The Terrible Twos, As Reenacted by a Cat

An eerily accurate portrayal of my son’s behavior lately… As inspired by Ninja Mom’s “Cry-Baby Captions!”


Awkward Family Photoblog: Parenting a Preschooler

Once in a lifetime comes a parenting blog with photographs so touching, it makes your ovaries ache.  This is not that blog. Mr. Candy and I agree that this picture...


The Ultimate Exercise in Narcissism: Posting My Tweets on My Blog

It’s no secret that most people on Twitter are narcissistic — we spend more time looking to see if people have favorited our Tweets than actually reading...


Things Husbands and Toddlers Have in Common

Not that I’m talking about my husband, of course.  Just some husbands.  In general.  Yeah, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

LA moms frequently find the whole beach in their kids' diapers.

You Might Be an L.A. Mom If…

I recently came across an article titled “You might be an L.A. Mom If” — and, being an L.A. mom myself, I clicked on it out of curiosity and the hope I...


Why We Don’t Bring Our Cats to the Beach

Although the lifeguard stations do make great scratching posts.


Simon Cowell is Having a Baby! With, um, His Friend’s Wife!

Oh, Simon. The 53-year-old media mogul, who is not exactly known for his nurturing and paternal ways, is indeed having a baby with his “close” friend Andrew...


Baby Shower Cupcakes Gone Apocalyptically Wrong

Sign #164 of the Zombie Apocalypse?  Zombie babies invading our baked goods… With thanks to Laughing Stork reader, Tara, for submitting the photo of the...


The Laughing Stork Launches New Parenting Magazine!

If there is one thing that parents need — well, okay, BESIDES eyes in the back of their heads, an additional set of arms and more vodka in their liquor cabinets...


Guess Who Said It: Quotes from Celebrity Parents

Oh, celebrities just say the darndest things, don’t they?  And celebrity parents are no exception.  Guess the famous folks who spouted these parental pearls of...