This 11-Year-Old Boy Gave His Lemonade Stand Proceeds to Single Moms

Owning and operating a corner lemonade stand is pretty much a staple of American childhood. Of course, it’s also when most of us learn how hard it is to make a buck on your own, because no one really wants watered down lemonade made by kids, even if it does only cost a quarter. I…


Check Out These Magical Bean Pole Tents People Are Building for Their Kids

I know that some people are already sitting there thinking, “dang, parents are going way too far trying to make the experience of childhood magical,” but hear me out. First of all, everyone is trying to cope the best they can right now, and second – I think half of the “magic” is for the…


These 13 Parents Have Thoughts About Distance Learning

If your child is under the age of 14, there’s no way distance learning is your first choice. New systems, depending on internet to stay working, needing to constantly monitor what’s being said, what’s due, what’s supposed to be done…it’s a nightmare. That goes double (or even triple) for anyone whose kids are in elementary…


16 Parents Who Are Figuring Out Distance Learning as They Go

We’re all feeling our way along this year, between virus precautions, possible vaccines, the world (literally) burning down, and our kids either full or part time distance learning at home. That latter seems like it might be the thing to break us, to be honest, and these 16 parents speak for all of us –…


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17 Tweets From Parents That Sum Up Distance Learning

There have been no easy decisions for parents, educators, or honestly, any of us over the past several months. Some parents have chosen to take their chances, or feel as if they don’t have a choice in sending their kids to in-person school. Others, though, are tackling “distance learning,” which is not supposed to be…


This Could Be the Most Hilariously Horrific Maternity Shoot You’ll Ever See

When someone tells you they’re taking maternity pictures, what comes to mind is soft lighting, big, swollen bellies, blissful expressions, and a happy mother and/or couple, right? Most of us don’t think about capturing the moments leading up to the birth of a new human being and figure it’s a great opportunity to really freak…


11 Memes About the Ridiculousness That Is Gender Reveal Parties

Setting aside the fact that people are literally burning the world down in the name of likes and shares, can we talk about how strange it is that we assume the world-at-large is at all interested in what bits are between our babies’ legs? Like, in this day and age and with our current understanding…


14 Pictures That Prove Gender Reveal Parties Have Jumped the Shark

You might have heard recently that one of the wildfires burning out of control on America’s west coast was caused by fireworks set off at a gender reveal party. Fireworks. In a dry field. During fire season. Sigh. Gender reveal parties have gotten so completely out of hand that even the woman who started them…


12 Kids Who Are Melting Down for the Most Ridiculous Reasons

First of all, let me just say that, 100%, if your child is upset, the reason is not ridiculous to them. In their little, experienced bodies and their underdeveloped minds, it’s a big deal, and in the moment, we should absolutely treat their feelings that way. In private, with our spouses or friends or family…