Robots Fart, Batman Meets Jesus, and Other Pearls of Parenting Wisdom

Sometimes you just need to give your kid some completely false, absolutely terrible advice.

I recently took over lunch making duty for my 2nd grader. Her mom always included a little note on the napkin to the effect of, “I Love You.” I decided to keep the napkin noting tradition, but spice it up a bit with some real world advice and daily affirmations.


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About Cole Gamble

Cole Gamble's writings on the crimes of Willy Wonka, man-eating beds, and tales from his cringe-worthy life appear at Cracked, Babble, The Daily Beast, The New Yorker, Funny Crave, Mental Floss, The Huffington Post and Salon. Find him at his site, Fun with Cole and on Facebook.


  1. Those a wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Cole, especially with the felt tip pen. Your writing is more like calligraphy, it has an artistic quality to it. I like it

  3. Stephanie says:

    Love it! Where were you when I was a child?!

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