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New mom sabotages her husband's gaming tournament after he refuses to help care for their newborn: 'Step up and be a parent too'

Parenting is a two-person job. While there are excellent single parents out there, caring for a newborn often requires the waking attention of two fully attentive adults, which is why having children can make or break a relationship. When new parents reach a boiling point, things can go south very quickly.
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'Finally, justice getting served!': Homeowner spends hundreds of dollars to find source of banging noise, catches entitled neighbor kid kicking house and running away

As kids, many of us indulged in harmless pranks around the neighborhood—ding-dong-ditching, TP-ing, you name it. It was just part of growing up. Now as adults with our own homes, we've come to realize just how irritating these 'innocent' pranks can be. It's like karma has come full circle. However, one recent incident takes the cake in terms of annoyance factor. A particularly entitled kid has been repeatedly kicking his neighbor's house. Yes, kicking it.
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Neighborhood kids banned from family treehouse after they leave a mess and mom refuses to step in: '[Their mom] started telling everyone I ruined her kids' summer'

It's not always fair to blame parents for the actions of their children, people are psychologically complex and each child is different and wildly unpredictable in their own way. Even the best of intentions and good parenting doesn't always yield the best results, plus—well, mistakes are just part of growing up and even adults are all still just learning as we go. Still, if you work with kids and meet the parents of a problem child, it becomes immediately clear when the problem is the parents.…
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'Apparently, it was worth the grounding': Dad and daughter team up to stick it to controlling ex-wife/mom, get revenge using a potato

'Apparently, it was worth the grounding': Dad and daughter team up to stick it to controlling ex-wife/mom, get revenge using a potato

“You and your kid delivered a perfect revenge served a la hot potato. The ex got a rotten surprise that matched her insides.”
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Mother mad at scientist husband for secretly naming their daughter after an insect: 'She said I had taken advantage of her trust'

Something is really bugging this couple, and it's the name of their daughter. Specifically, the fact that she was named after a genus of cicada without the wife's knowledge. See, the husband is an entomologist (insect scientist) and made a suggestion for their daughter's name when the pair had run into complications with the previous name they were interested in. The problem is that when the husband made the name suggestion, he did so while withholding the fact that the name was actually a genu…
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'She's pretty insistent on Karen': Husband refuses to let wife name their daughter 'Karen,' cue marriage drama

'She's pretty insistent on Karen': Husband refuses to let wife name their daughter 'Karen,' cue marriage drama

It's unfortunate that a meme can become so ubiquitous that it can almost break up a marriage. However, that's the power of the internet and pop culture, and if you have been anywhere close to the internet over the last five years, you have seen many a think-piece and many a joke about the name Karen. You likely have seen a ton of posts about Karen on this site alone (you're welcome). Well, apparently, this dude's wife did not get the picture and still insisted that their soon-to-be-born daughte…
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‘She went ballistic’: Karen HOA President thinks SAHM neighbor is her free nanny, gets shamed in the middle of the street

‘She went ballistic’: Karen HOA President thinks SAHM neighbor is her free nanny, gets shamed in the middle of the street

Karens can be moms too…
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17-year-old purposely 'forgets' passport to get out of babysitting duties for family Disneyland trip: '[I] grabbed my passport. I put it in my sock'

17-year-old purposely 'forgets' passport to get out of babysitting duties for family Disneyland trip: '[I] grabbed my passport. I put it in my sock'

All this teenager wanted for her high school graduation was a family trip to Disneyland, but her older sister had other plans for her. Over the past several years, this Redditor found herself having to babysit her sister's kids every time she visited. The family trip to Disneyland was supposed to be her time with her parents doing one final semi-childish activity before going off to college in the fall. Well, her sister decided to crash her event with the kids. It immediately became clear that…
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Chairman singles out only female board member, asking her to watch visiting politician's children: 'I do not have any children, but everyone else on the board [does]'

