Watch This Teen Come Out to His Mother With Shocking Results

We've had a bad run of coming out stories lately. It was heartbreaking to see Daniel Pierce come out to his parents and it was even more awful to learn that LGBT youth homelesness was on the rise. That's why it's so awesome to see this video of a teen come out to his mom and hear her shocking confession. » 9/18/14 10:30pm Thursday 10:30pm

Police Investigating Mom Who Nodded Out On Bus, Put Daughter in Danger

Police have launched an investigation of a Philadelphia-area mother (whose name has been withheld) after a video of the woman nodding out on the bus went viral yesterday. And while video evidence of the mother's behavior is likely going to be something that the police and social workers take into consideration, it's… » 3/08/14 7:00pm 3/08/14 7:00pm

Parents Hope Their Sons Are Geniuses and Their Daughters Aren't Fat

Another reason to feel bad for today's little girls: one day, the straight ones will grow up to face a dating selection consisting of doted upon nightmare boys raised by parents who used the power of the internet to validate their sneaking suspicion that their lil' All Star might be a genius. Meanwhile, the girls'… » 1/22/14 4:45pm 1/22/14 4:45pm

Breaking: Millennials Still Living with Parents, Still Cool with It

Ah, another day, another trend piece about how basically everybody between the ages of 18 and 34 is an indolent jerk unwilling or unable to fully fledge and leave the parental nest, where things like premium cable and assorted breakfast cereals can be had for the price of awkward mealtime conversations about life… » 8/17/13 1:30pm 8/17/13 1:30pm

Parents Now Expected to Need Loans For Kids' Preschool

Great idea alert! New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn would like to make education affordable to all, and thus wants to give upper middle class Manhattan parents the right to take out subsidized loans in order to pay for their children's pre-kindergarten & oh my god what even is this dumb country we live… » 8/05/13 8:30pm 8/05/13 8:30pm

When It Comes to Vaccinations, Some Moms Would Rather Listen to Their…

Despite thorough debunkings of the purported links between vaccinations and autism, plenty of parents are still conflicted about whether or not to adhere to the CDC's guidelines. In the county where I live—King County, in Washington state—vaccination rates are below the national average, and, not-so-coincidentally,… » 4/15/13 6:30pm 4/15/13 6:30pm

Childless Men Are More Depressed and Sad Than Childless Women

The phrase "childless man" is about as common as "working father." In our culture there's an implicit priority of motherhood for all women, while men are simply thought of as men and not "potential parents." Interestingly, though, a new study finds that men are much more emotionally distraught by not having children… » 4/03/13 10:25am 4/03/13 10:25am