Posts tagged "Parenting"

The Soapbox: I’m A Mom Who Smokes Pot

“So, this is kind of a random question…”

I nodded my head at the man across from me. I was in the kitchen of a fellow parent from…

Anonymous | February 6, 2013 - 11:00 am

“Diet Mom” Dara-Lynn Weiss Attempts To Justify Putting Her Dieting Daughter In The Pages Of Vogue

“I understand the desire to make a child feel beautiful at any weight. I truly advocate for size acceptance. The culture of body image upsets me and has tortured me…

Julie Gerstein | January 16, 2013 - 3:40 pm

The Soapbox: On Steubenville High School & Teaching Boys Not To Rape

My son turns six next week, and among all the other wishes I have for him, I have a silent hope that won’t be shared at his birthday party. It’s…

Avital Norman Nathman | January 3, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Motherhood & The Tragedy At Sandy Hook Elementary

I am not a mother. This fact has kept me from expressing my heartbreak over the shootings in Sandy Hook. In the aftermath of this horrifying event, I’ve watched countless…

Catherine Zuckerman | December 21, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Daughter Willow’s Right To Do Her Hair However She’d Like

“This subject is old but I have never answered it in its entirety. And even with this post it will remain incomplete. The question why I would LET Willow cut…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2012 - 8:30 am

Astrology 101: Things You Said To Your Parents

No matter how awesome our parents are, we’re bound to have some issues with them. Whether we hash them out in therapy or over cocktails with friends, certain complaints are…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas | November 2, 2012 - 10:00 am

If Your 11-Year-Old Asks For A Tattoo, You Should Probably Say No

A North Carolina woman named Odessa Clay is set to stand trial for tattooing her 11-year-old daughter with a “small, heart-shaped tattoo near her right shoulder.” The 30-year-old’s excuse for…

Ami Angelowicz | October 8, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Australia Enacts Paid Parental Leave For Dads, Gay Couples

In America, we don’t have even have nationwide paid maternal leave. We just have the Family And Medical Leave Act, which ensures three months of unpaid job-protected leave for a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 3, 2012 - 9:40 am

People Are Not Laughing About This Picture Of A Baby Doing A Keg Stand

Arizona State University police were not laughing about this picture of what appears to be a baby doing a keg stand at an ASU tailgate party. Authorities are still unclear…

Ami Angelowicz | September 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Am My Mother’s Least Favorite Child

When I was little, I was convinced my mother hated me. Between my two older brothers and me, I was positive I was the one she liked least. Even at…

Daisy Barringer | September 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Jessica Valenti, Author Of “Why Have Kids?” Plus, Enter To Win A Kindle Fire!

Go to the parenting section of any bookstore and there are hundreds of thousands of pages to read on how to do it and setting expectations for what…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 20, 2012 - 3:00 pm

How To Tell Quadruplets Apart

Clearly, the most creative way to tell quadruplets apart is to shave numbers onto their heads. In China, that’s exactly what the mother of identical, six-year-old boys did. “My sons…

Ami Angelowicz | September 10, 2012 - 8:30 am

Pole Dancing For Kids?

A Canadian dance studio has announced that they will offer pole dancing classes for children as young as five. You heard that correctly. Pole dancing FOR KIDS. While this may…

Ami Angelowicz | September 7, 2012 - 2:40 pm

11 Dumb Toys That Made Somebody Rich

Silly toys may be child’s play, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t big business. Here are 11 of the dumbest items that, in the hands of children, turned into pure…

TruTV | September 6, 2012 - 4:50 pm

Every Kid Deserves To Have A Farting, Pooping Doll

I’m of the opinion that the sooner kids figure out how the whole eating/farting/pooping cycle works, the better. Kong Suni, the gassy baby doll sweeping South Korea, does just that.

Ami Angelowicz | September 6, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Parents Set Up Facebook Sting To Bust Teen Daughter’s Sex Offender Boyfriend

A mom and dad in Sedro-Wooley, Washington, took “To Catch A Predator”-esque tactics into their own hands and caught their teenage daughter’s sex offender boyfriend sending dick pics to a…

Jessica Wakeman | September 4, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels Talks About Being A Porn Star Parent

“I try to do something fun with her every day. I just consider myself to be especially blessed, and people who knock porn, well, it affords me to be with…

Ami Angelowicz | August 23, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Delaware Daycare Workers Organize Toddler Fight Club

In today’s edition of “There is no hope for humanity,” let’s discuss the three Delaware daycare workers who have been accused of organizing a toddler fight club, shall we? Dover…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 21, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Had An Abortion

This piece first appeared on Eyelid’s LiveJournal and has been reprinted with her permission. You can read some clarifying background info here.

So uh, don’t freak out, but I…

Eyelid | August 17, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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