Posts tagged "Parenting"

Nerd Girl Porn: Super Hot Dads Holding Super Adorable Babies

Most would probably agree that the sight of a dad holding a baby in one of those swaddle things is basically the hottest thing ever because it touches on two primal urges -- the desire to f**k and the desire to procreate. I'm not saying all women want kids, but a glimpse of a hot…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2012

Elizabeth Wurtzel Pens The Most Nasty, Judgmental Linkbait About Women You’ll Read Today

I am going to smack the next idiot who tells me that raising her children full time -- by which she really means going to Jivamukti classes and pedicure appointments while the nanny babysits -- is her feminist choice. This is how writer Elizabeth Wurtzel begins a piece on TheAtlantic.com entitled titled "1…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 15, 2012

Dads Raising Daughters: On Teaching Girls They Are Smart And Beautiful

You may have noticed here at The Frisky we pull a lot of stuff out of our ass. 5 Things You Can Lie To Your Therapist About! 7 Ways To Wear Roadkill This Season! 13 Ways To Orgasm Using Pinterest! But a serious subject calls for Serious Journalism. And for some Serious Journalism this Father'…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 14, 2012

What’s The Going Rate For The Tooth Fairy These Days?

This weekend, I called my sister to rehash my love life.  Suddenly I could hear her turning to a small child in the background. "Do you want to tell Aunt Jessie the big news?" she asked. "No!" My five-year-old niece M. replied.  "Tell me, what's the big news?" I asked my sister, wondering what constitute…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 12, 2012

Mommy’s New Tattoo

Once upon a time, there was girl who went to a tattoo shop with her mom ... nope, from page one, this isn't your typical picture book.  Mommy's New Tattoo: A Bedtime Story For People, by Levi Greenacres, is based on the author's true story of growing up with a parent who has ink and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 28, 2012

Why Will And Jada Pinkett Smith Let Daughter Willow Cut Her Hair

"We let Willow cut her hair. When you have a little girl, it’s like how can you teach her that you’re in control of her body? If I teach her that I’m in charge of whether or not she can touch her hair, she’s going to replace me with some other man when she goes out…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 25, 2012

Time To Cry: Gay Penguin Couple Finally Gets An Egg Of Their Own

Inca and Rayas are a pair of Gentoo penguins who have been in a committed relationship since they first met at a Madrid zoo six years ago. Every year since then, they've built a nest together in the apparent hopes that they could hatch and raise a baby penguin, but every year the nest ha…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 24, 2012

8 Celebrity Attachment Parents

Alanis Morissette has something she thinks you oughta know: she intends on breastfeeding her 16-month-old son Ever until he's ready to stop, saying that the practice will keep him out of therapy. "For me, I protect his safety and his well-being and his attachment," she told Billy Bush. "That stage of development is a very important stage.”…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2012

Judge Judy Thinks Parents Should Be Licensed To Have Children

National treasure Judge Judy hit up "The View" this morning. I barely recognized her when she's not screaming at someone! But as always, J.J. spits the truth. The ladies asked Judy what her thoughts were on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"' Brandi Glanville, who made headlines this week [second to last item] for…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 18, 2012

Girl Talk: I’m A Lesbian Mom

When I think about Mother's Day, I usually picture a dad in plaid pajama pants destroying the kitchen with his kids in a clumsy effort to make his wife breakfast in bed. There is flour everywhere, kids are enthusiastically beating something in a bowl and Dad is putting a single red rose in a…
By: Jaime Jenett / May 11, 2012

Debate This: Should Parents Encourage Teens To Have Sex At Home?

North Carolina mom Patty Skudlarek says she would prefer her 18-year-old son have sex in her home. Why? Because she thinks its "safer" there. "With the kids having sex at home, it's a safer environment, because, you know, it's clean. And usually the place they keep the condoms are in their bedroom. So then they're…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 11, 2012

The Soapbox: Attachment Parenting Is The Lazy Mama’s Secret

When you become a parent, one of the first things that you will learn is that everyone has an opinion about the way you choose to parent. From friends, family, your doctor, to strangers in line at the grocery store, everyone will impart their own unsolicited brand of wisdom — usually by telling…
By: Avital Norman Nathman / May 10, 2012

TIME Magazine Goes There With Toddler Breastfeeding Cover

Whoa. Hi there, TIME magazine. You went there, didn't you? I'm as pro-breastfeeding-in-public as one can be, but this cover photo the intentional provocation of this cover annoys me.  The 26-year-old mother Jamie Lynne Grumet is model-hot and that's no accident; nor is it an accident that her child she is breastfeeding is three-years-old, a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 10, 2012

The Dumbest Things Hipster Parents Do

OK, hipster parents, I get that you're all WAY TOO ABOVE IT ALL to actually acknowledge being a dorky bunch of Moms and Dads, but I'm about to let you in on a little secret: you're all a bunch of dorky Moms and Dads now. That's what Moms and Dads ARE. You aren't a young…
By: TruTV / May 5, 2012

25 Mom Confessions To Top All Mom Confessions

There are confessions and then there are CONFESSIONS. You won't believe some of the stuff that the members of CafeMom are willing to spill publically (as long as they don't have to use their real names:). Mostly because they know other moms have either done some of them, or at least contemplated doing them very…
By: The Stir / May 4, 2012

Ann Romney On Working Moms: “Thank Goodness That We Value Those People”

"I love the fact that there are women out there who don't have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids. Thank goodness that we value those people too. And sometimes life isn't easy for any of us." -- Ann Romney spoke to Republicans in Connecticut last…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 24, 2012

Awesome Time-Lapse Video: Birth To 12 Years In Just 3 Minutes

Frans Hofmeester is the father of two kids, Lotte, 12, and Vince, 9. Thanks to the wonders of technology, he was able to film their growth from birth to present day, editing the subtle shifts in facial expressions, hair length, tooth emergence, etc. into these three-minute odes to their life thus far. See Lotte's video…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 24, 2012

Australian Company Offers Double Pay To Moms Who Return To Work

As an incentive for working mothers not to drop out of the workforce, the Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is offering double pay for new moms for their first six weeks back from maternity leave. The double-pay incentive is on top of IAG's 14 weeks paid maternity leave after giving birth or adopting a child, plu…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 20, 2012

The Soapbox: On Ann Romney & Women “Marrying Up”

Another day, another bombastically link-baity piece on the Internet to get everyone's feathers ruffled! Today's linkbait comes courtesy of The New York Daily News op-ed page, in which writer S.E. Cupp hammers away at Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen for a foot-in-mouth comment she made on "Anderson Cooper 360" last week, that stay-at-home  mother (SAHM) of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 18, 2012

On Ann Romney, Hilary Rosen & Women In The 2012 Election

Election year silliness is in full swing. Two days ago, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen appeared on "Anderson Cooper 360" to discuss the Republicans' problems with women and Mitt Romney's use of his wife, Ann Romney, on the campaign trail to talk about economic issues affecting women.  "Guess what?" Rosen said. "His wife has actually never…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2012
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