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Big Guy Car Guy The Summer’s On Kia

The Summer’s On Kia

There wasn’t a need for us to upgrade our family car last summer. We still owed over 10k on the one we owned, but I’d grown tired of its lack of space in the back seat for my growing girls and agitated by the Bluetooth connection that consistently wouldn’t connect. […]

Travel On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

My boots were embossing the muddy trail alongside hers and from what I could tell, there was nary a bug in the rainforest. A steady breeze off the river found its way through the gnarly web of braches covered in chenille blankets of moss, and a chill hung in the air, […]

OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast Introducing the OWTK Kindie Conversation Podcast

Introducing the OWTK Kindie Conversation Podcast

The OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast hasn’t changed much over the first however many episodes I’ve published over the however many years it’s been. I’d check my Wikipedia page to find out the specifics of its history but, well, I don’t have one. You and your kids will still be […]

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The Songs and Stains of Our Lives

For a long while now I’ve been fond of saying, when speaking lovingly about the golden age of family music, that the reason the current generation of all-ages, kindie, family, children’s music is so flipping fantastic is that the songs being written, recorded and released are not all freshly baked […]

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6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever
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6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever

It would be easy for me to throw open the front door each weekday morning from mid-August to mid-June and send my daughters off to the bus stop with no more effort required than an honest smile and a gentle wave of my right hand. I don’t do this though, […]

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella
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On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

My boots were embossing the muddy trail alongside hers and from what I could tell, there was nary a bug in the rainforest. A steady breeze off the river found its way through the gnarly web of braches covered in chenille blankets of moss, and a chill hung in the air, […]

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From Alaska to the Atlantic Down My Nervy Right Side

It’s 3:26 A.M. and I’m awake. This is my new normal. There’s a shooting pain coursing down my right leg thanks to a shifted disc getting too cozy with a nerve, like a drunk guy leaning on the shoulder of a young lady at a bar. He reeks of strong […]

The Challenge of Balancing It All As A Dad
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The Challenge of Balancing It All As A Dad

Melting chocolates, a pair of frames, prescription refills, vacuum the house, and a text that popped up a few seconds ago asking me to run sneakers over to the elementary school for a post-field day switch in case she gets wet. Got it. No, no I don’t. I don’t ‘got […]

Have A Summer Adventure With The Okee Dokee Brothers on Netflix
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Have A Summer Adventure With The Okee Dokee Brothers on Netflix

The Okee Dokee Brothers, a three-time nominated, one-time winner of the Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album, have quietly made three gorgeous films that accompany those remarkable Americana CDs. The three short movies, each under one hour long and each documenting the physical journey best friends Joe Mailander and Justin […]

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Fatherhood Gives You Grays

I’ve got no complaints. That’s not a humblebrag though. It’s just that when I look around I see the home we own outright and the pleasant lawn out back that the kids have grown up on. I also see a loving wife, three moderately terrific cats (still not sure about […]

Taking Steps At Home To Become A Healthy Dad
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Taking Steps At Home To Become A Healthy Dad

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The Summer’s On Kia
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The Summer’s On Kia

There wasn’t a need for us to upgrade our family car last summer. We still owed over 10k on the one we owned, but I’d grown tired of its lack of space in the back seat for my growing girls and agitated by the Bluetooth connection that consistently wouldn’t connect. […]

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