Don't Read These Beloved Children's Books To Your Kids

I'm a stay-at-home dad with two kids. My daughter is seven, but before she was old enough to go to preschool, I watched her when she was awake and worked odd hours from home while she slept. My son is two, and we're on the same schedule, except that I've recently joined the jobless recovery, so now it's all toddler,… »2/09/15 2:50pm2/09/15 2:50pm

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, You're Fucked: 10 Tips For Avoiding Terrible Children's Books

As you may have heard, Jan Berenstain, the lady who co-created the Berenstain Bears series, died this week. And it's measure of how bad those books are that some people wasted no time dancing on her grave. Now, it's incredibly crass and rude to rip into a poor old woman who just died. But those books are REALLY… »3/02/12 11:58am3/02/12 11:58am

There Is Finally An Inspirational Children's Book About Danny Woodhead

If every undersized, scrappy professional athlete could have an inspirational children's book written about him or her, the world would be full of adolescents with overblown expectations about their futures. But since that's already the case with America's youth, scraptastic young men like Greg Paulus, Dustin Pedroia,… »11/08/11 11:15am11/08/11 11:15am