kids

The Soapbox: It’s Not Just That I Don’t Want Kids, It’s Also That I Don’t Like Them

Last week, I was in a conversation on Facebook in which I admitted to not liking kids. (My comment: “Real talk: I don’t actually like babies, actually, or children.”) I…

Chanel Dubofsky | May 16, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Minnesota Town Elects Youngest, Most Adorable Mayor Ever

You know how Adam Scott’s character Ben Wyatt on “Park & Rec” is a failed teenage mayor? Well, there’s a new mayor in town, and he’s got Wyatt beat by…

Julie Gerstein | May 15, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Cool Mama Teaches Her Daughter To Be A Real Hero

A lot of little girls want to dress up as princesses or Disney characters for their birthdays. But Emma, the five-year-old daughter of photographer Jaime Moore, had another idea. Instead,…

Julie Gerstein | May 15, 2013 - 9:40 am

Hitched: What Not To Say To People Who Don’t Want Kids

Now that I’m an old-ass boring married lady, spending all my time vacuuming in heels, watching my stories and making martinis at 5 p.m. in anticipation of the imminent arrival…

Andrea Grimes | May 8, 2013 - 12:00 pm

LEGO Construction Worker Stickers That Build Sexism!

Last week the blog Talking To Strangers posted about a LEGO sticker showing a construction worker figurines catcalling, “Hey Babe!” LEGO issued a response, where they said, “To communicate the LEGO…

Sarah Gray | April 30, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Five-Year-Old Rape Victim Dies At Indian Hospital

Last night, a five-year-old girl died in a hospital in India from cardiac arrest, succumbing to wounds suffered when she was raped.

According to a hospital official, the child…

Sarah Gray | April 30, 2013 - 5:00 pm

These Creepy Comments From Children Will Give You Chills

When my youngest son was maybe 2 years old, he crept outside our bedroom door very early one morning while my husband and I were still asleep. I awoke to…

The Stir | April 30, 2013 - 2:50 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Blasted For Selling Little Girls’ Bikinis Over GOOP

To tell you the truth, I don’t really give a shit that Gwyneth Paltrow is selling bikinis for little girls through her website, GOOP. Gwyneth Paltrow is also the person…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Dad’s Amazing Story Of How His Son Got The “Sofia The First” DVD

Okay, so this story is a little old, but I’m posting because it’s still utterly charming:  a little boy wanted the “Sofia The First” DVD, a random douchebag in line…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2013 - 5:20 pm

We’re Groupies Of This One Baby Band

Really, what’s the point of having a baby if he won’t star in his very own viral videos? This is Quentin Rex, son of music lover Joey Angerone, who bravely lets…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Daily Squee: Adorable Child Sings “My Favorite Things” Adorably

This video comes to us via reader Karinne, who quite rightly believes 2.5-year-old Sasha should be a star. What acting skills! Such verve! I keep watching it over and over…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2013 - 9:40 am

Where Are The Black Barbie Birthday Themes?

Karen Braithwaite is a mom any Barbie lover would be lucky to have: she is asking Mattel to make birthday party merchandise featuring black Barbie dolls.

Mattel already…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

The 13 Hottest Baby Names Of 2013 (So Far) & What They Say About US

You can thank “Girls” for this: according to some new baby name study from baby-naming experts Nameberry, Marnie is the top hot new baby name of 2013. Why people would…

Julie Gerstein | April 5, 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

Babies Prepared To Be Brides Right Out Of The Womb!

Your little nugget still shits her diapers, but that doesn’t mean she still isn’t being prepared for the most important role she’ll ever play in life: future bride. It’s never…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2013 - 12:40 pm

11-Year-Old David Williams Calls Out Adults For Bad Behavior, Is My New Hero

David Williams is no stranger to Dallas, TX, city council meetings. The 11-year-old has attended several with his mother in the past. But when David attended a meeting this past…

Julie Gerstein | February 28, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Mommie Dearest: Why Toy Catalogs Make Me Roll My Eyes

Mommie Dearest is The Frisky’s new biweekly column about being a mama.

I have a love/hate relationship with catalogs. There are some that I love to flip through…

Avital Norman Nathman | November 29, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Watch: Be Spank Rock’s “Baby”

If you’re not on the Spank Rock short bus yet, you probably should be: Rapper/singer Naeem Juwan makes sexy, catchy-as-hell tracks. For his latest video, “Baby,” Spank enlists a crew…

Julie Gerstein | November 18, 2012 - 2:00 pm

9-Year-Old Boy Steals His Parents’ Life Savings For Candy Store Shopping Spree

When a nine-year-old Ukrainian boy found his parents’ life savings stashed under the couch, he did what any kid with a sweet tooth and a touch of psychopathy would do:…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 9, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Children Of Lesbian Mothers Have Higher Grades And Happier Lives

Bad news for those who believe homosexual parents can negatively affect their children: a study of 17-year-olds who were raised by lesbian mothers found that they did well in school,…

Daley Quinn | November 7, 2012 - 4:40 pm
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