Category Archives: Fun parenting

The Photo Series Poking Fun at Tantrums

Is it ok to laugh at your child’s plight? Many will say it’s entirely contextual—that and you should probably not roll around guffawing right in their face. After all, parenting is a delicate balance between semi-competently assessing situations, being a quasi-respectable role model, and laughing at any chance you can get. Or else you’ll weep.

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This is What Peppa Pig Really Looks Like (and Parents Kinda Knew It All Along)

Peppa Pig, like most children’s beloved TV programmes, is, uh, peppered with inconsistencies. Why do Peppa and her baby brother George attend the same class at school? Why are some animals fully anthropomorphised while others remain mute and on four legs, a cruel Darwinian rejection joke? Perhaps we can suspend our disbelief because this is fantasy, after all. But there’s one anomaly that is far from fantasy—it’s the stuff of nightmares. Warning: what you’re about to see cannot be unseen.

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