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 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!!!
Featured Image: Son Cradling Elderly Mother
“Unconditional love is hard to compete with.”
― Abbi Glines
1. “Rana and Sommayeh”
Sommayeh Mehri’s husband poured a bucket of acid over his wife and daughter Rana while they slept. Sommayeh is now fighting to keep her child feeling ‘normal’.
“[Sommayeh’s] main concern remains treatment for her daughter Rana. ‘She doesn’t understand yet what has happened to her,’ Mehri told an Iranian news agency. “That’s why she’s still playful and happy. But … Keep Reading!!!
In todays day and age, internet usage has become an integral part of everyday life for people of all ages. Parents in particular, are one of the major demographics that are hopping online. While each parent uses the internet differently, many are discovering new and innovative ways the web can help them parent better and easier. From connecting with their children on new social platforms to researching things like new recipes or home remedies to try, the internet is opening … Keep Reading!!!
Image by IANtB staff. Text by Elizabeth Grattan.
Look, I get it. It’s natural. It’s beautiful. It’s some sort of biological norm. But all this indecent exposure has got to stop. So, here, to settle the controversy once and for all is the definitive list of why you breastfeeding nuts need to cover up.
1. Breasts are private parts. They are just like men’s dicks. Sure, they aren’t classified as genitalia, but what difference does that really make? Women … Keep Reading!!!
By Rex –
Parenting is hard enough but these apps can help make it a little more manageable. Whether you’re a helicopter parent that wants to spy on your kids (or you’re a normal parent that just wants to keep them safe) or you’re just looking to keep the little ones entertained, these are our top 6 parenting apps, in no particular order.
MamaBear is one of those apps that toes the line between creepy and awesome. It … Keep Reading!!!
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“I have two children 6 and 8 years old. I breast fed both but also bottle fed, pumped, used formula — I did it all. So I’m not trying to isolate moms who choose not to,” she says of her parody. “I support all mothers and know that we all have to do
By: A.M., IANtB Science Editor
Another government cosleeping policy FAIL…This time, in Indiana.
Tippecanoe County, Indiana Coroner Donna Avolt, despite having no medical or science degrees, has taken it upon herself to make recommendations to the public regarding cosleeping (we assume the journalists covering this story are referring to bed sharing) in the wake of a bed sharing-related death of a four month-old infant in the Tippecanoe city of Lafayette.
Whenever you hear about a bed sharing-related death, it is … Keep Reading!!!
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson had a recent speaking engagement and allowed a little girl to come onstage and ask a question.
“How can first-graders help the earth?”
And how did the astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator answer this big question? Well, not in the way one might expect.
He sat down on the ground, an attempt be eye-level with his stage-mate, and answered in the most beautiful and simplistic way…
Watch out parents! It’s about to get … Keep Reading!!!
I’ve had a lot of people asking me lately about how we home school. The great thing about homeschooling is that you can do it however you want. Homeschooling can be completely individual to your family. However, it’s also a really hard job, and I know it helps to have ideas on how other families make it work. To that end, here are some things that work for our family…
Much respect to all who rock at … Keep Reading!!!
Oh the tears! Beautiful and bittersweet.
Kelly Gunderson decided to record a conversation she was having with her 87 year mother who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. Amazingly, there was a breakthrough moment when Kelly’s mom begins to remember who she is.
This video is a powerful reminder of the mother-child connection. Not only that, but it is helping to spread even more awareness about this heartbreaking disease that strikes the elderly.
By A.M., IANtB Science Editor. Images by Holly Spring via Bored Panda. I wanted to share this series by Holly Spring because it illustrates so well how the narrative we create for our children about who they are matters so much. Self-perception and self-talk, formed early in childhood by the words and actions of the people around them, have been shown to have a huge effect on self-esteem, confidence, and resilience later in life. Positive self talk and … Keep Reading!!!