All right-thinking young men, and many right-thinking young women, had dreams of growing up to be Batman. Playboy billionaire by day, stoic ass-kicker at night with all the coolest toys! As we have grown up, VERY few of us have the means to bring these dreams to fruition. As we have become parents, we try to be superheroes for our kids, but we rarely get to wear the cape of “DADMAN!! Defender of naptimes everywhere!!!”
It’s not nearly as glamorous.
One man, however, gets to live his dream!
Recently, fathers and their kids had a family day at the Ecoworld Aquarium in Picton, New Zealand to encourage dads’ involvement with their families.
The outing, part of the …
We’ve been talking about this one on Twitter, but it deserves a proper OMFG here. Alicia Silverstone, who’s most known for the movie “Clueless” (but we prefer remembering her as Batgirl in the trainwreck “Batman & Robin“), posted a video on her site, The Kind Life, of her baby-birding food to her son.
You know, as in she-chews-it-up-then-spits-it-into-his-mouth. Or, premastication, for you smart types. Or, The Hunger Games, if you prefer.
While watching the NCAA this year, many viewers used the commercial breaks to run to the bathroom, update their brackets and throw another batch of jalapeño poppers in the oven (or fryer). Bob Cook, on the other hand, watched the commercials. That’s when he saw the one for Transamerica. You know, the one that suggests that if dad’s dead, everyone’s better off.
This week’s Podcast Question of the Week is about safety:
Do you ever leave your toddler alone in the car?
This week on Babble, Meredith Carroll discussed the recent …
We as Americans value two things more highly than any other. We tout these to the rest of the world as the reason that our country is the greatest on the planet. We give them as reasons for being the object of hate of terrorists and oppressed people everywhere.
More than anything else, we love opportunity! The greatest thing about this country is that everyone has the opportunity to be successful. (Apparently)
The second greatest thing, is the ability to resent those with better opportunities, such as our children. This must be done, however, with the greatest level of efficiency. For, you know, freedom.
Here is a handy-dandy guide to helping parents resent their children in the most effective ways possible.