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What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best
Parenting Blog

What They Don’t Tell Dads of Daughters: The Tween Years Are The Best

Think of it this way: one day she won’t be so little. One day Super Heroes and finger food will no longer dominate the conversation. And one day she’ll be out in the world putting her own unique imprints down on top of the earth, without you by her side […]

A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads
Sports / Travel

A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads

I made my debut for the fine, dad-centric traveling site Traveling Dads this week with a tale of dreams fulfilled, Pokemon Go, The White Stripes, a doomed hockey palace, friendship, and being in love with being a dad. What Happened When Two Dads Spent a Weekend in Snowy Detroit What […]

The Scary Things About Parenting That No One Tells You About
Parenting Blog

The Scary Things About Parenting That No One Tells You About

Every month I’m over on the Clorox Spin Cycle blog with a fun and sometimes funny (hey, I try) list. There’s the iconic tastes of childhood list (that I’m still super proud of because it isn’t just foods but atmosphere in which those foods are often enjoyed too — I’m […]

The Perfect Day In Italy with Kids on the Island of Procida
Travel

The Perfect Day In Italy with Kids on the Island of Procida

It was many years prior but we’d once spent a portion of a single day in Naples and, frankly, that was plenty enough for me. Granted, the largest portion of the small-ish portion of that single day occurred mostly inside and within spitting distance of the city’s central train station, […]

The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever
RECIPE BOX

The Best Shrimp and Grits Recipe Ever

This isn’t hyperbole, it’s fact. Chef Dan Vargo of Seagar’s Prime Steaks and Seafood inside the Hilton Sandestin Resort in sunny FLA is the mastermind behind the greatest, richest, most decadent shrimp and grits recipe I have ever tasted, and you will ever taste. Last month, despite never having made […]

OK, Google Let’s Make Home Life Better
Parenting Blog

OK, Google Let’s Make Home Life Better

There’s a line in a Wolf Parade song that goes, “I’m not in love with the Modern World”. In many ways, this lyric serves as a mantra of mine because so much of what the modern world delivers is trivial and an absolute time suck but now when I say […]

How To Spend 24 Hours in Nashville
Travel

How To Spend 24 Hours in Nashville

Trust me, I’ve racked my brain for weeks to find a suitable pun or sly reference to the 100 blistered miles we hiked through sheep shit six months prior to our road trip from his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia to Music City, Nashville Tennessee. But I’ve got nothing. I have […]

The Illusionists Turn Of The Century on Broadway
OWTK THEATER REVIEWS

The Illusionists Turn Of The Century on Broadway

The truth is, you just don’t know. These are modern audiences, digital natives growing up in a 4K ultra high definition world of clicks, swipes and immediate immediacy. Will children comfortably sink into the weathered red velvet of Broadway theater seats and allow themselves to be transported back to the […]

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