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How Much Rope
Parenting Blog Humor

How Much Rope

The end of the saying I’m referencing in the title of this blog post is pretty damn grisly. In retrospect, I probably should have changed it. I mean, yeah I am still typing and could easily swap it out for something else, something less suicide-y but instead I leave it/have […]

Crying At Career Day
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Crying At Career Day

Want to get the attention of a room full of 9-year-old kids? Whip out rad Star Wars toys and exclusive Skylanders figures from a bag, and then tell ‘em you get all of that (and a whole lot more) sent to you all the time, and for free. Boom, all eyes […]

What Modern Fatherhood Looks Like
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What Modern Fatherhood Looks Like

Matching dad/child superhero capes, brushing hair, campaigning for #AmazonFamilyUS, demanding changing tables in men’s public restrooms — all lightning rods of modern fatherhood. In most homes though, being a dad isn’t always Instagrammable and there are no hashtags capable of capturing the breadth of emotions, skills and tasks many dads […]

The Sometimes Luxurious Life of Pet Parenthood
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The Sometimes Luxurious Life of Pet Parenthood

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group®, Litter Genie® and Fancy Feast®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #Catparents http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV In the pet parenthood game, as with most anything in life, there are winners and there are, well, non-winners. By […]

A Birthday Letter To My 17-Year-Old Niece
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A Birthday Letter To My 17-Year-Old Niece

In December, I think I might have accidentally-on-purpose inspired a 3rd grader, which was weird because I’d never met the lad before and because I’m not usually the one doing the inspiring. Hey! I never did write about that amazing morning spent giving career day presentations. I will, soon. Thanks […]

The Loss of a Friend
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The Loss of a Friend

Holy shit was I ever the most pretentious of assholes. It started when I was 17 and I got The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen for my birthday or for Christmas, I honestly cannot remember the occasion that brought forth the gift that would change my life forever. I think it was […]

Hockey Jerseys and The Play Habits of My Daughters
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Hockey Jerseys and The Play Habits of My Daughters

*Below is an excerpt from a new story of mine that has been published today on You Plus 2 Parenting, as part of their annual 28 Days Of Play story series. The entirety of the tale of old hockey jerseys and the play habits of my daughters can be found […]

Everyone Has A Story
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Everyone Has A Story

Truth be told, I’d have initially preferred to sink my husky frame into the warm beige leather of the Lincoln Town Car that came to fetch me from a disturbingly populated Terminal D baggage claim carrousel at 12:21 A.M. Truth be told, I’d have fancied a snooze, a half chance […]

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