Vintage Ads: No Chance Today

Sometimes there is just too much scary news for parents -– there’s arsenic in apple juice, SpongeBob will rot your child’s brain and play areas are infested with germs. What it was like to live in an era of non-worry? A time when June Cleaver solved any dilemma in 26 minutes. Huff Post turned the clock back and opened up an issue of Parents magazine from 1952 for clarity. And, what catches the eye are the ads. My favorite is the ad for laxatives that makes it look like candy.

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