Topic: Facebook

STFU Parents: Moms Who Preach About Eating Their Placenta Can Stop Now

STFU Parents: Moms Who Preach About Eating Their Placenta Can Stop Now

Placentas have become such a fetishized post-birth fascination — especially since so many hospitals still won’t allow women to bring their placenta home, forcing those who do to “smuggle” theirs out like spies — that it can be difficult to keep up with all the ways new moms (and dads!) make use of the temporary organ most of us refer to as “medical waste.” More »

If You’re A Daycare Teacher Venting That You ‘Hate Kids’ You Might Not Want To Vent On Facebook

If You're A Daycare Teacher Venting That You 'Hate Kids' You Might Not Want To Vent On Facebook

A single mother in Texas had just started a new job working as a teacher in a daycare center and took to Facebook immediately to report how much she didn’t like it and also, that she hates kids. Nice, right? The post was shared by enough people that it got back to the daycare center and she was fired. This might make me sound cruel but firing her was the exact right thing to do. More »

This Facebook Post About Disciplining Kids Is The Only One That’s Ever Deserved To Go Viral

This Facebook Post About Disciplining Kids Is The Only One That's Ever Deserved To Go Viral

Every few weeks, there’s another story about a parent whose social media pronouncement about their child’s misbehavior and its now embarrassingly-public consequences goes viral. But this morning, the story of a parent going online to discuss her kids’ awful behavior and its resulting fallout has a different outcome, and it’s one we should be applauding, not condemning. More »