parenting

Parenting Schadenfreude With The Old Scissors Through The Tongue Trick

Schadenfreude : pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune. Being a parent is not easy by any means. The best advice out of all of the unsolicited advice I got when we were expecting our daughter was: “ Once you get used to something, It will change” That has been very true. Both...
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If You're Changing Your Baby's Diaper, Be Sure to Ask Permission

I think it's not just good but important to teach kids about CONSENT. But is this taking that idea TOO FAR? There's an organization in Australia that works on teaching children about consent. And a representative from that group was just on TV in Australia and she said people should ask their baby...
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Is This a Parenting Win or Fail?

Welcome to this week's edition of, "I'm right, you're wrong." I don't have kids, so let's just get that out of the way right now, because people LOVE to point that out whenever a discussion on parenting comes up. I do, however, have lots of close friends with kids, and - spoiler alert - I WAS A KID...
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Please Don't Dress Like a Clown to Scare Your Kid

File this one under, "I know I don't have kids, but..." This doesn't strike me as the smartest parenting move given today's clown climate. A 25-year-old guy named Vernon Barrett Junior from Boardman, Ohio was having trouble with his six-year-old daughter . . . he says she's been having behavior...
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Texas Mother Asks to Reschedule Solar Eclipse for Her Kids

We are one week away from the solar eclipse, and I am seeing more and more viewing parties popping up on Facebook. Well, one of those invites has gone viral becuase a Texas mom didn't understand that we couldn't tell the universe to reschedule the universe. One Texas woman was concerned about the...
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