School dances have been causing controversy for promoting sexist stereotypes, and now, blurring the lines of consent between boys and girls.
Unlike taking away a gadget or privileges, cutting hair as punishment affects a child’s autonomy over his or her physical body.
From "Bambi" to "Moana," many Disney and Pixar movies feature a character death that’s central to the plot. A recent study suggests that these movies can be used to help teach kids about death, and experts agree.
A mom's post about her daughter being shunned by their church because the 9-year-old wanted to wear a pantsuit instead of a dress to communion has gone viral.
"Can you imagine a workplace that at the end of each week marked out all the people who hadn't been sick?"
A video of a mother and daughter dancing on a stripper pole has caused controversy. A video of a mother and her young daughter dancing on a stripper pole has people divided over the woman’s parenting style. On Wednesday the Shade Room posted an Instagram video of a mother named Ezama and her young daughter performing a dance on a stripper pole, in what looks like their home.
Merce and Mylee are on their way to breaking the Internet — and they’re only 9 years old. The two kids, who playfully call themselves boyfriend and girlfriend, were pictured tearfully hugging each other in a tweet posted on Monday evening.
A little boy with a severe congenital condition has a new career as a fashion model. Loui Legend, a boy who was born with a severe congenital disease, is a fashion model, wearing one of the designs created in his honor. Two-year-old Loui Legend was born with Treacher-Collins syndrome, a condition that affects the development of bones and other tissues of the face.
A little girl who suffers from alopecia and lost all her hair got the chance to celebrate “Crazy Hair Day” at school — with a twist.
Can the Gap shed its boy/girl aisles for a more gender-neutral approach? Five-year-old activist Alice Jacob is learning early in life that standing up for what you believe in can really make a difference. Jacob first made a name for herself earlier this month, when the Washington Post published the letter she’d written to Gap CEO Jeff Kirwan, asking for less girls shirts with “pink and princesses” and more with “cool” images, like the “Superman, Bat Man, rock-and-roll and sports” usually reserved for boys.
Cate Blanchett wore edgy Louis Vuitton to the 2016 Tony Awards and flowery blue Giorgio Armani Privé to the 2016 Oscars. Suffice to say that she takes her style, if not herself, seriously.
Last week, a mom from Louisville, Ky. went viral after she posted a sweet exchange with her 5-year-old son on Facebook. In it, she shared how her son Jax wanted to shave his head so he could look just like his best friend Reddy. “He said he couldn’t wait to go to school on Monday with his hair like Reddy’s so that his teacher wouldn’t be able to tell them apart.
It’s World Book Day, and that means only one thing – you’d better have a costume already prepared, or it’s time to crack out the scissors and glue. Making a costume needn’t involve four hours of papier mâché, though – here are a few clever DIY ideas that the kids will love to get you started. Did you know it’s possible to get pregnant while you’re already pregnant? 10-year-old teaches important lesson about trans people with sig
Kaia Gerber, the genetically blessed daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford and former model turned restaurateur Rande Gerber, celebrated being the face of Marc Jacobs Beauty with a party in her honor during New York Fashion Week. The teenager stunned at the event, but she wasn’t the only celebrity offspring heating up Fashion Week.
When it comes to breaking down gender stereotypes we have a lot to thank Billy Elliott for. Years ago a little boy shunning football for ballet may have drawn sniggers, but the noughties cult film made it acceptable for boys to want to dance. Earlier this week a mum sparked an online debate after asking a parenting forum how she could discourage her son from wanting to do ballet. Taking to Mumsnet the user said she’d prefer her nine-year-old son to take up football or rugby instead.
Anna Kendrick doesn’t want to be a mother. For some not having met the person they’d like to make mini-me’s with is a factor, others don’t feel financially or emotionally ready or able to commit to becoming a parent.
Toys ‘R’ Us has announced that it’ll be extending its shopping hours for families affected by autism and special needs. It will adjust the stores during this time so that they provide an easier shopping experience for children with autism, including making it a dimmer and quieter environment. Mike Coogan, Toys ‘R’ Us marketing and eCommerce director, told The Huffington Post: “Making slight adjustments to stores and creating a ‘quiet’ shopping period allows children and young adults to experience the fun in a toy shop regardless of their disability.
It’s Halloween in less than a week, and that means it’s time to get those costumes ready. And what better time to get creative than during half term? Whether it’s a sewing machine you have access to, or only a bit of cardboard and some glue, there’s the perfect outfit there for anybody of any size. Made for two: The greatest Halloween couples costumes Adorable image of premature baby SMILING at just five days old goes vira