Daily Life. You know those stick people. They arrived in Australia in and their presence has provoked deep, anguished, sometimes angry questioning ever since. Why is this nuclear family unit so nauseatingly happy?
You've seen them on the back of SUVs, sedans and minivans, and now police are warning families about the dangers of family stick figure decals. These decals seem harmless—and often represents parents, kids, and sometimes even the family pets. Some of the stick figure decals go as far as naming the children, their school, and what sports or activities they participate in. Police say this is how predators and thieves are easily tracking their next victims. A search and rescue group on Facebook sent this photo out to warn about the dangers of these decals and stickers, and how a criminal might use them as a blueprint for their next crime—a crime that may hurt your family.
It was just three months after a difficult marital breakup, and he was figuring out his recalibrated life as a parent. Pavlovic admits that image was in his mind. Whether you love them or hate them— and many do despise them—few trends reveal shifting family values in a mobile, personal-branding-obsessed society as do family stick figures.
By Ian Mendes Jun 25, Earlier this week, I was walking around downtown Boston when I saw a car with an annoying bumper sticker. If I had my car keys, I would have seriously considered doing damage to this vehicle with a little scrape along the side. I have never liked any bumper stickers, but I have a deep-rooted hatred for anything related to kids and family. This week, I want to vent about how much I despise family decals — and the three ones that annoy me the most.