeans. Not always, but it happens. Next time your boy goes denim shopping, tag along and keep him from making the same mistakes once again. Whether…

Lily Q | October 27, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Should Boys Compete In Beauty Pageants?

Are boys becoming girls? They’re already getting mani/pedis and are competing in glitzy beauty pageants. It seems a new generation of boys is being raised to obsess about…

Annika Harris | August 11, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Poll: We’re Having A Baby Of Indeterminate Sex!

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale don’t want to find out the sex of their baby until Gwen goes into it’s born. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban know their baby’s sex…

Catherine Strawn | April 10, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The #1 Reason High School Guys Date

Teenage boys might not be the hormone-crazed sex junkies (or wannabe sex junkies) many assume them to be. A report published this month in the Journal of Adolescence says that…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2008 - 12:27 pm