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Thriving Without a License

Over the Hedge - oh150503comb_ht.tifParenting is the only job in the world that requires zero experience and zero qualifications. You could require parenting classes, but any heads up about the perils ahead would result in the quick extinction of the species.

Evolution guided by naturally ignorant selection.

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Just Say No ?@#$@ Way!

oh150331You want to raise (eventually) happy, well-adjusted children? Get used to saying no. A lot.

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Kids Bounce

oh140530One of things you learn as a parent is that kids bounce. Not very high. But they do bounce.

In other words they’re more durable than you think. Not indestructible. Just really hardy.

Persistent.

 

 

 

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No Experience Necessary

oh140529Good parenting isn’t an accident.

It’s a miracle.

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Freedom From Choice

oh140325My Dad was always big on giving me choices.  Choices like, “You spill, you walk home.”

I never spilled.

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Just Say, “Are You ?!@#$!! Kidding Me?”

oh131012Apologies for the late post. I was so gobsmacked by the Longhorns win yesterday that I lost all sense of time and number of beers consumed.

Apparently, according to the comments over at gocomics about yesterday’s cartoon, a great many readers of Hedge were beaten as children.

Not sure what to say about that.

Sorry.

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All Births Final

oh130219Sorry for the late post. Busy doing school signings for Odd Squad in Chicago.  Exhausting, but fun.  Kids are surprisingly tolerant of rambling cartoonists.

 

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