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The Stranger Stories (Season 2 and Selected) On Netflix
OWTK TV News

The Stranger Stories (Season 2 and Selected) On Netflix

It’s cliche at this point, I guess, to say that Netflix has something for everyone. Sure, it’s true, I mean, my god there’s a lot of diverse original programming on there, more it seems every time I log on, which, to be honest, isn’t too often. I don’t dive into […]

The Ultimate Car For The Freelancer
Big Guy Car Guy

The Ultimate Car For The Freelancer

The world has changed. My lordy has it ever, but I’m not going too far down that rabbit hole here. In this one specific way, the world has changed dramatically from when my dad was young and from when my older brothers were growing up, because no longer do we […]

Reason #2 Why I Love Soccer
Parenting Blog / Sports

Reason #2 Why I Love Soccer

I published a sprawling ‘reasons I love soccer‘ story already but there are so many reasons, some tiny and obscure, some massive and obvious, why I absolutely love soccer / English football so this is going to be a series. Here’s reason #2 Why I Love Soccer. America is descending […]

Avoid The Flu, Save The Likes
Parenting Blog

Avoid The Flu, Save The Likes

Sometimes we modern folk do stuff solely because we think it’ll look awesome on social media. It’s okay, we all suffer for our art at one point or another. For example, we know in our heads and in our hearts that the annual county hot air balloon festival is going […]

Make Halloween Handmade Again with Boxtumes
Parenting Blog

Make Halloween Handmade Again with Boxtumes

*This DIY Halloween costume story is sponsored by Amazon and Mom It Forward. All opinions expressed below are honest and unbiased, as always. It’s a cliche for a reason: cats and babies alike would be perfectly happy with just a box. We’re seasoned vets at this parenting game and yet […]

The Young Man I Met Last Night
Parenting Blog

The Young Man I Met Last Night

The band was still finding its footing, having just placed their drinks down and positioned themselves at or picked up their instruments moments earlier, but you had gone from zero to 60 with the first note. You bounced along to “I Am A Runner” with more spring than I have […]

Braces, Fractures, Spurs, Wolves, Digital Photo Frames and Finding Pure Joy All Alone
Parenting Blog

Braces, Fractures, Spurs, Wolves, Digital Photo Frames and Finding Pure Joy All Alone

We’ve managed to avoid major childhood injuries and medical procedures, and the accompanying debt-inducing healthcare bills, for the first 13.5 years of family life but the streak has ended with a momentous clattering. Both of our daughters need braces. Oof. And the right-handed teenager took a nasty spill whilst playing around […]

I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends
Parenting Blog

I Get Better With A Little Help From My Friends

My definition of a friend was as rigid as glass when I was young. It all started with a song lyric from the album that changed my life when I was an impressionable 17 year old kid: “Your ideas, your image, your definition of a friend” Before this song, before […]

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