There’s Very Little Gender Equality in Children’s Television

If you, like me, are the proud owner of a toddler, then chances are you’ve had a bit too much time to think far too hard about the television shows on Nickelodeon, PBS Kids, etc. And y’all…on the shows not specifically geared toward girls, where are all of the unique females? Where are the LGBTQ…


Singer Carrie Underwood Opened up About Her Three Miscarriages

The sad truth is that, for a good number of women, the memory of pregnancy will be bittersweet. Miscarriages are normal, they’re more common than people probably believed for a long time (because no one talked about them), and they hurt, no matter at what stage they occur. As more and more women are opening…


Why Toddlers Say ‘No’ and How to Get Them to Say ‘Yes’…Sometimes

Anyone who has ever had a toddler will tell you two things: those are some tough years, but they definitely come to an end eventually. Toddlers are stubborn, they love pushing buttons, and if they’re in the right mood, they’ll delight in crapping on every single thing you suggest for hours on end. Yes, they’re…


This ‘Friends’ Onesie Is the Perfect Baby Gift From Now Until Forever

Of course, you could do something boring and helpful like buy your pregnant friend stuff that’s on her baby registry for a shower gift. In fact, you probably should do that…but if you’re looking for something extra and amazing to put into your bag, well, it doesn’t get better than this. Everyone who is anyone…


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This ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketch About Kids’ Clothing Is Way Too Real

If you have kids, then this sketch from Saturday Night Live is going to be hilarious (but only because it’s almost spring) (I hear). We all know that most advertisements are total crap, and the things they promise are not actually going to happen to you and yours. For example, no matter how adorable the…


Autism Awareness Sneakers From Vans Feature Sensory-Inclusive Elements

Vans tennis shoes have dropped a collection of sneakers geared toward kids and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The shoes’ designers consulted with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards, who create standardized programs in a variety of industries for people with sensory disorders and other special needs. The resulting line of…


Go Ahead and Blame Your Kids for Every Last One of Those Gray Hairs

I am here to say that I am a (barely) 40-year-old woman, and ever since I had my first child 3+ years ago, I’ve been sprouting gray hairs like it’s my job. Because of the aforementioned toddler (and his subsequent brother), I also don’t have the time to color them, so I guess this is…


This Is the “Right Way” to Wake up Your Kids

If you’re thinking this is going to be a funny post about waking your kids up as revenge for all of the mornings (and nights) they terrorized you as toddlers, it’s not that – it turns out there’s a real “right” way to get your kids up if you’re looking for ways to start the…


If You’re Having a Baby, This ‘Friends’ Milestone Blanket Is a Must

There are so many things the modern mom thinks she has to have before bringing home baby, and one of those things is a cute way to mark the monthly milestones of the first year. For awhile, cute stickers and chalkboards (or dry erase boards) were all the rage, but recently, people have chosen blankets…