Posts tagged "Parenting"

“What to Expect When You’re Expecting” Looks … Underwhelming

Oh yes, there is another rom-com chock-full of celebs is heading our way. Watch the trailer for “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and pray, as I am, that it…

Stefanie Blejec | December 9, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Homeschooling Tips From “Toddlers & Tiaras”

For what it’s worth, the mothers depicted on “Toddlers & Tiaras” are not widely considered the bastions of good parenthood. I’ve never actually watched the show, but from what I’ve…

Rachel Krause | December 7, 2011 - 3:40 pm

If Your Little Girl Wears Crotchless Thongs, You Are A Bad Parent

If I ever have a daughter, I know what she’s getting for her seventh birthday: a crotchless thong, of course! No, but seriously, a Colorado woman was shopping with her…

Rachel Krause | November 15, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Photo Of Boy With Down Syndrome Who “Survived Roe Vs. Wade” Spreading Around Facebook

A photograph of this adorable little boy is circling around Facebook. The boy has Down Syndrome and he’s holding a sign (written by someone who is not him) which reads:…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2011 - 5:20 pm

The 7 Worst Ever Celebrity Dads

I’m fully convinced that Michael Lohan’s headline-making domestic violence arrest yesterday was copied straight out of Mel Gibson’s playbook. Of course, Mel’s famed blowouts were uniquely terrible because some of them…

Rachel Krause | October 26, 2011 - 10:00 am

Dumb Parenting Of The Day: Drunk Dad Makes 9-Year-Old Drive

Michigan man, Shawn Weimer reached an all-time parenting low when, after a night of drinking, he recruited his 9-year-old daughter to play chauffeur. Propped up on a booster seat, the…

Ami Angelowicz | October 21, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Sexist Beliefs Are Passed Down From Mom, Study Finds

Children learn more than just ABCs at their mother’s breast: a new study of 1,455 adolescents and their parents in Spain finds that mothers are the parent most likely to…

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: On Being Over 50 And Pregnant

New York magazine has a controversial piece about whether it’s unethical — morally, biologically, etc. — to be 50+ and pregnant, which is now possible thanks to science. Rather…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2011 - 6:40 pm

App Helps French Mothers Figure Out If Sons Are “Le Gay”

Apparently even French mothers have trouble answering the question “gay or European?” A new smartphone app offers French mothers a questionnaire to help figure out if their sons like sticking…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2011 - 1:40 pm

How To Teach Boys To Be Feminists

Recently, I wrote a blog post about teaching our girls to be feminists. But I also think boys should be taught what it is to be a feminist. A couple…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 25, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Evening Quickies: Parents Protesting Ben & Jerrry’s Schweddy Balls Ice Cream

A handwringing parents’ group called One Million Moms is protesting Ben & Jerry’s new flavor Schweddy Balls, which is named after a classic “Saturday Night Live” skit starring Alec Baldwin,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Tori Spelling Worries About Screwing Her Kids Up

“I’m scared of screwing up my kids. I thought that once we were out of the baby stage, parenting would be a breeze. But it’s an even bigger challenge now…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 13, 2011 - 11:26 am

Kate Winslet Would Be Fine If Her Son Was Gay

“I like being in the city. I like the diversity that my children are exposed to every day. I love the way their brains work. [My son] Joe turns to…

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Feminist Parenting Sounds Really Freakin’ Hard

One of the things that freaks me out the most about having kids someday is letting them choose their gender roles on their own. I am going to make a…

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Today In Terribleness: Kids, Dad Gang Up To Sue Mom For “Bad Mothering”

Michael Lohan ain’t got nothing on Kimberly Garrity in the bad parenting department. The many grave and terrifying abuses inflicted upon her children include a sending a birthday card without…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Four-Year-Old Girl Channels Dolly Parton On “Toddlers & Tiaras”

What is there to say, really, about a four-year-old girl wearing a padded bra and butt pads while she channels Dolly Parton on “Toddlers & Tiaras”? Her mother…

Jessica Wakeman | September 1, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Courtney Love Is Concerned About Frances Bean’s Tattoos

“I didn’t know she had that many tattoos! We don’t talk but we email, so I didn’t know about the new ones she’d gotten. When she first got that Jeff…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Megyn Kelly Defends Maternity Leave In Unlikely Feminist Fox News Moment

Something, dare I say, feminist happened over at Fox News yesterday! Anchorwoman Megyn Kelly schooled her guest, jerkface/conservative talk radio host Mike Gallagher, for calling her three months’

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Nerd Girl Porn: Super Hot Dudes Holding Super Adorable Babies

Most would probably agree that the sight of a hot guy holding a baby in one of those hippie swaddle things is basically the hottest thing ever because it touches…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 8, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Breastfeeding Mom Harassed At Public Pool Despite Topless Law

In Norwalk, Ohio, Chrissy Houtz had a stranger take a picture of her while she was nursing her newborn son at the city pool, and they passed it around like…

The Stir | August 6, 2011 - 12:30 pm
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