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Entries from October 2009

Child names, Superstition, and Superfetation

October 28th, 2009 by Theodore | 2 Comments

First, I’d like to introduce an amazing word I came across in my travels through the internets recently: superfetation. Don’t know it? Well, superfetation happens to be “the formation of a fetus from a different menstrual cycle while another embryo is already present in the uterus,” according to the knowledge fellows over at wikipedia. That […]


What Almost Made Me Cry Today: “My Sister’s Keeper”

October 27th, 2009 by Matt | 2 Comments

Look, I knew what I was getting into when I plugged my headphones into the armrest on Delta flight 560 from St. Lucia to Atlanta. “My Sister’s Keeper,” starring Abigail Breslin and Cameron Diaz, is a classic weepie, the adaptation of Jodi Picoult’s novel about a troubled family whose younger daughter (Breslin) sues her parents […]


Caveat Emptor, Daddy Einstein

October 24th, 2009 by Nathan | 5 Comments

A modest defense of Disney and Baby Einstein


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"When we met my dad at Starbucks he said I couldn’t play with his laptop but I forgot. He also said don’t fool around with his phone but I think I FaceTimed Australia. My dad sighed and published a short piece on Medium about the challenges of raising kids in the digital age."

Alexander and the V Bad, FML Day

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There was quinoa for dinner and I hate quinoa.

Mar 14th 2:07pm • No Comments

Knock knock.

Who's there?

The interrupting toddler.

The interr—

BBC Radio 1

THIS. IS. AMAZING. 😂

When your Dad is live on BBC News but you just can't wait...

(Via Newsbeat)

Mar 10th 4:06pm • No Comments

"They’re both making noise—sometimes a lot. They’re kids, so they do that. It looks like you’re on a date. Are you on a date? He looks like a nice guy."

Why I Sometimes Nix The Sitter And Drag My Kids To Grown-Up Stuff

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Really, it’s good for them—and kind of good for everyone else, too.

Jan 25th 11:50pm • No Comments