Topic: Childrearing

10 Signs Your Child Is On A Sugar High, In GIFs

10 Signs Your Child Is On A Sugar High, In GIFs

The Easter Bunny (me) didn’t put any toys in my kid’s basket, because I’m a novice at this type of stuff. It was the first year he got a basket, so we’ll call it a “rough draft.” Since I couldn’t very well snatch the basket right out of his little hands when I realized he would be eating M&M’s for breakfast – he did just that and proceeded to have the most epic sugar-saturated-toddler-jerk-day, ever. Thank you Easter Bunny! More »

Teen Amazingly Convinces McDonald’s To Stop Offering ‘Girls’ And ‘Boys’ Toys

Teen Amazingly Convinces McDonald's To Stop Offering 'Girls' And 'Boys' Toys

When Antonia Ayers-Brown was 11-years-old, she wrote a letter to the CEO of McDonald’s to “ask him to change the way his stores sold Happy Meals.” She was frustrated after hearing “do you want a boy toy or a girl toy” endlessly, and decided to do something about it. She told him asking the gender of children receiving toys was akin to asking at a job interview “whether someone wanted a man’s job or a woman’s job.” She wasn’t satisfied with their response. More »

Alicia Silverstone, If You Believe You Potty-Trained Your Six-Month-Old I Have A Bridge To Sell You

Alicia Silverstone, If You Believe You Potty-Trained Your Six-Month-Old I Have A Bridge To Sell You

This method of potty training is not new. It’s called “elimination communication.” The idea is that your child was born ready to potty train and it’s your lazy Western reliance on environment-destroying disposable diapers that is getting in the way of your six-month-old’s natural inclination to use the actual toilet. In a nutshell. More »