I may sound like an old mom, but I’m to say it anyway—I’m so glad social media wasn’t around when I was a teen. I remember desperately wanting to do something bad or funny or dangerous with my friends, and the worst thing I did was prank call a random person or ring a doorbell and run away. More
You can say that they need E-mail to keep in contact with long distance relatives. No, they don’t. Grandma can get off her butt and mail your child an actual letter or postcard using an actual pen and paper. Kids love getting mail, and pretty much every kid needs some time practicing their penmanship which they can do by sitting at your kitchen table and crafting out a reply. Even little kids can scribble a picture using crayons. If grandma refuses to send an actual letter, she can e-mail your kid an electronic missive to your account. Problem solved.
This is why your kids shouldn’t have access to twitter.Teen Tweets Terrorist Threat To American Airlines and finds out the hard way some jokes aren’t funny. More
This is so funny you guys. Mastermind mom Ilana Wiles behind the #babymugging craze has now started #babysuiting, where you grab yourself a baby and some business wear and add the two together for some hilarious photo ops. More
It’s possible that I am just easily entertained today because I had a fantastic night’s sleep – but the #RuinAChildrensBook Twitter feed made my morning. Is there anything more enjoyable than taking something that is meant to bring joy to young kids and totally manipulating it to appease your sick sense of humor? There probably is, but I can’t think of it right now because I am too busy laughing at these.
Sometimes being a mom is so HARD. Hashtags used appropriately on Twitter are also really HARD. When you mix the two, what do you get? You have a perfect storm of mommy martyrdom on your hands. More
Shut up high school students. Seriously. Another day, another case of people shrieking about their first amendment rights because their special snowflakes were behaving like assholes. This case involves a group of 20 students who were suspended from school for re-tweeting a tweet that claimed one of their teachers flirts with her students and who her son is. Some of the students felt the need to share this gossip with their peers on social media and were suspended as punishment. More
10 hilarious examples of the #ToddlerProblems hash tag to brighten your day. More
There’s a new hilarious Twitter account in town, and it’s so right on some moms aren’t getting the joke. You’ve heard of a “Sancitmommy.” But have you hear of a “Sanctibaby?” Sanctibaby exists to make you feel shitty about all of your parenting choices. And she is hilarious. Well, maybe it’s a he. I can never tell with babies. More
In breaking news of “kids these days” and “bad social media bad” and “why did I ever have boys?”, some idiotic teen uses social media for all the wrong reasons to gain pointless Internet fame. This ingenious or awful kid pulled an American Pie rip-off and posted a Vine video of himself sexing brown-sugar cinnamon Pop Tarts. More
This Delta breastfeeding tweet to a new mom made the Internet go crazy. More
Dunn didn’t like the rap music the kids had blaring from the car, and it ended in a disagreement over what Dunn called “rap crap” with him firing 10 shots into the car (filled with kids) because he didn’t like the music. One of these bullets left then 17-year-old Jordan Davis dead. Jordan would have celebrated his 19th birthday yesterday. More
Teenagers are stupid. As someone who was once a teenager I realize this. We were all as dumb as wet mittens. I think about this a lot, how I would have acted had social media been around back in the day when I was emulating Siouxsie Sioux and writing bad poetry in my Lisa Frank covered in anarchy symbols notebook, and I doubt I would have ever been this dumb. A teenage girl in Virginia is facing charges of child pornography after tweeting nude photos.. of herself. More