Articles By: Jeff

The Importance of Adult Male Friendships and Saying I Love You IRL To Battle Depression

The Importance of Adult Male Friendships and Saying I Love You IRL To Battle Depression “Even though we may be surrounded by loved ones, kids and spouses, and chat and tweet with buddies whose little faces pop up on our phone 24/7, it is imperative, for me at least, to hug my friends, to see their smiles light up a room in person, and to tell them face to face that I love them and... August 23rd, 2017 | Parenting Blog | Read More

Going Back To School With Netflix And The Great British Baking Show

Going Back To School With Netflix And The Great British Baking Show In a dream world, my daughters would have gone back to baking school in a lush Yorkshire garden this week not elementary and middle school tucked into the back of a corporate park’s asphalt parking lot. Instead, because their lives are not being lived #1) in Britain or #2) in a studio kitchen... August 21st, 2017 | OWTK TV News | Read More

The Back To School Checklist

The Back To School Checklist Not to be all ‘doomsday clock’ on ya, but…we’re running out of time! Sure, it’s super hip these days for parents to share memes that eagerly count down to the beginning of the school year and we all make quips saying that we can’t wait for school buses to take our kids away and for their... August 15th, 2017 | Parenting Blog | Read More

A Conversation With Morgan Taylor of Gustafer Yellowgold Fame

A Conversation With Morgan Taylor of Gustafer Yellowgold Fame I loved talking with Dan Elliott of Pointed Man Band, but if I had planned it perfectly, I’d have started the OWTK Kindie Conversation Series with this guy right here, the guy behind Gustafer Yellowgold. Morgan Taylor, creator, the songwriter, illustrator of Gustafer Yellowgold was my family’s... August 14th, 2017 | OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast, OWTK Kindie Music News | Read More

Haven Life and The Death Of One Of The Last Hold Outs Of The Modern DIY World

Haven Life and The Death Of One Of The Last Hold Outs Of The Modern DIY World Auto and home. Our thermostats and in-home lighting. 401(k) investments and everyday banking. Movies and TV. Even live sports! We are alive in a self-directed, DIY, on-demand, “give it to me right now, no, even quicker!” world. And, up until very recently, there’s been an old-school-but-not-in-a-rad-way... August 12th, 2017 | Parenting Blog | Read More

The Focus and Fun of Cave Kayaking Around the Channel Islands

The Focus and Fun of Cave Kayaking Around the Channel Islands Photo by: Joshua Hicks A snow-capped mountain at dusk. The top deck of a cruise ship at sea. Swimming among sea turtles in Hawaii. Along a wooded path at the local park with your cheery dog. Soaring above Provencal lavender fields in a colorful hot air balloon. Belly down on a massage table along the... August 11th, 2017 | Travel | Read More

Watch This: The Nation Holds Its Breath

Watch This: The Nation Holds Its Breath With a modicum of words, and with just under 20 minutes worth of breaths, this film, which sits comfortably inside the center of a European football fanatic, Fatherhood, Nostalgia Venn diagram, hits like a God’s-honest literal gut punch from a long lost pal in an alleyway beneath the sun in the... August 9th, 2017 | Parenting Blog | Read More

Christmas In July

Christmas In July A couple nights ago, after I’d gone to bed, the Bear admitted to her mom, as they chilled out by candlelight on the new sofa we bought on a whim earlier in the week, that she knows Santa Claus isn’t a real dude. Boom. It’s over. She knows that no one can actually accomplish his job... August 7th, 2017 | Parenting Blog | Read More
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