Everything You Need To Know About Parenting In 11 ‘Far Side’ Comics

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The Far Side is the comic that unites weirdos. And, while you’ve enjoyed the hell out of it for the past 36 years, now that you’re a parent these single-panel frames take on a different dimension. Sure, Calvin and Hobbes has more emotional depth. Peanuts matches your adult ennui. But Gary Larson’s surreal, sardonic, frequently anthropomorphic view of the world will teach you more about raising kids than any Sunday strip featuring Hi or Lois. 

On Leaving Them More Than Your Parents Left You

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On What The Stork Does These Days

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On Teenagers Being The Same Everywhere

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On The Universal Appeal Of Playing With Your Food

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On Picky Eaters

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On How Babies Really Get Made

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On Letting Them Follow Their Passions

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On Not Coddling Them

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On Unappreciative Spouses

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On ‘Can I Keep Him, Please?’

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On Not Being Mad, Just Disappointed

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