All posts tagged "parenting"
Picking The Family Pet: A Look At What You And Your Kids Are Really Thinking
You know it's coming. At some point, your kid is going to beg you to get a pet....
‘The Dark Side Of Feminist Parenting’ Is The Most Unintentionally Hilarious Thing You’ll Read All Week
Feminists are the worst, right? Not only are we uptight and mean, but we are terrible parents. According...
Utah Mom Who Canceled Christmas For Her Spoiled Kids Is Officially Every Parent’s Hero
So many parents threaten to take away Christmas from their kids and repeat shrilly over and over that...
8 Parenting Code Phrases, Translated For Your Benefit
Here is a basic guide to understanding the strange nuances of parent-speak, handily translated for your use.
How Parents Who Are Better Than Us Celebrate Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving was a somewhat formal holiday for my family when I was growing up. We used the nice...
Dad Turns Son Into Police, Because That’s What You Do When Your Kid Breaks The Law
A fifteen-year-old boy is facing charges after his dad turned him into the police. That's right -- his...
I Can’t Protect My Daughter From Future Body Image Issues
How hard it is to parent without projection. To not imagine the rope course in elementary school gym...
10 Reasons To Feel Smug As A Parent
Inevitably, some choices may have "better" results than others and some may also require great sacrifice, financial or...
10 Things The Internet Has Ruined For Kids
Overall, the internet has eliminated a lot of mystery from our lives and for kids, that is not...
Being The Fun Parent Is The Best
When my first child was born, I had not given much thought about what type of parent I...
Obsessively Monitoring Your Kids’ Social Media Isn’t Parenting, It’s Spying
Monitoring your kids' social media is a hot topic. There are seemingly endless ways for a child or...
My Outgoing Child Makes Me Stand Out When All I Want To Do Is Blend In
I am not what one would call a
If You Need To Attend A ‘Reality Party’ To Learn Teens Drink, Then You Are A Cyborg
What do teenagers do at parties? Well, I imagine there's a table with soda and snacks, and perhaps...
Questions My Kids Have Asked That I Have No Idea How to Answer
Sometimes my boys, ages six and three, ask hard questions. Not just questions about where babies come from,...