These Embarrassing Parents Think They’re SO Funny…and They’re Right

Mar 3, 2015 By Abraham 0

When the kids are little, it’s all about taking care of them and giving them everything they need to thrive and be happy. But then when they get older it’s time for parents to start having some fun…and maybe at their kids’ expense.

It’s OK — moms and dads have earned the right to embarrass their children…

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11-year-old’s Desperate Letter to Her NHL Team Asking Them to Let Dad Come Play for Them

Mar 3, 2015 By Abraham 0

Jordyn Leopold’s dad Jordan is a defenseman in the National Hockey League and for the last season he’s played in Ohio, a long way from their family’s home in Minnesota. And before that, over the course of his 13-year career, he has played for six other teams.

Needless to say, his family is accustomed to him being far away for unfortunately long stretches of time.

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But they’re over it. At least 11-year-old Jordyn is. She’s had enough and so she decided to do something about it.

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25 Dollar Store Hacks to Make Every Parent’s Life Easier

Mar 2, 2015 By Abby Heugel 0

This Dad Knew Exactly What to Do When His Autistic Son No Longer Qualified for Services

Feb 27, 2015 By Liz Palmer 0

Most parents have dreams for their children to be successful. To be happy. To be independent.

For parents of children with autism, they fear that this dream is out of reach. This is a story, wonderfully told by NationSwell, about a father just like so many out there who was having trouble imagining what the future would hold for his autistic son.

John D’Eri says…

I don’t want him to sit in a room and have people have to take care of him. I want him to have a life.

He has two sons.

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They are just eighteen months apart. One son, is what society might call typical. His name is Tom. He says…

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Winter Is Making People Crazy in Boston. But This Guy Has a Solution…

Feb 25, 2015 By Abraham 0

Back in 2005, Boston legalized “parking space saving.”

What is parking space saving? Exactly what it sounds like. When there’s a snowstorm, if you shovel out a place to park, you are allowed to put your garbage can in the spot when you’re not using it so that there’s a place for you when you come back…

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Judging by Their Note Home, This Day Care Has Never Met a Baby

Feb 25, 2015 By Abraham 0

Even though babies are adept at looking like they want to kill you, it’s fairly safe to assume that they don’t actually want to. They have a fairly limited set of desires and destroying other people isn’t generally considered by professionals to be among them.

Of course this doesn’t mean that they’re full of kindness and beneficence, either. They don’t want to hurt anybody, but they’re not particularly empathetic either.

Not everyone seems to be aware of this blance, however, as is evidenced by a note that was recently sent home from day care along with 9-month-old Baby Samantha. It’s nothing short of absurd…

Note from Daycare

Via: Babble

Transcription…

Samantha has been playing roughly and aggressively with the other babies; they will be crying and upset but she is smiling and enjoying herself — even our using firm voices to tell her it’s not OK to hurt her friends and remove her from area, she is smiling and going right back. Can you help us out by maybe discouraging her to not play roughly with her friends and her dog.

Thanks

What?! A baby who doesn’t notice that other babies are crying and who just wants to laugh and play?

Shocking, I know.

25 Fascinating Facts That Will Make You Wish You Could Speak Every Language in the World

Feb 20, 2015 By Abraham 0

Language is limitlessly intriguing — everything from the endless variety of cultures different languages represent to the grammatical idiosyncrasies that give each language its own flair. But despite how interesting language is, learning a new one can still feel like drudgery.

So here are a few tidbits of fascinating linguistic trivia to motivate you to keep on with your language learning…or maybe to get started learning in the first place…

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