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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 […]

The Top Sleep Tips From A Family Travel Jet Setter
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The Top Sleep Tips From A Family Travel Jet Setter

When you’re a family traveling jet setter like me, you have to be able to grab some sleep anywhere, anytime, and at a moment’s notice. Thankfully, I’m napping nobility. Whether I’m lounging on a fleet of bicycles in Barcelona, leaning up against a wall after a run or out cold […]

Say It Ain’t So I’m A Karaoke Virgin No More
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Say It Ain’t So I’m A Karaoke Virgin No More

I’ve had many chances to take the mic, but successfully managed to avoid singing karaoke for 40 years. Now, I’m a karaoke virgin no more because in front of a tight live band in San Diego at the end of February, I sang a song and lost my karaoke virginity. […]

Teaching My Daughters To Love Baseball
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Teaching My Daughters To Love Baseball

Every year around this time, I have some version of the same conversation as I try to get my daughters to love baseball. “3 strikes is an out” “A foul ball is a strike except if there’s already 2 strikes” “A runner can tag up and try to advance to […]

Dealing With The Sick Kid Derailer All Week Long
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Dealing With The Sick Kid Derailer All Week Long

We’ve got a Carnival Cruise coming up soon so you know what that means, right? Exactly. Too many Guy’s Burgers and too little proper exercise. I just know that, despite many steps and much sightseeing in some of the greatest cities in Europe, I’m going to be feeling a bit, […]

Don’t Call My Daughter A Moody Tween
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Don’t Call My Daughter A Moody Tween

We’re wrapping up dinner, passing around the bowl of string beans to finish them off because they make for dreadfully rubbery leftovers, when I make a relatively harmless remark she doesn’t appreciate full stop. The mood around the whole of the kitchen table sours as her shoulders drop. She then […]

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts From The Seat of Your Pants
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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts From The Seat of Your Pants

I had just strolled into my oldest brother’s bedroom when I smelled the smoke. My feet barely brushed the fabric of the carpeted steps as I bolted downstairs, calling out to my mom. Fire wasn’t something I was accustomed to being afraid of, but my 13-year-old brain knew something wasn’t […]

Racing A Toyota Sienna and Learning Things I Already Knew
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Racing A Toyota Sienna and Learning Things I Already Knew

There’s no logical explanation for the opportunities I’ve been granted over the past 18-24 months. This crazy dad blog/social media/photography life has taken me to some superb places and along the way I’ve met some even more superb people while doing, frankly, some ridiculously rad things (like racing a Toyota […]

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