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When College Kids Return Home For The Holidays

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 12.08.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Blanchard

After all, the only life this child has ever known is a house overflowing. What would life be like for him with no peers? Who would help him absorb the daily excesses of our signature over-zealous parenting style?

7 Hilarious (And True) Changes From Baby No. 1 To Baby No. 3

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

Kid No. 1: Everything is brand new, washed in delicate soap and properly folded and put away in the matching dresser or hung on color-coordinated hangers. Kid No. 2: Hand-me-downs are washed and haphazardly checked for stains. Kid No. 3: It's cool if boys wear purple polka dots, right?

The Darndest Things Kids Said This Year

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 03.01.2015 | Parents
Tracy Cutchlow

My son was helping make up the weekly shopping list. His items included Oreos, chips, tomato soup and-surprisingly-Weight Watchers meals. I told him that he really did not need to eat diet foods. He answered, "I know; those are for you."

Fun Saturday Activities You Won't Enjoy Doing with Your Mother-in-Law

Reductress | Posted 12.13.2014 | Comedy

It's a beautiful Saturday filled with potential, but it's all ruined by having to spend it with your mother-in-law. Here are some fun activities that would have been enjoyable were it not for the brittle sack of negativity wrapped in Chico's and Pandora bracelets.

How Summer Vacation Is Like a Zombie Apocalypse

Allison Hart | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Allison Hart

Parents are feeling ill at ease and restless. It's coming. The end is nigh. For some, it's already here. It's spreading across the nation. Soon, we'll all be swarmed and overrun by hungry hordes of (sanity) killers.

9 Ways Living With Kids Is Just Like Living in a Haunted House

Susan McLean | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Susan McLean

You sense it in the bathroom while you're taking a shower, slithering about just outside the curtain. It's next to your bed while you sleep, and you don't need to open your eyes to know that it's only inches from your face, silently staring at you.

Size 6

Kendra Cunningham | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
Kendra Cunningham

I was a size 6 once. I vaguely remember the first time I got to carry my size 6 pants to the register, feeling weak and feeble hoping I had carrots at home.

'Balls': The Importance of Laughing With Your Kids

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Judge me all you want about my junior high giggle reflex, but there is something very sweet about my girls (three daughters) being able to tease me about boy stuff.

Becoming Our Parents, or 'Nice to Meet You! I'm My Mother!'

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 06.20.2012 | Parents
Maggie Lamond Simone

"I can't quite reconcile that I'm now the mom saying the things I used to hate to hear as a child."

Ways My Arab Family Screws With My Head

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 04.29.2012 | Parents
Hani Almadhoun

Sure, they are the most loving, caring family who often stay close, which means you can never escape them. They are like capitalism where greed is goo...

First World Problems: Thanksgiving Edition

Anastasia Rubis | Posted 01.22.2012 | Comedy
Anastasia Rubis

What better day to mock ourselves with First World problems and agree we have it good in the USA?

Father Knew Jest

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.16.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I grew up wanting to be like my dad, the original and best Jerry Zezima, because he was the funniest guy I ever knew.