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The Challenge of Balancing It All As A Dad
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The Challenge of Balancing It All As A Dad

Melting chocolates, a pair of frames, prescription refills, vacuum the house, and a text that popped up a few seconds ago asking me to run sneakers over to the elementary school for a post-field day switch in case she gets wet. Got it. No, no I don’t. I don’t ‘got […]

Fatherhood Gives You Grays
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Fatherhood Gives You Grays

I’ve got no complaints. That’s not a humblebrag though. It’s just that when I look around I see the home we own outright and the pleasant lawn out back that the kids have grown up on. I also see a loving wife, three moderately terrific cats (still not sure about […]

Taking Steps At Home To Become A Healthy Dad
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Taking Steps At Home To Become A Healthy Dad

I’ve been big my whole life. Too big. Uncomfortably big. Unhealthily big. You get the point. That was then. This is now. I’m taking steps at home to become a healthy dad. Big steps. I write for a living which by definition, save for those who dare rock a treadmill […]

Our Dad & Daughter zulily Baking Sales Event Is Live!
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Our Dad & Daughter zulily Baking Sales Event Is Live!

You know as well as I do that you need a new silicone whisk and a fab colorful muffin pan. So why not refresh your kitchen gadget collection with a sugary sweet zulily’s baking sales event featuring me and my extremely photogenic daughters! Of course it’d be rad if you […]

My Kids Don’t Get An Allowance, They Get Paid
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My Kids Don’t Get An Allowance, They Get Paid

One of the coolest aspects of growing this here site and expanding the writing opportunities I’ve found outside of OWTK has been my ability to pay my two daughters for their creativity, time and effort. My girls contributed to most all of my old PBS Parents learning activity posts and […]

Growing A Girl In A Country of Men Who Piss All Over The Soil
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Growing A Girl In A Country of Men Who Piss All Over The Soil

There are moments of pride and happiness and hope, fleeting as they may be thanks to what I am tempted to say is the current sociopolitical climate in America. I hesitated on current. This cannot be thought of as exclusive to our time alive in America because anyone with half […]

For That Which We Cannot Plan
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For That Which We Cannot Plan

I have never stepped foot inside a Planned Parenthood location. Sure, I’ve seen them, driven past them and maybe even parked out in front of a Planned Parenthood once in Philly or Denver or somewhere else I’ve been over the years. But I’ve never been inside. And yet, AND YET, […]

Ottawa
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Ottawa

We were beat tired. Tired like the punchlines from her kid sister’s joke book. The two of us, dad and daughter. We’d completely run out of steam. After a long night and early morning of driving… After 75 minutes of hurling ourselves around a frozen curling court… After hours spent […]

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