kids

The Daily Ovulation: An 8-Year-Old Hardcore Fan

I grew up with one foot in the hardcore music scene. I say only one foot because the scene was largely dominated by aggressive dudes bent on expressing themselves through…

Julie Gerstein | January 19, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Meet Ryan, 6-Year-Old Child Model With Down Syndrome

Hold onto your ovaries, ladies! This is Ryan. He’s six years old, a child model for Nordstrom and Target, and living happily with Down syndrome. His mom writes that modeling…

Jessica Wakeman | January 5, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Girls Can Like Superheroes, Boys Can Like Pink Stuff

Let’s do the Time Warp, yeaaaah!

Amelia has gone back in time and unearthed a video of Baby Jessica Wakeman (real name: Riley), who is just as opinionated…

Jessica Wakeman | December 25, 2011 - 11:00 am

Channeling Chanel For Halloween

Hey! Nobody told me that Chanel purses were now coming with free children inside! What a scam. Seriously though, how miserable does this designer-dudded little girl look? [I Hate My

Julie Gerstein | October 28, 2011 - 12:40 pm

What Do We Think Of “Pothead” Candy?

Some things really get my goat when it comes to kids, like little girls wearing heavy makeup. (Cough, cough.) But pot leaf-shaped candy? Meh.

Parents around the country…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Breaking News: Kids Think Planking Is Stupid

This week, the “Kids React” series tackles the fine art of planking. What is it? Why do people do it? Is it cool? Says one particularly incensed 7-year-old, “Stop.

Julie Gerstein | September 22, 2011 - 10:40 am

“Human Barbie” Mom Gives Boob Job Voucher For Her Daughter’s 7th Birthday

It figures a mother who made headlines when she taught her six-year-old daughter to pole dance would find another way to make the news: Sarah Burge of the UK gave…

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2011 - 2:40 pm

UK May Ban Raunchy Music Videos On TV Before 9 PM

Raunchy music videos would be banned from television until after 9 p.m., if UK politicians listen to a parents’ group that apparently did not appreciate Rihanna and Britney Spears’ recent…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2011 - 10:00 am

Are Men And Women Switching Roles In Relationships?

It may be time for us to stop complaining about how men are such commit-o-phobes and women are all gunning to get hitched and make babies. A new Match.com survey…

Ami Angelowicz | February 7, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Dr. Phil Tells Mom To Not Let Son Play With Barbies

Dr. Phil doesn’t want your son to be “confused” — especially if “confused” means “gay.” Not that one of America’s most prominent psychological experts (thanks a lot, Oprah) comes right…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2011 - 1:40 pm

The Daily Ovulation: I Hope My Daughter Speaks French And Has A Bob

Little kids are basically always adorable, but certain traits are bound to make any childless woman’s uterus do cartwheels. For example, a child retelling a classic story, like Winnie-The-Pooh,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 18, 2011 - 7:00 pm

One Columnist Argues That Marriage Is Still Important … To Kids

In this week’s Boston Herald, op-ed columnist Jennifer C. Braceras suggests that while adults might think marriage is becoming unnecessary, kids definitely need the institution. She supports this idea with…

Joanne Hinkel | December 2, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Surprising News: An Only Child May Be A Happier Child

While growing up — with one sister, a mother, and a father — I’d sometimes fantasize about being part of a massive family. This was, no doubt, because my favorite…

Joanne Hinkel | November 20, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: May The Force Be With You, Katie!

A first grader named Katie was made fun of by the boys at her school for owning a “Star Wars” water bottle. Now there’s a Twitter hashtag for #MayTheForceBeWithKatie…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Hip Kids: P.S. 22 Chorus Sings MGMT’s “Kids”

The famous P.S. 22 Chorus is back, this time covering the song “Kids” by hipster band MGMT. We love how this young team continues to pick the most surprising songs…

Leonora Epstein | October 20, 2010 - 12:20 pm

If You Love Your Hair And You Know It, Sing Along

Sesame Street reminds us to add one to our list of affirmations: “I love my hair!” Check out this adorable song about just how awesome your hair (well, African-American hair…

Leonora Epstein | October 15, 2010 - 10:50 am

What Strange Stuff Did You Do As A Kid?

Yesterday, Amelia and I were discussing a random post idea, and Frederick’s of Hollywood came up. At that moment I remembered how much I enjoyed reading that catalog when I…

Annika Harris | October 6, 2010 - 3:50 pm

The Daily Ovulation: Betty White’s Littlest — And Biggest! — Fan

Signs that Betty White has truly hit a new level of fame: she hosted “Saturday Night Live” and won the Emmy for it; she appeared on “Inside the Actor’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 1, 2010 - 11:20 am

Kids Answer The Question: “What Is Love?”

How do kids define love? The Map Is Not the Territory asked real kids: “What is love?” The answers are adorable. A few of our favorites after the jump. …

Susannah Breslin | September 30, 2010 - 12:50 pm
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