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Going to the Fair (And Some Random Promotion) YAY!

Going to the Fair (And Some Random Promotion) YAY!

Chick Stickers (Three) I’m far more excited than I should be.  I swear the fair I’m going to no matter how old I get makes me feel like a kid again.  (I don’t wanna grow up dammit. *)Shorty is going to love it, she’s been […]

Living Fast and Furious With a Toddler At The Helm

Living Fast and Furious With a Toddler At The Helm

Image via Wikipedia There is a lot of focus on a mom’s parenting style (I somehow doubt that includes being able to run after my kid while wearing stiletto’s gives be any bonus points, but I could be wrong).  If you do certain things wrong, […]

Do You Take Advice From Adverts?

Do You Take Advice From Adverts?

It’s cute sure, but do you take parenting advice from magazine advertisements?

But a study published today in the journal Pediatrics found that, contrary to these recommendations, magazines geared toward women ages 20 to 40 often portray infants in unsafe sleeping positions, which could be detrimental to new parents.
(Source: ABCNews)

I don’t know if this was simply research, or if indeed people are dense.  Either way, it seems that there’s a group out there who are concerned enough about new parents taking the advice of magazine advertisements on baby’s sleep position.
The image used in the linked article above really takes the cake, what with the huge red DANGER! x mark and all. (Why yes, it was the inspiration for the above.)

Honestly, I cannot for the life of me recall waiting for that diaper commercial to come on so I knew how and when to change Shorty’s diaper.  Maybe though that’s just me.

In that case, considering that so many people are listening to commercials and see print ads as information, maybe this ad wasn’t a great idea:

Seeing As I’m Well Versed In Crazy

Seeing As I’m Well Versed In Crazy

So, I’m going to be short sweet and to the point: I am a filthy, filthy liar (LIAR!). I stubbornly claim that (for serious you guys), Shorty doesn’t go through the terrible twos, like at all. (If you believe that, go back and read the […]

Watch Out What You Name Jr

Watch Out What You Name Jr

Hmm it seems there’s been some kind of scientific-y study linking names and jail time for guys. Interesting no? It’s like a brand spanking new way to say it’s mom and dad’s fault, after all you named your kid Killer McKillface* and you expected him […]