Moms Who Were Shamed for Really Ridiculous Reasons

If you’re a mom, there’s a good chance you’ve been shamed for something at some point. From the very first decisions we make – whether or not to breastfeed, where our babies sleep, et al – other moms are there to tell us why we’re doing it wrong. It never stops, as far as I can tell, and the internet has definitely put this toxic...

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People Talk About Teaching Your Kids to “Talk Back” the Right Way

Once you have kids, you realize there are so many lessons you’ll need to impart to your children. There are practical things, like how to get dressed and tie shoes. There are emotional ones, like how to manage one’s anger and form lasting bonds with other people. There are societal ones, like justice and equality issues, and about a million...

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People Share the Moments They Can’t Believe Children’s Shows Got Away With

When you’re an adult watching a show made for kids, you expect a certain number of jokes that are just for the grown-ups in the room. They’re references or insinuations, nothing too off-the-wall, just stuff that kids would have no idea how to catch, right? That’s normal. Sometimes, though, you catch a joke or a storyline that seems off-color...

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10 Parents Who Are Taking Time Out to Make the Rest of Us Laugh

You might think that parenting tweets are a dime a dozen… And that’s because there are so many people tweeting about how tough and funny and exhausting and rewarding it is to be living with young humans these days. The thing is, there are a lot of parenting tweets, but there are some that are a cut above the rest – and we really...

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Tweets That Will Make You Want to Hug Your Siblings

When you’re a little kid, your siblings are some of your best friends. Once you get a bit older they can be a bit annoying, because no one else knows how to push your buttons quite so efficiently, but hopefully once you become an adult, you get to cash in on the advantages of having another human being who knows you inside and out. Family means...

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People Discuss How Teachers Immediately Gained Their Respect

There are all kinds of stories online about bad teachers, and teachers who do the wrong things, or act horribly in the classroom. Those stories are important to tell and to hear, and as humans, we’re curious about those terrible things, I think. That said, there are far more amazing teachers in the world than bad apples, and I also love to tell...

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Things That Parents Can’t Believe They’ve Had to Google

Kids ask millions of questions. Some of them don’t make sense, some of them we know the answers to, and some of them stump us so hard we can’t even make something up – and that’s what Google is for, my friends. You put the work off on the internet, and sometimes, you put the internet to work for you – because being a parent also means...

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People Recall the Moment in a Kid’s Show They Still Can’t Believe

Everyone who watches shows with youngsters realizes there are always winks and nods and little jokes in there for the parents, too – things your kids will never get, but earn a snort from the adults in the room all the same. Sometimes, though, quips or moments or entire storylines in a kid’s show can make you go hmmm , and those things can...

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10 Sweet Memes That Will Leave You Feeling Warm And Fuzzy Inside

There are memes for all occasions and all feelings, for every interest and every group of people, but the best of all of these are the wholesome ones that remind us that human beings have the capacity to be so amazing. And if there are some dogs and cats thrown into the mix, so much the better. If you’re in need of a feel-good smile, we think...

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People Respond to This Person Who Says There’s No Reason to Have More Than Two Kids

If you want to get technical about it, there’s no good reason to have any kids in this day and age other than wanting to raise kids – we don’t need to perpetuate the species, there are too many humans kicking up far too much carbon, they’re expensive, they cramp your style, you’ll never sleep again….I could go on. What I’m saying is...

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