The CDC Says Your Kids Are Probably Brushing Their Teeth Wrong

In news that surprises no parent anywhere, the CDC says in a new report that most kids aren’t brushing their teeth as well as they could be. I mean, if your child under 6 can’t be trusted to not toss food on the floor or use the bathroom without needing a butt inspection after they’ve…


These Drawings Depicting Early Motherhood Will Hit You Right in the Feels

Artist Bonnie Kimmerly had gotten away from drawing, but after the birth of her first son, she found herself in need of a way to process the big changes in her life – and as with any artist, her creative outlet became a lifesaver. She began with simple sketches of moments any mom or dad…


Divorce Parties Are Happening, and They’re Healthy, so Get on Board!

Once upon a time, getting a divorce was a shameful thing for a woman. It meant you failed, that something was wrong with you, or I don’t know, you were somehow damaged goods now. These days, we know that there are many reasons that a woman may be better off, mentally and physically, for closing…


Here’s the Proof That Every Teacher Should Put a Bucket of Books on the Bus

Everyone who studies, works with, or has children agrees that reading is good for young minds in so many ways, from an education standpoint, to bonding with parents, to teaching social skills and even encouraging creativity. Parents are always looking for new and innovative ways to get more books – and more time to read…


This 11-Year-Old Boy Is a “Crocheting Celebrity” and You’ll Be Inspired by Him

When I was 11 I was playing sports with my friends, reading a lot, doing okay in school and spending time with my family. And even though I was happy, it’s safe to say I was never as focused and confident as Jonah Larson. Jonah was born in Ethiopia, abandoned by his birth mother in…


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17 Memes for Moms Having One of “Those” Days

You know the ones I mean – the ones when everything is going wrong. When you’ve yelled at the kids, stepped in cat puke, and forgotten that you were supposed to go to the dentist three hours ago. If you’re having a day like that, then these 17 memes are perfect, because we totally know…


If Wiping Butts Is on Your Daily To-Do List, Then “Shittens” Are for You

From the day your little lovebug enters the world until…well, at least until they go to kindergarten, large parts of your day include wiping a butt that isn’t yours. Diapers, then pull ups, then double checking that they were able to get clean enough with toilet paper and a prayer – it never ends. Or…


Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Have A New Line Of Baby Products And I Want Them All

There’s no way to prepare yourself for a) how much stuff you accumulate to take care of your baby, b) how many possibly products there are to choose from, and c) how many opinions there are on which products will hopefully not give your child cancer at some point in their lives. And while celebrity…


A Bunch of Elementary School Kids Were Sent to the Hospital After Accidentally Eating Weed Gummies

Yes, you read that headline right. This world, y’all, I tell you. At least it’s entertaining…as long as it’s not your kid. It happened at Anton Grdina School in Cleveland, OH (where medicinal marijuana is legal but recreational forms are not, FYI), when a student grabbed a bag of gummy bears from home and shared…


This Contractor Is Naming Pets He Meets on the Job “Employees of the Week” and It Is Everything

In the world of employment, there are ups and downs and benefits and not-so-great things about working for yourself. Josephsen Hardwood Floor Company has been repairing, installing, and refinishing hardwood floors in New Jersey for 3 generations, so they’ve pretty much seen it all when it comes to other people’s houses – pets included. Now,…