Browsing All posts tagged under »toys«

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

May 30, 2012


      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 […]

Stuffing your toybox with Happy Meal toys

February 15, 2012


Welcome to another installment of WTF Wednesday, where the advice is free but following it might cost you more than just your reputation. Today’s question was submitted by John Brown (a.k.a. @jbrown3079) of Twitterville Indiana. He’s also the owner of Bellbottom Blog. We don’t yet know if the other 3,078 JBrowns on Twitter endorse his […]

An IBMP exclusive: getting your child to pick up their toys

November 15, 2011


Welcome to the seventh instalment of WTF Wednesday where you spent more time thinking up a question than I spent thinking up an answer. Today’s question comes to us from Lorna via the blog, who writes: Dear IBMP, How do I get my son to pick up his toys? Note: my son is 25 and lives […]

My son guest blogs: I’m gonna become my dad? That’s the worst thing ever!

August 14, 2011


If you’ve been hanging around this blog for a while you know that I’ve Become My Parents is really a big long note to my son. He’s still a bit too young to read some of it, but he knows what it’s about. I recently asked him what he thought about the idea of growing […]

Violence against toys: it’s in your genes

June 13, 2011


Son, right now you like to push your Hot Wheels around and build and play with Lego Star Wars Models. It’s all sweet and innocent. But it won’t be that way forever. Soon it’ll be all about crashing them.