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I Am My Father’s Son (or A Quiet Demonstration of a Dad’s Love Told Through Hockey Scores and Newspaper Ink Before The Sun Would Rise on a Tuesday)
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I Am My Father’s Son (or A Quiet Demonstration of a Dad’s Love Told Through Hockey Scores and Newspaper Ink Before The Sun Would Rise on a Tuesday)

I crashed at my parents’ place earlier this week so that I could drive my dad and mom down to Philly for his pre-dawn appointment. Unrelated, the Red Wings had recently won two games on the bounce while out in western Canada. My dad knew this, he knew that they […]

Squeeze Every Last Ounce of CAPRI SUN Because Winter is Coming
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Squeeze Every Last Ounce of CAPRI SUN Because Winter is Coming

Thank you CAPRI SUN for sponsoring this post! You can find CAPRI SUN’s four new All Natural Ingredient and No Sugar Added* drinks at most grocery retailers nationwide, including local grocery stores, mass merchandisers and club stores. A cautious, tired smile rests upon her face as I roll up to […]

The Gift of Teenage Autonomy Is Now Free On Amazon
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The Gift of Teenage Autonomy Is Now Free On Amazon

This teenage autonomy post is brought to you by Amazon and The Motherhood. All opinions expressed above are honest and unbiased, as always. I’m not gonna lie, I don’t think I knew what ‘autonomy’ meant as recently as 5 years ago. The concept of it, sure, but the word ‘autonomy’ […]

November 2017 OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast Features New Songs from Jack Forman, Dan Zanes, Lucky Diaz, Mista Cookie Jar, The Alphabet Rockers and more!
OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast

November 2017 OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly Podcast Features New Songs from Jack Forman, Dan Zanes, Lucky Diaz, Mista Cookie Jar, The Alphabet Rockers and more!

I missed October so I’m making it up to you and your kids with an extra-fun, jam-packed November episode overflowing with new songs from The Alphabet Rockers, Jack Forman (of Recess Monkey), KB Whirly, Lard Dog, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, Jess Penner, Jazzy Ash, The Bazillions, Mista […]

The Stranger Stories (Season 2 and Selected) On Netflix
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The Stranger Stories (Season 2 and Selected) On Netflix

It’s cliche at this point, I guess, to say that Netflix has something for everyone. Sure, it’s true, I mean, my god there’s a lot of diverse original programming on there, more it seems every time I log on, which, to be honest, isn’t too often. I don’t dive into […]

The Ultimate Car For The Freelancer
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The Ultimate Car For The Freelancer

The world has changed. My lordy has it ever, but I’m not going too far down that rabbit hole here. In this one specific way, the world has changed dramatically from when my dad was young and from when my older brothers were growing up, because no longer do we […]

Reason #2 Why I Love Soccer
Parenting Blog / Sports

Reason #2 Why I Love Soccer

I published a sprawling ‘reasons I love soccer‘ story already but there are so many reasons, some tiny and obscure, some massive and obvious, why I absolutely love soccer / English football so this is going to be a series. Here’s reason #2 Why I Love Soccer. America is descending […]

Avoid The Flu, Save The Likes
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Avoid The Flu, Save The Likes

Sometimes we modern folk do stuff solely because we think it’ll look awesome on social media. It’s okay, we all suffer for our art at one point or another. For example, we know in our heads and in our hearts that the annual county hot air balloon festival is going […]

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