It’s safe to say that the world is sickened by overly distressed denim, rhinestone pockets, buttons-for-decoration and anything with the words “Affliction” or “Juicy” scrawled across the derriere of the 2000 and late. I mean, a man can enjoy a Mixed Martial Arts fight if it’s on tv, but God help us all if everyone started wearing the clothes those guys wear. At the same time, I’d rather get punched in the throat by one of those MMA guys than … Keep Reading!!!
By: A.M., IANtB Science Editor
Ever been in an argument about the causes of the increase in cesarean section rates in the U.S.? “But moms want them!” they say. “They’re too posh to push!” “And gestational diabetes! Babies are just too big now! They don’t fit!” “Women are too fat to give birth naturally!”
If you are the person on the receiving end of this commentary, or if you have made these assumptions yourself (Which is nothing to be … Keep Reading!!!
Welcome to the weekend, my little gingersnaps! I hope you’re all doing well. Who wants to talk about the Kardashians? Yeah me neither, but I’m gonna do it anyway. Hold on tight!
In celebrity *cough* news, Kim and Khloe Kardashian meet the Armenian Prime Minister to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The Prime Minister “hailed the fact that the Kardashians never forgot their roots and added that their visit would make Armenia more recognizable.” … Keep Reading!!!
If you don’t like music, please stop reading now. Also, if you don’t like music, please go back to swimming in circles because you must be a goldfish.
As a parent of two young kids, I sometimes have to remember that my kids probably won’t be the next Michael Jordan, Peyton Manning or Carrie Underwood. No matter how much I decide to push them, the reality is that my wife and I want them to find things that they love, … Keep Reading!!!
By: A.M., IANtB Science Editor (and Resident Nerd)
Renowned YA author and professional nerd John Green had a blockbuster movie based on one of his books rake in $124,872,350 last year. But the Indianapolis resident and father to a four year-old and a one-year old shares the same mind-numbing experience familiar to all parents: watching the same ****ing movies over, and over, and over again.
As such, he decided to reinterpret the hottest four kids movies right now, as seen … Keep Reading!!!
By: A.M., IANtB Science Editor
So this image has gone viral this week. Self-branded “holistic” mom Danielle LaPorte recently conducted a home “science experiment” recently with her child to prove a point about the harmful effect that negative language has on others. She cut an apple in half and, for 25 days, she and her child said nice things to one half, and mean things to the other half. She was inspired by a series of “experiments” conducted by a … Keep Reading!!!
7-year-old Alyx Delaloye has been recently spotted at Winnipeg Jets home games with a sign reading “Chemo by Day. Jets by night. She spends her days fighting leukaemia through her sixth round of chemo and her nights cheering on her favourite hockey team.… Keep Reading!!!
Most people make comments to moms and dads-to-be with the intention of being supportive and helpful and that intent is greatly appreciated. Even with good intentions some comments just throw you when they are made. These are just a few of the ones said to me that stood out and responses I really wanted to give, but instead I politely nodded.
1. “You won’t be able to babywear because they will be premies and it’s dangerous to wear babies with … Keep Reading!!!
By Nikki Waring
There’s a million things I swore I’d never do once we had kids, most of which I now laugh about. Some things we stick to our guns on and some are still very important to us. Some went out the window faster than my days of getting 8 solid hours of sleep.
I didn’t swear it off completely but I swore not one single bite before 4 years old. I didn’t want my kids to … Keep Reading!!!
Breastfeeding moms in Brazil’s largest city have just received a boost in support from lawmakers. The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil have approved a new law that will prohibit businesses from stopping public breastfeeding. Once the mayor signs off on the bill, which is expected to happen in the next few weeks, anyone who violates this new law will be fined 500 Rs (Approximately $150 USD). All public and private institutions and businesses will be held to this new standard.… Keep Reading!!!
Welcome, my little gingersnaps to the Weekend Entertainment Recap! Thank you guys for leaving all those comments on my first Weekend Recap! If you really like me, you’ll leave comments again this week. Or maybe if you just like me a little. Or if you don’t like me at all, you can STILL leave me a comment. I think what I’m trying to say is… Leave me a comment! (please) I ain’t too proud to beg.
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Monsanto is the controversial near-global corporation which is responsible for creating many agriculture products, such as Miracle Grow and Roundup. They are most often in the news for their lack of ethics and transparency… Oh, and GMOs (how could we forget?)…… Keep Reading!!!