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We've always been big Pixar fans, altho I'll admit I'm kinda soured by their recent shift to churning out sequels. We were really disappointed with "Cars 2" and "Toy Story 3" - both of those were too intense and the peril seemed too real and I had to take Liam out to the lobby to settle down and dry away the tears.. So "Brave" was kind of a redeeming movie since we all enjoyed it. In fact, we liked it so much that we already pre-ordered on Amazon!
This is knee-jerk reactionism triggered by poor parenting judgement. Its our job as parents to reduce the likelihood of our young children putting hazardous things in their mouths, be that magnets, rocks, Twinkies, Red Bulls.
Netflix was already embedded in just about everything but your toaster yet rather than continue to build on the captive audience within that already-installed base, they spurned their loyal fans, got greedy and blew a phenomenal, once-in-a-lifetime market lead.
Regardless of how much backpedaling they do now, it’ll be nothing short of a miracle if they ever fully recover, especially given how arrogant and cavalier they've been in the past 3-4 months..
This is pure, swift consumer karma in action. Make room on the loser’s bench, TiVo & Palm!
By the way, when I discussed a similar (but less extreme) bout of fever that Liam had with my nursing pals, they unanimously cited liquid ibuprofen as being better for pedi fever control than acetaminophen.
The nurses also said that they alternate those meds (starting with the ibuprofen) every 2 hours in cases of really persistent pedi fevers that won't break.
That is, I felt like the decision to become a Dad - biologically or otherwise - carries with it some implicit lifestyle changes & sacrifices and as such, I should take an equal share in the parental responsibilities and duties. But my friends who are Dads follow a different code... While I spend most evenings sorting out the next day's clothes, brushing teeth, doing bathtime, and pre-bedtime reading, my buds are out shooting hoops, playing poker, going to movies, or playing Xbox. And I really resented that for quite awhile.
My buds are still fairly detached Dads and, honestly, I'm (privately) kinda critical of them for that. But I've mostly come to grips with all of this and I've decided that, well, it's their loss.