Topic: Internet

Creepy Arkansas Judge Leaked Charlize Theron Adoption Details And Trolled Online Message Boards

Creepy Arkansas Judge Leaked Charlize Theron Adoption Details And Trolled Online Message Boards

I’m so naive. I have always assumed that hardcore Internet trolls were basement-dwelling, Cheeto-fingere’d, Gamer-fueld amped up dickweeds who were cranky their parents grounded them for downloading porno on the internets, when in fact an online troll can be just about anyone, including 52-year-old judges from Arkansas. This report is totally bonkers. More »

STFU Parents: How The Olympics Have Inspired Parents On Facebook

STFU Parents: How The Olympics Have Inspired Parents On Facebook

With the 2014 Winter Olympics soon drawing to a close, I felt a surge of inspiration to compile the incredibly boring ways that moms talk about the Games on social media whenever the multi-sport events are held (which is seemingly every year now — score!). It was nearly two short years ago that I wrote a similar recap of responses to the 2012 Summer Olympics, and now here we are again, cheering for our country’s team and re-discovering the stalest joke in America — that moms, too, are one version of Olympian. More »

Mom May Go To Prison For Buying Her Daughter A DIY Abortion Because We Are Back To The Good ‘Ol Back Alley Days

Mom May Go To Prison For Buying Her Daughter A DIY Abortion Because We Are Back To The Good 'Ol Back Alley Days

I’m not Jennifer Whalen, but as a mom I can assume the 38-year-old mother from Washington, Pennsylvania didn’t make the decision to order the abortion medications  misoprostol and mifepristone online for her 16-year-old daughter lightly. Having your daughter face an unwanted pregnancy can’t be an easy thing for any mom to go through, and I’m sure Whalen, who is an unregistered nurse, spent a lot of time contemplating this whole thing before she spent 45 dollars on buying the drugs in January of 2012. More »

I Don’t Need An Internet Break Because The Internet Keeps Me Sane

I Don't Need An Internet Break Because The Internet Keeps Me Sane

Everywhere I turn, moms on the internet are painted as these sweatpants wearing couch trolls, who are pinning away while simultaneously playing Candy Crush and spying on their high school ex-boyfriends. Meanwhile, their kids are running free, empting toilet paper rolls and shampoo bottles into the bathtub. Please. That has only happened to me like… twice… with this last kid. Maybe more if you count the others. I need a lock for that bathroom door. More »