Topic: teenagers

10 Hilariously Terrible Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

10 Hilariously Terrible Ways To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

Let’s face it. No parent looks forward to “The Talk.” The birds and the bees have been an uncomfortable rite of passage for parents and teens since the beginning of time, and the information area has only made it worse. In an age where one keystroke can bring up every conceivable type of sexual fetish and flavor known to man, how do you tactfully go about talking to your kids about sex? More »

30 Frat Members To Be Charged In Hazing Death Of 19-Year Old And The Punishment Will Never Be Enough

30 Frat Members To Be Charged In Hazing Death Of 19-Year Old And The Punishment Will Never Be Enough

I don’t know about all of you Mommyish readers, but since I became a mother, I have spent an inordinate amount of time day-dreaming about my children’s futures. I worry, I wonder, I giggle and sometimes, I shudder. Being a youngish mom, I remember my youth very clearly- both the good and the bad. I remember times where I desperately wanted to fit in with a certain group of people and I know I did things to make that happen that would have made my mom cry. 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 »

Rachel Canning’s Parents Blame Her Boyfriend For Her Bad Behavior But His Parents Say Not So Fast

Rachel Canning's Parents Blame Her Boyfriend For Her Bad Behavior But His Parents Say Not So Fast

The Rachel Canning case keeps getting messier because now the parents of her boyfriend have decided to come forward to The Daily Mail in defense of their son who Sean and Elizabeth Canning blame for leading their daughter astray.This is just my opinion, but I think at this point maybe all the parents involved should just stop talking to the press and get their houses in order, but nobody has asked me. More »

3-Year-Olds Mays Be A*sholes, But 17-Year-Olds Are Stone Cold Motherf*ckers

3-Year-Olds Mays Be A*sholes, But 17-Year-Olds Are Stone Cold Motherf*ckers

The other day Sarah Fader wrote a post on Huffington Post Parents entitled 3-Year-Olds Are A**holes. I agree with her, and so have a lot of other articles on Mommyish, but even though toddlers might be their own special brand of asshole, they cannot compare to the utter assholy-ish-ness of teenagers. Three-year-olds may be assholes, but teenagers are stone cold motherfuckers. And I should know, because I have one. More »

Future Racists Of America Pissed They Can’t Wear Their American Flag T-shirts To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Future Racists Of America Pissed They Can't Wear Their American Flag T-shirts To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Today in “It’s all about meeeee and I don’t care how racially intolerant this makes me seem” teenager news, a mess of teenagers all have their tighty whiteys (and I mean WHITEYS) in a bunch because they didn’t get to wear their American flag T-shirts as some political statement when a Live Oak High School in the San Jose suburb of Morgan Hill told them to turn their T-shirts inside out during Cinco de Mayo. More »