In March 2009, Blair Koenig started the reader submission-based blog STFU, Parents as a way to mock parents who overshare on social media. Koenig refers to her blog as "an entertainment destination" and as a "guide for parents on what NOT to post about their kids." Koenig says her blog is also a "forum for non-parents to vent about their TMI-related frustrations."
Posts include parents giving details of their kids' bodily functions, potty-training progress or regression, and even pictures of the alleged events. It's oversharing at its worst or best, depending on whom you ask. Koenig has even categorized the blog entries of the parents: Sanctimommy — the "better mom than you" moms; Woe is Mom — the nonsleeping martyr moms; Mommy Jacking — the "every thought turns back to my child" moms; and Gross Out Factor — devoted to the too-much-information-providing parents.
On average, STFU, Parents receives more than 1.5 million visits a month, and with its growth in popularity, it has alsoRead More »from Interview With Controversial ‘STFU, Parents’ Blogger Blair Koenig