Posts tagged "Parenting"

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

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

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 above of their finished Princess Hulk cake has already received over one million hits on imgur. Many news sources are giving dad Brian credit for making the…

Lauren Vinopal / September 16, 2015

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 for years until we finally compromised on a dead fairy princess, and I felt victorious. But after seeing this video, I wish I were more…

Lauren Vinopal / September 14, 2015

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

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 that the majority of goth kids aren’t at risk, but that it could be important to reach out to the minority who are.
However, they

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 31, 2015

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, Netflix’s Chief Talent Officer:
We want employees to have the flexibility and confidence to balance the needs of their growing families without worrying about work…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 5, 2015

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 watch, police say. James Driggers, 33, and Crystal Driggers, 36, of Dalzell, SC, were arrested Friday and have been charged with unlawful neglect for their…

Newser / July 7, 2015

“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

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

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 “do whatever works best for your family and keep an open mind.” However, as the Mommie Dearest column comes to an end*, I’d like to…

Avital Norman Nathman / May 27, 2015

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 look at a bunch of them. Join me for the good, the bad, and the ugly in this week in parenting.
The Good
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Avital Norman Nathman / May 17, 2015

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 need a minute. Go ahead and reread it.

Katie Klabusich / May 11, 2015

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 as a parent. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, maternal figures and grandmothers out there!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 10, 2015

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 not allowed to walk to by themselves, they don’t get to go trick-or-treating in the dark, they can’t be outside without parental supervision, and now…

Robyn Pennacchia / April 30, 2015

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 your baby to how you feed her, clothe her, get her to sleep, educate her, and more. But now, apparently, you can be taken to…

Avital Norman Nathman / April 27, 2015

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 the almost daily stories of moms actually being shamed or kicked out of places because of nursing in public, breastfeeding is a consistently hot topic.

Avital Norman Nathman / April 26, 2015

Father Of The Year Gets Small Child’s Likeness Tattooed On His Face

It is taking all my effort to rise above and laud this dad for being a committed father, instead of judging him for going with only a subpar tattoo artist for his totally normal and not at all strange full-face tattoo of his child.
Perhaps one day I will love something my body produced half…

Beejoli Shah / April 23, 2015
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