Parenting

This Toddler Practicing A Lockdown Drill Is A Harsh Reality Check About Gun Violence

While a mom posting a picture of her daughter demonstrating what she learned at school seems harmless and uneventful, it becomes a harsh wake-up call when you realize toddlers are

Liz Magee |

These Parents Made Their Shitty Teenage Son Stay In A Tent, Because Teenagers Can Be Monsters

Teenagers are horrible monsters we let survive out of sheer fear and a tiny slice of empathy.

Bronwyn Isaac |

This Mom Pulled The Ultimate Mom-Move And Thought These Toy Capsules Were Hard Drugs

Will Smith’s famous lyric “Parents just don’t understand”  will forever be relevant and in this case, very, very true. Meet Ashley Banks, a 16 year old girl who tweeted about

Liz Magee |

Fuck This World: A Magazine Tried To “Help” 9-Year-Old Girls Find The Best Swimsuit For Their Body Type

Body issues are something that many women (and men, tbh) will struggle with their entire lives. Discovery Girls, a magazine aimed at readers aged 8-12, seems to want to make…

Liz Magee |

Video Shows Police Officer Body-Slamming A 12-Year-Old, Knocking Her Unconscious

A video is making the rounds of a San Antonio Independent School District police officer body-slamming a twelve-year-old girl, knocking her unconscious, before arresting her.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

San Francisco First US City To OK Paid Parental Leave

What do the United States and Papua New Guinea have in common? Per theInternational Labor Organization, they’re the only two countries out of 185 that don’t have national paid parental…

Newser |

Horrible Parents Trample Kids, Overtake Easter Egg Hunt

Is this the end result of millennial entitlement or are these parents just crazy?

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

“People” Pulls Kristin Cavallari’s Deadly Baby Formula Recipe

Feeding your baby goat’s milk is not actually a good idea, and could, in fact, kill them.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Movie Theatres Are Banning Kids Under Six From R-Rated Movies

Some theatres say no young children after 6 PM, but Regal has tightened it to an all-day restriction.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

SCOTUS Ruling Ensures Custody & Rights For Gay Adoptive Parents

The court overturned an Alabama Supreme Court decision saying that a gay adoptive parent shouldn’t be granted custody.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Maybe I’m Not “Meant” To Be A Mother (And That’s Okay)

Having never even considered what lay beyond the point of imaginary motherhood, my ticking biological clock took on a more foreboding sound, a countdown slog towards, well, death.

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |
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