in_stead: (read more)
[personal profile] in_stead
Apparently, I only have the attention span to get half way through parenting books. I therefore introduce new techniques with great confidence and enthusiasm, only to descend into well meaning chaos.

I am currently half way through What To Expect in the First Year, the No Cry Sleep Solution, and Baby Led Weaning. As such, I know what to expect for the first five-odd months, how to get Prof Wrigglesworth into his crib to sleep but not how to keep him there, and why baby led weaning is good but not how to do it.


Anyway, I'll push on with the weaning book until I learn how to keep the kid from choking and wing it from there.

In other news, season 4 of Heroes is annoying me. It's not following its own internally established rules! As much as I think it was a mistake to establish in season 2 that the immortal cheerleader's blood could heal others and even bring people back from the dead, establish it they did by having Claire heal her adopted father Noah's bad case of having been shot in the head.

But at the end of season 3, when her biological father Nathan has his throat slashed, everyone seems to forget this nifty little ability, including the very guy who was brought back from the dead the season before. You'd think an experience like that would stick with him, but apparently not. Instead, it's decided the best thing to do is brainwash the shapeshifting murderer who killed him into thinking he IS Nathan and have him take over. Because that doesn't have the potential to go terribly wrong.

Also, what's with the random superpowered carny plotline? And why did they kill off Nicky only to replace her with the much less interesting and likeable newly discovered twin sister Tracy? It just doesn't make any sense. Season 1 was one of the best things I've ever seen on TV, but subsequent seasons have just become more and more bogged down in secret formulas and inconsistent characterisation (yes, Mohinder, I'm looking at you). Disappointing.
Anonymous( )Anonymous This account has disabled anonymous posting.
OpenID( )OpenID You can comment on this post while signed in with an account from many other sites, once you have confirmed your email address. Sign in using OpenID.
Account name:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
HTML doesn't work in the subject.


Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.


in_stead: (Default)

Most Popular Tags

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags

July 2013

 12345 6
Page generated 22 September 2017 08:13 am