Family & kids

From the joyous chaos of playtime to the heartwarming moments of familial love, the "Family & Kids" section invites you to explore the many facets of family life. It's a space dedicated to sharing stories, advice, and insights about familial bonds that make life meaningful and fulfilling.

Here you can find a variety of topics, each shedding light on the complex and beautiful dynamics of family life. You'll read stories that highlight parenting trials and triumphs, offering perspectives from different walks of life and diverse family structures. Here, we celebrate the unconventional and embrace the unique, recognizing that every family has its own story to tell.

In the "Family & Kids" section, we believe in the importance of lifelong learning. You'll find thought-provoking articles that challenge common misconceptions and encourage open discussion about topics that matter. From understanding the benefits of sleeping in separate beds to navigating the complexities of sibling relationships, we aim to provide you with a fresh look at family dynamics.

Safety and well-being are paramount to us. We share tips and insights from experts that can help ensure your loved ones' safety. Whether it's a swimming instructor warning about the dangers of a seemingly harmless habit or a story highlighting the importance of DNA testing, our articles are designed to inform and educate.

As we explore the world of parenting, we also delve into the joys and challenges of raising children. From celebrity parenting styles to the awe-inspiring resilience of parents searching for their lost child, our articles encapsulate the breadth of experiences that shape the journey of parenthood.

In the spirit of inclusivity, we also shine a light on controversial topics that spark important conversations about parenting decisions. We believe in creating a platform for open dialogue, where everyone can share their views and learn from others.

Overall, the "Family & Kids" section is a celebration of family life in all its forms. It's a space where you can immerse yourself in stories that inspire, educate, and provoke thought. No matter what your family looks like, we hope that our content will resonate with you, offering a deeper understanding of the dynamics that make family life both challenging and rewarding.

Join us as we explore the intricate tapestry of family life, diving into stories that capture the essence of love, resilience, and the undeniable bond that ties us together.

Trending stories of Family & kids

What 8 Weird Types of Child Behavior Really Mean

What 8 Weird Types of Child Behavior Really Mean
3 years ago

Sometimes it seems like children are tempted to eat the yuckiest treats like dirt in your backyard or a booger they managed to dig out from their nose. To adults, this and a lot of other stuff children do may seem strange and inexplicable. For example, you might wonder why your kid bangs their head on the crib before going to sleep. But there’s actually a reason children do these things.

I Did a DNA Test for My Baby and Accidentally Uncovered My MIL’s Secret

I Did a DNA Test for My Baby and Accidentally Uncovered My MIL’s Secret
5 days ago

Cheating is a very serious accusation that could lead to losing trust in a relationship. A woman was accused of being unfaithful due to her baby’s uncommon eye color. But when she finally decided to do a DNA test to prove her innocence, the mom found out something that she never expected.

My Mom Lied to Family for Years About Me, but She Met Her Karma at a Family Reunion

My Mom Lied to Family for Years About Me, but She Met Her Karma at a Family Reunion
6 days ago

Our relationship with our moms are not always smooth and full of love. Some people can’t boast with having a really loving and caring mother, and our today’s heroine is one of them. A woman wrote to Reddit with her mildly infuriating story about her relationship with her mom. Luckily, all the vile deeds of her mother were returned back to her when she least expected it.

21 Things Parents and Children Learned When They Stopped Living Under the Same Roof

21 Things Parents and Children Learned When They Stopped Living Under the Same Roof
2 years ago

Sooner or later parents will have to face the fact that their children will leave the nest, maybe to go to college, maybe somewhere else. Time flies by and one good day children are small and fill your home with laughter and tears — the next, they move away from home, and parents are left wondering how they’re doing, or maybe enjoying a new type of freedom.

15 Awkward Situations That Could Happen to Any Parent

15 Awkward Situations That Could Happen to Any Parent
2 years ago

If you’ve never been embarrassed by children, it’s either because you don’t worry about what others think about you or you just don’t have children. The things that kids do can embarrass us at the worst moments. And, as the following stories show, the best thing you can do in these situations is to just laugh about it.

