Parent Of The Year

June 22, 2008 by
Filed under: Area 51 

Inasmuch as I —a woman with a husband and four cats— see fit to malign the lackluster parenting skills of my fellow Brooklynites I also like to laud acts of good parenting when I encounter them. And yesterday at the Mermaid Parade I found one. I have no idea who this chap is but he is a man well ahead of his time. Unlike Joe Simpson, Michael Lohan or Jamie Spears*, this guy knows waiting until one’s daughter is knee-high to a June bug is no way to prepare her for the rigors of adult life.

Lesson #1: Women have boobies.

Lesson #2: Men very much like to look at them.

This turns that age-old stereotype on its ear; instead of old men giving candy to little children, the children have turned the tables and are giving candy to them.

That’s avant garde parenting for you!

Miss Heather

P.S.: For more fun Mermaid Parade pix and video goodness, click here!

*As in Jamie Lynn Spear’s dad and newly re-christened grandfather.

Photo Credits: Mr. & Miss Heather


3 Comments on Parent Of The Year

  1. bitchcakes on Sun, 22nd Jun 2008 11:18 am
  2. wow.

    by the way, I love your photo set on Flickr from the parade! Nice shots!

  3. electricgreek on Sun, 22nd Jun 2008 3:42 pm
  4. what a jerkoff this guy is

  5. missheather on Sun, 22nd Jun 2008 3:51 pm
  6. There is a big difference between exploitation and satire.

    This doesn’t bother me as much as the other delightful father figures I mentioned in this post. Joe Simpson, Jamie Spears, and Michael Lohan are the real jerkoffs if you ask me.

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