Topic: children’s safety

World’s Worst Babysitter Abandons Toddler At Hairdresser And Mother Is Now Fighting For Custody

World's Worst Babysitter Abandons Toddler At Hairdresser And Mother Is Now Fighting For Custody

When you leave your child with a babysitter, you likely have some expectations. Namely, that the babysitter will keep your child safe, clothed, fed, loved and even entertained during the time they are with them. I’m pretty sure that the last thing any parent expects when they leave their child with a babysitter is a battle to retain custody of their own kid. More »

It Is Obvious These 10 Nurseries Are Not Meant For Babies

It Is Obvious These 10 Nurseries Are Not Meant For Babies

And I suppose I get it- the baby doesn’t know any better so you may as well decorate to your heart’s content but the fact is, your baby will eventually be a child and children like things meant for them. They will not appreciate the $400 ottoman made of white minky fabric that you commissioned from a local furniture designer. They will give exactly zero shits about that fancy crib bedding you had made with custom fabrics that took weeks to select. They will laugh in the face of the elaborate shit you’ve hung on the wall above the crib as they rip it down once they learn to pull up. It will be a graphic first lesson in how kid’s take your dreams and literally shred them to bits! More »

You Will Understand Why This High School Banned Backpacks

You Will Understand Why This High School Banned Backpacks

As a parent of a school-age child no news stories give me chills and have me hyper-ventilating like the ones about horrible things happening in schools. Shootings, bombings and stabbings seem to dominate headlines these days and of course, schools are on their toes doing everything in their power to keep their students safe. That is why I am not surprised and am actually impressed that this Long Island high school is taking extreme measures to ensure the safety of their students and faculty. More »

Watch This Strong 11-Year-Old Go Before School Superintendents To Talk About Bullying

Watch This Strong 11-Year-Old Go Before School Superintendents To Talk About Bullying

Bullying exceeds the mere seven to three o’ clock torture fest that kids of yester-year endured. Round the clock cyberbulling, along with more conventional bullying, make life a quadruple hell for those kids who have obvious differences. Like 11-year-old Caine Smith, who says that he endures daily physical abuse (including being beaten and choked) and all because HE HAS TWO MOMS AND LONG HAIR. More »

Real Or Fake: Sanctimommy Arguments For Ruining Halloween

Real Or Fake: Sanctimommy Arguments For Ruining Halloween

Sanctimommies pop up year round but Halloween is very special time of year  for those looking to wag some parenting fingers. As you’re scrambling to put together this year’s Halloween costume and organize a tick or treating route, you better believe there will be Facebook statuses and online comments about how “evil” Halloween is and how that Halloween candy consumption needs to be put into check. Whether it’s a concern about cavities, “tripping hazards,” or Satanic Worship, you’ll be truly spooked. More »

Out Of This World Brave 11-Year-Old Goes Public With Being Molested By Grandfather

Out Of This World Brave 11-Year-Old Goes Public With Being Molested By Grandfather

While media outlets are touting the word “brave” to describe women who wear a bikini while pregnant, 11-year-old Breann Hill is putting her own face to the pervasiveness of inter-family molestation. This little girl is not only superhuman for getting vocal within her own family — a herculean effort for anybody– but also for speaking into a microphone about it. More »

My Daughter’s Daycare Teacher Has Been Charged With Abuse

My Daughter’s Daycare Teacher Has Been Charged With Abuse

My first impression of Jessie was that she was a bit distant with the kids—the first time I saw her, she was outside on the playground holding a toddler, surveying the group of kids without a smile. I thought she was someone’s mom, because she didn’t seem very interested in interacting with everyone. But she was young, somewhat attractive, and perhaps these things tricked me into believing she was perfectly competent. More »