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Sunday Afternoon Dilemmas

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Sunday Afternoon Dilemmas

To fix the hat on the sleeping baby, or not to fix the hat (and maintain peace and quiet), that is the question…

If this had occurred three, even two, months ago, Mr. Candy and I would have tripped over our feet scrambling to rescue her from the horrible, eye-invading beret.  Omigod, save our child!  The hat is in her eyes!  The hat is in her eyes!  But today…?


I guess it wasn’t much of a dilemma, after all.  Mom and Dad’s sanity trumps baby’s sight.  Because that’s the kind of caring parents we are.

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Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. A humor columnist for Disney, Nickelodeon, Scary Mommy, Reductress and Redbook, she also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation (so send all complaints to them).

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