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Dads Share Their Kid’s First and Funniest Words
Parenting Blog Humor

Dads Share Their Kid’s First and Funniest Words

Confession time, I haven’t the foggiest idea what either of my daughters’ first words were. I’d like to think each kid blurted out a loud & proud “dada!” because, well, duh, but I’d only be guessing. “Emancipation”? “Hummus”? “Let’s Go Red Wings!”? Maaaaaaaybe, but no, probably not. Jimmy Fallon, the […]

Hodgepodge

Yesterday Morning

The minor key drone of “City Ride” is bouncing off the molded plastic dashboard as the car shimmies at the red light, two turns away from home. To say the expression I’m wearing as I stare without purpose into the morning sunshine is blank would be giving it far too […]

Apply Now To Attend The 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy
Parenting Blog Humor

Apply Now To Attend The 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy

The application window for the 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy is now open! If you’re the proud parent, grandparent or guardian of an outstanding high school kid, you need to encourage them to apply to be one of the fortunate 100 kids who will be chosen to attend the 2017 Disney […]

Complicated Donuts And A Fat Boy
Parenting Blog Humor

Complicated Donuts And A Fat Boy

Donuts and I have a long, complicated history. Our story probably started before I can even remember. Maybe there was a happy, pudgy-faced young boy being driven to the local Dunkin’ Donuts on weekend mornings; his dad with the newspaper folded neatly under an arm, his mom with a cup […]

Thank You, Dad
Parenting Blog Humor

Thank You, Dad

Sometimes my mom prints out my blog posts, the touching ones that mention or in some way involve her or my dad or my childhood in general. She’ll jack up the font and use up some of her valuable printer ink so that my dad can more easily read my […]

Desalination On The Mediterranean Sea
Education

Desalination On The Mediterranean Sea

My kids tend to miss a lot of school but I like to think that they won’t get into trouble for all the absences because I’m not just pulling them out of class all willy-nilly. Last month, we spent 10 days on board the brand new Carnival Vista cruise ship […]

Tips For Being (and Staying) Authentic Online
Writing

Tips For Being (and Staying) Authentic Online

Maybe you heard the news about the mom blogger who recently #ragequit the mom blogging world and whizzed on her entire profession and community in the process. Yeah, that was super crappy but that mom seems to have forgotten what it means to be authentic online or maybe she never […]

OWTK Kids Music Monthly Podcast June 2016
OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast

OWTK Kids Music Monthly Podcast June 2016

ALL NEW MUSIC! This episode of the OWTK Kids Music Monthly Podcast is incredible because it features only brand new songs fresh from the oven of the kindie kitchen. Hey, speaking of kitchen (awkward segue alert!!) this episode is sponsored by Blake’s All Natural Foods and their new from-scratch, small-batch, […]

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