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Kids Say the Darndest Things

The Darndest Things Kids Said This Year

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 12.30.2014 | 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."

Parents, Do You Suffer From This Awkward Problem Too?

Sarah Cottrell | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Sarah Cottrell

The second mom or dad has a distraction, the kids will likely view this as a challenge to their ability to hold mom or dad's FULL attention, no matter what the circumstance. And believe me, they will accept this challenge and it will be awkward for the parent.

Kids Say The Darndest Things

Sarah Cottrell | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
Sarah Cottrell

My son is 4 years old. He likes to tell stories and make weird sounds at the top of his lungs. The other day, he was on a roll, making annoying fart sounds with his armpits and mouth.

The Jaw-Dropping Way This Preschooler Stood Up To A Bully

Sarah Cottrell | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Sarah Cottrell

My son charmed most of the kids except for one boy who was playing by himself. This kid's dad was standing behind him and completely absorbed with texting. Not being one to ever give up on making new friends, my son tried to play with the shy boy. But he got dad blocked.

Irrational, Inappropriate, Overly-Honest Responses to Children

Sarah Fader | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Sarah Fader

I try my best to be patient with their questions and answer with appropriate responses. But sometimes, the internal monologue in my head is not so nice.

A Special Sweater For A Special Birthday

Posted 07.12.2013 | Celebrity

Bill Cosby, king of the sweaters and quote-machine of late, turns 76 today (July 12)! The living legend became a staple in homes across the globe w...

Kids Off the Cuff: 2

Bob Sellers | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Bob Sellers

I wanted to mention a couple recent gems from my own 8 year-old twin girls, Anza and Josie. They have reached that age where their "cuffs" can come from innocence or cleverness. I'll begin with the innocent.

When Field Trips Go Wrong

Bethany Meyer | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Bethany Meyer

My son is in kindergarten. With 29 other boys. I volunteered to chaperone their field trip to an apple orchard last week.

'You Mean About the No Pants?'

Bethany Meyer | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Bethany Meyer

Where do your kids ask their tough questions?

Kids Fill In The Blanks ... With Hilarious Results

Ellen Seidman | Posted 08.25.2012 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

Ever have to stifle laughter around your kid because you know you shouldn't be cracking up over something they've done but it's beyond funny?

21 Parenting Questions

Etan Thomas | Posted 08.11.2012 | Parents
Etan Thomas

Every time I come home my kids run to the door jump up in my arms and yell, "DADDY!" It's great. When does that excitement stop?

Kids Off the Cuff

Bob Sellers | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Bob Sellers

My girls, Anza and Josie, have uttered things that make me laugh out loud, look at the world through different eyes or rush to cover their mouths before anyone else hears them.

First Grader's Hilarious Reason For Being Absent From School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.22.2012 | Comedy

Man, we thought it was embarrassing when you accidentally called your teacher "mom" in elementary school -- imagine how this kid must feel. Posted ...

Snips & Snails vs. Sugar & Spice

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Kathy Buckworth

Most girls have their spice-to-sugar ratio wildly out of whack when they hit the tween and teen years. And it's the little boys who know how to turn the sugar on.

Kids Say The Darnedest Things: BlackVoices Edition (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices

First Art Linkletter did it, summoning kids' wit and wisdom, and inevitably drawing out their characteristic humor on his famous TV show, "Kids Say Th...

WATCH: Baby Girl Needs You To Know Something

Posted 11.13.2011 | Comedy

Mom and Sean are out in the yard making a pleasant birdwatching video when baby Mary jumps in and cuts straight to the potty talk. We don't know w...

PICTURE: One Kid's Awesome Advice For Abraham Lincoln

Posted 10.21.2011 | Comedy

We all know that kids can give funny answers to test questions, but that doesn't mean that they aren't sharing some important information along the wa...

WATCH: How To Say 'Fox On The Beach'

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy

Kids are funny when they're learning to talk. Admit it. They're experiencing everything for the first time and only know a handful of words, so th...

How I Lied On Kids Say The Darndest Things | Laraine Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When I was 4 years old I was on Kids Say The Darndest Things with Art Linkletter. My folks told me the teacher in our Nursery School recommended me. W...