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Thinking about Thinking – The Genius of a Kid

My child went totally philosophically meta on my yesterday. I was sitting outside, thinking about dull, adult things, sipping on my mundane Gatorade, and she came out to see me. And out of nowhere, she asked me this question: “Mom,” … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Cartoon Dogs Talk?

This is a serious question. I mean, sure, some cartoon dogs talk, but of all cartoon species, the dog is often the silent one, full of woofs and pants, but no words. Even the dog in Word World itself has … Continue reading

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The Things that Annoy Me about Kids’ Shows

Being an expert in educational children’s programming, by which I mean I’m a parent who sometimes needs to clean or make dinner in peace, I have some gripes. Most are irrational, some are grudgey, all legitimately bother me. The first … Continue reading

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