How to Talk About Race with Your Kids

It'd be wonderful if you could just say to children, "People might look different and come from different places, but we're all equal and should be treated the same" and leave it at that. But if recent news has taught us anything, it's that reality is not so simple, and we need to face the topics of race and racism… » 1/23/15 2:06pm 1/23/15 2:06pm

Kids React to The Sheer Terror That is Teddy Ruxpin

Remember when Santa brought your friend Julie a Teddy Ruxpin for Christmas and didn't bring you shit and when you talked to Julie about it she said "well maybe Santa just loves me more" and you had to tell that little brat that actually Santa doesn't exist and she's just a spoiled little monster? Anyway, watch some of… » 1/21/15 6:10pm 1/21/15 6:10pm

Teen Bully to Dr. Phil: 'Somebody Has to Tell People They're Ugly'

In Wednesday's episode of Dr. Phil, the "older, less attractive" and "bald" host subjects himself to Salty Teen opinions of himself in an attempt to get said group of Salty Teens, skilled in the art of social bullying, to lay down their swords. Instead, the intervention kind of goes off the rails. » 1/14/15 3:45pm 1/14/15 3:45pm

Kids Who Were in Same Wedding Once Tie Knot 20 Years Later

What a thing to wake up to on a Monday morning! A touching love story that will alternately make you want to weep happy tears and then also retch out the rest of all the red wine you "accidentally" drank while watching The Golden Globes last night! Here it is, the cutest "kids getting married" story of ALL TIME. » 1/12/15 10:45am 1/12/15 10:45am

Kids at a Wedding, Yea or Nay?

Welcome to Pop The Question, a weekly space to dissect every aspect of wedding madness. Each Tuesday, we'll ask a question (sometimes there might even be a poll!), you'll share answers and stories, and then we'll bring you the best of the bunch on Thursdays. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll fly into a total rage over… » 1/06/15 2:20pm 1/06/15 2:20pm

Dad Illustrates All the Bizarre, Wonderful Things His Daughter Says

A Nebraska man has created a pretty successful art business, thanks to Tumblr and the musings of his three-year-old daughter. Spaghetti Toes is an adorable Tumblr that highlights a dad's attempts to capture the magic of those little kid-isms every parent knows and loves. Via Laughing Squid: » 12/31/14 9:30am 12/31/14 9:30am

Play-Doh Ruins Childhood With Dick-Shaped 'Extruder' Toy

Parents are hopping mad about a Play-Doh accessory that sounds and kind of looks like a very uncomfortable plastic dildo. What, the parents wonder, are they supposed to tell their kids when they ask why the toy is shaped like a big hard dick with an honest-to-goodness coronal ridge? Won't somebody thing of the… » 12/30/14 12:10pm 12/30/14 12:10pm

The Cost of Having Children Will Only Get More Absurd

Most people paying attention to the economy concern themselves with the jobs report, which (at least this month) looks somewhat promising. But while having a job to support your family matters a great deal, what also matters is how much you're not actually going to be able to afford things for your family with the… » 12/03/14 6:10pm 12/03/14 6:10pm