Parenting Blog Humor

This Is Not A Cry For Help
Parenting Blog Humor

This Is Not A Cry For Help

Maybe it was a mild panic attack. That’s awfully scary to consider and to write down. I can’t know for sure, though. I’m not a regular around these parts, and this is not a cry for help with whatever happened and is still happening to me as I write this […]

Eating For Pleasure
Parenting Blog Humor / Travel

Eating For Pleasure

A day after we’d shared, at Bacaro in Liverpool, what objectively was the finest meal my family had ever, and I think it’s not unreasonable to say, the finest we may ever enjoy together, my wife turned to the girls and I as we bid adieu to the home of […]

Going Back to School With Hundreds of Glue Sticks
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Going Back to School With Hundreds of Glue Sticks

My girls went back to school this week…well, they went back to school yesterday and are back at home today because the a/c in many of their school’s buildings and rooms is out of commission and it’s 94 degrees here in southeastern Pennsylvania, so…….no school just as school started anew. […]

Not Saying Every Thing
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Not Saying Every Thing

Still learning how to be decent, how to hold back to make the future and present tense better so that nothing gets lost.

Like Moths
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Like Moths

I had a great idea recently. It likely came to me as I prepared to take a physical exam or possibly during the family holiday that followed. Maybe there were even two of them, great ideas that is, but I couldn’t tell you about either.  When I was a younger […]

What Fear Looks Like
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What Fear Looks Like

You’ll have to forgive the lack of scenery and character development in this short anecdote, but years ago I was walking the hallways of a shopping mall with a man who had previously exhibited racist tendencies and was, in that moment, in the midst of making a racist remake of […]

Making The Case For The Summer Slide
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Making The Case For The Summer Slide

Remember when summer was all about games, puzzles, playing outdoors, being creative, staying up late, sleeping in, running through sprinklers, watching TV in the a/c, and making new friends in camp? Remember when summer was about childhood exploration, riding bikes, reading books for pleasure, trading baseball cards and enjoying a […]

In Support of Those Who Support Those Battling Depression
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In Support of Those Who Support Those Battling Depression

The text came in while you were traveling, heading to or away from another airport. That’s not too important. The hat was missing. Tears and hysterics came through your phone in rapid succession, catching you off guard and adding a hazy level of faraway drama to the day. You had […]

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