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Barmy’s bountiful bag of bad advice for writers

June 25, 2012

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Nice alliteration, eh? Always use alliterations in your title; people totally dig that. It’s strange how so many otherwise excellent writers mess that up. I’m certain that Stephen King would have finally sold some books if he had just called it “Carrie Kills like Crazy”. Instead, the guy’s barely made a living. Now, as regular […]

How to sneak junk food without getting caught by your child

June 20, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday, where our sense is about as common as it gets. This week’s question was a bit of a team project. It flowed from a conversation in the comments section of a recent post on what families can learn from the 2012 Summer Olympics.  Gina Valley asked if […]

What families can learn from the 2012 Olympics…sort of.

June 13, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s installment of WTF Wednesday where we are the leading experts on our own opinion. This week’s question comes via Twitter from Gina Valley, whose blog usually makes me laugh but today made me cry. Gina writes: Dear IBMP, What can we as a family learn from the Olympic Games? Well isn’t […]

Getting into the mind of the serial messy room offender

June 6, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s instalment of WTF Wednesday where you spent more time thinking up a question than I spent thinking up an answer. I’ve been doing WTF Wednesdays for 8 months now. Weird. Anyway, during that time I haven’t missed a single Wednesday. That’s quite an accomplishment since I can’t remember my own cell […]

The “I’d Laugh at the Irony if it Didn’t Piss Me Off So Much” Paradox

May 30, 2012

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      Welcome to this week’s installment of WTF Wednesday, where the advice is always free of fake colors or preservatives. Real colors or preservatives are totally fair game, though. This week’s question was submitted via Twitter by James Hudyma, A.K.A @SaskaDad. He’s got a blog I quite enjoy called EduDad and can be […]

21 ways to scare your parents

May 23, 2012

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Welcome to this week’s installment of WTF Wednesday, where one man’s bad vice is another man’s ad vice.  Take your time, I’ll wait… This week’s question was asked of Google, who turned around and tossed it to IBMP. Google knows good advice when it sees it. For some reason, though, it still recommended IBMP as […]