The House That Jack Built: A Child’s Guide to Neglecting the Fire Code

December 24, 2016 0

The House That Jack Built: A Child’s Guide to Neglecting the Fire Code It’s hard to criticize a nursery rhyme that was originally published in 1755, but when they’re continuing to print the book for children to gain habits from . . . well, something needs done. The specific book that I read and took these pictures from was originally my […]

Baby Oliver’s Love / Hate List for Spring

June 7, 2016 0

Baby Oliver’s Love/Hate List for Spring Hi, my name is Oliver. I was alive last spring, but I’m told that I slept through most of it. (I find this hard to believe, as my well-documented hatred of sleep makes me question whether I was actually that “sleepy” or if I was drugged. I suspect a conspiracy.) Either way, I don’t […]

5 Potential Career Paths for My 1-Year-Old

June 7, 2016 1

5 Potential Career Paths for My 1-Year-Old Recently my son has been following me around and imitating my stay-at-home dad duties as if he’s in some way helping me complete my chores. He’s simultaneously very adorable and completely in the way. I’ll fold the laundry; he’ll throw it back in the hamper. I’ll empty the garbage; he’ll refill the can […]

Radioactive Gazelles

May 10, 2016 0

Radioactive Gazelles Recently a few different friends of mine have announced their pregnancies and emailed me to ask for my advice/opinions on various accessories and whether they should or should not purchase them for their certain-to-be malodorous babies. (I wanted to say “smelly,” but I didn’t want to offend them, so I used a word that they likely don’t know […]