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.
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.
This young girl, known as “Voldemort” because she was born without a nose, stands out because of her unique appearance. Her story inspires us to embrace the diverse beauty found in every human being, challenging our ideas of what it means to be truly exceptional.
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.
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.
Parenting is like a rollercoaster ride, full of happy moments, funny moments, and sometimes surprising twists. In the stories ahead, we’ll discover the funny and sometimes embarrassing situations where kids accidentally exposed family matters, making their parents blush and the rest of us laugh out loud.
Behind the doors of daycare centers, an unexpected realm of revelations unfolds as children innocently navigate the boundaries between home and the shared space of childcare. Below, we bring you firsthand accounts from 12 daycare workers who found themselves caught in the crossfire of children’s unfiltered honesty.
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.
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.
Family dinners are supposed to help us bond and get closer. However, one of our readers experienced quite the opposite. The recent gathering at her home took an unexpected turn and left her feeling frustrated. Her brother-in-law’s behavior caused a storm of emotions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Birthday is a special day for all of us. But what if your close ones decide to ruin it? That’s what happened to a girl on Reddit when her parents decided to cut her custom-made birthday cake one day before the party. In this article, we will share with you how she dealt with this situation.
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.
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.
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.
Recently, a photo taken during a basketball game went viral. In the photo, there is a man cheering for his team together with his son, but he’s dressed in dirty overalls and his face is covered with coal soot. We decided to find out who this man is and why this photo has gotten thousands of likes.
“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.
“I myself, as a parent, did it without even realizing that it was a thing,” Nikki Scarnati, a certified infant swimming instructor has revealed the biggest mistake parents make when they wrap their kids in a towel. Let’s take a look at the life-saving tip from a specialist that may help you keep your kids safe while they’re enjoying a swim.
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.
Most babysitters are friends and family, and 51% of the people who look after kids don’t earn money for it. Caring for children is a big job, and it can be hard to find a trustworthy sitter, which is why parents often rely on those they trust the most.