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Back-To-Back Holidays

Hi and Lois Sunday page, February 13, 2011.

Hi and Lois Sunday page, February 13, 2011.

Valentine’s Day is a holiday that is regularly celebrated in Hi and Lois. Shopping for gifts, making cards, going out to dinner, eating candy and expressing love and devotion are among the many themes we use to honor this special day. The Sunday page above, from 2011, provided Chance Browne with an opportunity to draw like Dot and Ditto.
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Theory of the Month Club – 1967 Part Three

Hi and Lois daily strip, September 8, 1967.

Hi and Lois daily strip, September 8, 1967.

The “Theory of the Month Club” series, which began in 1966, was inspired by Benjamin Spock’s, “Baby and Child Care,” which was published in 1946. This book became an essential reference book for parents during the Baby Boom era.  Dr. Spock was the first pediatrician to use psychoanalysis to understand the needs of children and applied these theories to child development and family dynamics. His ideas encouraged parents to be more flexible and affectionate with their children, and to treat them as unique individuals.
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Theory of the Month Club – 1967 Part Two

Hi and Lois daily strip, May 6, 1967.

Hi and Lois daily strip, May 6, 1967.

In a previous post, dated March 20, 2013, we recounted how the “Theory of the Month Club” series began in 1966. At the beginning of each episode, the parents would teach the kids an important lesson and, inevitably, the kids would cause the well-meaning directive to backfire.
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