45 Cute and Easy Foods That Even the Pickiest Kids Will Actually Want to Eat

Apr 20, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

While every parent dreams of having children with perfect meal time manners who eat whatever is put in front of them, every parent also has that dream tempered a bit by reality.

So while playing with their food is normally discouraged, sometimes you have to make an exception when the little picky palates demand a bit of creativity.

In other words, here are 45 fun and easy ways to make food fun, and of course, delicious.

Meatball Faces

Use your noodle and combine both the spaghetti and (giant) meatballs for these fun faces.


Via: Popsugar

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20 Ridiculous Parenting Products That NO Parent Actually Needs

Apr 17, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

There’s no question that you need a lot of things when you have a new baby — most of which you won’t even know you need until you really need them. But we’re talking about the basics here, not a contraption that tweets out prenatal kicks or a placenta teddy bear.

All I’m saying is that somehow generations of parents have done this tough job without an alarm that beeps when the baby takes a dump. How did they ever survive?

Baby Mop

The Baby Mop reminds you that it’s never too early to start making them earn their keep.


Image: Dude! I want that

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40 Things Parents Definitely Can’t Get Away With Anymore

Apr 17, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

Today’s parents have a plethora of resources available to them, from scented diaper genies, to spill-proof sippy cups, and parenting forums, where everyone else is wondering about that weird thing their kid is doing. But our parents sure as heck didn’t.

Parenting was very different 30 years ago. And when Mommy Shorts asked readers to share throwback photos from their childhood, it became pretty clear that the parents of yesteryear would be visited by the Child Protective Services of this year for all the insane stuff they did.

Then again, I guess we turned out okay, right? Hmm…

They let us “smoke” cigarettes…


Image: Mommy Shorts

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Here’s the REAL Reason Your Luggage Ends Up Damaged at the Airport

Apr 16, 2015 By Scott Neumyer 0

No one likes having to check their bags at the airport. If they don’t end up lost, they often end up getting damaged. If you’ve ever wondered why your luggage keeps getting beaten up, this video might give you a pretty good clue.

Hint: It’s not the baggage handlers. Yikes…

54 Hilarious Protest Signs We Can ALL Get Behind

Apr 14, 2015 By Megan Berman 0

Freedom of speech and political protest are some of the greatest traditions in the United States, but sometimes they can get a little serious.

What better way to lighten the mood than these clever, funny, and just plain weird signs?

Down with them!


Image: The Chive

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