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Michael Jackson doll—as seen in hands of his bereaved son!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Trust it to a website called “Droolicious—Modern Design for Modern Parents” to find a product to drool over in the middle of Michael Jackson’s memorial. The site’s post titled “What Was Blanket Holding?” dispenses with eulogistic ponderings and zeros in on the revelation that Jackson’s youngest son, Blanket, was gripping a “1995 Official Triumph International […]

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A “rocking sheep” that is priced, in all seriousness, at $575

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Ordinary children have to make do with a rocking horse. Special children, whose parents like to shop online while drunk, get to own this $575 “Electric Pink Rocking Sheep” by Danish Crafts. Upholstered in lambskin, this creature is even more amazing than it first appears. Consider the web site’s description: Most nursery sheep lull you […]

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Michael Jackson’s death as—what else?—a learning moment

Friday, June 26th, 2009

How parents of gifted children can take canny advantage of Michael Jackson’s death: • Give your offspring the okay to choose the King of Pop for a role model “as long as you explain that heroes are ‘complex people with less than flattering attributes,’” writes Project GiftED blogger Melissa Greczy, a woman who likes to […]

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So many Michaels, so many Jacksons

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Whatever else you think about Michael Jackson, you must admit that he was wildly creative—except when it came to naming his offspring. As the Washington Post notes: Jackson is survived by three children: Michael Joseph Jackson, Jr., Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince “Blanket” Michael Jackson II. (emphasis c/o Google News) What will happen to […]

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Obama tries desperately to get in on “bad parent” craze

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Item A: Confusing a trend with an authority figure,’s Karen Bridson blogs about how the “bad mother” craze has cut her “a little slack” after seven years of pressure to “do everything perfectly.” She has never met a trend so thoughtful and lenient. Item B: Just when she’s feeling pretty good about her new […]

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