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Internet Meme Demolition Derby: 30 Years From Now Edition

Not every pile of twisted steel and rubber that is swept aside in the Internet Meme Demolition Derby is a mustache twirling villain like The Original ADHD Medicine, or My Parents Spanked Me as a Kid. Sometimes an internet meme goes viral because it has a tantalizing message, one that …

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Listen to the FIRST EVER Grounded Parents Podcast!!

It’s the first episode of the Grounded Parents podcast! Kavin came to DC, and Emily and Jenny hung out in her hotel room! And we recorded it! Many exclamation points! We talked about the having it all myth, Target and gendered toys, breastfeeding, circumcision, sleep training, GMOs, vaccines, Dr. Amy and …


Grumpy Old Bugger

Found on the interwebs: Are you a grouch?   Dear Neighbor, Thank you for your submission. Unfortunately our editorial review staff found numerous shortcomings in your study, and therefore we are unable to accept it for publication at this time. Please consider the following points in any resubmission: Your work outlines an …

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Internet Meme Demolition Derby: The Grounded Parents Memes

We find some truly awful memes wandering the social media landscape. Facebook seems especially infested. The ease with which memes can be shared and viewed makes Facebook the perfect medium for the spread of bad ideas and anti-scientific attitudes.  But there’s no reason that this power should only be used …

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Do you want to see shit hit the fan? Circumcision

One of the most contentious words, if not the most contentious word in the internet parenting world: Circumcision. *Ducks for cover*   Disclaimer: This post is intended to be humorous, to point out that all one has to do to incite cutthroat, never-ending debate is to bring up routine infant …

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Internet Meme Demolition Derby: Guns vs Godless Society Edition

If a madman wants to kill innocent people he will find a way. Killers don’t need guns to kill people. Timothy McVeigh used fertilizer. 9-11 terrorists used box cutters & planes. The Nazis used cyanide gas… Taking guns from innocent people will not protect innocent people The problem is not …

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The Real Housewives of Wooville

I’ve given up a lot since becoming a skeptic. I’ve stayed away from Whole Foods. Left behind some seriously tasty GMO-free chips. I can’t even read a Mark Bittman recipe anymore, and I used to live by his frittatas, okay? But now pseudoscience is threatening something essential to the very …

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The Ten Things You MUST Do When Sending a Child To College

Offspring is 18 and off to college in a few days. As a mum, I’ve had many opportunities to ruin xyr life and character, the teen years, the tween years, the elementary school years, the toddler years, going right back to the foetus year. Now I discover that I have …

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How to Clean Vomit From a Car Seat (in 16 Easy Steps!)

I’m going to start this post with a warning that this article contains a frank discussion of vomit, so if you can’t handle it, turn away now. (Even though we as parents do clean up a lot of gross things, some of us still have weak stomachs to deal with.) Most …


Internet Meme Demolition Derby: That’s a Paddlin’ Edition

Before we get into the down and dirty Meme Demolition of this weeks horrible parenting advice as shared via social media, I would like to address the featured image of this edition of the IMDD. Because that’s not our normal Demolition Derby fare. No, that’s a Combine Derby!  That is people …