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Meet Rainbow Warrior — An Invented and Homemade Halloween Costume Superhero
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Meet Rainbow Warrior — An Invented and Homemade Halloween Costume Superhero

The Mouse, age 7, invented a superhero named Rainbow Warrior late last month. Her mind is a wheel that never stops spinning, even when it veers off into a ditch. Round and round and round it goes. She and I created her hero’s logo in Adobe Illustrator and then she […]

How To Stop Street Harassment and Cat Calling
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How To Stop Street Harassment and Cat Calling

I’ve had enough. Even without ever having any of it, I’ve had enough of it. I’m a 6′ 4″, 270-pound guy who has never once been on either side of the cat calling equation. I have never had to hurry past a crowd of men out of fear for my […]

What Time Is The Best Time for Bedtime?
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What Time Is The Best Time for Bedtime?

I was a participant in the Life of Dad #BedtimeBattle Twitter party last week for the Elo Pillow, a clever storytelling head pillow designed for young kids, to help keep them snug (emphasis on the words keep them) in their own bed while Clifford, Owl Moon, Curious George and other […]

You’ll Never Guess The Reason The Pediatrician Gave My Daughter For Getting The Flu Mist Vaccine
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You’ll Never Guess The Reason The Pediatrician Gave My Daughter For Getting The Flu Mist Vaccine

We were there for the perrenial-6-months-late annual check-up for my oldest girl, the Bear, age 10. What? We forgot to schedule it around her March birthday one year and are, thanks to insurance company policy, doomed to be forever off-schedule. The Mouse, age 7, was there too of course, a […]

Why More Women Aren’t Computer Programmers
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Why More Women Aren’t Computer Programmers

I’m one of the modern dads concerned about the sexist and misogynistic imagery in advertising and in pop culture at large. I worry about the accumulation of tiny sights and sounds as it relates to my daughters well being and, also, as they relate to how dads are perceived in society. […]

The Schuylkill Tree Monkeys Poem
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The Schuylkill Tree Monkeys Poem

A quick bit of background here. The Schuylkill Tree Monkeys is an original poem that follows no known poetry format. Or maybe it does, I dunno. This crazy little poem should be read aloud in the style of a Dr. Seuss book. Making exaggerated arm motions is not only 100% okay, […]

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