The Rise of the 'Mitter,' the Male Babysitter

Dudes are coming for your extra coins, girls. Male babysitters are muscling in on the time-honored tradition of parents leaving their kids with the girl next door, thanks to websites like UrbanSitter. » 5/07/14 10:40am 5/07/14 10:40am

11 Reasons We Still Don’t Have a Babysitter

The first part of a kid's life, it's all hands on deck. It's go-go gadget-every-part-of-your-entire-being, with round-the-clock obligations. You're sure you'll feel more relaxed once they can hold their head up, but now they just have a head that can thud onto tile floors. It'll be easier when they can crawl, you… » 7/10/12 5:25pm 7/10/12 5:25pm

Coming to an Airport Near You: The Babysitters Club

There's a new solution for parents worried about traveling with small, truculent children: have some internet stranger else deal with them. » 3/13/12 12:45pm 3/13/12 12:45pm

The 5 Worst Mean (Little) Girls Of All Time

The New York Times tells us that mean girls are getting younger. But as most of us know, the elementary-school mean girl is in fact an iconic — and feared — figure. Herewith, five of the very worst. » 10/11/10 4:14pm 10/11/10 4:14pm

"Plumber" Wants To Attack Pelosi • Oprah's "Power List" Revealed

Joe The Plumber is pissed at Nancy Pelosi, so pissed that he would like to "beat" her: "Those kind of people, I usually took behind the woodshed and just beat the livin' tar out of ‘em." Charming. • » 8/18/09 5:40pm 8/18/09 5:40pm