Raising Helmicks emergency podcast on The Bean Dad.
Special Christmas Podcast
Cherry Pie Proposed Rule: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/12/18/2020-27823/frozen-cherry-pie-proposed-revocation-of-a-standard-of-identity-and-a-standard-of-quality
Roman Circus Podcast with us: https://www.stitcher.com/show/the-roman-circus-podcast/episode/45-a-very-helmick-christmas-podcast-57816976
We discuss January-August of 2020, the pandemic, the kids. Joey makes the Perry the Platypus sound.
year in review part 2
Helmicks’ 2019 in review, July through December.
year in review part 1
Helmicks’ 2019 in review, January through June.
Babes on a Plane
Dogs, preschool, painting DnD minis, Michaelmas, fundraising shenanigans, babes on a plane.
Reddit Fundraising Post: https://www.reddit.com/r/Parenting/comments/d2viyd/i_tried_using_a_school_fundraiser_to_teach_my/ezxyamf
Babes on a Plane: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/baby-seat-map-scli-intl/index.html
Award Winning Author Carey Helmick
Carey & Kyle discuss Carey’s first published article and a lawsuit against Popeyes for running out of Chicken Sandwiches. Joseph OWNS Dad.
Carey’s Piece (!!!!): https://catholicherald.co.uk/magazine/theres-no-excuse-for-letting-schoolchildren-go-hungry/
Marion Stokes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_Stokes
Jeopardy Guy Tweet: https://www.wthr.com/article/jeopardy-champ-inspired-andrew-luck-may-have-lost-purpose
Pope yes: https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/breakingnews/story/2019/aug/29/chattanooga-man-sues-popeyes-running-out-popular-chicken-sandwich/502385/
Babies in Public
We talk about Dadding and Nursing in Public, a time capsule, and holding babies in New Zealand. We’re against wasting food. Joey babbles in a box.
Dadding in Public: https://soranews24.com/2019/08/23/dads-story-about-parenting-on-a-train-highlights-japans-hidden-prejudice-against-male-parenting/
Leftover food: https://www.eatthis.com/what-do-restaurants-do-leftover-food/
Time capsule with nothing inside: https://weather.com/news/news/2019-08-22-derry-new-hampshire-time-capsule-1969-empty-when-opened
Breastfeeding mother: https://dcist.com/story/19/08/23/woman-breastfeeding-at-nats-park-says-staffer-asked-her-to-go-to-nursing-lounge/
Babyholding New Zealand Speaker: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/31/babies-in-the-beehive-the-man-behind-new-zealands-child-friendly-parliament
We discuss being parents of two for a year, having Fathers Anthony and Harrison have Mass at our place, pregnant pandas, In-N-Out in New York, CANCELLING Amazon, Pushing Daisies, Good Omens, Kyle quizzes Carey about Shrek. Rory says “In This Economy”
panda pregnancy mystery: https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2019/08/07/giant-female-panda-national-zoo-may-be-pregnant/
pandas fake pregnancy apparently: https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/panda-fakes-pregnancy-get-more-food/
in-n-out burger in NYC https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pajjwk/i-found-nycs-in-n-out-burger-and-solved-the-mystery-of-how-it-got-there
Shrek VHS tape: https://www.reddit.com/r/mildlyinteresting/comments/clm9t4/my_friend_has_amassed_a_collection_of_over_100/
Hot Hot Hot New Content
Podcast celebrating one year of podcast, having a surprisingly good discussion about the Americans With Disabilities Act, explaining our children’s newest feats, getting mad at a school district for trying to use children as collateral.
Spicy Nuggs Podcast: https://spicynuggspod.podbean.com/feed.xml
Top/Worst (Whatever): https://topworstwhatever.home.blog/category/podcast/feed/
Wendy’s Finger Lady arrested again: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/06/05/wendys-chili-finger-scam/2391495/
Wendy’s ADA Lawsuit: https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/consumer-products/food/903192-wendys-class-action-says-drive-thru-discriminatory/
99 Percent Invisible on Curb Cuts: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/curb-cuts/
school lunch debt update: https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/07/19/pennsylvania-school-district-warns-parents-they-could-lose-kids-over-unpaid-school-lunches
Joseph’s crawling, Rory’s basically an adult now, that one dude is going to win jeopardy forever, and we talk about school lunches and the unfairly divided job of being a parent. Rory sings What a Wonderful World.
