Posts tagged "kids"

Burberry Kids Campaign Causes Womb Pangs

These child models for Burberry's kid's collection are so cute we might puke. Doesn't this kind of make you want to have kids just so you can parade them around in a mini Burberry trench? [Style Frizz]…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 2, 2010

Hello, Little Girls Can Be Doctors Too!

The debate over gender issues in children's toys has been long-running. You know the "rules": Dolls are meant for girls and trucks are for boys. Well, now an organization called Pinkstinks is putting up a fight against old stereotypes and targeting one store specifically--the U.K.-based retailer Sainsbury. You see, Sainsbury has been selling children's dress-u…

By: Bianca Posterli / March 26, 2010

Let’s Play Matchmaker With Celebrity Children!

Dating is hard as it as, so just imagine what it would be like your if parents were Bruce Willis or Arnold Schwarzenegger. You'd have to worry about whether someone was dating you because you're you, or because your dad either (a) starred in "Die Hard" or (b) was the Terminator. That must be pretty…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 7, 2009

These Kids Dress Better Than You Do

We all troll The Sartorialist for style inspiration and general lusting for items of clothing and shoes that we'll never be able to afford. But now there's Planet Awesome Kid, which is basically like a miniature version of everyone's favorite street style photographs. Julia Samersova, a model agent and casting director, created the site to…

By: Bianca Posterli / November 25, 2009

Now 3-Year-Olds Have Better Wardrobes Than You!

And now for the latest in vomit-inducing trends: personal shoppers for toddlers. Over in the U.K., the Daily Mail reports that big-time department stores like Harrods and Harvey Nichols have come to specialize in the growing field of baby fashion, which has mothers clamoring for tiny Uggs, miniature Dior blazers, and Fendi scarves. These moms,…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 13, 2009

Design Dollhouses: Creative Or Creepy?

We get it with the whole parenting thing—once you have a kid, the house goes from something like looking like a Design Within Reach showroom to a backdrop for a Disney cartoon. For the parent who wishes to maintain a high-design pad, there's a litany of concept toys out there on the market—like these Home…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 12, 2009

Study Proves Kids Today Just Want To Be Famous

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a veterinarian. And then a firefighter. Then a marine biologist. Then a screenwriter. But according to a study of 3,000 kids in the U.K., today's pre-teens have very, very different goals: Twelve percent want to be sports stars; eleven percent want to be pop stars; and…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 4, 2009

Has American Apparel Gone Too Far?

American Apparel: the store people either love to hate or hate to love. As for us, we go back and forth, at times comically appalled by its hijinks and shenanigans, other times in love with its new fashions. Shopping at American Apparel can feel like a guilty pleasure—you know you're buying into hipster culture, yet…

By: Leonora Epstein / September 29, 2009

Would You Let Your Kid Wear … Pasties?

Twisted Twee is offering this decidedly provocative shirt for the kids. Yes, that is a shirt for a child. And it has a set of sequin, tasseled pasties on it. Of the sort, say, a stripper, or, you know, a burlesque dancer would wear, and not, uh, a child. Also? It's described as "Something for…

By: Susannah Breslin / August 18, 2009

Perpetually Pregnant Mother Tries To Keep Her 14th Baby

A woman in England is giving OctoMom, the Gosselins, and the Duggars a run for their money. Theresa Winters is pregnant with her 14th child, but she's never actually raised any of her other 13 kids past the age of two. Social Services keeps taking them! After the perpetually-pregnant mother was “taken into care” whe…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 30, 2009

Rich Women Have More Sons Than Daughters

If you thought the easiest way to tell the financial status of a woman was by the kind of car she drives, the size of her diamonds, or how affected her accent is, guess again. A new "scientific" study claims that wealthier woman have more sons than daughters. Um, ohh-kay. A group of Dutch researcher…

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 8, 2009

What’s So Wrong With A Woman Being Selfish?

There's no better way to get everybody fighting than to bring up the "having kids" or "not having kids" debate. The so-called "mommy wars" are a surefire way to make everybody defensive! But the discussion gets the nastiest and most infuriating when women with kids accuse women sans kids of being "selfish"—which happened repeatedly i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 16, 2009

10 Reasons Not To Have Kids Yet…Or Ever

Cameron Diaz thinks your kids are bad for the environment. Well, no, not really. But she told Cosmopolitan she thinks women shouldn't be pressured into procreating or "shunned" for not having kids because "honestly, we don't need anymore kids. We have plenty of people on this planet already." While we agree with Cameron that it'…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 11, 2009

My Son And I Are Dating My Boyfriend

I waited five months before introducing my boyfriend, Andy, to my 3-year-old son. All the books and advice givers, including my therapist, suggested we meet at a public place; I chose the Children's Museum of Manhattan and invited my mother to come along as a buffer.

By: YourTango.com / April 7, 2009

A Grade School View Of Marriage

A friend of mine just heard that his 9-year-old godson proposed to a girl in his class who he's been crushing on. Last night at a skating party, he bought a plastic ring and asked her to marry him. The kid's mom told him, "If she says yes, you'll have to pay for her the…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 19, 2008

Researchers Watch Big Brothers

My older brother tortured me through childhood, but now he’s saving my lifestyle. According to a new study, I’m less likely to spawn thanks to my big bro. Yay, baby free forever! (Can you tell I don't want kids?) Sheffield University researchers, who poured over birth, marriage, and death records, discovered that anyone, male or…

By: Simcha / November 19, 2008

Rock-A-Bye Baby: Hookup Music For The Kiddies!

When it’s sexy time, it’s also time to take off your clothes and put on some sweet tunes -- like the Pixies, right? Cause you know when I put on the Surfer Rosa record it is time to get busy. Sadly, now my hip, hot record collection favorites are being marketed towards new parents so…

By: Simcha / July 9, 2008

Could The Acceptance Of “Ethnic” Foods Help Prevent Racism In Kids?

The National Children's Bureau, an organization in the U.K. that receives about $23 million in funding a year, has issued guidance to "play leaders and nursery teachers" advising them to be alert for little kids expressing racist attitudes about food. The NCB published a 366-page guide for staff in charge of preschool children, and, among…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 7, 2008

Beyonce Plays Dress Up With Your Kids

If you can't trust Beyonce to not tart up your kids, who can you trust? The singer has a line of clothing called House of Dereon -- which is horrible, by the way, I have tried it on at my discount department store and BLECH -- and she's now releasing a line for little girls.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 9, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: George Clooney, Vitamins, And Wembley Stadium

George Clooney doesn't want to have kids. "If I need to surround myself with children and feel like I have this big extended family, I can always call Brad and Angie and ask them to stay with me, just to remind me why I'm so happy without," George told Heat magazine. He's not planning o…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 16, 2008
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