All of the editor's ramblings:
How much is too much?
I opened the newspaper the other day and the headline jumped out at me:
"Talks for Teachers Contract Have Intensified"
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Further erosion of my parental rights.
Blogging has become more hazardous than we originally thought. Not only can blogging get you fired from your job, it can also screw up your entry into the college of your choice and hurt your chances of getting that job in the first place. Last week, in an action... read more
"Co" is the new black.
I saw a headline this morning that I found perplexing, from the Hattiesburg American: "Co-Parenting Doesn't Have to Be Hard". Co-parenting? What the hell is that? Well, according... read more
Rockwell, I feel your pain.
Hi, Mom -- happy belated Mother's Day! Sorry this is a couple of days late, and I would have called, but given that you're now living in Afghanistan (I knew things were rough with you and dad, but running off to the Middle East with Ahmad? What were you thinking?), I didn't want to give anyone in... read more
Stay out of my kid's lunchbox.
Whew! You can't believe the comfort I have knowing that Slick Willie is still in charge of raising my children. What a relief! That takes a lot of pressure off of me -- maybe now I can finish writing that novel.
In case you haven't heard, former president (and self-proclaimed "former... read more
Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dad
Al Gore's Internet™ has become a dizzying array of shorthand and acronyms, and my inner grumpy old man can't stand it. Emails, blogs and forums are littered with them -- BTW, KWIM, STFU, KFC. I knew people had already given up learning how to spell now that spellcheckers are ubiquitous. The... read more
The immigration movement needs a new PR agent.
This recent report from the Associated Press is sure to get the Minutemen's panties further into a bunch:
Mexican pop diva Gloria Trevi, Puerto Rican reggaeton Ivy Queen and Tito El Bambino and other Latino artists are recording a Spanish-language version of the U.S. national... read more
We did it!
Even the most novice of parents knows that the experience of raising a child is full of milestones. First steps, first birthday, first day of school, first date, first husband. The nurturing of a website also has milestones -- at The Imperfect Parent, they were creating our first web page,... read more