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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 […]

What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best
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What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best

Think of it this way: one day she won’t be so little. One day Super Heroes and finger food will no longer dominate the conversation. And one day she’ll be out in the world putting her own unique imprints down on top of the earth, without you by her side […]

The Scary Things About Parenting That No One Tells You About
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The Scary Things About Parenting That No One Tells You About

Every month I’m over on the Clorox Spin Cycle blog with a fun and sometimes funny (hey, I try) list. There’s the iconic tastes of childhood list (that I’m still super proud of because it isn’t just foods but atmosphere in which those foods are often enjoyed too — I’m […]

OK, Google Let’s Make Home Life Better
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OK, Google Let’s Make Home Life Better

There’s a line in a Wolf Parade song that goes, “I’m not in love with the Modern World”. In many ways, this lyric serves as a mantra of mine because so much of what the modern world delivers is trivial and an absolute time suck but now when I say […]

A Bottle To Battle Cold and Flu Season
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A Bottle To Battle Cold and Flu Season

There’s probably a bottle of Clorox® Regular-Bleach sitting in your laundry room right now. We’ve all got one; I think they must come standard when you buy a home. Maybe your bottle is covered in a layer of dust because you only grab it for the occasional laundry load. That’s […]

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