If you’re looking for a story that you can really sink your teeth into…jk!
So, a couple of douche-nozzle fathers got into it across the pond this week. If …
Every year the same old Christmas stories remain on the shelves, painting pictures of families enjoying their comfortable houses, warmed with fires and lit with Christmas tree lights behind …
Dr. Jim Taylor is a father, and he’s seen the worst this Christmas season, while trying to buy toys for his daughters. When he’s not finding a toy that gives his daughters a terrible self-image, he’s finding toys that practically play themselves.
His conclusion: that either kids can’t entertain themselves anymore, parents are pathetic, parents lost faith in their kids, or we’re just hitting the “end of civilization” where toy companies have done their research and these are the toys we want and need.
It’s December, and you’re probably gonna have a run in with that guy. No, not FML Mall Santa. You know, that older kid or relative that will ruin your sweet little innocent son/daughter’s belief that Santa Claus does in fact exist?
So your child comes to you later in the day and asks, “Daddy, Is Santa Claus Real?”.
What do you tell him/her?
This one comes from my friend Susie, who happened to take this photo of a Fisher-Price depiction of Jesus at a nativity scene.
Now I’m not Jewish, but I could go on about how Fisher-Price doesn’t manufacture a toy dreidel but only gives you directions on how to make your own. Or how they don’t have a mini menorah for Jewish children. Is there some Jewish toy manufacturer cornering the market or something?
Religion toy capitalization debate aside, there are some “cool” factors here.