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Entries from August 2010

Things I don’t Want to Know So I Share

August 31st, 2010 by Theodore | No Comments

They don’t call it a blog for nothing, right? Here’s a video from our good friends at Dadlabs, with everything damn you need to know about babies and constipation. Why? Because you should be informed about shit, folks! Having a kid doesn’t make you enough of an expert–you need to know what everyone else knows […]


Preschool of America Sadly Emblematic of America

August 31st, 2010 by Matt | 7 Comments

When I went to pick Sasha up from daycare yesterday, a woman outside the building shoved a flyer in my hand. Tune into WBAI, it instructed, “to hear the real story of what is happening at Preschools of America from the teachers who have been fired for merely expressing their rights.” The second page went […]


Jeepers, Creepers, Where’d You Get Those Peepers? (a.k.a. Si ves algo, di algo.)

August 31st, 2010 by Matt | 2 Comments

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! No, wait—actually, it is a plane. This, pretty much, is a typical excursion out of doors with Sasha these days. No matter where she is or what she’s doing, she’ll suddenly tilt her head heavenward, point, and say, “Airplane!” And usually, Jean […]


On Wanting It to Be Worse

August 30th, 2010 by Christopher | 3 Comments

A bit of news came home from school last week: “The kids were exposed to a coxsackie virus.” What that is (I learned) is almost anything, from a mild flulike bug to something that causes nasty sores. Whatever: He seemed fine, didn’t show any symptoms, and (once we confirmed that last week’s biter was not […]


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

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An unnamed gunman gestures after shooting the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. Turkish police shot and killed the gunman, Turkish station NTV reported. Russia's ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot in Ankara, according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman. #APPhoto by Burhan Ozbilici

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"They watch their mothers and fathers overdose and die on the bathroom floor. They live without electricity, food or heat when their parents can’t pay the bills. They stop going to school, and learn to steal and forage to meet their basic needs."

The Children of the Opioid Crisis

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Left behind by addict parents, tens of thousands of youngsters flood the nation’s foster-care system; grandparents become moms and dads again

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Don't forget the gift receipt(s)!

A Gift for Every Type of Dad (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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Including cricket-flour protein bars, ice-cold beer chillers, and an air fryer that uses hardly any oil.

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