15 Parents Shared What Made Them Realize Their Kids Were Actually Small Adults

15 Parents Shared What Made Them Realize Their Kids Were Actually Small Adults
3 years ago

As parents, we think we know our children. Of course, we live with them, and we know what they are like and how they act in certain situations. However, they often catch us off guard. It’s then that we realize that we don’t know everything about them. Attitudes that we simply could not have predicted show us a completely different side to our beloved children and teach us that, despite believing we are their guides in life, they’re independent beings—sometimes much more than we imagine.

14 People Who Uncovered a Strange Family Secret

14 People Who Uncovered a Strange Family Secret
4 months ago

Many times, we might want to secretly listen to what others are talking about or wish for an invisible cloak to sneak into a room and uncover someone’s hidden truths. Thanks to some courageous Reddit users who were willing to be open and reveal their deepest family secrets, you can now do this simply using the internet.

18 Pics That Show Stepparents’ Everlasting Love Can Be Even Stronger Than Blood Ties

18 Pics That Show Stepparents’ Everlasting Love Can Be Even Stronger Than Blood Ties
2 years ago

Unlike biological parents, who age and grow alongside their children, stepparents choose to join an already established family. Blended families typically face a variety of challenges while attempting to dwell under the same roof. A stepparent-stepchild connection might take years to develop, but it may grow as strong as the tie with an actual parent, or even more.

Recent Stories of Family & kids

My Mom Forgot About My Baby Shower, and Threw My Sister One Instead

My Mom Forgot About My Baby Shower, and Threw My Sister One Instead
3 hours ago

A pregnant woman had to turn to strangers on social media for advice after feeling neglected by her own family. Her mother forgot all about her baby shower, and prioritized her sister, who’s also pregnant. But the issue runs much deeper. She is torn between hurt and confusion, and is looking for help to deal with her emotions and her family’s actions.

My 7 Y.O. Got Kicked Out of Her Own Room, at Her Dad’s House

My 7 Y.O. Got Kicked Out of Her Own Room, at Her Dad’s House
9 hours ago

When we discover that our child is upset or has had their belongings taken away, it’s as if our world is suddenly turned upside down, and we feel compelled to do anything to shield them from harm. Sonia, a mother, found herself in such a situation when her 7-year-old daughter was relocated to another bedroom at her dad’s house. This news ignited a fury within Sonia, prompting her to reach out to us for advice.

My Ex-MIL Has Been Manipulating My Daughter Ever Since My Wife Died

My Ex-MIL Has Been Manipulating My Daughter Ever Since My Wife Died
15 hours ago

A man turned to social media for advice after finding out distressing things about his ex-MIL’s relationship with his own daughter. The man, who lost his wife years ago, shared his worries about how his ex-MIL seems to be trying to manipulate his daughter and change her perception of her own family.

The Cruelest Kind of Revenge

The Cruelest Kind of Revenge
21 hours ago

Revenge can manifest in various shapes and forms, but one of the cruelest is when it impacts our children. Emma and Theo both felt immensely guilty because of their affair, especially since Theo’s wife Julie was Emma’s best friend. Theo left her for Emma once she got pregnant, but they had no idea that their reality was about to get crushed in the most horrific way imaginable.

«It Wasn’t Easy,» Hilary Swank Gets Candid On Being a Mom to Her 10-Month-Old Twins

«It Wasn’t Easy,» Hilary Swank Gets Candid On Being a Mom to Her 10-Month-Old Twins
day ago

Hilary Swank announced in 2022 that she was expecting twins. In April, the ’Million Dollar Baby’ actress and her husband, Philip Schneider, celebrated the arrival of their newborn twins — a son and a daughter — with a post on Instagram. In a new interview, the actress reflected on her life as a new mum to 10-month-old twins.

