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Life’s Hectic, Man
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Life’s Hectic, Man

It sounds stupid to say it, and it might not be overtly obviously to look at me, but I’ve been known to sometimes forget to eat lunch. Life’s hectic, man. On weekdays, when the kids are busy shuffling from classroom to classroom learning about western civilization, the habitats of dart […]

We’re Both Still Growing Up
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We’re Both Still Growing Up

There are eight traffic lights separating the short driveway in front of our home and our grade school’s two separate parent drop-off zones. Pushing back from the gate by 7:46 A.M. affords us the time to justmiss a few of them. We’ve got to be reversing out of the driveway […]

Tis the Season of Mud
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Tis the Season of Mud

There’s a stream that runs alongside our home, just on the other side of the wooden fence we never weatherstripped and thus, the wooden fence that is falling apart one pathetic slat at a time. It’s not really a stream though. It’s a runoff water channel that is, at times, […]

A Good & Honest Cleaning
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A Good & Honest Cleaning

This post is brought to you by Mott’s and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. I mean, who really has time for a shower these days? Amirite, ladies?! [crickets] In a pinch, we dads know a damp washcloth and a dab of shower gel tidies up most all the […]

What Modern Fatherhood Looks Like
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What Modern Fatherhood Looks Like

Matching dad/child superhero capes, brushing hair, campaigning for #AmazonFamilyUS, demanding changing tables in men’s public restrooms — all lightning rods of modern fatherhood. In most homes though, being a dad isn’t always Instagrammable and there are no hashtags capable of capturing the breadth of emotions, skills and tasks many dads […]

The At-Home Dad and The Matinee Movie
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The At-Home Dad and The Matinee Movie

Since transitioning from working dad to stay at home dad to lazy dad at home alone with kids in school every day over the past 6+ years, the mid-week matinee movie has become a tradition unlike any other; The Masters without the Green Jackets, 4th of July celebrations without the […]

I’ve Just Realized I’m Living My Childhood Dreams
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I’ve Just Realized I’m Living My Childhood Dreams

I didn’t want to be a veterinarian. I was too afraid of a fastball once it started to actually travel fast to step into a batter’s box for a living. The idea of being a race car driver never appealed to me. My fat fingers and complete lack of rhythm […]

The At-Home Dad Chronicles: Celebrating 5 Years By Not Celebrating At All
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The At-Home Dad Chronicles: Celebrating 5 Years By Not Celebrating At All

In 5 years flat I went from working dad to at-home dad to lazy. Boom! And I completely forgot to mark the occasion last week.

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