We claim we want to raise strong girls, but what if we're reinforcing the very gender biases that hold them back?
According to new research cited in the Washington Post, not only did 23 percent of girls and 40 percent of boys admit they liked their political leaders to be males, they felt similarly about business leaders.
There's a time and a place for everything, especially when it comes to taking selfies. It was bad enough when a bunch of world leaders snapped pics of themselves here, but a Venezuelan doctor-in-training has taken the craze to a new low.
Is there something vaguely demonic going on in this kid's room, or is it nothing more than a baby monitor glitch? That's what dad Ben Popper is asking after he and his wife caught sight of some chilling footage on their Withings Smart Baby Monitor.
There goes patriotism, out the window, following the announcement that Kanye West will be headlining the closing ceremonies at the Pan Am Games. Not only are the games hosted in Toronto, they are meant to showcase Canadian talent. But apparently Canada doesn't have a big-name artist worthy of headlining the closing ceremony.
Every parent gets tired of answering the same questions, and doubly so for the parents of twins. A blogger named Annie Nolan was so fed up that she jokingly placed two posters on her daughters' strollers to ward off the usual suspects:
"As a twin mum, you get asked a series of questions/hear a series of statements EVERYTIME you go out," she wrote on her Facebook page.
You may have spotted Serena Williams sporting a sleeveless dress, doing her Bee Gees victory dance after this year's Wimbledon win. But it was a rare sight since Williams often covers up her trademark "large biceps and a mold-breaking muscular frame" when in public.
It was only when Piper showed difficulty crawling that her parents discovered their baby daughter was extremely farsighted. Meaning she had never properly seen the faces of her mom and dad - or anyone else for that matter.
When you watch Patti LuPone on stage - or anyone else for that matter - please put down your damn cell phone. The legendary theatre actress was up in arms after an audience member texted throughout a recent performance of “Shows for Days” at the Lincoln Center.
According to LuPone, four cell phones rang during a matinee. So by the time the evening show rolled around, LuPone was at her wit’s end. A woman in the second row texted throughout the show, distracting cast and audience members alike.
Kids all over are going bananas over the latest Despicable Me franchise, Minions, but not all parents share their enthusiasm. As part of its latest Happy Meal, McDonald’s has included toy minions that utter the characters’ trademark gobbledygook.
In case you didn’t know, the loveably mischievous minions stole the show in the first two Despicable movies, earning them their own feature-length film. They don’t actually speak, but simply spout a kind of delightfully nonsensical babble.