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‘Large Adult Son’ has perfect response to mom’s embarrassing #HimToo tweet

10.09.2018 · Posted in Parenting Articles, Technology Articles

Pieter Hanson, Large Adult Son of the woman who recently made him the reluctant poster boy of the #HimToo movement, is officially on Twitter, and he'd like to set a few things straight. On Oct. 6, Hanson's mother shared a cheesy photo of her son in u... ...

Virginia towns’ trick-or-treat laws threaten over-12s with jail-time

In Chesapeake, VA, trick-or-treaters over 12 face fines of $25-100 and up to six months in jail (under-12s who trick-or-treat after 8PM face fines of $10-100 and up to 30 days in jail).

In Newport News and Norfolk, over-12s who trick-or-treat are "guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor." Suffolk merely makes over-12 trick-or-treating "against the law." ...

Boy with autism hates being in photos, mom lets him wear T-Rex suit for family pics

One son, who has autism, hates being photographed. His sibling does not mind it. Mom is a photographer. She comes up with a creative parenting solution, and some amazing images, below.

Mom's incredible solution?

Let the kid who can't stand being seen in photographs dress up as Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Photographer and mom Samantha, aka Roaming Magnolias, shared ...

Middle school cop who arrested seventh graders “to prove a point” may yet face consequences

In 2013, Deputy Luis Ortiz was the "school resource officer" at Etiwanda Intermediate in San Bernardino County, California, when he arrested a group of 12- and 13-year-old girls, cuffing them and taking them to jail in a police vehicle; at the time an... ...

Korean ‘Uncle Service’ lets you hire thugs to intimidate your kids’ bullies

For 500,000 KRW (443 USD), an Uncle Service will send a rough-looking, hulking man to your bullied kid's school to warn the bullies to stop picking on them -- or else. This is called the "Uncle Package." (more…) ...

To do in LA this Saturday: I’m speaking at the Pasadena Loves YA festival!

Angelenos! Bring your teens to the Pasadena Loves YA festival this Saturday; I'm chairing a panel on graphic novels with Mairghread Scott and Tillie Walden; other panels and events go on all day, from 11-4PM, at the Central Branch of Pasadena Public... ...

YouTube lets parents handpick videos their kids can see

09.14.2018 · Posted in Parenting Articles, Technology Articles

YouTube is taking some extra steps to give parents more control over what their children watch. In a blog post today, YouTube announced two updates to their YouTube Kids app to improve user experience for the millions of children and parents who use ... ...

A majority of U.S. teens are taking steps to limit smartphone and social media use

It’s not just parents who are worrying about their children’s device usage. According to a new study released by Pew Research Center this week, U.S. teens are now taking steps to limit themselves from overuse of their phone and its addictive apps, like social media. A majority, 54% of teens, said they spend too much ...