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Making sense of terrible tween logic

April 3, 2013

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Son, you have the best parents ever. All the other parents are just mumbling under their breath, “I can’t wait until Billy has kids of his own, then he’ll understand. Then it’ll be payback time!” I, on the other hand, am giving you the tools you’ll need to make sense of your Terrible Tween and […]

When did dances get this complicated?

March 4, 2013

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It’s great to be back! If you’ve just joined us (thank you, by the way), the Editor in Chief, Executive Editor, Head Writer, Creative Director, Best Boy and the entire Pencil Sharpening Team here at IBMP took a break from the Interwebs for a few weeks. Upon returning, I was pleased to see the universe […]

Human anatomy, the dessert stomach and yaks. Trust me, it’ll make sense when you read it.

February 3, 2013

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DINNER  n. –  the smallest amount of food that must be eaten in order to qualify for dessert. I’m sorry, son, but dinner is a necessary evil if you want dessert. It’s like suffering through Aunt Hattie’s lipstick-kiss before you can open the gift she brought you. Or bathing. Although both of those things only […]

In case you missed yesterday’s cartoon

November 15, 2012

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Girls: the only thing keeping boys from thinking they know everything. Happy Thursday! Yesterday, I guest posted over at Sex, Lies and Bacon. Many of you popped over there. For those that may not have, I thought I’d post the cartoon here today. It sums up my grasp of the female psyche when I was a […]

Brand-new cartoon and a fave post from the past featured on Sex, Lies and Bacon!

November 14, 2012

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Today, I’ve Become My Parents is being featured over at Super Single Mom Melysa Shmitt’s digs: Sex, Lies and Bacon! To mark the occasion, I did a brand-new cartoon that, quite frankly, sums up what my teen dating life was like–and so does the post, one of my favorites from the early days of IBMP. […]

Setting the right example for your children: a Rootstock & Rootstock cartoon

September 15, 2012

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Hi there.  Some of you may remember that about a month ago I asked readers to toss out some different scenarios that could make funny cartoons and promised to ask my 11 year-old son, Cheeky, to come up with funny captions or speech bubble quotes. The first one was part of the link above; the […]