March 19, 2019

And you thought the political sphere was contentious. Last night’s tweet from Sesame Street has celebs and regular people alike debating this question: would you prefer to be stuck on a deserted island with Elmo, Grover, Oscar or Cookie Monster? See some of the hilario...

February 1, 2019

Consider us enlightened. In this week's survey, we asked you to weigh in the view that "intensive parenting," is stressing out parents and kids alike. Take a look: only 16% of you disagree outright, with nearly 85% of you either agreeing that we could stand to back off...

January 11, 2019

Yesterday, we asked you if you'd be on board with a "fiver party," where guests of a fifth birthday party are asked to skip the gifts and just contribute $5 for the birthday boy/girl to spend as they choose. More than a third of you love the practicality of it all, whi...

January 10, 2019

If only this story were about a reboot of one of our favorite nineties shows... until then, we're talking about "fiver parties" It's a fifth-birthday-party trend where guests are asked to give five dollars as a gift. The pros: it's affordable, no unappreciated gifts an...

January 4, 2019

We've heard of bans on fidget spinners, Pokémon cards and electronics, but get this: a Connecticut school district just banned parents from showing up to have lunch with their kids. The school district argues that the growing number of lunchtime visits is a security is...

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