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Last Week’s Lucy Dacus Concert
OWTK Not Kids Music / Philly

Last Week’s Lucy Dacus Concert

“Night Shift” is a slow burn; it’s a wick set alight; it begins as a gentle midnight stroll before reaching the boiling point of a cobblestoned city. There is some distance needing to be traveled before the heat can be felt on our faces, before sweat forms in the palms […]

Conversations in Cars with Bloggers
Big Guy Car Guy

Conversations in Cars with Bloggers

I’ve known Leticia for a while. She’s brilliant, kind, and lovely. We’ve chatted quite a bit over the years but those chats, sadly, were ever only in passing — between keynote speeches and roundtable discussions at parenting conferences usually; the act of catching up squeezed into the crevices of a dense […]

Best Headphones For Kids
Parenting Blog

Best Headphones For Kids

Headphones have been providing music lovers a personal relationship with their favorite songs and albums since the advent of the chunky Walkman in the 70s. Today, nearly everyone walks around, rides the subway, and flies on planes with their own pair of in-ear buds or over-ear headphones. Allowing kids to […]

Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa Pillow and Pen
The Mighty Pen / Travel

The Mighty Pen: Under the Sea at the Eau Palm Beach Resort

She walked into the room and asked, out loud and to no one in particular, “why can’t they build an underwater hotel?” As a person who spends far too much time on the internet, I remarked to her rando question floated without warning into the tidepool of our otherwise tranquil […]

No One Plans To Die in Ipswich
Travel

No One Plans To Die in Ipswich

Beneath a field of blue, I cut through farmlands; I was a warm knife slicing through the butter that the bevy of cows flanking the straightaway indicate may very well be produced here. It was a Tuesday in autumn on England’s stubby southeastern toe. The next football ground was maybe […]

Yeovil Town
Sports

Yeovil Town

I rolled the car along a stretch of black between the glistening artificial green of the training pitch and the two-tone, two-story facade of Huish Park’s main stand. Yeovil Town’s academy kids (or maybe it was the first team — I couldn’t have known) were being put through their paces […]

Brush Up Before You Hook Up
Parenting Blog

Brush Up Before You Hook Up

This post is sponsored by Crest There are worse smells to taste in someone’s mouth, surely. Tuna salad is near the vanguard of that foul parade but the stale residue of all the chocolates you’ve loved before isn’t that much sweeter, not when you’ve got designs on locking lips with […]

Super Bowl Party Prep With Vegetarian Sloppy Joe and Febreze AIR
Parenting Blog

Super Bowl Party Prep With Vegetarian Sloppy Joe and Febreze AIR

This Super Bowl party prep story is sponsored by Febreze With me finally making the transition earlier this year, we are now a completely vegetarian household but that doesn’t mean the odors from our food are any less meaty. In fact, thanks to an extra heaping portion of sautéed garlic, […]

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