I was pregnant once. Three times actually. And, seriously, there are some really annoying people out there. Yes, most people are awesome. But some are just really, really annoying — and I wrote about those folks for the Huffington Post today. If you’d like to study, here’s the link. Test tomorrow!
The next word (yeah, there’s been a lag since the last one but whatever) comes from David Vienna of the Daddy Complex.
dreadule n. (Fr. schedule + dread): The list of play-dates, birthday parties and other activities you know you must attend with your kids, but really, really, really don’t want to.
I’m happy to post this today so I can announce that David’s twitter feed was named one of the BEST of all of them by the Daily Beast. Here’s the description: “The Daily Beast picked the most relevant, entertaining, original, and—in some cases—overlooked websites and Twitter feeds.”
This is not a list of a million. It’s a short list and there are like a zillion out there to choose from. This is such a major deal. Let’s congratulate, tip our hats and buy a drink for the always inebriated David Vienna.
“The Shining” Father’s Day Card by Derek Eads
The work of Derek Eads is always relevant. Happy Father’s Day to all of you and a special shout out to my husband, dad, grandfather and father-in-law because you guys put the “rad” in “dad” (if you move a letter around).
Is Oprah at Harvard to:
a) deliver a commencement address?
b) tell an audience that “YOU ALL GET A CAR”?
This is the stupidest toy I’ve ever seen and I’ve been around for almost four decades and live in America — and we have a lot of stupid toys in this country. This is called, “Whipple!” It’s actually very popular and available at Walmart, Toys R Us, and a big-box retailer near YOU.
Here’s the product description: “Whipple is an amazing new craft crème that lets you become a pastry and dessert designer. Create your own original treats that become fabulous fantasy sweets. Follow the instructions to learn how to use the Whipple pastry bag, make swirls and twirls and craft wonderful delights. Each set comes with everything you need to create the perfect dessert that you can decorate with bling, beads or fruit. Whipple treats are perfect to wear, share or give a friend. Pastry Set -whipple up four pastry creations with this fun set; includes four pastries, a lesson sheet, and various decorations. NOT for consumption. Age guide: from 7 years.”
If you’re an obstetrician, a fun thing to do for your patient is play the song “Whoomp There It Is!” when the baby’s born.
My favorite part of Hide-and-Go-Seek is the first part.
My 2 year old and I have played restaurant a million times and he has yet to ONCE show me a wine list.