Illegal jeopardy wagers: https://news.avclub.com/jeopardy-producers-have-stripped-contestants-of-their-1834356162
Hash brown guy: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna998976?__twitter_impression=true
School lunches: https://www.npr.org/2019/05/10/722259141/after-backlash-rhode-island-school-district-rolls-back-lunch-shaming-policy
Daycares call moms: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/my-child-has-two-parents-why-does-day-care-call-only-me/2018/09/25/6b6e46b0-b076-11e8-a20b-5f4f84429666_story.html
Sending Rory to Baby Harvard
We talk about Snowplow Parenting, the weather, Rory’s inquisitiveness, and Joseph’s chonkiness. Rory reads Green Eggs & Ham.
an obituary on Hal Fishman for anyone who’s weirdly interested (I was 15 when he died, not 9. my entire childhood is one big blur to me apparently): http://airportjournals.com/remembering-hal-fishman-the-flying-professor-and-cherished-anchorman/
I cannot for the life of me find the National Geographic show with the lizard character. Someone help?
Also I’m bummed I went with the name “when would you file?” when I could have gone with “Ready Aim File”.
In-N-Out sues Puma: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/03/05/double-double-trouble-for-puma-in-n-out-sues-over-shoe/
Youtube shuts down comments on kids videos: https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/28/youtube-shuts-off-comments-on-videos-with-young-children/
Silly letter from Principal on Momo: http://www.hoosickfallscsd.org/letter-regarding-momo-challenge/
Frisbee dog record breaker (doesn’t appear to be wearing a bandana, but we won’t call the cops if you don’t): https://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/orlando-apollos/os-sp-hs-frisbee-dog-apollos-0225-story.html
Happy Valentine’s day! We discuss our first Valentine’s Day, traditions, Joseph’s locomotion, chocolate, and the death (and revival) of Candy Hearts.
neutral network candy hearts: http://aiweirdness.com/post/170685749687/candy-heart-messages-written-by-a-neural-network
country roads mario: https://twitter.com/unusualImagery/status/1095753759324622849
opportunity rover, which made it 14 years, not 5, relevant xkcd: https://xkcd.com/2111/
YOUTUBE IS BAD
Another serious one this week, folks. The burden of raising our kids in the digital age has been weighing on us, and youtube’s demonic sorting algorithm has been in the news, so here are our thoughts on youtube, kids shows, and why they often fill us with dread.
Excellent Article: https://medium.com/@jamesbridle/something-is-wrong-on-the-internet-c39c471271d2
TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/james_bridle_the_nightmare_videos_of_childrens_youtube_and_what_s_wrong_with_the_internet_today?language=en
CGP Grey Ad Revenue Explainer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KW0eUrUiyxo
That chicken video (a tweet about it, so you’re not giving them views): https://twitter.com/jezicorivera/status/1091229799635345409?s=15
there’s treasure buried in the rockies (march for life)
Carey and Kyle discuss chicken nuggets, a couple of brothers being bros, eating in-n-out priest-style, the march for life, The Discourse, why we are canceling netflix and target, and so little more!!
Doctor Who BONUS CONTENT
Special episode for folks curious about or already fans of Doctor Who, starring @heyitsmattbaker of Roman Circus Podcast fame and Carey’s sister Noelle.
Kyle had already gone back to DC, but we all know you’re just here for the clip of Rory at the end.
We do not know why Rory thinks Doctor Who is called “houses.”
Listen to episode #45 of the @RomanCircusPodcast to hear our guest episode with those guys!
#12 Raising Helmicks – Wombat Tier
In-N-Stout, GoFraudMe, Wombat Poop, Snowball Fights, and more!!
Wombat poop: https://www.livescience.com/64119-wombat-butt-poop-cubes.html
Wombat book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wombat_Divine
Babies and Mothers: https://www.theolympian.com/news/politics-government/article140720478.html
#11 Raising Helmicks – Baptisms & Burgers
Halloween, a Baptism, Thanksgiving prep, and The Docket.
Facebook lies: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/advertisers-allege-facebook-hid-the-fact-that-no-one-watches-video-ads/
#10 Raising Helmicks – Birthdays!!
Carey and Rory’s birthdays, apple picking, pumpkin patching, meeting Canada’s Coolest Cleric.
Roasted Apple Shallot Blue Cheese Tart Recipe: http://gransbest.com/roasted-apple-shallot-blue-cheese-tart/