I often wonder how Lynn herself was as a mother to infants reading stuff like this- she obviously pulls the “Yowling Baby” stuff for comedy and to do the “chaos of normal life” an awful lot, but she describes the hell she went through with her firstborn and how it took them years to like each other. What I know of her second was that she was obsessed with candy as a kid.
But I don’t know many babies how cried THIS much.
Geez. was it seriously that long ago? It feels like yesterday I was reading the comic where she threatened him into buying it.
It’s so dumb that people have to BRIBE next-door animals into good behavior, lol. Those owners must have been awful.
Stuff like this is why a lot of people hate dogs. People consider it morally abhorrent to dislike dogs, but a LOT of owners just let them bark all day and all night like this, and it drives their neighbors insane.
haha I came here specifically to post something like that. I was like “Wha…?”
Interesting- I’ve never heard you give the full explanation here, lol. But yes, I largely agree- Elly is supposed to represent the exasperated “imperfect” mothers out there. Occasionally giving in to whiny kids or just losing her temper at them. And given Lynn’s knowledge of comedic exaggeration, that gets ramped up until everyone’s a cartoonish lout at points.
It’s worse when it comes to inheritance- I’ve seen that destroy families, and it’s likely it’ll help wreck my mom’s relationship with her siblings.
That’s weird- shouldn’t it just skip those and go right to the ones when he re-started?
Those rare moments when Calvin talks directly to the audience. It’s funny looking back at how often that happens (often when Cavin narrates someone like Mo: “He’s not smart, but he’s streetwise. That means he knows what street he lives on”).
Interesting! An odd one to go out on, haha. Him fighting his good side seems like more of a cap-off.
At least Bill didn’t seem to let on how exhausted he was through his work- it’s as good as ever.