First Day

OK, OK. Let me see the pic of your kid.

Facebook: Not for Children

Once they fully understand, switch to something nicer, like horror stories.

Curse Cursive

I had something really interesting to say in this spot, but I can’t read my notes.

It Starts Early

Though to really advance, he needs to get rid of the helmet and really take his chances.

Follow the Directions

Of course if that doesn’t work review the earlier meme, This Gives Me a Headache.

Teach Them Well

Le Guin (1929–January 22, 2018) was an American novelist who worked mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. She also authored children’s books, short stories, poetry, and essays. The quote’s larger context: “If you cannot or will not imagine the results of your actions, there’s no way you can act morally or responsibly. … See the Meme

The Obliviot Challenge

Clearly some haven’t gotten past feeling they have to respond to the “Du-uhhhh, I dare ya!” types in their lives.

Pride Goeth Before the Fall

His wife, who couldn’t make it that night, was insistent that he get a good photo of her first-born’s milestone. “Let me see!” See what I mean about the “fall”?

The Advantage You Never Had?

The quote is from Heinlein’s 1973 book Time Enough for Love, which has another gem that’s right up my alley: “Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.” Illustration: Heinlein’s portrait from the April-May 1953 issue of Amazing Stories (unknown artist).


Seriously: kids are generally smarter than their parents, and you survived! Back off.