Great Parenting Advice from Dad About Not Being Special

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This gem is from Cyanide and Happiness. I am giving a transcript (below the comic) because I believe there is great wisdom and truth in the words of this comic. Parenting Wisdom Son: Hey Dad, I got an F in the spelling bee and a participation award! I did good, huh? Dad: No kiddo, you did absolutely dreadful. Son: Huh? Dad: See, despite what everyone at school is constantly telling you, you aren’t special. You are special to me, because you’re my son. However, you aren’t special to everybody else.…

19 kids and 1 Car

And no, this isn’t a clown car. This is a very obtuse school teacher who thought she could cram, squish and mold 19 children into the shape of her car. Her somewhat saving grace is the fact she was taking the kids on a school field trip. School teacher, Melanie Minnie (you have got to love the last name in this situation), who lives in South Africa was fined $175. She says this is the last time she will be taking the kids on a trip. I assume the parents…

Where Do Babies Come From? The Avengers!

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I’m sure this tactic of diversion staved off the “Where do babies come from” conversation since the dawn of man. Oh sure, the diversion has changed but the strategy and motivation are the same. I can picture caveman Grok pointing to a sunset or some animals fighting (or having sex); I think you get the point. Through the ages parents avoid “The Talk” as long as possible, hoping they pick it up in school or elsewhere, which is wrong. Take the time to answer questions so they don’t start going…