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Opening Up Dad’s Netflix Family Heirloom Vault
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Opening Up Dad’s Netflix Family Heirloom Vault

My first 8 years were spent on a slab. A rectangle of concrete with a modest square patch of green which put a slight distance between us and our quiet suburban street, the name of which I can no longer conjure. I don’t recall too much about the ranch house, […]

Four Blocks on The High Line
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Four Blocks on The High Line

Much to our delight, we discovered the event in NYC to which we were to attend on Sunday was located beneath the famed High Line, in Hell’s Kitchen. For as much as we loved Peter Brown’s book A Curious Garden and as big a fan as I am of creative […]

Free Kids Music on the June 2015 OWTK Kid’s Music Podcast
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Free Kids Music on the June 2015 OWTK Kid’s Music Podcast

Hi there. Here are 10 fresh songs from the Golden Age of Family Music, including brand new kids music tunes from Recess Monkey, Red Yarn, Alastair Moock, Play Date, The Bazillions and more. Thanks to Pampers and Babies “R” Us for sponsoring this episode. Check out the #BabysBigSummer sales in […]

My eBay Father’s Day Gift Wishlist
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My eBay Father’s Day Gift Wishlist

This post has been sponsored by eBay. All opinions expressed within are honest and unbiased, as always. There aren’t many questions that cause me to stumble over my words, but “What Do You Want For Father’s Day?” sits atop the short list. It’s a tricky thing for a non-materialistic dad […]

Watch This: Recess Monkey “Lighter Than Air” Music Video
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Watch This: Recess Monkey “Lighter Than Air” Music Video

The boys are back for another summertime adventure! This time, Recess Monkey take to the skies in a hot air balloon and you’re all invited on board…what must be the largest balloon basket in human history. Someone call Ripley or Guinness, or whoever is in charge around here! The album […]

The Problem With Palm Oil and Other Life Lessons From An 8-Year-Old
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The Problem With Palm Oil and Other Life Lessons From An 8-Year-Old

Sumatran orangutans. And tigers. Also, elephants. All of those majestic creatures, and more I imagine (I dunno, I’m still figuring all of this shit out), are losing acreage of their habitats daily thanks to deforestation, thanks largely to the pounding drumbeat of demand for palm oil. The forests are being […]

PBS KIDS Summer Safari
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PBS KIDS Summer Safari

As a dad, I’ve never seen empirical evidence of a summer slide in my daughters. Maybe they are too young to experience a substantial and obvious loss of knowledge or maybe we’re just incredible parents who maintain the educational tip year-round…um, or something. Anywho, PBS KIDS announced this week its […]

When There Was A Baby In My Arms — Remembering My First Father’s Days
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When There Was A Baby In My Arms — Remembering My First Father’s Days

It’s a common thing that parents say, but honestly it doesn’t seem like just yesterday. It’s far more like another lifetime ago. I now have girls zooming around the neighborhood on electric Razor scooters, working diligently with wires and circuit boards as they deconstruct old stereos, and wearing whatever comes […]

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