It is Saturday 6th August 2011, I woke up this morning and after getting dressed was waiting on the boss to get ready so that we could go out. I checked the twitter feed from overnight to see if there was anything interesting, silly, there is always something interesting, whether it was Stephen Fry directing us to an article and photo of a Great Tit being eaten whole by a Pitcher Plant (only the second time this has been document apparently) or Brent Spiner pondering, "I just can't understand why the people who are getting screwed are voting for the people who are screwing them." Well, as I said in reply to that, it is not just an American phenomenon, we do it across the pond too!
But what really caught my eye was an entry by Emma Gerain who posted a link to a blog she wrote, "More of my blogness. 5 A day for parenting..." Emma's blog went on to inform us that after reading a report in The Guardian that went on to inform us that there should be a 5 A Day rule for parenting similar to the 5 A Day rule for fruit and vegetables(!) and these rules included:
Emma goes on to say, " This is great news. If I cut back on the time spend with my son to these recommended levels I'm guaranteed to be considered a great parent and I can spend much more time doing piss all!