Clearing the browser tabs before a weekend with the grandparents:
Chick-Fil-A manages to bum out yet another family with their freebie toys. I didn't call a company spokesman, but I expect they'd point out that, for us sinners, no meal could ever be happier than The Last Supper. [thinkdaddy]
Sorry Mom, The Scientists Have Spoken! Toddler TV industry nemesis [and blockmaker's friend!] Dr. Dimitri Christakis and his colleagues have published the data: early watching of Itchy and Scratchy will turn your kid into Bart or Lisa. I may have paraphrased a bit. Check out the Seattle Children's Hospital press release or Working Dad's coverage at the Seattle P-I for details.
Whoa. Bring Your Baby To Work Day every day?? So apparently some companies are cautiously exploring ways to help valued employees manage work/family by letting them bring their kids to work. So far, there's Zutano and a non-profit, so that's two... At McKinsey, they just put up giant, tasteful black & white photos of partners' kids so the parents wouldn't forget what they look like. That seems much quieter and less smelly. [boston.com via dt reader sara]