Topic: children

Yeah, Schools Shouldn’t Be Sending Letters About Students’ Weight

Yeah, Schools Shouldnât Be Sending Letters About Studentsâ Weight

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I don’t think schools have any business informing parents that their children are overweight. Kristen Grasso, a mom in Naples, Fla., likely agrees with me, considering that she informed her local news station when her 5’5, 124 lb, 11-year-old daughter was sent home with a letter saying that she’s overweight. More »

Woman Calls The Childfree By Choice ‘Liars And Fools’ In Absurd Rant About Her Barren Uterus

Woman Calls The Childfree By Choice âLiars And Foolsâ In Absurd Rant About Her Barren Uterus

U.K. journalist Kate Spicer has written a screed in the (where else) Daily Mail all about how not having children makes her feel “unnatural and sad.” At age 44, her doctor has told her that her chances of getting pregnant naturally were “slim to zero” and that there was a very slim chance IVF would work due to her medical history and her age. But before she gets to all that, Spicer needs to humblebrag about how difficult it is being childless. More »

Adorable Biracial 6-Year-Old In Needlessly Controversial Cheerios Ad Gives Amazing Interview

Adorable Biracial 6-Year-Old In Needlessly Controversial Cheerios Ad Gives Amazing Interview

Remember that adorable little girl in the Cheerios ad that garnered a bunch of negative attention for featuring a biracial family? Well, that adorable kid is a real kid! And unlike many of the peculiar, robotic interviews child actors often give, the one she had Tuesday morning with MSNBC is so genuinely sweet, it is as heartwarming and “awwww”-inducing as seeing five puppies cuddle with a giant teddybear wearing a bow tie. More »

Julianne Moore Gracefully Calls Out Sexism In The Media

Julianne Moore Gracefully Calls Out Sexism In The Media

I’ve always admired Julianne Moore. She always sounds thoughtful, she’s a great actress, and she has an awesome side career as a children’s book author. She’s also not afraid to talk about feminism. Hence, I was not too surprised when I saw a quote from her latest magazine profile where she thoughtfully discusses the different ways interviewers approach male and female subjects. More »