It’s time for another edition of Wednesday Weird Parenting News! From defiant moms to defiant teens to defiant judges, this edition isn’t taking it anymore!
The first story comes out of North Carolina, where one mom, tired of her teen daughters pushing her around, has gone on strike! Yes, she’s marching down her street, sign in hand, to get a little respect. What does she want? Sanity! When does she want it? Now! Read the full story.
Do teens really do the opposite of anything their parents say? When it comes to online behavior, they just might. A recent study, from the University of Haifa, shows that when parents aggressively supervise their teens’ Internet usage, the kids are more likely to engage in online risky behavior. But mom!… Check out the story.
And, finally, an interesting story out of the French city of Valenciennes, where a judge ruled that parents could not name their baby Nutella, saying it would lead to “teasing or disparaging thoughts.” Where was this judge when little Apple or Blanket was born? Read the story here.
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