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Oh the things they say…

Our girl typically wakes up around 6:00 or 6:30am. She is still in a crib, so she calls out to either myself or the Mrs. to come get her and promptly gives us our first raspberry of the day, on the side of our neck (she is a raspberry machine). […]

Playtex Coolster Tumblers
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Playtex Coolster Tumblers

Ok, I am sort of a dork when it comes to the silly little things that perk my interest and put a smile on my face but the new Playtex “sippy” cup did just that this past weekend. This is a new kind of sippy cup for the older toddler […]

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Fast Food is Yucky!

We, as a family, loath fast food. We hate everything about it: the quality, the concept, the marketing, the convienence, and the “fast”. But because we are a sports-lovin’ bunch and the television is on for much of Saturday and Sunday afternoons in the Fall, some things, like terrible advertising, […]

TV Ads encouraging kids to watch less TV? Hmmm….
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TV Ads encouraging kids to watch less TV? Hmmm….

Odd, strange, suspect…yes, indeed – all of the above!Why, how bizarre to pay for and place a television ad that mocks the excessive television/video game culture. For if less people were in front of the TV less people would, one could extrapolate, be viewing the advertisement. Well, that is the […]

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Home Computer/Internet Placement – In or Out of a Child’s Room?

Should kids have a computer in their own room? I think the answer, across the board, is a unanimous NO. When the FBI is recommending that computers be placed in a common room, you know the matter is a grave one. There are far too many internet predators using sites […]

Random Toddlering

My Halloween Night

The Mrs. and the little one did the trickering and the treatering tonight while I stayed behind putting the finishing touches on dinner and manning the door and, more importantly, the candy bowl in my baby blue Antonio Gates San Diego Chargers jersey (which is serving as my costume). This […]

Random Toddlering

Was there a 2am?

Was there a 2am this morning? We wouldn’t know! That is because our girl slept through the night, and thus provided herself, Mom, and Dad with a well needed and, frankly, well deserved night of peaceful Autumn slumber. The chilly kind, where you are enveloped between two sheets of flannel […]

Random Toddlering

So much for the nightlight

Ok, that did not work! My daughter was up at 2am again last night.I turned off the light, rocked her back to sleep, and rose at 6:15am. It was easier than the previous evenings with a shorter duration of hysterics…but this needs to stop!No idea what I can try next […]

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