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When it comes to searching for parenting advice on the internet, trust the majority of the blogosphere if it ever comes down to you and your wife agreeing to something like “OMG BRO. I just had a great idea! Let’s dress our 3-year-old daughter up like a whore and enter her in a beauty pageant so we can get on TV YEAAAAA!”.
I’m not too sure if TLC’s Toddlers and Tiaras is appropriately vilified enough for the esteemed title of “train-wreck” as given by Twinfinity, but rather more like the ETERNAL APOCALYPSE OF CHILD DAMNATION.
Nickelodeon-owned Parentsconnect.com has a tough job. They need to continually come up with content to satisfy a country full of stay-at-home moms, who god bless them, find a way to not kill our children while we work. Or, they go work while we stay at home and try to find a way to not kill our kids.
BUT, and this is a BIG “but”…
(Note: Image taken from Helge Fischer’s website and highly modified to include the the important things he left out)
It seems like wherever you go these days, …
Since we now live in a digital age, long gone are the days when parents thumb through their own music collection to find the least-inappropriate music to share with their babies, toddlers and children. No more plopping a kid down on his play mat and tossing a James Taylor or Hall & Oates cassette into the boombox for playtime. Now that we’re plugged into the matrix, we’ve got tons of sources for music these days – and those options also filter down to our young ones (for better or worse).
Today, I’ll take a look at three popular online music streaming services – Pandora Radio, Slacker Radio, and Radiotime.com – and the options that they offer you in the Children’s Music genre.
See how they stacked up after the break.
Chris Illuminati recently posted a great article over at Asylum about Postpartum Depression for men, and what it’s recently meant for him. He’s a new father, and freelancing from home is giving him all of the signs of postpartum that we typically associate with women. It was “the crazy thoughts doing laps around my head at 4 a.m. that troubled me the most,” Chris says. “What if I just left him and went to bed? Threw my hands up, packed a bag, checked into a hotel and came back for his second birthday when most of the hard stuff was over?”
Well, Chris. I’ve got to tell you – it’s not just for stay-at-home dads. I’m a working father, and I also had a version of postpartum. Read on for another perspective.