Author Archives: STFU Parents

STFU Parents: Are Grandmajackers Annoying Or Just Cluelessly Adorable?

STFU Parents: Are Grandmajackers Annoying Or Just Cluelessly Adorable?

If there’s one social media demographic that tends to eschew the “rules” of online engagement, it’s older people. I’m talking about people who only learned how to use Facebook in very recent years and couldn’t care less about their social media “brand.” People who use too many exclamation points, or no punctuation at all, and have an affinity for disregarding context in any given conversation. That’s right, I’m talking about grandparents. More »

STFU Parents: Should Parents Get Preferential Treatment At Drive-Thrus?

STFU Parents: Should Parents Get Preferential Treatment At Drive-Thrus?

In the drive-thru line, we’re all in it together. We’re all lazy, or efficient, depending on how you view patronizing these establishments, and that’s that. Except — two things. One, the argument has long been made by parents that only moms and dads with small kids should be allowed to use the drive-thru, and two, drive-thru culture IS slightly changing to accommodate families. More »