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5 Quirky Gift Ideas for Parents

They say a book makes the best gift. I concur.

They say a quirky book makes the best gift for a quirky person. I don't know if they actually say that, but I double concur. If you have quirky friends who recently (or not so recently) became parents, these book ideas are likely to please them very much.

The Blender Is Dead, Long Live the Blender!

The time has come to replace my old blender... It was a good one, but, alas, it died.

After very little thinking, I decided to replace it for the same thing! Because Vitamix, my friends, is the King of Blenders. It's pure magic. I was in love with my old blender, until the very moment its motor stopped beating. I almost cried. But then I remembered - hey, I can buy a new one! And that seemed to bring some consolation.

How to Traumatize Your Children! - A Handy Guide

They say knowledge is power. They also say ignorance is a bliss. So, basically, that means that you can find a good quote for any claim you make! Today, I proclaim the power of knowledge.

This little book taught me something. Seriously, for the short 144 pages, it’s packed with invaluable advice on parenting. It’s smartly disguised in grotesque sarcasm, which makes it that much more fun to read, and no less wise.