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Entries from February 2012

A Meditation on the Mysteries of the Internet

February 28th, 2012 by Theodore | 2 Comments

This post was sponsored by Linksys and the new Linksys E4200v2 router. For more information on sponsored posts, read the bottom of our About Page. Of the three DadWagoners I am by far the least technically proficient. I had to be told, in fact, what a router is. I don’t know overly much about my […]


On Parenting Abroad: The Withdrawal Method

February 23rd, 2012 by Matt | No Comments

One recent morning, as I walked toward Rangoon’s Shwedagon Pagoda—a Buddhist temple clad in 60 tons of gold and ornamented with precious gems—I was surrounded by children. Goddamn children. Maybe half a dozen of them. All seemed to be about 6 years old, and all were gamboling around, trying to beg money from me, either […]


The iFather

February 21st, 2012 by Nathan | 1 Comment

Note: This post was sponsored by Linksys and the new Linksys E4200v2 router. For more information on sponsored posts, read the bottom of our About Page. We moved last month. Did I mention that? Perhaps not. This is the problem with blogging: I want to blog about things that matter to me, but if those things are as time-consuming […]


It Doesn’t Work

February 16th, 2012 by Theodore | 2 Comments

A short while ago I wrote a post about how amazing I am as a father, offering as evidence my ability to get both of my children to go to sleep at once. Do I regret connecting the successful sleep patterns of my progeny with my capacities as a father? No. I don’t. I stand […]


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Essential reading if you want to know what teens are up to these days. When you're done, you'll want to kill yourself.

My Little Sister Taught Me How To Snapchat Like “The Teens”

buzzfeed.com

An investigation.

Feb 10th 3:48pm • No Comments

Oh, ha ha. You're fucked.

The Secret to Being Both a Successful Writer and a Mother: Have Just One Kid

theatlantic.com

A large number of female authors are parents of only children.

Feb 4th 12:10pm • No Comments

Study shows 5-year-olds who learn calculus are 3 times more annoying than regular 5-year-olds.

5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

theatlantic.com

Why playing with algebraic and calculus concepts—rather than doing arithmetic drills—may be a better way to introduce children to math

Feb 3rd 10:42am • No Comments

You're doing it all wrong! Or, possibly, you're not? Who the hell knows any more?

Should Parents Be More Demanding and Forceful With Their Kids?

slate.com

Did you know that some of America’s most pressing ills—obesity, psychiatric illness, and our eroding educational system among them—have a single cause?

Jan 22nd 8:52am • No Comments