Parenting

“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 - 2:00 pm

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 - 4:30 pm

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…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

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…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 17, 2015 - 12:20 pm

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…

Katie Klabusich | May 11, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 10, 2015 - 11:00 am

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…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 27, 2015 - 2:35 pm

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…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 26, 2015 - 3:45 pm

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…

Beejoli Shah | April 23, 2015 - 10:30 am

Mommie Dearest: Quit Bitching About Kids On Airplanes

Very few parents want to be seen as the problem, and want to have as relaxed a flight experience as you do.

Avital Norman Nathman | April 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Girl Talk: My Ex, Who Didn’t Want Kids, Is Having A Baby And My Feelings Are Complicated

Every relationship has its milestones: first kiss, first fuck, finally saying “I love you,” moving in together, meeting the parents, going on vacation, etc. But every major breakup has its milestones too, often full of either sadness…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Do You Regret Your Kids?

Regrets. I’ve had a few. But my child hasn’t been one of them. But if he was, how eager would I be to sharing that openly? Over at Yahoo! Parenting,…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 12, 2015 - 11:00 am

Mommie Dearest: How Much Time Do You Actually Have To Spend With Your Kids?

Guilt and motherhood seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. With all the demands on our time and energy, mothers are constantly worrying: Are we spending enough time…

Avital Norman Nathman | April 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Those Body-Shaming Onesies Are Back — At NYU

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some really gross baby snapsuits that were targeted specifically at female babies and read “I hate my thighs.” Now, Twitter’s found them –…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 3, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: Shaming Women For Public Breastfeeding? There Should Be A Fine For That!

Another country making leaps and bounds over the US when it comes to supporting mothers? Insert my not-at-all-shocked face here. The Brazilian city of São Paulo recently approved a bill…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 29, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Mommie Dearest: Being A Stay-At-Home Mother Is A Job, Not A Hobby, And Nothing Like Doing Heroin

The newest log to stoke the fires of the hyped-up “Mommy Wars,” is an xoJane essay that got extra legs when it was recently republished over at TIME.com. Liz Pardue…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 16, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

An Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to turn Iranian women into “baby-making machines.” …

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Babies Should Hate Their Thighs, That’s Normal, LMAO (Not)

Oh, the scent of dumb bullshit in the morning. Today, it’s this adorable onesie from Wrybaby that reads “I hate my thighs” and is presumably targeted at baby girls. Because…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm
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