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Parents, Beware The Dangers Of TikTok

7 monthes ago   |   By Scary Mommy

At first, TikTok was cute.
My 11-year-old was one of the last to get the app in our town. It was adorable watching her practice and master so many new dances. I wondered what could be so bad - it's fun, it's creative and she was actually moving around while on her phone. Play dates were easier, and we bonded over her humiliating me while teaching me the moves.
In truth, it's still fun for her, the majority of the time.
But after downloading the app, logging in as her and following her “friends” for the last few weeks, I am truly scared for the impact this app will have on my child and...
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NHL Team Celebrates 11-Year-Old's Birthday After No One Came To His Party

NHL Team Celebrates 11-Year-Old's Birthday After No One Came To His Party

7 monthes ago   |   By Scary Mommy

After a disappointing birthday, a Toronto hockey fan's favorite NHL team rallied to give him a special day
When Toronto Maple Leafs hockey fan Kade had a party for his 11th birthday, none of the friends he invited came .
That's when his dad posted a photo of Kade to Twitter, asking his followers for birthday wishes for the poor kiddo.
My son Kade had his 11th birthday party last night. None of his invited friends came. That hurt. I'm asking my Twitter friends to show him some love today. If you have a minute, please send him a birthday wish. Marner93 91Tavares MapleLeafs LeafsForever...
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