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Keeping the Fun for Ourselves

Special books at Mom mom’s, special games (like Bear Hunt) at school. Our girl has favorite things that are exclusive to places outside the home. I am tempted, because she likes it so much, to seek out the Bear Hunt song and book and play in our house. But then […]

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The Perfect Birthday Dinner

Tonight for dinner, I prepared two-inch thick boneless (I prefer bone-in, but I’ll take what I can get, ya know) pork chops using a pecan and almond dry rub from Cabela’s (a great stocking stuffer from my brother) with baked potatoes along side peas & corn. I made a quick […]

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Rebel Dad

Great stuff recenty over at Rebeldad.com 1) The parenting manifesto project. Share your own nugget of parental wisdom in 500 words or less. 2) Is the Government preparing to make the worst Family Leave policy in the civilized world even worse? Would you really be surpised if they did? We […]

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Playing Doctor

Daycare called this afternoon. Seems our girl was playing doctor this morning. Her patient, another 2 year old female. The teacher discovered my little medical professional up against the girl’s belly, dress over her head. We dropped our daughter off to school late, after Mom’s check up. We all heard […]

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Milkshakes in the Evening =

dumb!Oh, what was I thinking…we went back to Cheeburger Cheeburger (bordering on addictive, this place) for some milkshakes. Tuesday’s Family Fun night – Balloon Animals this time! My daughter had the nice women/balloon artist/non-clown make her a Frosty the Snowman. Very cute, with red hat and scarf. She used a […]

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Watching Football, Watching Ads

I never thought that I would say this, but I believe wholeheartedly that there is going to come a time when the TV is totally dark on Sunday afternoons. And I just am not talking exclusively about from February 10th (the week after the Super Bowl) through early September.I would […]

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Challenging our Kids

For the past couple days, I have been commenting a bunch over at Small Ages. Initially it was just about or in reference to The Wiggles, but really the topics behind my opinions are much bigger than one Australian four piece. I now realize that I have not been putting […]

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Hey Kids, You're a Target!

BusRadio is already in 11 states, including my own. They play commercial radio to a captive young adult audience as they ride the bus to school. There is no FCC control over their service (Payola anyone?). Bus Radio’s service and stance is just another example of corporations using kids as […]

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