Nathan Ripperger, a U.S. designer and video producer, has come up with a hilarious way to catalog the bizarre and hilarious conversations one can have when raising children. His series of posters, called “Things I’ve Said To My Children,” shares some of the fantastic things that Ripperger has had to say to his children with us all. “These posters[...] feature a phrase that I believe the only reason they left my mouth was [due] to my children.”
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Some of the kids on this list, however, sound so creepy that you have to wonder whether they just might be growing up to be terrifying psychopaths. This list was collected from mommies and daddies posting the weird stuff they’ve heard their kids say on Reddit. The Reddit thread is full of stories about seemingly possessed kids, kids who see dead people, and kids who are harboring murderous tendencies.
As hard as things might seem right now for high school or university students entering the job market, it’s probably nothing compared to what these kids had to go through in early 1900s America. This photo series, archived by the Library of Congress, shows what conditions were like for child laborers before child labor was largely eliminated in 1938.
As wonderful and important as children are, raising them can be a whole lot of work. Fortunately, the internet has come up with a bunch of tips, tricks and lifehacks to help make mommies’ and daddies’ lives a little bit easier. These aren’t just quirky gimmicks – some of these seem like really innovative ways to either make parents’ tasks more efficient or to teach your kids important lessons, like saving energy, sharing and listening to others.
Jill Greenberg’s exhibit, called End Times, shows photos of various kids crying as if something terrible had happened. One photography enthusiast revealed photographer’s rather cruel way of making her models cry – Greenberg gives them lollipop and then quickly takes it away.
Photographer Jaime Moore was looking for inspirational ideas to celebrate her daughter Emma’s 5th birthday, and ended up photographing her beautiful girl posing as some of the most influential women in history. Jaime chose 5 women for Emma to impersonate, and thus her daughter became the mini version of Coco Chanel, Susan B. Anthony, Amelia Earhart, Helen Keller and Jane Goodhall.
A 12-year-old boy Luca suffers from muscular dystrophy, a disease that over time makes his body weaker and weaker. He can only move his fingers and therefore is only capable of moving about in his electric wheelchair. Luckily, Luca’s physical incapability is not an obstacle for his wild and playful nature. And this is where Slovenian photographer Matej Peljhan comes in handy, and makes his dreams come true.
Where Children Sleep presents English-born photographer James Mollison’s photographs of children’s bedrooms around the world. The differences between each child and his or her bedroom are striking: Kaya in Tokyo, whose proud mother spends $1,000 a month on her dresses; Bilal the Bedouin shepherd boy, who sleeps outdoors with his father’s herd of goats; and the Nepali girl Indira, who has worked in a granite quarry since she was three.
Toys can tell a whole story about the child’s background and family, and even the professions of the parents. In his photo series ‘Toy Stories’, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti traveled around the globe for 18-months and photographed children with their toys.
Jason Lee who is a wedding photographer started taking photos of his two little daughters back in 2006 when his mom was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The girls were constantly sick, with colds and coughs so he couldn’t always bring them to visit their grandmother. Jason wanted her to be able to see her granddaughters without catching their kid germs so he started a blog where his mom could see what was going on in their lives.