Topic: funny

The 10 Stages Of Helping Your Kid With A School Project

The 10 Stages Of Helping Your Kid With A School Project

Ah, school projects. They’re often a wonderful learning tool for your child and not terribly involved from a parental perspective. Then, there are others where you find yourself wondering if the teacher is punking you or possibly, in cahoots with the managers of the local craft stores because of all the materials you have to buy. Regardless, you will spend hours over the course of your kid’s school career helping them deal with school projects and over time, you may start to notice a pattern in your approach. More »

Saved By The Bell Gave Us All The Parenting Advice We’ll Ever Need

Saved By The Bell Gave Us All The Parenting Advice We'll Ever Need

No other show held such a place in my heart and played as big of a role in my formative years and I know I’m not alone. It shaped my expectations for high school as an impressionable child and also, my earliest ideas on friendships. Looking back, it also taught me plenty about how to parent my children. Some of the lessons were a bit murky when I was a kid but now, they are emerging. Crystal clear. More »

Old Phones, Netflix, And Other Perfect ‘Co-Parents’

Old Phones, Netflix, And Other Perfect 'Co-Parents'

As parents, we need all the help we can get. For those of us with a spouse or co-parent, a lot of it can come from taking turns with child care duties and getting breaks when we need them. However, there are many times in a parent’s day when help from another human is simply not an option. That’s when certain things can pinch hit for you — be it something to make your day go a little easier or an object to distract your small child so you no longer have to. More »

‘Christians Against Dinosaurs’ Exists, In Case You Needed Something To Laugh About Today‏

'Christians Against Dinosaurs' Exists, In Case You Needed Something To Laugh About Today‏

In what I deeply hope for the sake of humanity is a joke, a Christian parent posted on a message board about their concern for our children learning about dinosaurs. Not just that they aren’t real because of their religious beliefs, but because they are questioning the morality of dinosaurs. If it’s a joke, it’s a fantastic one. If they are serious, I am truly afraid for our future as a species. More »