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Inside the making of The Perfect Baby Handbook

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

The Perfect Baby Blog is on a brief hiatus while I’m in Canada. Until May 26, when regular blogging will recommence, I’ll be posting excerpts and illos from The Perfect Baby Handbook that provide an insider glimpse of how the book came together. Today: A challenge. Chapter One includes a guide to setting up a […]

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The creepiest perfect babies in the world

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

This adorable creature used to have a normal mouth. Then the Italian photography duo, Winkler+Noah revised her slightly to make a point about excessively motivated parenting with their latest art project, “The Puppet Show.” The exhibition, featuring 30 photographs of similarly eery Charlie McCarthy kids, recently captivated Milan. In their statement, the photographers (whose real […]

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Guess the famous perfect baby!

Friday, April 10th, 2009

This Good Friday edition of “Guess the Perfect Baby” may vex the many Germans who follow this blog because today’s mystery miracle child is conspicuously American. Here are your clues: 1. As the nation recently discovered, he was an extremely curious baby—precocious in at least one area of infant development: the wearing of capes. 2. […]

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Perfect Remnants, March 2-6

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Some bits and pieces to wrap up the first week of the Perfect Baby Blog‘s fragile existence: • Why scholarly but slovenly moms are doomed to raise illiterate kids: A new study, of which there are never quite enough, has reached amusingly dire conclusions. If you’re trying to inculcate a love of reading in your […]

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