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How We Got Rid Of Mosquitoes And Learned To Love (Our Backyard) Again
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How We Got Rid Of Mosquitoes And Learned To Love (Our Backyard) Again

“I’ve got 12! Wait…13!!” “1, 2, 3…8, 9, I think I have 9 bites. Darn.” Baseball is my sport of summer but for my two daughters, a competition of another sort has developed over the years as these two outdoorsy girls make a nightly tally of mosquito bites to see […]

The End of School Means The End of Routine Photo Contest and Giveaway
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The End of School Means The End of Routine Photo Contest and Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Pure Protein. All thoughts and opinions expressed below are honesty and unbiased, as always A lot of parents, too many parents if you ask me, mourn the end of the school year and cheer on the dawn of the next. You probably have, or will […]

Rebuilding Our Backyard of Fun Together
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Rebuilding Our Backyard of Fun Together

Before we bought our first house, we looked at one house, this house. One of the reasons we bought the very first house we looked at some 13 years ago was its massive fenced-in backyard. We were still years away from becoming parents but it didn’t take too much in […]

Dads Share Their Kid’s First and Funniest Words
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Dads Share Their Kid’s First and Funniest Words

Confession time, I haven’t the foggiest idea what either of my daughters’ first words were. I’d like to think each kid blurted out a loud & proud “dada!” because, well, duh, but I’d only be guessing. “Emancipation”? “Hummus”? “Let’s Go Red Wings!”? Maaaaaaaybe, but no, probably not. Jimmy Fallon, the […]

Apply Now To Attend The 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy
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Apply Now To Attend The 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy

The application window for the 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy is now open! If you’re the proud parent, grandparent or guardian of an outstanding high school kid, you need to encourage them to apply to be one of the fortunate 100 kids who will be chosen to attend the 2017 Disney […]

Complicated Donuts And A Fat Boy
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Complicated Donuts And A Fat Boy

Donuts and I have a long, complicated history. Our story probably started before I can even remember. Maybe there was a happy, pudgy-faced young boy being driven to the local Dunkin’ Donuts on weekend mornings; his dad with the newspaper folded neatly under an arm, his mom with a cup […]

Thank You, Dad
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Thank You, Dad

Sometimes my mom prints out my blog posts, the touching ones that mention or in some way involve her or my dad or my childhood in general. She’ll jack up the font and use up some of her valuable printer ink so that my dad can more easily read my […]

The Girl Scout Badge for Digital Citizenship
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The Girl Scout Badge for Digital Citizenship

The sands of time will continue to slip by but there’s comfort in knowing that much of parenting life remains the same. The hemline of our pants changes with every generation, but the decades and centuries do little to alter the basic marching order of any parent: keep our kids […]

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