Volunteering your time to an organization remains exactly that: volunteer work. You're not being compensated for your time, so you'd hope that your contributions would at least be appreciated and that you'd be treated respectfully during your time there. Still, organizations that rely heavily on volunteer work can have the tendency to—well, forget this—and take the unpaid hours of their dedicated volunteers for granted, treating them as if they were subordinates instead. After all, where there…
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18-year-old files report against parents for opening multiple credit cards in his name: 'It turns out I owe over $15,000'

18-year-old files report against parents for opening multiple credit cards in his name: 'It turns out I owe over $15,000'

These parents took family dysfunction to a whole new level. Not only did they open multiple credit cards in their 18-year-old son's name without telling him, but also the mother tried to brush it off by saying her mom did the same thing to her, as if this were some rite of passage when you become an adult. The Redditor discovered that he owed over $15,000 and, of course, his credit score completely plummeted. When he confronted his parents about the whole scheme, they had the audacity to give h…
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Tenant gets trapped in his apartment when a faulty doorknob jams closed, seeks revenge after getting abandoned for 4 hours by the new leasing agency : ‘Destroy your landlord’

This is what your rent money goes to
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Top Dad Jokes of the Week: Father's Day Edition (June 9, 2024)

Top Dad Jokes of the Week to Prepare for Father's Day (June 9, 2024)

Father's Day is the day to let your dad be his weird, crazy self. To all the fathers out there who feel like Father's Day is somehow always an afterthought, in truth, it's the opportunity to get away with all the lame jokes and bad habits you have that typically result in nothing more than an eye-roll from your partner and children. It's the one day out of the entire year when they really can't say or do anything about it. It would be a shame to not take advantage of the albeit temporary power…
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'At the age of 11 I received a speeding ticket... on my bike': 20+ Nonsensical reasons people got in big trouble

'At the age of 11 I received a speeding ticket... on my bike': 20+ Nonsensical reasons people got in big trouble

I think everyone has at least one time they got in trouble for reasons that completely baffled them. As a kid, you put a lot of trust and faith in your teachers and parents . So when your favorite third-grade teacher suddenly punishes an 8-year-old you for doing something ordinary, it's quite confusing. It startles you and makes you question authority. Although the reasons make no sense to the kids involved, maybe the adults in the room are just having a bad day. Especially when the person is a…
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Dad tricks picky kids into eating mushrooms, mom's not having it: 'I run it through the blender'

When you're a kid, there's plenty of stuff that you don't want to eat, the sheer existence of it being abhorrent and causing your stomach to turn. Your parent's attempts to trick and force you to eat it are unsuccessful. Try as they might to present it to you in new or disguised ways; your disgust remains. I remember loving my mom's mac and cheese as a kid until I one day saw her making it and witnessed her pouring some sludge labeled “cream of mushroom” into the mix. Cream of mushroom? I had u…
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17-year-old teen daughter gets back at her mother for shaming her choice of prom dress: 'I cried for a while but then came up with a plan'

Our parents are never going to totally agree with the way we choose to live our lives, there's just too much of a difference between the times we were raised in comparison to their own life experiences. Things change, as un undeniable nad undisputable fact, time marches on, and even of the most open minded of us can find ourselves behind the “now” of the world. Of course, for those without an open mind, this is harder still. They're not particularly fond of any change to begin with, so change t…
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Babysitter falls asleep on the job and fails to hear the baby crying, resulting in a dispute when the parents find out: ‘Hire a nanny next time’

Babysitter falls asleep on the job and fails to hear the baby crying, resulting in a dispute when the parents find out: ‘Hire a nanny next time’

Every parent needs a trusty babysitter they can leave their kids with from time to time. Whether you need them to watch your kids while you're at work, going out with friends, or simply in case of unexpected emergencies, it is always important to have someone you can count on. For many parents, that trusty babysitter is often a teenager who is looking for a way to make some money, and watching kids while they usually sleep seems like an easy way to do so. But it is crucial to remember that thos…
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