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Daily Mish Mash, via My Friend Amy
Sometimes I feel like I’m perpetually in the new-friend stage, even with friends who aren’t so new
The recession may be a good thing for dating coaches
It’s the bread that gets me every time, too
The real meat here is in the comments – a genuine discussion of whether blogging is about connection or community
This week’s parenting advice from a non-parent – a little bit blunt, perhaps, but it certainly clarifies who’s in charge. Somewhat related: the things we learn from other people’s children; Parent of the Week (part 1)
Parent of the Week (part 2), via Not Always Right:
Customer: “How much did you say the prescription was?”
Customer: “What’s the difference between this and what I can get over the counter?”
Me: “There’s no cough medicine you can give your 8 month old, sir, other than this.”
Customer: “Well, what’s in it?”
(He picks up the prescription papers and starts rustling through them.)
Customer: “If I can buy everything that’s in it over the counter, I’ll just make it myself.”
Me: “…excuse me?”
Defining a good bad movie
I Tweeted this on Tuesday:
Trish asks: How do we help encourage everyone in our lives – not just our kids – to read more? Also via Trish – hey, I won a Slanket!
Getting paid to review might sound nice, but what about being required to write a favorable review and post it on assigned sites in order to earn that pay?
Enjoy your weekend – I’m certainly hoping to enjoy mine!