Digital Get Down
With Fathers Day over, Scooter decided to take a minute to recognize the (sometimes) funny fathers of Facebook.
No, these are not mommy-jackers out to remind us of the labors of parenting. These are parent posters of a different breed, often aiming for the shock-and-laugh effect.
Many New Yorkers spend the first part of their lives perfecting their “I don’t care” attitudes. The light is red? I still walk, I don’t care. The guy is peeing on the corner? Just don’t come near me and I don’t care. You don’t like me? I really don’t care.
But the protective urge kicks in when you have your first child, and completely takes over all previous nonchalance. You want to give your baby everything and it’s horrifying to imagine that you might somehow stand in their way.
Or, your online history might. Whether it’s getting along with your new mommy friends or getting into preschool, the past that a parent might want to keep secret can easily come up in their search results.