Outraged Dads Fight Back Against Outdated ‘Clueless Babysitter’ Stigma

Outraged Dads Fight Back Against Outdated ‘Clueless Babysitter’ Stigma

The “Mr. Mom” trope is ridiculously outdated, according to many dads. In this day and age, fathers are expected — and want to — share equally in parental obligations. But according to some media outlets and clothing brands, dads are still considered to be babysitters. In a March 2017 article in People magazine, a reference… Read more

Help Environmental & Human Rights Documentaries Get Seen

Help Environmental & Human Rights Documentaries Get Seen

One of the most powerful tools for positive change is film, and more specifically, documentary films, which have the ability to educate, inform, and inspire. But given that many documentaries are made on a very small budget, with little to no overhead for marketing and promotion, even the best environmental and human rights documentaries will… Read more

Finding Fairies: What the Tooth Fairy really does with your tooth

Finding Fairies: What the Tooth Fairy really does with your tooth

This delightful short film about a young girl’s adventures looking for the Tooth Fairy is a treat to watch and share with your kids. In addition to the film’s amazing imagery, the story line that follows a universal theme, and a beautiful soundtrack, it also happens to be a family affair. What if you discovered… Read more

Hank D and the Bee: Political Signs

Hank D and the Bee: Political Signs

This season, more so than any other (thanks Super PACs and Nondisclosing Groups), the attack ads are in full effect. It reminds me of the timeless Mark Twain quote, “If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times.” Catch up on the rest of… Read more

This is Your Child’s Brain on Television [Infographic]

This is Your Child’s Brain on Television [Infographic]

It’s probably no surprise to most of my readers that I think excessive TV watching is detrimental to our children’s development (and in fact do not have a television in our house at all), but if you’re still of the mind that TV is A-OK for children, then perhaps this infographic may sway you to… Read more

How TV Changes Our Kid’s Brains

How TV Changes Our Kid’s Brains

We have a TV-free house, and that’s kind of a rare thing in modern America. But children are exposed to dubious messages and marketing ploys at a very early age these days, and we don’t think that’s appropriate for our kids – there’s time enough later in their lives to adopt television if they so… Read more

Some Brut Executives Need to be Slapped

Some Brut Executives Need to be Slapped

“Some men just need to be slapped” says Brut. “Yup. And if the idiots that wrote and signed off on that asinine BS were named, I’d be the first one in line to slap the shit out of them” says I. Brut’s latest campaign proves yet again that marketing to men involves sinking to the… Read more

Disney Eats Your Daughters

Disney Eats Your Daughters

I’ve mentioned some of the reasons for our distaste for Disney’s kids movies (and other ‘blockbusters’ as well) before, so when I came across this interview with Peggy Orenstein, author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter , I thought it was well worth sharing: “My biggest surprise as a parent, or one of them, was how much… Read more