parenting

24 Feb 2020

I’m Worried About Quaden Bayles

by [redacted] Last week a heartbreaking video of a 9-year-old kid in Australia went viral. His name was Quaden Bayles, and he was being bullied in school. He was sobbing on camera begging his mother to give him a knife so he could kill himself. The mother said that this

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27 Jan 2020

Teaching Your Kids About Sex? There’s an App For That!

by Laurie Riihimaki Ok, so it’s official, parenting just got lazier. Now there are actually apps that help you teach your kid about sex! All the awkward questions you used to have to answer are now handed off to an age-appropriate Siri-equivalent. And I get it, parents, it’s not always

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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01 Aug 2018

Dads of Teenage Daughters: You’re not the Gatekeeper of her Vagina

Dads of teenage daughters, we need to talk. Not all of you, just some of you. Just those of you who are guilty of having attended a purity ball or are in the midst of planning one. You know, those creepy father-daughter dances (or HA, balls) where the girl pledges

Kelly Rose 0
29 Jun 2012

Being a Broke-Ass Parent

I realized this past weekend that I come from a long line of Broke-Asses.  My grandfather used to drive 5 miles outside of town to save 10¢ on gas.  My other grandfather would buy fifty rolls of toilet paper every time it went on sale (Although he did have at

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26 Aug 2011

Broke-Ass Mom: Who is This Mommy No Bucks?

“What makes life interesting is not the things you own, but the shit you do.” This is Broke-Ass Stuart’s mantra and I couldn’t agree more. Hi. I’m the new Broke-Ass Mom in town, but please call me “Mommy No Bucks”. I’ve recently shed my three piece navy suit, nude stockings,

Jennifer White - Mommy No Bucks 1
11 Jun 2011

Should You Tell Your Kids You are a Broke-Ass?

We want our children to enjoy their childhood and really believe that the world is made up of cupcakes and lollipops as a means to protect their innocence. Some parents bend over backwards to try and maintain this image for their children when it comes to finances. This is a

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02 May 2010

Types of Kids I Wouldn’t Be Ashamed To Call My Offspring

In general, I’m of the opinion that most children are bratty, snot-nosed runts that are good for nothing until they hit age 18, but recently my good friend got knocked up and I got to thinking that maybe I wouldn’t be so adverse to the idea of having a little

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