Amazing parents' perfect lip-sync to Frozen song

This has to be the most perfect lip-sync job I've ever seen. Heck, if somebody told me these two were actually singing Frozen's Love Is an Open Door I would totally buy it. I'm flabbergasted by how well they do it. And the daughter not giving a damn is the perfect cherry to this sugary cake. » 3/12/14 11:58pm 3/12/14 11:58pm

Photographs switch the role of parent and child by changing clothes

Mom, you look ridiculous. Son, what the hell are you wearing? These type of conversations go on in every household everywhere. In a generational tug of war between style and comfort it seems like parents and children are on opposite sides. But what if they changed places? What if parents wore the outfits of their… » 2/18/14 11:31pm 2/18/14 11:31pm

11 Tech Support Questions My Mom Has Asked Me (And How I Answered)

Being a tech blogger has made me the default tech support for my family. Especially for my mother. While she's pretty savvy, all things considered, she still asks me some pretty funny questions. » 1/24/14 2:00pm 1/24/14 2:00pm

Fantastic parents convince their kids that toy dinosaurs are real

Kids will believe anything so why not let them imagine and wonder and dream and believe in magic? We all have to become semi-responsible, half functioning adults some day so let kids be kids, right? Refe Tuma and his wife certainly think so. Every November, Refe and his wife try and convince their kids that their toy… » 11/15/13 10:06pm 11/15/13 10:06pm

What Are the Best Tech Support One-Liners Your Parents Have Asked You?

I'm at my parents' house for the weekend. Loosely translated, I'm doing some minor tech support for the next few days. My mother just implored: Siri now hates me. Can you help me? Sure, mom. » 10/11/13 12:00pm 10/11/13 12:00pm

Lovely Mom Draws Awesome Pictures on Napkins for Her Son's Lunch

If you didn't know, Mother's day is a few weeks away (May 12th this year) so it's a pretty good idea to tell your Mom you love her. Though you should do that everyday! Especially if you're the sons of amazing Nina Levy. She turns regular ol' lunch napkins into wonderful pieces of art. Just look at them. » 4/29/13 11:00pm 4/29/13 11:00pm

Childless Couple Turns to Twitter to Spread Story of Struggle to Adopt

Rick and Erica Jones have been trying to adopt a baby for the past three years. Unfortunately for the Michigan couple, their adoption agency (Morningstar Adoption Center) doesn't have the means to market their clients—nor do the Jones's have the enough money to pay for the services of a larger, more successful… » 6/29/12 12:20am 6/29/12 12:20am

Posting Pictures of Her Terminally Ill Son Got Grieving Mother Banned…

The day Grayson James Walker was born, his parents—Heather and Patrick Walker, of Memphis, Tennessee—knew their time with him would be brief. Grayson had been diagnosed in utero with a rare neural tube birth defect called Anencephaly, in which a baby is born without parts of the brain and skull. » 5/18/12 9:40pm 5/18/12 9:40pm

World's Worst Parents Put Kid Through Spin-Cycle at the Laundromat

"Gee, Honey. I'm all done loading the dirty laundry, but I don't want to stop and hey look there's an empty machine right here." » 5/18/12 8:40pm 5/18/12 8:40pm

Why Women Date Assholes

It's well known that women find sexy, rebellious rogues attractive. Duh. But until now it's not really been clear why women choose to turn that attraction into long-term relationships, when they know they stand a high chance of getting burned. New research, however, reveals that the secret lies in the hormones. » 5/15/12 12:00pm 5/15/12 12:00pm

Screen Rage is the New Temper-Tantrum

At five years-old, it's no fun getting interrupted while you're focused on something. As a parent, I compensate for that by employing a series of intricately planned measures to guide my son from whatever he happens to be doing towards whatever it is that I want him to do instead. » 3/30/12 8:00pm 3/30/12 8:00pm

The Politics of Fetal Cells Invading Mommy Bodies

BoingBoing has a fascinating summary of how fetal cells invade their mother's host body and get up to all kinds of shenanigans: some good, some bad. » 1/03/12 7:20pm 1/03/12 7:20pm

Parents Can Have Text Message Slang Too!

In the New Yorker this week, William Sorensen delves into the strange and amusing world of parental texting. Highlights include: "T4W = Time for whiskey" and "RxV—>BW = Got Viagra prescription, just need Barry White cassettes." » 8/11/11 11:20am 8/11/11 11:20am

Your Parents' Opinion of Your Computer Skills Might Be a Little Inflated

Okay, so it's a pain that every time the littlest thing goes wrong with parents' computer you're their go-to IT guy or gal. But let's be honest: there's something not terrible about being a sci-fi hero—even if the real Neo is a search engine. [TNW via 9gag] » 7/21/11 10:20pm 7/21/11 10:20pm

Why Google+? Your Parents Can't Find You There

Presenting the next logical step in the "Google+ is good because it isn't Facebook" argument: you're much less in danger of constant parental surveillance. For now, anyway. Enjoy it while it lasts, tweens! [The Doghouse Diaries] » 7/11/11 8:14am 7/11/11 8:14am

The Worst Part of Coming Home for Christmas

I swear to fucking God, if I come home this Christmas and find out my parents are still unplugging their computer from the wall when they want to turn it off, I will fucking snap. » 12/21/10 11:20pm 12/21/10 11:20pm

Google Teaches Your Parents Tech So You Don't Have To

It's an all-too familiar plight: every holiday season you head home for some togetherness and good cheer, and suddenly you're a one-man tech support team for a family of techno-neophytes. But take heart! This year, Google's on the job. » 12/14/10 9:20am 12/14/10 9:20am

Are You Facebook Friends With Your Family?

We spent some time last night figuring out when you should go ahead and friend your parents on Facebook, but did you? And what about your brother, your sister, your aunt, your in-laws... where do you draw the line? » 12/10/10 6:40pm 12/10/10 6:40pm

Should You Friend Your Parents on Facebook?

Should you friend your parents? Or more realistically, should you let them friend you? I'm inclined to just give a flat-out "no," but this handy flowchart gives it way more thought than I have. » 12/09/10 10:40pm 12/09/10 10:40pm