When author Julia Fierro started the Parenting Confessional Tumblr last month, she got more than she bargained for. Fierro had been hoping that it’d just be a fun way to promote her new book, Cutting Teeth. But in only a few weeks, the Parenting Confessional Tumblr amassed more than 10,000 followers and was deluged with submissions from parents wanting to share their stories, ranging from hilarious to horrifying.
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