Two Parenting Stories From the Country That Used to Be America

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Hardened Criminal #1: Stay-at-home suburban mom lets kids ride scooters on her cul-de-sac. Pain-in-the-ass neighbor calls to complain. Idiot cops fail to tell neighbor to get bent, and instead arrest the mother for child endangerment: overnight in jail, orange jumpsuit, 18 hours behind bars and all. Hardened Criminal #2: Working, lower-income mom gets daughter a [Read More...]

Even “Trivial Pursuit” Isn’t Safe

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I got my daughter a Trivial Pursuit page-a-day calender I found on sale. She’s been enjoying it. Then we got to today’s entry: So, we began the day with my daughter asking, “What’s a lap-dance, mommy?” And the pornification of America continues, drop by drop. Thanks Hasbro! [Read more...]

Instagram, Vine, and Porn: What Parents Should Know

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This post contains mature images that have been obscured, but may still offend some readers. As Vine, Twitter’s new 6-second-video sharing service is swept up and spun around by the inevitable pornado, it’s worth looking at how Instagram handled a similar issue, and where they’ve failed. Social networks and porn don’t mix well. For a [Read More...]


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