Posts tagged "Parenting"

In Defense Of Extracurriculars

When I was in high school, I was the president of my school’s Queer-Straight Alliance, the vice president of the Artistic Cooperation Society, and I occasionally attended the Socialist Club

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

Concerned Mom Mad Son’s History Book Doesn’t Show Bright Side Of Crusades

She may have gotten her Monty Python movies mixed up?

Robyn Pennacchia | October 6, 2015 - 6:14 pm

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.”

Anna Goldfarb | October 2, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Mom Bakes Princess Hulk Cake, But Dad Gets All The Credit

When Brian and Lainie Elton’s four-year-old twin daughters asked for a Hulk Princess cake for their birthday, their parents got to work on a confection that has since gone viral. The awesome photo…

Lauren Vinopal | September 16, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Dad Tries To Turn His Daughter Into A Princess, But We Like Her Just The Way She Is

I was really into Halloween as a kid, but my tastes were always a bit darker and more morbid than what my parents preferred. They wanted me to be a princess…

Lauren Vinopal | September 14, 2015 - 3:30 pm

On Donald Trump & Fathers Who Sexualize Their Daughters

Late one summer night, I received a message on Facebook.

“You looked so sexy,” it read.

Tiffanie Drayton | September 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Shocker, Goth Kids Are More Likely To Be Depressed

A new study revealed that kids who associate with the goth scene tend to be more depressed than average, and are more likely to engage in self-harm. The researchers said

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 31, 2015 - 9:30 am

Baby Shits All Over Dad’s Terrible Tribal Tattoo

I mean, can you blame him?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 28, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 5, 2015 - 10:45 am

Cops Say Parents Banished Teen For Eating Pop-Tart

A 14-year-old girl who ate an unauthorized Pop-Tart found herself banished to the woods for a week with only a tent, a roll of toilet paper, a flashlight, and a…

Newser | July 7, 2015 - 5:45 pm

“Catastrophe” Wants To Prove That Pregnancy Is Really NBD

Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney get real about pregnancy, relationsips and the importance of offense. …

Megan Reynolds | June 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

PSA: Don’t Forget To Air Out Your Baby In Its Baby Cage

House your baby in the same place you’d put an AC window unit.

Megan Reynolds | June 5, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: Whatever You Do, Don’t Parent Like The Duggars

I’ve written about parenting here for The Frisky for three years now, and when it comes to parenting and various parenting philosophies I usually come down on the side of…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Of This Week’s Parenting News

Way too much happened in the world of parenting this week that I had troubling narrowing down what I wanted to sound off on. So, we’re going to take a…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 17, 2015 - 12:20 pm

True Story: Why I’m Almost Childfree By Choice

I never want to be a primary parent; I very much want to nurture and raise children as part of a committed family unit.

It’s alright if you…

Katie Klabusich | May 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm

8 Very Important Questions We Asked Our Moms This Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Frisky staff interviewed our moms to find out how their lives changed when we were born and what they learned about love and life

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 10, 2015 - 11:00 am

11 Year-Old Detained By Lego Store For Walking Around By Himself

I swear to god, you couldn’t pay me to have kids now, or to be one. They have boring playgrounds with no swings and five-foot tall plastic slides that they’re…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Taking Your Kid To A Concert Is Not Bad Parenting

It’s no secret that there are tons of judgmental assholes out there when it comes to parenting. Everyone is doing something wrong, starting all the way from how you birthed…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 27, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Mommie Dearest: This Week In Breastfeeding News

It feels like there’s never a dearth of stories when it comes to breastfeeding. From the Pope blessing breastfeeding, to fining those who shame women who breastfeed in public, to…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 26, 2015 - 3:45 pm
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