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On Finally Feeling Like A Good Dad
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On Finally Feeling Like A Good Dad

Our TV is almost never on. It sits upon a recently stained Ikea buffet, angled slightly and extending a thumb’s length off the edge. It’s a 42″ semi-reflective black mirror for 23 1/2 hours a day, on average. When the television is on, it’s the manicured green grass of European […]

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Watch This: The Nation Holds Its Breath

With a modicum of words, and with just under 20 minutes worth of breaths, this film, which sits comfortably inside the center of a European football fanatic, Fatherhood, Nostalgia Venn diagram, hits like a God’s-honest literal gut punch from a long lost pal in an alleyway beneath the sun in […]

Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids
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Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids

Ever since first becoming a dad, I’ve found shopping with my daughters to be a sweet way to spend time together. They concur in spades because whether it’s picking up something sugary in the baked goods section or snagging samples of a Young Mahon Spanish cheese, Greek honey drizzled on […]

New Parenting Style: Multihyphenated Parenting
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New Parenting Style: Multihyphenated Parenting

There are many synonyms for “parenting”. “Careful Captain” is one. That’s what I called my wife for the first, hmmmm, 8 years or so of our oldest daughter’s life. It was a parade of “Oh sweetie, be careful!” and “You’re too close to the street, be careful!” coming from her, much […]

Fatherhood Gives You Grays
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Fatherhood Gives You Grays

I’ve got no complaints. That’s not a humblebrag though. It’s just that when I look around I see the home we own outright and the pleasant lawn out back that the kids have grown up on. I also see a loving wife, three moderately terrific cats (still not sure about […]

The Perfect Gifts For An Uncommon Father’s Day
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The Perfect Gifts For An Uncommon Father’s Day

I like to reciprocate, always. In fact, acts of service and gift giving are my love languages. It’s how I demonstrate love and affection for others. My yearning to give and to give back is true on Father’s Day too. Father’s Day is a day that is, by definition, carved […]

What I’ve Learned About Parenting By Parenting Tweens
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What I’ve Learned About Parenting By Parenting Tweens

There’s a graduation party for every grade now. A child “graduates” from Pre-K to Kindergarten. Then, a short 12 months later, there’s yet another ceremony to honor that illustrious year of building with blocks and inner ear infection co-pays. Some schools are also audacious enough to squeeze in a couple […]

The First Day of Teenage Parenting
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The First Day of Teenage Parenting

Reports from the frontline of parenting a new teenager

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