Mothers, burning the midnight oil for their little ones, often find themselves shouldering the nighttime baby duties more frequently than their partners. Sleep-deprived and low on energy, they soldier on to meet their babies’ needs day in and day out. However, the modern dad is stepping up to the plate, realizing the importance of sharing the load when it comes to nighttime parenting and contributing to their children’s upbringing.
Suddenly spotting something in our home or workspace that clearly doesn’t belong there can be quite unsettling. Initially taken aback by the presence of this unfamiliar item, we quickly strive to find an explanation for its existence. Most of the time, we end up recalling who it belongs to and why it ended up there. However, in rare cases, some found objects remain forever a mystery. Many people featured in our article still break into a sweat when recalling their curious discoveries.
In the age of social media, where picture-perfect moments often take center stage, a refreshing and honest portrayal of the early days of parenthood is gaining widespread attention. From sleepless nights to diaper mishaps, these courageous individuals are shedding light on the raw and unfiltered aspects of parenting.
You get a notification on your phone saying that the Internet will cease to exist in 7 days. You toss your gadget aside and continue watching TV. Suddenly, you see a “breaking news” notification pop up. And the news presenter repeats what you’ve just read in the message! The channel broadcasts live footage of people panicking in the streets and losing their minds. You look out of the window of your apartment and see people running around carrying their phones and laptops. You go down and try to avoid the chaos by standing in an alleyway. Behind you, someone is mindlessly walking around muttering “no more Internet” over and over. You get a call from an unknown number telling you that you have to meet someone in an unknown location. You open the map on your phone and go there by car. From the outside, it seems to be an abandoned building. But from the inside, it’s a Hi-Tech facility with scientists in hazmat suits and lab coats. You’ve made it just in time for the briefing. A scientist with gray hair walks into the projector room and begins his presentation.
On average, children inquire about 73 queries daily. Regrettably, there is no official record of the exact number of facepalms parents endure daily due to their kids’ antics, but we can safely assume it’s quite substantial! And it’s not only the inquiries that lead to this reaction. Every now and then, children engage in actions that leave you torn between bursting into laughter or shedding a tear. The collection of 19 pictures below beautifully captures that very sentiment.
While small families have become the norm, Karen and Deon Derrico stand out with their remarkable brood of 14 children. They have surpassed expectations and shattered conventional limits, embracing the joys of a bustling household. Recently, she got candid about all the challenges and has something to say to all the people who didn’t quite accept her decision.
The holiday season usually means we all anticipate relaxing by the beach or exploring new countries with our loved ones. But booking hotels and traveling can be extremely stressful, and sometimes a great vacation can become a nightmare if the hotel you’re staying at isn’t what you expected. Luckily, these 15 hotel employees shared invaluable trade secrets to tell you what to expect behind the scenes.
Life with children is truly unpredictable. Despite our best efforts, we are never truly prepared for what our children have in store for us. Our kids can be hellbent on keeping us on our toes 24/7, but this chaotic energy can make life as a parent incomparable to anything else. These 28 parents embraced the chaos their children bring to their lives and tweeted these gems for us to enjoy.
Nothing is worse than discovering that the person who calls you “son” is not your real father. This has happened to some people who do an at-home DNA test out of sheer curiosity or to find out more about their roots. The young man in our article took the test together with his father, and both discovered a hidden truth about their family.
Attention humans! This is not a drill. Dinosaurs have reappeared on our planet and are currently roaming around causing chaos. The most advanced scientific labs are trying to understand how this happened overnight, but until we have some answers, here’s what you should do!
The cause of the Titanic crash was an iceberg. Or so we’ve always been told... But new research has come to light that debunks this theory. On April 15th, 1915, Titanic, the biggest ship of its time, completely disappeared under the ice-cold surface of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s hard to believe that such a massive and expensive creation could be destroyed by one simple iceberg, right? Well, recent findings suggest that the real cause of the disaster was a fire, not an iceberg.
Although motherhood is the most beautiful role of a mother, it can be very exhausting at times. From bottles of clean water to fortified food in just a second, life with young children really does require a lot of nerve and commitment. This young mom, Olga Alekseeva, is inspired by her 2 sons to illustrate the funniest moments that a chaos and craziness in a home with kids can look like.
The Universe is not static. It evolves all the time and grows in all directions. It’s expanding, and scientists found this out almost a century ago. And it’s not at a stable rate — the more time goes by, the faster the Universe expands. As this happens, stars, planets, and galaxies move farther and farther apart, which leaves more space between them. If that’s the case, the Universe is supposed to become colder as it expands, right? After all, it was a lot denser when the Big Bang happened. And a lot hotter. As it was expanding, space was cooling down, which created conditions for planets, stars, and other space objects to form.
We know that living in chaos is a common problem, but fortunately, we’ve come up with some solutions! To help you achieve the perfect order, we have compiled a list of the best-selling organizers that will transform your living environment into a peaceful haven. So let’s dive in and discover the perfect ways to transform your home and lifestyle!
DAY 1A small but powerful tremor is shaking the city of Naples, Italy. The news networks are reporting on the event. The experts believe that Mount Vesuvius, the stratovolcano on the Gulf of Naples [Mount Vesuvius], will explode soon — but when?
Hey, if I said “what time is it?”, you’ll probably look at your phone, laptop screen, or wristwatch to find out. But how do these devices know the time? In your devices, the time is set automatically by the program. But how does this program know the exact time? People set up wristwatches before the sale. But then how do these people know the time? (Does anybody really know what time it is? Hey there’s a song there.) Anyway, how do we determine this time, and what happens if all the clocks in the world stop? Wait a minute! Or longer...
