Topic: childrearing teenager

3-Year-Olds Mays Be A*sholes, But 17-Year-Olds Are Stone Cold Motherf*ckers

3-Year-Olds Mays Be A*sholes, But 17-Year-Olds Are Stone Cold Motherf*ckers

The other day Sarah Fader wrote a post on Huffington Post Parents entitled 3-Year-Olds Are A**holes. I agree with her, and so have a lot of other articles on Mommyish, but even though toddlers might be their own special brand of asshole, they cannot compare to the utter assholy-ish-ness of teenagers. Three-year-olds may be assholes, but teenagers are stone cold motherfuckers. And I should know, because I have one. More »

Tattoos, Piercings, And Other Things I’ll Never Let Into My Home

Tattoos, Piercings, And Other Things I'll Never Let Into My Home

I’m going to sound old and out of touch now – but I’m okay with that. My children will not have tattoos, piercings other than basic ear piercing, or any other permanent body alterations done while they are living under my roof. Not because I dislike tattoos or piercings – but because I believe there are some boundaries that should be set by parents, so kids are forced to wait until they are mature enough to make certain decisions. More »

Teen Who ‘Sexy Yearbooked’ Her Way Into A Film Is Already Acting Like A Celebrity

Teen Who 'Sexy Yearbooked' Her Way Into A Film Is Already Acting Like A Celebrity

Sydney Spies as the young lady who famously submitted a yearbook photo “too sexy” for print. Insert needless Today show commentary here. Following that unnecessary hoopla, the teen was then offered a movie role in a Syfy film. I’m not quite sure whether this film is in post- or pre-production, but no matter. As Ms. Spies is already acting like a huge tabloid-y mess as evidenced by her recent arrest. And that of her mama. More »