Bargaining ratios

Haha. I wonder how many parents recognise this scenario, nicely illustrated by Dave Engledow:


Says Dave:

As Alice Bee learns to hone her bargaining skills, the ratio of nutrition to bribes has gotten completely out of balance.

Regular readers may recognise Dave and Alice Bee from the excellent World’s Best Father calendar post. Amazingly, it appears that she is still alive, despite her Dad’s best efforts. 🙂

P.S. Somewhat amazingly, my kids actually LIKE broccoli… Who knew that sort of thing happened?

World’s Best Father?

I spotted this calendar idea on Kickstater and I think it’s fantastic.

Been there. Done all that. Should have taken photos.

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The “World’s Best Father” is Dave Engledow and that cute little lass is Alice Bee, his daughter.

Is Dave Engledow the world’s best father?

The hilarious photo collection featuring Engledow and his young daughter, Alice Bee, in a series of precarious situations might suggest the exact opposite.

But don’t worry, the Maryland-based photographer says. Alice Bee is always safe and much of the collection is photoshopped.

“When my daughter Alice Bee was born in 2010, I knew that I wanted to document her life creatively and put together a collection of photos that she would treasure as an adult,” Engledow writes.

Engledow has documented his daughter, now 1, in over 56 different situations — none of which are exactly appropriate for an infant.

In one image, she’s seen nibbling on a pack of sparklers. In another, she’s lifting a barbell like a true Olympic champ.

One object, however, always appears in each — a mug boasting the phrase “World’s Best Father.”

You can see Dave’s Facebook page here, his kickstarter page here and see some stuff on flickr here.