Going to a restaurant may be the perfect plan for people wanting to escape from cooking at home. But it’s quite the opposite for those who work in those busy kitchens. With orders at a mile a minute and having to take care of every detail of the dishes, these chefs do everything they can to control the chaos. Still, sometimes it is inevitable, so they decide to make the best of it and laugh.
Baddies always catch our attention, and sometimes, we even sympathize with the best Marvel and MCU villains. One study found that people, in general, are attracted to the darker versions of themselves, as it lets us safely acknowledge our dark aspects. So, if you like villains, you’re not alone. Here’s a list of the top 10 Marvel and MCU villains ranked that ordinary people find attractive.
People are often happier by the anticipation of a vacation than by the vacation itself, according to a study. It mentions how most people, post-trip, are as happy as someone who hasn’t gone on vacation. This might be related to a number of things, but we all know the stress of traveling is likely a big factor. Whether the hotel failed to meet expectations or air travel was full of headaches, folks on social media sure illustrate how chaotic going on a trip can be.
The best is the enemy of the good. Sometimes, even the most experienced managers forget this simple truth. Of course, rules are necessary, but some of them may lead to chaos. We’ve read some crazy stories about silly rules that have backfired, and there’s a bonus section about the way children fight silly school rules.
Sometimes we might wish there was a pill that could automatically solve all our problems. Although it hasn’t been invented yet, we can do just fine with ingenious tips people somehow manage to come up with. Legend has it, it’s either because of a necessity or outright laziness. In any case, it wholly depends on how you look at it, and we don’t mind the benefits the life hacks bring us.
The terms “terrible twos” and “troublesome threes” were coined for a reason — toddlers behave erratically when they are at the phase where they begin to process emotions and develop independent thinking. And part of a kid’s unpredictability is their lack of a filter when speaking what’s on their mind. As a result, parents are left to deal with funny quips and silly questions every day.
“All great changes are preceded by chaos.” And our lives would be chaotic without technology and all the significant changes around us. But, large or mall, they are hopefully made by a tiny group of thoughtful, committed citizens. And, no doubt, they make our life easier and much more comfortable than ever before.
Living with toddlers can be both wholesome and messy, but never boring. Toddlers love to cause chaos around the house, and other times they are such heart-warming, creative little individuals. However, this is part of their uniqueness, growth, and learning — nothing beats getting to know your child as they grow, with the exception of possibly breaking a computer screen.
Sometimes our eyes get the chance to see things that instantly make our brains rejoice and soothe our soul. It could be a neat pantry that is symmetrically organized or an omelet that happened to be the exact shape and size of the bread it sits on. At times these ’’flawless’’ sights are the result of pure coincidence, other times they have hours of hard work behind them. Whichever it is, it always feels good to encounter these rare moments of perfection.
When we are at home, what we are looking for is a space to be calm and without much stress, but for some people that can be a little difficult to achieve. If living with your family is sometimes chaotic, imagine what it’s like for those who have had to share their home with distant relatives or even strangers.
Some jobs related to construction or repair seem like the easiest things to do. However, the final result doesn’t always seem to live up to what was expected as a result. The most surprising thing is that there are people who only had to do one very simple task, which they were given clear instructions on how to fulfill, and they still decided to finish it without testing or measuring properly. Clearly, they managed to create complete chaos wherever they went...
Artist Olga Alekseeva draws comics about motherhood. Her works are made up of the bits and pieces of craziness and chaos found in any home where kids live. Olga has 2 sons who are her source of inspiration. If you have kids, you’ll definitely recognize yourself in these illustrations. If not, you’ll simply have another reason to laugh.
Odysseus and Loki. Capitan Jack Sparrow and Mary Poppins. It would seem that they’re all such different characters, but in fact, they’re all tricksters — characters who don’t abide by the generally accepted norms and who break the rules. Their deeds may be good or may lead to catastrophic consequences, but at the same time, the tricksters themselves are always much more complicated than any completely positive or negative characters.
Every day, we meet the representatives of different professions starting from bus drivers and postmen to doctors and pilots. Most often, our knowledge about what working with people is like is quite superficial. Meanwhile, they have a lot of things they would like to share with us — from useful tips and warnings to cries from the heart.
If you have pets, you probably know how clever yet naive they can be. You may turn around for just 5 seconds and voila — you no longer have a sandwich to eat or that puzzle you’ve been working on for a week is gone. These little troublemakers will never get bored, even if they’re all alone.
We know that celebrities live a glamorous life surrounded by luxury and designer clothing. However, these actresses and singers showed that they are just like the rest of the mothers in the world as they too have to deal with sleepless nights, crying babies, vomit, and girdle panties.
In most cases, our adorable fluffy pet serves as an anti-stress companion for us, that is ready to boost our mood with a sweet purr at any moment. However, some cats turn out to be the representatives of eternal naughtiness. They don’t listen to their owners’ commands, they steal our food, and just generally bring chaos into our lives. And we are sure that they believe they are the true kings of the world.
In the past 10 years in the US, the amount of families with three or more children has increased. And with just one child being a handful, we can only imagine which chaos 3 or more bring. Here are some pages straight out of the books of parenting pros.
’Is perfectionism a gift or a curse?’ could be the title of a new world bestseller and the lines to get it would be longer than those for a new iPhone. It just so happens that the number of people yearning for perfection has increased greatly within the several past years but still aren’t outnumbered by the number of things that bring small but nerve-touching chaos to this world.