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What Do I Want To Do For A Living?
Travel

What Do I Want To Do For A Living?

We were supposed to be watching the series finale of our favorite show, 90 minutes of British crime investigation that we’ve been leaving to get virtually dusty on the digital shelf of our PBS.org Roku account because once it’s over, it’s over and neither of us are ready for that […]

Fast Friends And A Growing Family
Parenting Blog

Fast Friends And A Growing Family

Hellos and handshakes from one blogger kid to another, to all, with cheeks rosy from the chill of a Lake Tahoe winter and from anticipating all of the joy that had been built into our schedules, helped make fast friends of tween people who happily joined the Sorento Family last […]

The First Day of Teenage Parenting
Parenting Blog

The First Day of Teenage Parenting

Reports from the frontline of parenting a new teenager

OWTK Kids Music Monthly Podcast March 2017 Playlist
OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast

OWTK Kids Music Monthly Podcast March 2017 Playlist

**This episode is sponsored by Clorox and also by Cricket Media, purveyors of fine magazines for children of all ages** So much new music to get to this month. Here’s what you’ll hear on this, the March 2017 episode of the OWTK Kids Music Monthly Podcast: Pointed Man Band “Upstream” […]

The Saddest Part of Getting Old and Growing Up
Parenting Blog

The Saddest Part of Getting Old and Growing Up

My baby turns 13 this week and I’m remembering less and less of the days that comprise those remarkable years. This is a little something about the memories we learn to hold on to and the ones we’re helpless to watch fade away. To hear me tell it now you’d […]

We Must Resist (Binge Watching Netflix)
OWTK TV News

We Must Resist (Binge Watching Netflix)

I’m not one of those ‘everything was better back in the day’ walking flesh bags of rose-colored nostalgia but hot damn I do try to resist the binge watching trend hard. But, but, but it is so freaking hard because all the episodes are right there, up on the screen […]

Records and Root Beer From Coast to Coast During An Alaska to Atlantic Epic Family Summer Vacation
Travel

Records and Root Beer From Coast to Coast During An Alaska to Atlantic Epic Family Summer Vacation

The skeleton of our two week drive from Washington state to New Jersey has been assembled for sometime but now the connective tissue and some of the joints of those 14 sunny summer days we’ll spend behind the wheel of what will surely be a jam-packed Kia Sedona are finally, […]

Songs For Everything That Is Childhood
OWTK Kindie Music News

Songs For Everything That Is Childhood

For a long while now I’ve been fond of saying, when speaking lovingly about the golden age of family music, that the reason the current generation of all-ages, kindie, family, children’s music is so flipping fantastic is that the songs being written, recorded and released are not all cupcakes and […]

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