Topic: abuse

This VH1 Anti-Bullying PSA Isn’t Charming, Or Cute, Or Helpful

This VH1 Anti-Bullying PSA Isn't Charming, Or Cute, Or Helpful

If someone posts this on your Facebook Feed, you have my permission to delete them, or tell them to go straight to hell, or slowly and carefully explain to them why this video does nothing to solve the horrible and widespread bullying problem that affects so many young kids today. It’s amazing that this video was even produced, much less is being spread around like it’s actually a “good message” for the youth of today. More »

Here Are A Few Really ‘Bad Moms’ And I Think It’s Time We Think Of A New Label

Here Are A Few Really 'Bad Moms' And I Think It's Time We Think Of A New Label

Moms are allowed to have a sense of humor. We’re kidding when we call ourselves “bad.” Failing at crafts and Pinterest does not make you a bad mother. Neither does not shopping organic, feeding your kids fast food occasionally, or complaining that motherhood is boring.

Here are some really bad moms – just to clear up any confusion the Internet may have with the label. More »

Awful Teacher Locked Kid In Closet For ‘Playing Too Much’ – Then Went Home Sick For The Day

Awful Teacher Locked Kid In Closet For 'Playing Too Much' - Then Went Home Sick For The Day

Let’s do that thing where you guys tells me all the reason why homeschooling is so great again because stories like these make me want to never put my own kid on that big yellow bus again. A teacher in Memphis, Tennessee locked a FIVE-YEAR-OLD (Not that this would be OK with a kid of any age, but five? I have ketchup that is older than five-years-old!) in a closet because according to the little girl, she was “playing too much.” More »

Nigella Lawson’s Husband Wants You To Know That His Hands Around His Wife’s Neck Are Just ‘A Playful Tiff’

Nigella Lawson's Husband Wants You To Know That His Hands Around His Wife's Neck Are Just 'A Playful Tiff'

Charles Saatchi had a violent argument with his wife Nigella Lawson that resulted in his hands around her neck at a restaurant. In the paparazzi pictures, Nigella appears “petrified” and “helpless” to quote other reports. Onlookers describe her as crying and “scared.” But husband of the year Charles wants you to know that these are all just signs of a “playful tiff” between married folks. “Playful tiffs” do not include crying and neck grabbing. Like ever. More »

Husband Arrested For Biting His Pregnant Wife’s Bum During An Argument That I Really Need To Know The Details Of

Husband Arrested For Biting His Pregnant Wife's Bum During An Argument That I Really Need To Know The Details Of

Times are stressful for new parents. Even if you’ve already got one in the house, there’s a lot to get straight before welcoming new life. Mounting stress over bills, impending birth arrangements, adjustments to work schedules, and possibly even the guilt over taking some attention off your older kids. That being said, nothing warrants or excuses chomping on your pregnant wife’s behind during even the most noxious fights. More »

When The Child You Adopted Is Sexually Abusing Your 18-Month-Old

When The Child You Adopted Is Sexually Abusing Your 18-Month-Old

Conversations surrounding failed adoptions — or “disruptions” as they are more formally referred to — usually contain an avenue back to Tory Hansen. The adoptive mother accrued many a headline after she notoriously sent little 6-year-old Artyom Saveliev on a flight back to Moscow by his lonesome with a single note. Tory specifically cited her concern for “the safety of my family, friends and myself” when deciding to pop the child on a plane. She was ultimately ordered to pay quite a hefty sum for her vastly irresponsible judgement call. But her deep sense of helplessness and fear “after giving my best to this child” is an experience that reportedly defines adoption for some parents. More »