27 Mar '13, 11pm

Singapore uses fairy tales to scare women into having babies

Singapore uses fairy tales to scare women into having babies

"Goldilocks And The Three Dinosaurs" by Mo Willems Mo Willems can do no wrong in my eyes, and if he wants to put Goldilocks face to face with a family of crafty dinosaurs who like chocolate pudding and succulent children, I will not complain. Forget bears and porridge and an underage trespasser and think instead of wily carnivores, visiting friends from Norway and a less-than-subtle trap for a clueless little girl. This Goldilocks isn't too bright, but she figures things out in the end. We all could learn from Willems' advice -- "If you find yourself in the wrong story, leave." <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Goldilocks-Three-Dinosaurs-Retold-Willems/dp/0062104187" target="_hplink">via Amazon</a> "Who Pushed Humpty Dumpty?" by David Levinthal Sometimes I wonder if David Levinthal is human -- at the very least, I don't think he sleeps much. And maybe in those quiet dark hour...

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