5. The Burden of Parenthood, chapter posted 7/15/11

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The Burden of Parenthood — Page 2
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Comment ID #188691

This seems like a common assignment on television, but I’ve never heard of an actual school that does this.

MiwAuturu November 6, 2011, 3:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #188708

Our school could only afford actual mechanical babies for one year. My class, the year after, got flour sacks dressed in baby clothes.

Easiest child care ever.

Jax November 6, 2011, 7:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #188720

I love Yashy’s face when she calls Daisy a *****.

Murderer November 6, 2011, 2:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #188723

‘Max and Ruby’… I see what you did there

Meimu November 6, 2011, 2:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #189097

Max And Ruby are bunnies *snicker*

tana November 9, 2011, 4:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #199439

Mike is jello BIG time 8-)

LucyDucy December 12, 2011, 2:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #199683

Looking back at this, I realize that the “I’l hand out these pieces of crap to every women walking out, okay?” was cut out. :( Shame.

The Swimmer December 13, 2011, 5:34 PM EST.

Comment ID #210748

Isn’t Max & Ruby like…. one of them old baby shows? Oh… I see what you did there now….

GoldenCappuccinoFlame February 29, 2012, 3:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #214339

….yeah…. that “*****” thing isn’t funny.

penpen April 13, 2012, 9:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #214352

Thats awesome really CX

LucyDucy April 13, 2012, 11:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #216248

My school used electronic babies.

Ariel May 11, 2012, 6:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #216296

****** the lot of them Furious Abbey can i screw lucy? :love: XD

jemek May 11, 2012, 7:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #222827

Late to the party, but still

I love this little bit, I reread this like once a week

kota July 17, 2012, 7:00 AM EST.

Comment ID #223928

Awwww… I think Lucy actually likes Mike but doesn’t seem to know it or want to admit it. Mike’s cute in his own way. :unsure: I’m so angry!! It would have been fine if Mike was paired up with someone else but Daisy? NOOOO…
I feel Lucy’s jealousy. Mad Lucy But Paulo seems cute.. :love: I’d like to see this pairing work out too :D

Awkward-Bunii July 27, 2012, 8:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #223947

In all my years in Jr. High and High School, not once was there any assignment like this, the only one that came close was the “pregnancy simulation” and that was in Jr. High. The only thing I remember was “Abstinence” constantly being told to all the everyone like subliminal propaganda.

Flyboy July 27, 2012, 10:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #225535

My school does this but i get out of dat class. Heck yeah!

BlakBrbrGuy August 15, 2012, 4:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #225639

A person I know had mechanical babies for this class, and she had to keep on a wristband, and every time she went too far away, it would star bawling. This became annoying when she was in a production of “Twelfth Night” and had to be on stage, without the doll all the time. The dressing room became unbearable, I’m told. :D

Umbreon August 17, 2012, 2:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #227803

I would have an awesome response to this: “Listen, Teach’, I’m an asexual pedophobe. I’ve never ****ed, I never will ****, I’ve always hated children, I always will hate children. I’m more likely to get caught up in the zombie apocalypse then have a kid, so I’m gonna go prepare for that instead, ‘kay? Great. Bye.”

ghastmaskzombie September 8, 2012, 11:28 PM EST.

Comment ID #227824

Yeah Mike, keep it in your imaginary pants. XD

IBeMe September 9, 2012, 2:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #232044

Damn you know what I got to say about paulo and yashy , first off: she realy got too leave that thing at home,and yashy too,second off: they need check themselfs befor They reack themselfs

mick October 29, 2012, 4:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #233547


alex December 2, 2012, 9:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #238208

Better than my sex ed teachers, “Okay, boys, you stay here, girls, follow this teacher to a different room” We didn’t learn a thing about the opposite sex and I don’t think we learned new about our own.
On a differnet note “A CLOSET” ? Really?

D February 4, 2013, 5:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #242543

I think Mike is ****** that he and Lucy are not together in this, since in almost every other school project they are together.

Devin April 5, 2013, 8:55 PM EST.

Comment ID #287419

Max and Ruby.. Ruby and Max! Ruby and her little brother Max!! LOL XD

Bcbfan October 2, 2014, 6:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #299722

Imaginary pants cause anthropomorphic cats don’t where pants.

Psionic Felix June 8, 2015, 12:52 AM EST.

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