Tag Archives: children

Attracting Kids to the Van with Ice Cream

This past weekend I continued profiling my appliances by using child labor. My partner’s kids wanted to hang out with me more, so I looked for some structured activity to hide behind. Making ice cream inside the crazy electrical maze … Continue reading

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Helicopter Surveillance

I say this will all of the smug, self-satisfied glee of a never-will-be-parent: “The Surveillance State starts with Helicopter Parenting.” – Mauer, 2014

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How the Assumption of Monogamy Distorts Reality

This article from Jezebel, ostensibly about modern men “needing to change” in order for 20-something women to take them seriously, is a prime example of how the assumption that monogamous relationships are the only serious ones distorts our view of … Continue reading

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Susie Bright Talks about Teaching Kids about Sex

I really liked this article where Susie Bright and her daughter discuss how to handle sex talks with your kids: http://www.salon.com/2012/05/16/mother_daughter_sexperts/

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Never

I was visiting a girlfriend who has kids this weekend, and at some point while I was lying in bed with her, I had a fairly profound realization. I have never, in my adult life, loved a child.

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