On aspirational versus topical representation, and other heady stuff.
It's been a hard few weeks, huh? I hope you'll all try a little thought experiment with me.Read More
Somehow, in spite of the fact that this man cooked meals for me literally every day, the thought of him cooking a Thanksgiving feast was unthinkable.Read More
When a sense of despair overshadows normally festive days, how can we hope for comfort and peace–or hope at all?Read More
Family planning may be getting a little easier!
Some women prioritize children early. Others only after they've spent some time on themselves or their career. For the women who choose to wait a little longer to have children, there has always been the concern of age-related infertility. Well now, science may be coming close to an end of the "biological clock."Read More
Netflix Announces Unlimited Paternity and Maternity Leave for Employees, Becoming the Coolest Company Ever
This is what Family Values are all about.
And this is why Netflix is cooler than any other company right now.Read More
Humans find such fascinating ways to waste their time.
There's no single correct definition for what constitutes a "family" - so it kind of blows that we typically only see one, "nuclear" version of it in the media. But Steven Universe gives us a cartoon where the main character has a very different family set-up - and treats it like it's completely normal and awesome. Because it is. Way to go, guys.Read More
Artist Christine McConnell (previously of dessert monsters) went two hundred years and seven generations back into the maternal side of her family tree and did portraits recreating her ancestors. If I learned anything from Charmed it's that if at any point she uttered these women's names out loud and in order she prooobably harnessed enough power to vanquish any of her most daunting foes.Read More
Some of us will be bringing our significant others home for the holidays, and it's always a little awkward - especially when you consider what everyone else is thinking. Any hey, you might might remember this video's star, Alison Vingiano, from this previous video of a female superhero trying to pitch her own movie. That one is also as painful as you might imagine.Read More
It started like any other day; the family wakes up, mom waters the plants, and suspender-dad combs his prominent mustache. All that changed when Mother Nature decided to take the family's happiness and tranquility as easily as a deer takes a drink from the planter Mom had watered just this morning. A deer takes a few wary steps inside the house and the family erupts into chaos.Read More