Topic: children’s safety

When Your Kids Are In The Car You’ve Lost The Right To Road Rage

When Your Kids Are In The Car You've Lost The Right To Road Rage

I am not going to lie to you all and say that I never get annoyed behind the wheel while my kids are in the backseat. They both know that sometimes Mommy will call someone “stupid” if they cut me off and I have used my horn before to express my displeasure at the behavior of another motorist. I have never been proud of it and I try my best to corral my emotions when I have the kids in the car with me. More »

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 »