Wednesday, June 10, 2009

I Get All My Parenting Tips From Vintage Ads

The 1950s were a simpler time, but mostly because most sets of twins suffocated long before they could grow to become problematic.


And here I thought Betty Draper’s reaction to her daughter playing in a dry cleaning bag in the first season of Mad Men was cartoonish and unrealistically casual.

(Image from Wishbook, via Vintage Ads, via Copyranter.)

4 comments:

  1. spence10:52 AM

    recent narrative of inventive infanticide here at the Cereal Box.

    ed.: word verification just now "manglys." ew.

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  3. S: I would like to say that I broke out of this trend, but the post subsequent to this one stars a man-eating flower, drawn by a child.

    J: This is amazing. I think I've seen it before, but I'd forgotten about it until now. Hilarious.

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  4. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


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