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Entries from September 2011

Comment of the Day: Or the Truth Revealed!

September 28th, 2011 by Theodore | 1 Comment

This, from DadWagon reader JF, responding to the post “Asian Woman  + Jewish man: The New Math”: I am a Jewish American man living in Singapore. Your satirical post is spot on. I am newly, seriously involved with a native Singaporean of Chinese descent. Besides being beautiful physically, she is probably the warmest, most thoughtful, […]

When Do Kids Need a Fig Leaf?

September 27th, 2011 by Theodore | 7 Comments

JP takes swimming lessons once a week at a pool in our neighborhood. This is New York, so, of course, space is limited, the pool is something of a disgrace, and the locker rooms are worse. But we come so that he won’t drown, and to kill time on the weekend, and we crowd in […]

What Almost Made Me Cry Today: ‘Love You Forever’

September 27th, 2011 by Matt | 15 Comments

The other night, at bedtime, I sent Sasha to her “library” (what she calls her bookshelf) to select some reading material. She returned with Mercer Mayer’s “All By Myself,” a stack of idiotic Corduroy books, and a book I’d seen floating around the house but had never actually opened, “Love You Forever,” written by Robert […]

Oh, Crap, We’re Old; Or, DadWagon Kids Growing Up!

September 26th, 2011 by Matt | 15 Comments

Astute DadWagon observers (there must be two or three of you by now) will have noticed that things have changed slightly around the site, both in recent weeks (we’ve been tweaking our design in anticipation of a bigger tweak) and over the now nearly two years of our existence. God, two years! Can you believe […]


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The perfect treat for children you hate this Halloween


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Oct 27th 9:22am • No Comments


The Right Way to Swear in Front of Your Kids


Context, context, context.

Sep 19th 2:33pm • No Comments

I don't care. EAT IT ANYWAY, KID!

‘Five Second Rule’ for Food on Floor Is Untrue, Study Finds


Researchers concluded that no matter how fast you pick up food that falls on the floor, you will pick up bacteria with it.

Sep 19th 11:38am • No Comments


Why Danish Parents Like to Talk About Death


It's because it makes for happier kids, says new book.

Aug 11th 8:19am • No Comments