Who could we possibly love almost as much as our own or our children’s fathers? Fictional fathers, of course! Here are 12 of our favorite fictional fathers out there. Who would you add to this list?
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] With the recent Academy Awards, I was thinking about what it is like to be a celebrity at an awards show- all the primping, the limousine rides, the fancy food and of course, the coveted celebrity “swag bags.” For years, I have heard about these gift bags for all the […]
We lie to our kids. (Even you, person who says she doesn’t. Don’t lie. See? You’re a liar by nature. EMBRACE IT.) Sometimes we lie because the truth is just too complicated or extreme for little ones to wrap their minds around. But other times — well, other times we lie because we just don’t […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] As eager parents hook themselves to its endless drip of contradictory advice, the Internet has managed to create a breeding ground for competitive parenting. It whispers to us about these so-called Mommy Wars, a concept some of us have bought into and perpetuated. Interpretations of the truthy tidbits found online […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] As a digital immigrant, I’m relatively new to the Internet. I remember in high school, my parents got a dial-up modem, opening up the confusing and somewhat titillating world of chat rooms. I excitedly chatted with strangers from across the globe (most of them likely perverts in training) for about a […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] You just took a call from your child’s doctor. It wasn’t his staff calling with the results; it was the doctor himself, which we all know only means that the test came back positive for (fill in the blanks). You hang up the phone. Maybe you remembered to wish him a […]
[nextpage title=”Page 1″ ] We all know about stupid kids’ toys. They’re those crappy things you get in Happy Meals or, worse, trinkets that well-meaning relatives and receptionists at the dentist’s office hand out, thinking they’re doing us a favor or something. YOU’RE NOT DOING US ANY FAVORS, OK? Inevitably, these stupid kids’ toys wind […]
We all know times have changed as far as parenting is concerned. Some of what used to be acceptable for our parents to do is now frowned upon if we do it with our own children, and perhaps rightfully so. We live in a dangerous world. Everywhere you turn, there they are: predators and ne’er-do-wells, […]