families

Parents

People Described the Weirdest Lies Their Parents Told Them as Kids

"For some reason, my dad told me that he gave birth to me."
Iva Parađanin
11.23.18
soccer

Dad Shoves Kid Goalie to Make a Save

Sometimes, just standing around on the sidelines isn't enough. You've got to get a piece of the action.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.8.18
Views My Own

I've Helped Separate Kids from Parents in Court, So I Know How Awful It Is

The job was among the hardest things I’ve ever had to do.
Issac J. Bailey
6.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Crying Girl in This Viral Photo Wasn't Actually Separated from Her Family

The photo became a symbol of the current family separation crisis on the US-Mexico border.
Drew Schwartz
6.22.18
great ideas

Welp, There’s a Cryptocurrency Wallet for Kids Now

Can Pigzbe’s Wollo token really be “family-friendly”?
Jordan Pearson
4.11.18
Homelessness

What It's Like to Rebound as a Young, Homeless Mother

With affordable housing facing a crunch under Trump, it's harder than ever for young families to cope. Still, some find the support they need.
Sonja Sharp
2.21.18
Munchies

My Restaurant Job Made Me Hate Kids

When I started my job at a restaurant a few years ago, I loved kids. But over time, I've realized that they are tiny terrorists that ruin every meal.
Anonymous
9.15.17
immigration

​Undocumented Mother of Four Living in Church Basement Named to Time 100 List

An expert on immigrant justice explains how such a high-profile platform shines a light on the fear many immigrant families live with today.
Kimberly Lawson
4.20.17
Broadly

The Mothers and Daughters Who Marched on Washington Together

"I thought it was very important to support my daughter, and all daughters of the world—not just for women's rights, but all rights."
Darragh Dandurand
1.22.17
Broadly

'It Was Definitely About Power': The Horrendous, Hidden Impact of Sibling Abuse

Violence between siblings, including rape, can and does destroy lives. Which makes its frequency, and the fact it goes largely undiscussed in mainstream society, all the more frightening.
Jennifer Neal
11.27.16
Thanksgiving

Vegan and Paleo Teenagers Are Causing Drama at Thanksgiving Dinner

A poll shows that despite greater mainstream acceptance of vegan, gluten-free, and Paleo diets, there's still trouble at the Thanksgiving table over special diets.
Gigen Mammoser
11.24.16
Dating

'He Sat in My Dad's Chair': The Ridiculous Reasons Parents Hate on Partners

Finding someone you actually like is hard enough, let alone navigating their parents' weird hang-ups. Here is why some families refused to give partners the stamp of approval.
Jessica Pan
11.21.16
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