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The Girl Scout Badge for Digital Citizenship
Parenting Blog Humor

The Girl Scout Badge for Digital Citizenship

The sands of time will continue to slip by but there’s comfort in knowing that much of parenting life remains the same. The hemline of our pants changes with every generation, but the decades and centuries do little to alter the basic marching order of any parent: keep our kids […]

Teaching My Daughters To Love Baseball
Parenting Blog Humor

Teaching My Daughters To Love Baseball

Every year around this time, I have some version of the same conversation as I try to get my daughters to love baseball. “3 strikes is an out” “A foul ball is a strike except if there’s already 2 strikes” “A runner can tag up and try to advance to […]

Don’t Call My Daughter A Moody Tween
Parenting Blog Humor

Don’t Call My Daughter A Moody Tween

We’re wrapping up dinner, passing around the bowl of string beans to finish them off because they make for dreadfully rubbery leftovers, when I make a relatively harmless remark she doesn’t appreciate full stop. The mood around the whole of the kitchen table sours as her shoulders drop. She then […]

The Last Thing They Needed
OWTK Toy News & Reviews

The Last Thing They Needed

“The last thing any suburban middle class child needs is another stuffed animal.” — Me Meet our two new stuffed animals, Jenny Dee and Onion. That’s right, Onion…in a cowboy hat. What? I’m weak, don’t judge. I’ve been traveling a lot over the course of the past few months, far […]

Racing A Toyota Sienna and Learning Things I Already Knew
Parenting Blog Humor

Racing A Toyota Sienna and Learning Things I Already Knew

There’s no logical explanation for the opportunities I’ve been granted over the past 18-24 months. This crazy dad blog/social media/photography life has taken me to some superb places and along the way I’ve met some even more superb people while doing, frankly, some ridiculously rad things (like racing a Toyota […]

Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool
Sports

Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool

More so at the neighborhood shed in the portion of Liverpool painted blue than at the stadium on the baby blue side of Manchester 45 minutes away, big time football is an intimate family affair. Like a hankering for meat pies and a distaste for the cherry red side of […]

A Day (And Night) In The Life of A Legendary Dad
Parenting Blog Humor

A Day (And Night) In The Life of A Legendary Dad

Disclosure: I have partnered with Life of Dad and Old Spice for this promotion. Jason Green, oh I’m sorry, I mean THE Jason Greene, fancies himself legendary and in need of Old Spice because he thinks he has it rough during the day, with all the homeschooling and new baby […]

From Disparate Childhoods to a Dynamite Marriage
Parenting Blog Humor

From Disparate Childhoods to a Dynamite Marriage

From a purely geographical standpoint, my wife and I grew up in the same world. Although we didn’t know it at the time, we were exactly 26.2 miles from each other as kids. In every other category not measurable by running a marathon, however, our childhoods were worlds apart. For […]

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