Browsing All posts tagged under »school«

When did dances get this complicated?

March 4, 2013


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 […]

Girls on the left; boys on the right.

October 23, 2012


Son, you may remember me telling you that there are two kinds of kids in middle school: those that are miserable, and those that make them that way. I was both. In short, that’s because nobody else had to make me miserable; I did it just fine myself. And I didn’t even wait until middle […]

How to convince your kids that you’re the smartest person they’ll ever know.

May 16, 2012


Welcome to this week’s installment of WTF Wednesday, where we give way more than we take. In fact, we don’t take our own advice at all. This week’s question was submitted via email by Jimmy Ettele, owner of the blog Founding a Father and its corresponding Facebook page. You’ll also find him on Twitter as @jetts31. […]

Advice for my son: What you need to know about middle school

May 7, 2011


Given that you have my genes, you should know that in middle school there are only two kinds of kids: those that are miserable and those that make them that way. You’ll be in with the 98% that make up the former (sorry). Your only consolation will come several years later at your class reunion where you’ll […]