If you grew up poor and not as privileged to have things because of the income your parents or parent brought in, you were most likely on food stamps which helped put food in the house. Everybody has their personal opinions, but whether you like it or not, this program helps a bunch of people […]
When Netflix dropped it’s latest original series, Stranger Things, on July 15, it became an instant success. Children loved it because it was scary, but not gory enough that their parents wouldn’t allow them to watch it. Adults, in turn, loved it for the 80s references. Show More Summary
Someone has left tens of thousands of dollars around Salem, Oregon, in the form of anonymous $100 bills. More » A Wonderful Mystery Man Has Been Hiding $100 Bills in Boxes of Diapers is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Going back to school comes with a mixed bag of emotions for both parents and kids. By the end of the Summer, most parents are ready for school to start, whereas the kiddos would do anything to extend their vacations and hang tight to the lazy days. Show More Summary
“She was my news lady in the mornings and everyone that knew me, I showed them, ‘This is my daughter,’" said her mom.
MICHAEL JORDAN WEIGHS IN ON POLICE SHOOTINGS AND RACIAL TURMOIL: He weighs in with prestige, eloquence and a two million dollar donation. I was raised by parents who taught me to love and respect people regardless of their race or background, so I am saddened and frustrated by the divisive rhetoric and racial tensions that […]
Sneaking up on someone holding a giant knife is a good way to get stabbed. More » Don’t Try to Scare Mom When She’s Holding a Giant Knife, No Matter How Funny the GIF Is is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
By Amie M. Gordon I became a parent a year and a half ago, and my life changed forever. When I was pregnant, lots of parents gave me advice (Enjoy going to the grocery store by yourself while you still can! Go out on dates! Clean your house!). Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal Tax Report: Congratulations on the Summer Job! Here’s What You Owe the Government; Some Children’s Returns Are as Complicated as Their Parents’, by Laura Saunders: Summertime living is supposed to be easy, but for those who take seasonal jobs the taxes can be tricky. Now is a...
The year was 1983. I was in the fifth grade, and my school had sent home a letter informing parents that our class would be screened for scoliosis that week. I had never heard of scoliosis before and neither had any of the other kids in my class, spurring widespread discussion on the... Continue reading
The memory of suffering from a miscarriage is one that can last forever, and many parents opt to honor their unborn child in an equally permanent way. Deciding to get an ink memorial is a stunning way to pay tribute to the little one you lost with a visible reminder that they won't be forgotten. Show More Summary
Post by Liz Alterman. What can only be described as a parent's greatest fear has happened once again. An event for teens, hosted at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, ended in tragedy as a shooting claimed the lives of two teens, 14-year-old Sean Archilles and 18-year-old Stef'An Strawder, and injured as many as 14 others, ages 12–27. Show More Summary
To the editor: In about 1925, my parents bought a house on Angeles Vista Boulevard. It was the first house built by the Los Angeles Investment Company, the developers of View Park. The house had an electric dishwasher, automatic garage door opener and other innovations. A large aviary was built...
President Barack Obama smells a rose given to him by Sophia Ahmadi, 2, as her parents, Zainab Ahmadi and Mohammad Ahmadi, look on during the Eid al-Fitr reception in the East Room of the White House, July 21, 2016. (Official White House...Show More Summary
"A woman was taking pictures. She eventually came up to us and asked if our parents were around, so we took her to my mom and dad."
Wedding Party Gifts for Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, and Parents Giving gifts is one of my favorite parts of the holidays (besides the amazing food, of course!). Shopping for gifts for our wedding party and families was one of the best parts of wedding planning. Show More Summary