Way back, when I was in elementary school, one of the first things I remember learning was how to write my name and the alphabet cards plastered all over the walls. Well, that and snack time.
As I got older, we moved on to learning how to write our names in cursive, a much harder task but one that was required none the less.
That brings us to a 7-year-old girl named Alyssa from Kansas, who received a harsh message in red pen from her teacher for simply signing her name.
Growing up means learning responsibility, and when Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock, Arkansas recently attempted to do their job teaching kids important life lessons about independence, some parents just freaked the heck out.
So what outrageous thing did they do to cause more than 3,800 people to comment on Facebook?
They posted this sign, one that has since been shared more than 119,000 times on Facebook and counting.
New (and breastfeeding) mom Lynda Mazzalai Nguyen was at a seminar hosted by the Hilton’s Embassy Suites in San Francisco when she needed to pump.
She didn’t have a room and assumed that a place that’s literally a collection of rooms would have an empty one where she could go for some privacy. Both of the people she asked told her to use the bathroom.
Since she wasn't so thrilled with the idea of doing it where people poop, she decided to stage a protest by whipping them out and pumping in the hotel lobby.
Meet Raye Lee, a new mom from Springfield, Missouri, who is being praised for her viral Facebook post about what it means to give birth — however you get that kid out of your body.
Kids say the darndest things, but sometimes they don’t quite have the vocabulary to properly articulate exactly what they mean. They also lack a filter, which means when they get frustrated or upset, they sometimes create the most epic insults and burns that are one part cutting and an even bigger part hilarious.
The good people of Reddit — the ones who have recovered from those epic burns, anyway — were all too happy to provide some examples.
Kids today have a lot of responsibilities, homework being one of those things that can take up hours of their day outside of the classroom itself.
It's been said that much of photography is all about timing. The right timing and angle can result in a beautiful, majestic shot, but the wrong timing and light? Well, that can leave you with a finished product that will leave you scratching your head and possibly dry-heaving.
Both the concept and aesthetic of weddings have changed a lot over the years. And just as fashion has changed the look of traditional wedding dresses, so too have food trends affected our notion of what a wedding cake should be.
Mother of four Constance Hall made waves on Facebook Tuesday after writing up a quick story pointing out what many people might think but never say in terms of how strangers view parents — that a mom could always be doing better, while a dad is a hero just for showing up.
Motherhood is no joke.
Not only are you in charge of keeping little humans safe and fed, but you’re also in charge of keeping little humans from jumping off furniture, redecorating the walls with markers, and bringing small woodland creatures into the house.
In order to survive it, you do need to have a good sense of humor. And these ladies here? They don’t mess around or sugarcoat things. They’re hilariously honest about being a mom, and thank goodness, they tweet it out.