This post was written by John Cave Osborne. Image: nicolasnova/Creative Commons
Ah, toys. They can go either way, no? I mean, a good toy can buy a busy parent some much needed peace and quiet. But an annoying toy? Well, let's just say that it can somehow make the incredibly taxing job of parenting harder still.
With five kids, I've developed a reasonably high tolerance for annoying toys. But recently, I ran across one that was so bad, I momentarily contemplated leaving my family. Instead, I vented my frustrations via a Facebook post, asking parents to chime in with the toy that they despised most. The end result is this list of 10 astonishingly annoying toys.
1. Sing A Ma Jigs
These guys seem innocuous on the surface. Just a bunch of little furry fellows that harmonize when you press their bellies at the same time. Kinda like a stuffed animal version of a barber shop quartet. But if you really stop and think about it, barber shop quartets are entertaining for likeRead More »from 10 Astonishingly Annoying Toys