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User Input: World Championship Parenting


David LaFerriere started doodling on his kids’ sandwich bags about five years ago. It’s gradually grown into something of a tradition; a daily ritual that he used to get his creative juices flowing for his work-day ahead became a beloved surprise that his kids looked forward to. He started this ritual back in 2008, when his two children were nine and ten years of age; he’s drawn one miniature masterpiece for each of them for every school day since, totalling well over 1,000 bags — and counting!

David LaFerriereHere’s his story:


When Flickr decides to start working again — it wasn’t while I was trying to write this — you can view his photostream here.

What nerdy rituals or traditions did your parents cling to that have become kind of awesome with age?

  • Paying for college.