Empowered Mom Claps Back at Critics After Sharing Public Breastfeeding Photo

Empowered Mom Claps Back at Critics After Sharing Public Breastfeeding Photo
day ago

The ongoing debate surrounding the act of breastfeeding in public has recently been reignited by a young mother determined to challenge societal norms and perceptions. Trinati, a mother to a then 17-month-old daughter, has sparked both controversy and praise for her unapologetic approach to breastfeeding her child in various public settings.

Best of the Week of Family & kids

Why Some Women Give Birth Only to Boys or Only to Girls, According to Science

Why Some Women Give Birth Only to Boys or Only to Girls, According to Science
2 years ago

While the number of men and women has been almost the same, families who have kids of only one gender always leave people wondering why this happens. 60% of parents in the US have more than one child, and many people are scratching their heads about why they have multiple children of the same gender and how they can possibly have a boy or a girl.

My MIL Started Sobbing When She Saw My Husband Washing Dishes

My MIL Started Sobbing When She Saw My Husband Washing Dishes
3 weeks ago

A woman thought that having her MIL visit her home for the first time would be something to celebrate, but she was mistaken. After a carefully planned and elaborate meal, she accidentally overheard her MIL and husband talking outside. She was so stunned by what her MIL said that she turned to social media to tell her story and see if anyone else had gone through a similar situation.

I’m Not Going to Share a Huge Inheritance With My Family

I’m Not Going to Share a Huge Inheritance With My Family
month ago

Last year, my grandfather passed away, and the situation with the inheritance became quite complex. I’m Benjamin, 33 years old, and my grandfather left me the majority of his estate — this includes an upscale house valued at over $890K, along with cash and other valuable assets amounting to more than $250K.

My MIL Disowned Our Family After We Forbid Her From Kissing Our Newborn

My MIL Disowned Our Family After We Forbid Her From Kissing Our Newborn
3 weeks ago

A new mom was left in shock after her mother-in-law had an extreme reaction to what was seemingly a simple rule. Distressed by having possibly caused her husband’s family to drift away, she turned to social media to ask for advice on how to proceed with the difficult matter.

12 Stories That Prove Parenting Is a Never-Ending Journey

12 Stories That Prove Parenting Is a Never-Ending Journey
3 years ago

Any person who has experienced the joy of parenting knows that life with little ones can be different, but in no way can it be called boring. Fortunately, some parents have found unusual ways out of any situation which is why some kids think that the chocolate in Kinder Surprise eggs is for adults, while the batteries in their flashlight never run out.

Monthly Top Picks of Family & kids

How Your Relationship With Your Mom Can Change Over Time

How Your Relationship With Your Mom Can Change Over Time
3 years ago

People say that a mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take. But what if, as time goes by, you become more and more like her? Over the years, a mother’s relationship with her children can grow to become something very different than what it was at first. As she grows older, children grow wiser, and after a while, in most cases, the roles are reversed. For example, think about something your mother always used to tell you. That’s probably something you tell her very often now.

My Brother’s Wife Made Him Cut Ties With Me and Our Parents

My Brother’s Wife Made Him Cut Ties With Me and Our Parents
2 months ago

“Hey, I’m Alex. The past year has been a rollercoaster, and not the fun kind. I’m 32, the responsible big brother, and Jake, my younger brother at 28, was always the carefree spirit. Our parents, Robert and Susan, made our house a home with laughter and warmth. Then Monica came into the picture,” Alex shared with us.

7 Tips on How to Deal With Tantrums in a Calm Way

7 Tips on How to Deal With Tantrums in a Calm Way
year ago

Temper tantrums are very common among kids between the ages of 1 and 3. They usually happen as a way for a child to show their emotions, and they can manifest through screaming, hitting, and even holding one’s breath. That’s because children at this age don’t have the ability to express their frustration with words, and it’s in their parents’ hands to address the issue and make the kid feel safe and calm.