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Archive for May, 2009

Finally, a “Jon & Kate” rumor that’s too loathsome to be true

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

In the most novel twist yet in the unfolding “Jon & Kate plus 8” scandal, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is claiming that the toxic couple is cavalierly planning to send their eight young kids to Swiss boarding schools, so the elder Gosselins can focus on becoming more repellent in a “retooled” version of the show (called […]

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How the New York Times envisions the “end of over-parenting”

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Tensions are running high at Perfect Baby Handbook Worldwide Headquarters on Montague Street. It seems our services are no longer needed! At least according to this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, in which Lisa Belkin proclaims that the days of “helicoptering, smothering mothering…overly enmeshed parenting” or “get-them-into-Harvard-or-bust parenting” are numbered. It seems as though the […]

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What do this notorious mom and this ambiguous rocker have in common?

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Could it be their hair? I am currently working on an in-depth analysis of that baffling thing on top of sextuplet mom Kate Gosselin’s head (seriously; the website The Daily Beast has commissioned me to do so). I don’t follow Kate’s reality show, “Jon & Kate plus 8,” so I had to quickly familiarize myself […]

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One upside of Disney-princess mania

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Despite my recent tribute to creepy parents who indulge their daughters’ pouty insistence on wearing tiaras, I’m aware that the princess trend is not all evil. Hilarious blogger Kelcey Kintner (The Mama Bird Diaries) recently posted this heart-warming photo of her daughters and their successful efforts to expand their grandpa’s wardrobe boundaries: So, you see, […]

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Mom bemused by American Apparel’s style tips

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

The cute, comfy maternity look that American Apparel is pushing in this ad (right) is reminding Lindsay Ferrier, the blogger behind the refreshingly coo-free Suburban Turmoil, uncomfortably of one of Willa Wonka’s victims: I mean, really. Every time I look at this poor woman, I think, “Violet! You’re turning violet, Violet.” Also? It’s pretty much […]

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