We’ve all been there. It’s raining, has been for what seems like ages. The kids have been cooped up indoors and you’re going mad. You’ve got to get yourself and them O-U-T of the house N-O-W. While scanning the piles of unfolded laundry, mountains of toys and, is that a […]
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I’m not going to insult parents of young children who say that the lack of sleep and the diaper years are difficult, they can be indeed, or try to convince anyone that toddler tantrums are a joyous experience, they’re absolutely not, but you’re not really in the weeds as a […]
Kids, you may want to sit down for this. You too, mom and dad, although I trust, deep down, you already know what you’re about to read is true. Despite what everyone from your doting elementary school teachers to the encouraging dude at the barber shop has been telling you […]
There was a Chinese symbol, written haphazardly in black ink, encased inside a cheaply made, 6×9 black plastic frame. It was one of my few prized possessions, so it came with me to Philly and hung bedside in my first two apartments and later, it made the trip to my […]
I was a participant in the Life of Dad #BedtimeBattle Twitter party last week for the Elo Pillow, a clever storytelling head pillow designed for young kids, to help keep them snug (emphasis on the words keep them) in their own bed while Clifford, Owl Moon, Curious George and other […]
It was called husky back then, but I was what I was: a fat boy who rarely saw the sun. Years before websites, blogs, and vanity url’s would become actual things, the furnished basement of my parents suburban home was my domain. And a Nintendo gaming system with a protruding […]