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What Leicester City’s Premier League Title Challenge Teaches Us About Parenting
Parenting Blog Humor / Sports

What Leicester City’s Premier League Title Challenge Teaches Us About Parenting

Photo of Claudio Ranieri from Leicester City’s Official Website Sometimes a child must stand face to face with boredom in order to find new ways to play with old things. This is part of a larger thought that came to me as I marveled at the accomplishments this season of […]

A New Friend in Winter
Parenting Blog Humor

A New Friend in Winter

Somewhere inside my parent’s house is a faded photograph of me on the slopes. I’m 6 or 8 or thereabouts, blue snowsuit and no poles. I am positively adorable as a pudgy-faced, wide-eyed ski baby. The photo was taken on the morning of my first day of ski school, after […]

All The Tiny Broken Pieces
Marriage

All The Tiny Broken Pieces

When a glass slips out of our hand as we pivot from counter top to table top, many feet above the heartless tile floor that’s having none of our split seconds prayers for relief, and shatters with the force of a thousand armies attacking in unison during a single solitary […]

My Mother’s Son And The Mustard Stain
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My Mother’s Son And The Mustard Stain

It’s no secret that I’m my mother’s son. I embrace, never run from, the comparison made by those who know us both and I believe wholeheartedly that my dialed down version of her obsessive cleaning and homemaking self is a perfectly swell formula for an agreeable balance of order and […]

The Evolution of Barbie
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The Evolution of Barbie

by Brian Kurtz If you have daughters, you’ve likely seen by now that Mattel, the makers of Barbie, has introduced something new for their iconic doll: a more diverse selection of Barbie body types. Barbie’s origin story is as a mass-marketed adult-figured doll that broke the mold of infant dolls […]

I Bite, Therefore I Am (Diary of a Compulsive Fingernail Biter)
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I Bite, Therefore I Am (Diary of a Compulsive Fingernail Biter)

Try as I might, there’s simply no way I’ll ever again bear witness to a pow-wow of my face and my feet. At 40 years of age, I’m not even half as flexible as I once was, so sadly, my toenail-biting career has come to an end. A moment of […]

The Gift of TracFone
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The Gift of TracFone

*OWTK is a proud ambassador for #TracFoneFamily and received compensation for this story. All opinions express below are unbiased and honest, as always. I don’t mean to brag, but I’m kind of a zen master when it comes to buying Christmas gifts for friends, family and the kids we sponsor […]

Some Things Never Change, A Christmas Story
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Some Things Never Change, A Christmas Story

Before she even places the basket down, with its starched green and red, holly-trimmed linen nestled down like a blanket fit for a newborn baby king, my hand is inside with designs on robbing the cradle. Settle down, y’all. No babies — royal, biblical or otherwise — were snatched, stolen […]

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