Topic: STFU Parents

STFU Parents: 2015 Trend Forecast For Parents On Facebook

STFU Parents: 2015 Trend Forecast For Parents On Facebook

Social media trends can last long enough to become mainstream (I’m thinking of the people who create Facebook account for their fetus — that “trend” hasn’t slowed down at all), but even still, new ways of using sites like Facebook crop up every day. Sometimes they lead to a rash of interminable fads, like pregnancy announcements involving various pairs of shoes, chalkboards, or jars of Prego spaghetti sauce, until the trend is so overused that it finally jumps the shark. More »

STFU Parents: Top 6 Overshare Tips For Parents In 2015

STFU Parents: Top 6 Overshare Tips For Parents In 2015

Happy New Year! It’s officially 2015, and I’m both excited and scared to see what the year ahead will bring us on social media. Will this be the year that parents finally stop complaining about Daylight Saving Time? Will couples’ maternity photo shoots get taken to a terrifying new level that I can’t predict or imagine? Are parents prepared to give mommyjacking a rest, or are they just gearing up to lay down the mommyjack smack on another social platform? More »

STFU Parents: Do Viral Pictures Of Babies Pooping On Their Parents Encourage Other Parents To Overshare?

STFU Parents: Do Viral Pictures Of Babies Pooping On Their Parents Encourage Other Parents To Overshare?

Everyone poops, and for babies in particular, pooping is a huge part of an average day. It’s not necessarily appropriate for a middle-aged man to regale people with stories or pictures of himself pooping, but since babies have no control over their bowels, those tales and images are viewed as much more acceptable — funny, even. More »

STFU Parents: Giving Thanks For All The Cool Parents

STFU Parents: Giving Thanks For All The Cool Parents

What is it that compels some parents to post about bodily fluids and others to turn their parenting lives into hilarious snippets of humor? I have no idea. But I don’t think it’s typical for individual parents to post about both. You’re either a “Cool Mom” (in the best sense), or you’re someone who revels in bloody tooth socket photography, in my experience. More »