Category: Family

How I Created a Chosen Family After Coming Out

Discovering my sexuality wasn’t exactly the easiest road. I was around 11 when I started showing an interest in the LGBTQ+ community. From social issues the community faced, to Pride month, to an interest in consuming media that featured LGBTQ+ characters. That was my gateway into the reality that I wasn’t heterosexual myself. It took

Family Summer Bucket List While Staying at Home

Just because much of this summer is likely going to be spent at home, doesn’t mean it can’t be a summer to remember! Every year, we like to come up with a family bucket list to cross off as the warm months unfold, so this year, we’re bringing you a special *mostly* at-home version of

Pixar’s Short Film Out, About Coming Out to Family | Trailer

Pixar’s short films, which have now all been filed on Disney+ under its SparkShorts franchise, continue to tug at our heartstrings (remember Kitbull, about the stray cat and pit bull?!) and help us see the world around us from varying perspectives. Its latest short, Out, about a man struggling to come out to his parents,

Easy Hairstyles For Girls | POPSUGAR Family

Between fancy updos and perfectly quaffed buns, it often looks like little girls are stopping by the salon en route to school. Unfortunately, you’re a one-trick ponytail when it comes to hairstyling. Though you may not have a cosmetology degree, it doesn’t mean you have to send your girl to school with lackluster locks. We’ve

New Mom Comics Social Distancing With Family Cartoons

Alison Wong of New Mom Comics began creating cartoons about her life as a mom in 2015, after her son was born, and since the coronavirus pandemic began, has pivoted her comics to represent this time in a humorous and relatable way. “Early in March, when the COVID pandemic was just starting out, I switched

Backyard Family Campout Supplies | POPSUGAR Family

Sticking close to home to keep yourself and others safe is still incredibly important, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give your family a little change of scenery in the form of a fun-filled backyard campout. Just switching things up a bit from the typical day-to-day routine will immediately brighten everyone’s mood, and time spent

Why My Family Is Considering Homeschooling Next Year

The pandemic has wreaked havoc inside homes across the globe. We’re very lucky to have our health and safety amidst all this. We’ve also been blessed with a few perks: Our family connection is much stronger and, strangely, my kids become more intrinsically motivated to learn. This factor alone has pushed me to seriously consider