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Meghan Moravcik Walbert
megwalbert
Meghan is Lifehacker's Parenting Editor. She is a former newspaper journalist and author of the Foster Parent Diary Series for the New York Times.
Nov 24
2

When my daughter was about 2, she was sitting in the seat of a grocery cart and grabbed for something on the shelf. I caught her arm midway and told her “no.” Normally she would just pout it out, but this time she decided to get revenge. She gave me that sneaky toddler glance, cringed dramatically and screeched, Read more

Nov 24
4

When my son was almost 5, we were at the doctor office, making sure he had his final rounds of vaccinations and was all good for Kindergarten. Sitting there reading my book while he played with his toys, he was singing to himself like he often did when playing alone. Looked up when another parent sighed and said he Read more

Nov 24
3

Perhaps shopping with my then 2-year old in Trader Joe’s, when she asked, “Daddy, are you buying white wine? I like white wine.” Snickers were heard from the next aisle. That, or when playing cards with the same one, I thought she didn’t play her cards correctly and I used the word “cheating” to her. Well her eyes Read more

Nov 24
4

For some reason, being with his dad and me seemed to bring out the... erm, “best” in my nephew when he was 2-4. Of note. Read more

Nov 24
5

I got a call from my daughters teacher in 4th grade, saying that she has been using the “F” word to this boy that picked on her (to be fair, he followed her around and drove her nuts all the way through high school graduation). We all talked about it, she said she learned it at the bus stop, the teacher said thought Read more

Nov 19
1

Since Bob Burgers is taken, I dunno. Maybe Hal from Malcom in the Middle?  or if you wanna get old school, Andy from the Andy Griffith Show.

Nov 19
5

Combination of Gil (Steve Martin) from “Parenthood” (the movie), and Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) from “To Kill a Mockingbird”. Read more

Nov 19
2

Perfect! I don’t have a lot of dedicated gaming time anymore. I didn’t want to get this because of the time needed. This gives me a way to sit with my youngest and still play!

Nov 17
1

by 15 i decided i would never have kids, ever.
that is what living with my parents did to me