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The Summer’s On Kia
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The Summer’s On Kia

There wasn’t a need for us to upgrade our family car last summer. We still owed over 10k on the one we owned, but I’d grown tired of its lack of space in the back seat for my growing girls and agitated by the Bluetooth connection that consistently wouldn’t connect. […]

Our Dad & Daughter zulily Baking Sales Event Is Live!
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Our Dad & Daughter zulily Baking Sales Event Is Live!

You know as well as I do that you need a new silicone whisk and a fab colorful muffin pan. So why not refresh your kitchen gadget collection with a sugary sweet zulily’s baking sales event featuring me and my extremely photogenic daughters! Of course it’d be rad if you […]

My Kids Don’t Get An Allowance, They Get Paid
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My Kids Don’t Get An Allowance, They Get Paid

One of the coolest aspects of growing this here site and expanding the writing opportunities I’ve found outside of OWTK has been my ability to pay my two daughters for their creativity, time and effort. My girls contributed to most all of my old PBS Parents learning activity posts and […]

Growing A Girl In A Country of Men Who Piss All Over The Soil
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Growing A Girl In A Country of Men Who Piss All Over The Soil

There are moments of pride and happiness and hope, fleeting as they may be thanks to what I am tempted to say is the current sociopolitical climate in America. I hesitated on current. This cannot be thought of as exclusive to our time alive in America because anyone with half […]

Taking Netflix With Us Across The Country 
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Taking Netflix With Us Across The Country 

It was the quiet gamechanger Netflix announced a few months back.  Maybe you missed it because the news didn’t directly involve a new Stranger Thing, anything being The New Black or hunting for Trolls. I noticed, noted it, and made a plan to make plans to take full advantage of […]

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #12: A Travel Phone To Replace Your Maxed Out Phone
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OWTK’s Helpful Idea #12: A Travel Phone To Replace Your Maxed Out Phone

We were in Seattle recently, having ice cream with friends and their kids, when suddenly their little children and my older ones posed in an adorable way on the sidewalk with their colorful cones and ice cream dotted noses. I asked my friend’s wife to capture it real quick but […]

For That Which We Cannot Plan
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For That Which We Cannot Plan

I have never stepped foot inside a Planned Parenthood location. Sure, I’ve seen them, driven past them and maybe even parked out in front of a Planned Parenthood once in Philly or Denver or somewhere else I’ve been over the years. But I’ve never been inside. And yet, AND YET, […]

Ottawa
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Ottawa

We were beat tired. Tired like the punchlines from her kid sister’s joke book. The two of us, dad and daughter. We’d completely run out of steam. After a long night and early morning of driving… After 75 minutes of hurling ourselves around a frozen curling court… After hours spent […]

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