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Have you seen our Doula?

Ever heard of a Doula? Me neither, at least not until we hired one to assist with the birth of our daughter three years ago.To say I was skeptical about handing over hundreds of bucks to someone who would do what sounded an awful lot like my job during the […]

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Big Girl Bed

My gal’s new room was completed last Sunday. I have yet to take a picture of it, but will do so and share this weekend. We are quite pleased with the results. She calls it her “Paris Room.” She has been in her big kid twin bed all week and […]

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Happy Birthday Baby

My girl is celebrating her birthday today. What an amazing three years. I continue to be a proud papa of a wonderfully charming little lady. We are heading out to get burgers and shakes for lunch! Weeeeeeeee! Happy Birthday Kiddo!

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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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