Posts tagged "Parenting"

Moms Need Support In More Than Bra Form

Graphic designer Nicole Weiner created a series of ads for SLO-CAP (San Luis Obispo County Child Abuse Prevention Council) that deal with parenting. They're certainly eye-catching, but what do they mean? Is the one above about how you shouldn't let your daughters get you down, that your boobs may start sagging because you've…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 29, 2009

Really, Really Weird Rituals Involving Children

In India, people think having their baby dropped off a roof and onto a sheet 50-feet below will bring good luck and health to the kid's family. It's pretty terrifying and also quite dangerous, considering that babies are carried up a steep wall in sacks dangling from some dude's back. [DailyMail UK] But…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 8, 2009

Jennifer Aniston Won A Parenting Award?!

They must be handing out parenting awards these days because Jennifer Aniston—who, uh, doesn't have children—has won one. She didn’t technically do any parenting for the award, but the actress narrated an accompanying CD to kids' book Loukoumi's Good Deeds. Along with her father, “Days of Our Lives” actor John Aniston, Jennifer Aniston recorded…
By: Justine Fields / August 7, 2009

Should Letting Your Kid Get Really Fat Be A Felony?

A South Carolina woman is being charged today with criminal neglect, a felony that could land her up to ten years in the slammer. Why? Because her 14-year-old son weighs 555 pounds. The kid's mother, Jerri Gray, was poor and often had to work back-to-back shifts, so her son was home alone a lot. Gray…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 22, 2009

Barbie Has A Tramp Stamp

Totally Stylin' Tattoos Barbie hit store shelves recently, and parents aren't happy. What's disturbing most parents is the "tattoo gun" that comes with each doll and allows children to put temporary tattoos on Barbie, her clothes, and themselves. "Now she’s teaching our little girls how to apply tramp stamps. Next she’ll…
By: Annika Harris / March 6, 2009

Quickies!: Lynne Spears Has Parenting Advice For You

The author of The Rules: Time-Tested Secrets for Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right got married! Again! [NY Times] Lynne Spears shares her vast knowledge of bringing up respectable and responsible young women in Through the Storm. [Candy Kirby] Lingerie for pregnant women in the United Kingdom is unacceptable. […
By: Annika Harris / August 11, 2008

Poll: Would You Front The Cash For Your Kid’s Nose Job?

Our post yesterday about the mother in the U.K. who said she would get her daughter a boob job for her 16th birthday got some of you talking. How do the rest of you feel about the issue?
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 16, 2008
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