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This Toddler Practicing A Lockdown Drill Is A Harsh Reality Check About Gun Violence

While a mom posting a picture of her daughter demonstrating what she learned at school seems harmless and uneventful, it becomes a harsh wake-up call when you realize toddlers are being taught how to evade rogue gunman. More »


This Seven-Year-Old Drops Some Major Truth Bombs And Just Gets Life

Her mom, author Kelly Oxford, frequently tweets about Bea’s hilarious and strange utterances regarding the secret muffin-cupcake war, why she’s looking forward to the apocalypse, and much more. More »


10 Celebrity Quotes About Not Having Kids, Because No, Seriously, It’s Really OK Not To

If these celebrities don’t want to have kids, then you’re totally cool not to have kids, either. More »


Woman Ordered Photos Of Her Ghost Daughter To Cover Up Murder

Sometimes the story of a crime is so surreal it sounds more like the plot of an arthouse film than an actual violent crime. More »


Movie Theatres Are Banning Kids Under Six From R-Rated Movies

Some theatres say no young children after 6 PM, but Regal has tightened it to an all-day restriction. More »


This New Zealand Brothel Is Raising Money For A Children’s Charity

Nicky Hughes, the owner of the brother and a committee member for Kai Kitchen, is showing that they can serve hungry children and thirsty adults. More »


Dater X: No Kidding

Time to talk about kids? More »


Children Tell Hillary Clinton Why Women Can’t Be President

The most recent stop on Hillary Clinton’s “I’m Not A Robot, I Swear, I Can Connect With The People” tour was last night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” for a pretty adorable segment in which Jimmy asked four racially diverse and gap-toothed children if a woman could be president.

“Women are too girly, they’ll make… More »


This Dad Got So Good At Doing His Daughter’s Hair, He’s Teaching A Class

DILF alert. More »


Make It Stop: “My Friend’s Facebook Posts About Her Kid Are Totally TMI”

When I’m scrolling my feed in public, I don’t want to see half-naked babies popping up on my screen.” More »


Hey Kids, Pull Up A Chair And Let Us Tell You The Story Of Burning Man

If you’ve got a kid or two, surely the thought of taking them to Burning Man has crossed your mind. It has, hasn’t it? What better place for children than a desert wonderland full of adults getting in touch with their inner children? Thank your lucky stars, there’s a book for that.

Peter… More »


Netflix Now Offering Unlimited Paid Maternity And Paternity Leave

Yesterday, Netflix announced that they would be offering unlimited maternity and paternity leave to new parents during the first year following their child’s birth or adoption. According to Tawni Cranz, Netflix’s Chief Talent Officer:
We want employees to have the flexibility and confidence to balance the needs of their growing families without worrying about… More »


I Have Kids And I Think It’s Selfish To Have An Adult-Only Wedding

This summer, my husband and I have approximately 10,000 weddings to attend. OK, that’s an exaggeration, but it definitely feels that way. In and of itself, our plenitude of weddings are a good thing. Drinks! Dinner! Butter cream frosting!

The only problem with all these weddings this summer is that the vast majority of… More »


Check Your Vibes: 17 Ways To Feel Like A Kid Again (Without Bailing On Your Grown-Up Life)

 

When it comes to reconnecting with one’s inner child, there tend to be two narratives: “grow the hell up and get on with life like the rest of us” or some deep-end manic pixie nightmare that encourages intelligent adults to quit their jobs to go dance in the rain because YOLO or… More »


Mommie Dearest: Quit Bitching About Kids On Airplanes

Very few parents want to be seen as the problem, and want to have as relaxed a flight experience as you do. More »


Girl Talk: My Ex, Who Didn’t Want Kids, Is Having A Baby And My Feelings Are Complicated

Every relationship has its milestones: first kiss, first fuck, finally saying “I love you,” moving in together, meeting the parents, going on vacation, etc. But every major breakup has its milestones too, often full of either sadness or relief. Moving out of the place you once shared; unfollowing/unfriending on social media; realizing that his birthday passed and for once, you didn’t think about… More »


Mommie Dearest: Do You Regret Your Kids?

Regrets. I’ve had a few. But my child hasn’t been one of them. But if he was, how eager would I be to sharing that openly? Over at Yahoo! Parenting, Brooke Lark gets brave and admits that her life might have been better if she never had her kids. Lark laments not being the “pretty,… More »


Mommie Dearest: How Much Time Do You Actually Have To Spend With Your Kids?

Guilt and motherhood seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. With all the demands on our time and energy, mothers are constantly worrying: Are we spending enough time with our kids? Or are we spending too much time with our kids, running the risk of becoming a helicopter parent? What I’ve found in… More »


Hitched 2.0: Do I Want Babies At My Wedding?

Babies are cool and all, but do I really want a crying baby as the soundtrack to our ceremony? More »


That Bomb-Ass Dancer From The Missy Elliot Videos Has Still Got It

Here’s the little girl from the Missy Elliot videos all grown up and still puttin’ in work on the dance floor. Reminisce on how eerily talented Alyson Stoner was here, and then check out her moves, which are still fly as hell, above. [h/t Jezebel] … More »


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