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Sparty
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Sparty

My girl and I watched the entire Michigan State victory over the #1 team in the land, and our big ten rival, Wisconsin Badgers on Tuesday night. She stayed up ’till after 9pm to sit by my side and enjoy the edge-of-the-seat thriller. She was cheering along with every Drew […]

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No Scrotum Here

I am on duty as the P.M. parent to be home with the little one. She just went in for a nap after reading Smudge. Luckily for me, there were no discussions of male body parts or references to medical terms for the human anatomy. God forbid we as parents, […]

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Vomitoriam

1:30am – Daughter cries out – kinda sounds like she is gargling water.1:31am – Dad retrieves Daughter from crib.1:31am – Daughter vomits all over the right side of Dad’s face.1:32am – Daughter is rushed to the bathroom, where she finishes what was started on Dad’s cheek and neck.1:35am – Bath […]

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Liar, Liar Pull-Ups on Fire

Why do kids lie? Where does the ability/desire/faculty to knowingly tell a fib originate? I am not talking about making stuff up, telling tall tales, and other silliness…but rather a slightly, even if it comes from a playful place to start, mischievous and outright lie. I have seen this in […]

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It's my party and I'll cry if I don't get an Audi

Kid’s birthday parties are out of freakin’ control. Parents are spending small fortunes to throw infants, toddlers and older kids (have you ever glanced at that asinine MTV “Sweet 16” program?)elaborate annual events in what seems to have become a keeping-up-with-the-Jones’ type of parental pee contest. For our daughter’s first […]

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Monday, Sucky Monday

Oh man did this morning stink to the high heavens. Daughter was up at 3, 3:30, 4:30 and then again at 5am…screaming that she doesn’t want her blanket (to which we were eventually shouting back in a daze, “then take it off”)When eventually awake for good at 6:30am, she was […]

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D Day

A dentist appointment, my daughter’s first, is schedule for 5 days from now. She already seems to have a healthy fear of the dental experience, although the origin of her apprehension is a mystery to me. Maybe those of us not destined to become tooth doctors are born with an […]

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Scared of the Dark

My wife put the little one to bed last night and asked her why she can be heard kicking the side of her crib and calling out “No, No, No!!!” the past couple nights. She said, no joke: “Well, you see, I know that my Christmas Tree is in my […]

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