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Toddler Sayings Turned Into Art

This young father creates graphic masterpieces from the bat-shit crazy things his toddler says. If you have ever been around [...]

young father creates graphic masterpieces from the bat-shit crazy things his toddler says. If you have ever been around a toddler for any amount of time, you know half the crap that comes out of their mouths is a random jumble of words that defy logic. Martin Bruckner has a toddler daughter, and has turned his kid’s sayings into a viable business by making them into art. The idea began when Bruc... More...


By • Jan 13th, 2015 • Category: Art, Parenting


She Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant Until She Gave Birth

A 23-year-old woman in Massachusetts gave birth to a baby only an hour after learning she was pregnant. This story [...]

year-old woman in Massachusetts gave birth to a baby only an hour after learning she was pregnant. This story is truly some TLC level drama. Last week, 23-year-old Katie Kropas dropped a 10 lb human baby out of her womb, without ever realizing she had been pregsy in the first place. Apparently, not realizing you are pregnant until you have a baby is totally a thing, called a ‘cryptic pregnancy’. I know... More...


By • Jan 12th, 2015 • Category: Parenting, Pregnancy



Introducing John Jolie-Pitt

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, the daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie recently introduced himself as John, creating a discussion about children [...]

h Jolie-Pitt, the daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie recently introduced himself as John, creating a discussion about children and gender. At the Los Angeles premier of Unbroken last week, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt showed up wearing a suit and introducing himself as “John”. It’s no secret that the daughter of Brad and Angelina has always worn boys clothes, but this is the first time he has ever... More...


By • Dec 23rd, 2014 • Category: FAMILY, SEX AND RELATIONSHIPS


The Most Awesome Family Christmas Cards Ever

The Power family celebrates Christmas every year with funny family Christmas cards. Every year, Christmas cards inevitably come in the [...]

ower family celebrates Christmas every year with funny family Christmas cards. Every year, Christmas cards inevitably come in the mail, and every year I ask myself why people don’t just fucking text me. I understand the point of a Christmas card, but in this day and age if you want to see how many babies your high school friend popped out of her cooter, you can just hop on Facebook. The Power fami... More...


By • Dec 21st, 2014 • Category: FAMILY, Parenting


The Dark Humor of Motherhood

The ‘Domestic Bliss’ photo project by Susan Copich highlights the dark side of motherhood. My mother has straight up told [...]

Domestic Bliss’ photo project by Susan Copich highlights the dark side of motherhood. My mother has straight up told me on several occasions that she considered dropping me and my siblings off at a fire station on more than one occasion, so I am well aware that motherhood isn’t all morning mimosas, bake sales, and perfectly packed lunches. Parenting is actually pretty fucking hilarious if y... More...


By • Dec 2nd, 2014 • Category: FAMILY, Parenting


Am I white? My DNA thinks so.

For years I checked the “other” box when it came to identifying my race, but the results of my recent [...]

ears I checked the “other” box when it came to identifying my race, but the results of my recent Ancestry DNA test have me wondering– am I white? I grew up in an almost entirely white suburb where the only reason you didn’t have blue or green eyes was because you were Asian. I had deep hazel eyes, coarse textured hair, and olive skin from day 1. I remember my friend Liz in f... More...


By • Nov 13th, 2014 • Category: FAMILY


Polar Express Train Ride in Upstate NY

Looking to take your kids on a real Polar Express train ride? Hop aboard in upstate New York, where the [...]

ng to take your kids on a real Polar Express train ride? Hop aboard in upstate New York, where the Saratoga area is offering a super fun Polar Express train ride experience for entire families. The Saratoga & North Creek Railway will begin service to the North Pole onboard THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 2014.  The magical story comes to life when the train depa... More...


By • Nov 13th, 2014 • Category: FAMILY, Parenting


Introducing the Abandoned Baby Bat Hospital

There is a baby bat hospital in Australia that specializes in the care of abandoned baby bats. I know most [...]

is a baby bat hospital in Australia that specializes in the care of abandoned baby bats. I know most people are afraid of bats, but I have always thought of them as cutesy flying kittens that suck blood, and enjoy a good aerial view. Naturally, since Australia is basically an upside-down United States, they have a hospital in Atherton that specializes in abandoned baby bats. Bet you never thought you&... More...


By • Nov 4th, 2014 • Category: Babies, FOOD AND TRAVEL


5 Ways to Bond With A Toddler

Easy ways to bond with a toddler The ways to bond with a toddler have so little to do with [...]

ways to bond with a toddler The ways to bond with a toddler have so little to do with what conventional adults might like- it’s the hands on, no thoughts about consequences, all the bright colors, giggle with me endlessly kinds of love that pay off. I caught up with a few of my favorite parenting experts and veteran moms for tips on how to bond with a toddler better than ever before: 1. Real... More...


By • Oct 29th, 2014 • Category: FAMILY, Parenting


The #1 Reason You Should Stay in School

This Australian PSA offers a very compelling reason to stay in school.     When I was a teenager, I [...]

Australian PSA offers a very compelling reason to stay in school.     When I was a teenager, I obviously skipped a lot of school. I never quit though, because I didn’t want to be trapped in the shitbox I grew up in. I didn’t know at the time that college would be a complete waste of my time, but it got me out of the Florida panhandle, so I guess I should just shut up and be thankful that... More...


By • Oct 10th, 2014 • Category: Advice, FAMILY