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Study: Children With Lesbian Parents Are Not Screwed Up

Lesbians are great parents whose children are happy with life and academically successful, according to the findings of a study conducted by the Williams Institute. [Queerty]
A cultural…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Soapbox: Trying to Make Sense Of The NYC Nanny Murders

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

Last week, two young children, Leo and Lulu Krim, were allegedly stabbed to death by their nanny in their home in Manhattan. The…

Kate McGuinness | October 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Best Of Mini Pop Star Costumes

I think the most wonderful thing in the whole wide world is a baby in a wig. I don’t have my own kids, but if I ever do, I will…

Ami Angelowicz | October 26, 2012 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: On “Helicopter Parents” And “Free Range Kids”

I grew up in the ‘80s on a tree-lined neighborhood that skirted the edge of New Haven, Connecticut. Nobody really traveled down my short street unless they lived there or…

Avital Norman Nathman | October 4, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Aila Wang Makes Other Street Style Stars Look Like Child’s Play

Spotted at New York Fashion Week: the inimitable Aila Wang, three-year-old niece of designer Alexander Wang and total future It girl. She’s only three, but Aila has her uncle’s trademark…

Rachel Krause | September 19, 2012 - 1:40 pm

7 Grown-Up Versions Of Childhood Craft Projects

The other day, Amelia and I got to talking about this awesome DIY lampshade. “It’s like papier maché for adults,” I said, which led us into a brief discussion about…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 30, 2012 - 11:00 am

Delaware Daycare Workers Organize Toddler Fight Club

In today’s edition of “There is no hope for humanity,” let’s discuss the three Delaware daycare workers who have been accused of organizing a toddler fight club, shall we? Dover…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 21, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Daddy Has A Penis, Grandma Has A Pagina

The moment in a child’s life when he or she learns about genitalia is a precious one, second only to the moment when they realize everybody poops. I know it…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2012 - 9:20 am

Kids With Williams Syndrome Are The Friendliest People On Earth

Imagine freeing yourself of all social inhibition. Feeling totally comfortable talking to just about anybody. Now couple that with an unabiding empathy for others, and that’s what it’s like to…

Julie Gerstein | July 23, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Adorable 8-Year-Old Adorably Explains Why Being A Girl Rocks

I can’t handle the cuteness: the eight-year-old daughter of a Reddit user penned this adorable answer to a writing prompt about why it’s cool to be a girl. She says:…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Tone Deaf Little Patriot Butchers “Proud To Be An American”

I’m proud to be an American, especially today, when I heard this utterly tone deaf 10-year-old in a zesty sequin American flag vest butcher the lyrics to “Proud To Be…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2012 - 3:20 pm

The Daily Ovulation: Who Ya Gonna Call? The Littlest Ghostbuster!

This 4-year-old girl has one of the best Ghostbusters costumes we’ve ever seen (including a handmade proton pack), but it’s her fierce expression and confident stance that really makes it…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 15, 2012 - 1:20 pm

9-Year-Old Blogs Her School Lunches, World Is Horrified

If you’re feeling less than enthusiastic about the tuna sandwich waiting for you in the office fridge, you might want to take a look at NeverSeconds, a food blog curated…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 29, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Zooey Deschanel & 10 Other Celebs Who Don’t See Kids In Their Futures

She may be a bit of a kid at heart, but Zooey Deschanel doesn’t want any of her own. “[Having kids has] never been my focus,” she tells the current issue of Marie Claire. “My…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 27, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Meet 9-Year-Old MMA Fighter Caitlin “Meathook” Kelley

Caitlin Kelley may seem like a normal 9-year-old with pink hair and a major Justin Bieber obsession, but she’s actually a formidable force in the Mixed Martial Arts world, ranked…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 10, 2012 - 8:20 am

Six-Year-Old Girl Arrested For Temper Tantrum

Six-year-old girl Salecia Johnson landed herself in the slammer recently after throwing a temper tantrum. Georgia police arrived at Creekside Elementary School where the kindergartener was accused of tearing items…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 23, 2012 - 1:20 pm

4-Year-Old Girl Genius Inducted Into Mensa

Heidi Hankins has always been a smartypants: by age two she could read and count to 40, by age three she could add and subtract, and now, at age 4,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 16, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Remixed Toy Ads Tell The Truth About Gendered Marketing

It’s common knowledge that toys are marketed to boys and girls in hugely different–and often troubling–ways. Media literacy advocate and video artist Jonathan McIntosh has come up with a super…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 2, 2012 - 4:20 pm

PS22 Chorus Sings Whitney Houston

We should have known that the kids from PS22 would create perhaps the most touching tribute to Whitney Houston. Last week, the kids taped this moving rendition of Houston’s “Greatest…

Julie Gerstein | February 20, 2012 - 11:20 am

The Daily Ovulation: Zoe Shreds It On Guitar

Eight-year-old Zoe fronts the rock group The Mini-Band, and she also knows how to play tons of killer riffs on guitar. We’re hoping she can team up with fellow 8-year-old,…

Julie Gerstein | January 29, 2012 - 3:00 pm
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