The Parent Rap: Like Gangnam Style, raising dorkyness to an art

The Parent Rap video raises the dorkyness of parenting to an art. Why does a mom wearing some of her toddler's breakfast find this both funny and unsettling?

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    Parenting rap from Bluefish TV's parenting series 'It Starts at Home with Matt Chandler & Gary Thomas.'
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It’s no Gangnam Style, but Bluefish TV’s “The Parent Rap” video is making waves – at least among the decidedly-no-longer-cool (ever cool?) parenting set. (Of which, I will admit, I am a card-carrying member.) 

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Now, there are times when a video posted by multiple friends on Facebook is funny. And there are times when it is...  well... a bit close to home. We’re not quite sure into which category this one falls. You be the judge. And then help explain to me why I am both laughing and feeling a bit uncomfortable while I watch it. (Is it that first image of the living room destroyed by toddlers?  The suburban white parents trying to look hard core?  The fact that I am still wearing some of my toddler’s breakfast?)  

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Anyhow, in case you missed it on Facebook, here is “The Parent Rap.”  Because we want to make sure you keep up with the times.


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