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.)


  1. spence10:52 AM

    recent narrative of inventive infanticide here at the Cereal Box.

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


  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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