Were You Going to Marry Corey or Bryan?

By on August 1, 2011
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I got my first real six-string Bought it at the Five and Dime Played it til my fingers bled Was the summer of 69… If you were a Canadian kid growing up in the 80s, you had a teenage-girl-crush on one of two music artists. You were either going to marry Corey Hart or Bryan [...]

Because Sesame Street Is Always A Sure Shot

By on July 20, 2011
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Sesame Street. I was raised on it, I will always love it, and as far as I’m concerned, it can do no wrong. What? Come on now, well made children’s programming never hurt anyone and we all know that moderation and moderation are the keys, yo. Anyway. I’m all grown up now so I prefer [...]

Vintage Bad: Parcel Post Babies

By on July 13, 2011
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When I was a kid my mother threatened more times than I could count to stuff me in a mailbox and send me to my grandmother’s house when I was misbehaving. My grandmother was not a woman one would want to tangle with and the thought of going via Canada Post sounded like a nightmare [...]

Bad Moms’ Guide To Raising a Socialist

By on May 31, 2011
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If you thought you had to take your kids to political rallies and demonstrations to turn them into good socialists, you’re dead wrong. All you have to do is park them in front of the television. “I like Jack Layton,” he said pointing at the big orange signs we passed on the way to school [...]

The Twelve Muppets Of Christmas

By on December 22, 2010

You might have been under the misapprehension that John Denver was uncool. You’d have been wrong. John Denver qua John Denver is uncool. John Denver singing Christmas carols with Muppets is AWESOME. cell phone spy software Also, Miss Piggy rules. That is all.

Bad Moms Are Afraid, Very Afraid

By on November 3, 2010
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This post (with some changes) was previously posted on my personal blog BORED Mommy, June 26, 2009. I fear things – many things. Having kids really made me aware of just how many things I’m afraid of. I blame the children – it’s just easier. I try to play it cool with the children, but [...]

Bad Moms Aren’t Winning Any Halloween Prizes

By on November 1, 2010
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This post is from The Bad Files (Back Of The Cabinet) which means, yes, we dug this up from two years ago. But come on: it is AWESOME. Really, really awesome. Make sure you read all the way to the bottom. Or at least scroll down to the bottom picture. What happens when you combine [...]

From The Bad Archives: Eff That Pretty Rainbow!

By on August 12, 2010
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Ever go back and read your own archives? I found this entry from October, 2006, back when my kids were one and three, respectively. It’s a good thing that I blog – I’d forgotten all about the effing pretty rainbow. Please to enjoy. write essays for me Every day around lunchtime Julia starts asking if [...]

A Very Bad Canadian Christmas Gift To You

By on December 23, 2009

If there’s one thing that Canadians know well, it’s winter holidays. If there’s another, it’s beer. So why not bring them together in one super Christmastastic glassful of awesome? Behold, our holiday gift to you: BEER NOG.