The Morning Spew » kids http://themorningspew.com Politics, Satire & Spew Tue, 06 Dec 2011 14:58:25 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 Your Own Choco Dog http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/28/your-own-choco-dog/ http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/28/your-own-choco-dog/#comments Wed, 28 Sep 2011 04:22:52 +0000 Chef Pete http://themorningspew.com/?p=1261 Chef Pete says, “Try this for Dinner with the kids”.

 

From FoxNews.Com

Photo:  John A. Gutierrez

 

Ingredients:

6 Frozen Corn Dogs (If you’re feeling adventurous you can make your own corn dogs from scratch)

12 ounces Bittersweet Baking Chocolate

Sprinkles

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place the corn dogs on a baking sheet lined with tin foil and bake for 16-20 minutes. Let corn dogs cool completely.

Heat the chocolate on the stove or in the microwave until melted. Dip the corn dogs in the chocolate and coat with sprinkles.

Eat immediately or place in fridge until chocolate is hard.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2011/09/25/make-your-own-choco-dog/?test=faces#ixzz1Z23YQY8r

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Study: SpongeBob Bad for Kids’ Atten — Mmm, Cookies! http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/12/study-spongebob-bad-for-kids-atten-mmm-cookies/ http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/12/study-spongebob-bad-for-kids-atten-mmm-cookies/#comments Mon, 12 Sep 2011 13:05:11 +0000 Fester Boyle http://themorningspew.com/?p=800 Spongebob-Happy-spongebob-squarepants-154897_338_432

The aforementioned Robert Squarepants

Um, what was this post going to address?  Oh yeah.  Apparently, the lovable SpongeBob Squarepants is some kind of Svengali who saps your childrens’ ability to concentrate:

The cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water from a study suggesting that watching just nine minutes of that program can cause short-term attention and learning problems in 4-year-olds.

However, there’s a caveat (a.k.a., a “big but”):

The results should be interpreted cautiously because of the study’s small size … .

Ah, so you’re saying the whole thing could be a load of crap.  Got it.

Read the whole story here.  Meanwhile, Fester prefers to look at the bright side.  SpongeBob isn’t destroying kids’ attention spans — he’s equipping them to do that trendy “multitasking” thing.  As long as we don’t need architects, welders, pilots, painters, bench-press spotters, and people who drive automobiles, we’re totally okay.  Have a nice

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