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How This Dad Found Common Ground and Formed Long Lasting Bonds With His Daughters
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How This Dad Found Common Ground and Formed Long Lasting Bonds With His Daughters

When they are tiny, wide-eyed, impressionable creatures we prop them up onto our bellies while we do, and bear witness to, the things we love most in life. In a flash, they are then in our arms while we read, on our shoulders while we cheer, and hand in hand […]

We March On
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We March On

A perfect one-two punch in the air presented itself to my wife and I last week to mourn, scream and protest an unpresidented situation in America. On Friday night, Frank Turner spit truth to power on stage at The Fillmore, leaving us full-throated and raspy voiced by the end of […]

Date Night at the Steakhouse Inside Our House
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Date Night at the Steakhouse Inside Our House

It was an otherwise standard issue weeknight. The girls had unpacked their lunchboxes without reminder and plopped their water bottles into the fridge (with a gentle nudge — always needing a gentle nudge), then slid out their homework sheets and slid into their high-top stools at the kitchen island. I […]

Keeping It Simple for 21 Days
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Keeping It Simple for 21 Days

Ever since the popular writer Malcolm Gladwell opined his 10,000-hour rule in Outliers, that very denomination of deliberate practice to excel in a field and become an expert in any profession has become part and parcel of our culture, but did you know that habits form in a much shorter […]

This Dad’s Love For His Daughters Ages Like A Fine Wine
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This Dad’s Love For His Daughters Ages Like A Fine Wine

I know it makes no sense, me making a wine reference. What does a teetotaler know from wine anyway? Maybe the glut of wine and bourbon tasting dinners I’ve been to recently is a blame, anywho, not important, because it does totally make sense here as I describe this dad’s […]

21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)
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21 And Figuring It Out (A Story of Millennials, Generation Z and the Kia Stinger)

The license has long become something they just have, no biggie anymore, and the drink is, probably, something they’ve already had in excess but the drinking itself has become official and so it is celebrated. After all, who doesn’t love a good celebration? A toast to you, kid. Happy birthday. […]

Hey Parents, Let’s Not Grow Up Together
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Hey Parents, Let’s Not Grow Up Together

Hey parents, let’s make a pact to not grow up. We can do this, right team!? I’m back on the Clorox Spin Cycle blog again this month sharing a six pack of childhood things that we adults shouldn’t give up just because we’ve grown-up. Take a look and tell me […]

Layers in Winter
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Layers in Winter

According to her, I was insane. That’s what I got back after I texted my wife to say that I’d brought only the new Russell fleece zip hoodie with me to Detroit. Insane, in her mind, because the forecast in the D called for highs in the 20s and up […]

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