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Be in the room where it happens with Leslie Odom Jr in Philadelphia this weekend!
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Be in the room where it happens with Leslie Odom Jr in Philadelphia this weekend!

Be in the room where it happens with Leslie Odom Jr in Philadelphia this weekend. The arts in big rooms like Verizon Hall aren’t cheap. I’m not going to pretend otherwise but… Buy the cheap seats for $35. It’s fine, there isn’t a bad seat in that palatial space. Just […]

I’m going to kill you (of passing notes and school shootings)
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I’m going to kill you (of passing notes and school shootings)

It was a note being passed between friends. That was Tuesday’s news — a note. She was giggling and it was adorable. I look forward to this tiny window being cracked open and the puff of fresh air from her daytime life away from me that sweeps gently across mine. […]

Dad Advice To His Kid Upon Getting Her First Job
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Dad Advice To His Kid Upon Getting Her First Job

This post is sponsored by Lexington Law Firm So your kid got their first job, that’s awesome. Congrats to them…now what? Here’s some dad advice from a parent who’s been there on how to help kids balance life, time, and money now that they are working. Save for seeing Hamilton […]

A Stay At Home Dad’s Tips for Teaching Kids Personal Finance and The Best Money Games for Kids
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A Stay At Home Dad’s Tips for Teaching Kids Personal Finance and The Best Money Games for Kids

This post is sponsored by Lexington Law Firm Ten years ago, I willing waved goodbye to my cushy white collar job, and its beefy annual summertime bonus, to be a full time dad. My daughters were 4 and 1 then, newbies still as this whole ‘life’ thing. Upon announcing my […]

Cruise Packing List and Best 1st Cruise Day Itinerary for the Symphony of the Seas
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Cruise Packing List and Best 1st Cruise Day Itinerary for the Symphony of the Seas

The Best First Day Itinerary on the Symphony of the Seas After 7 cruises, most recently on the Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas, I am prepared to declare myself a bit of a cruise expert. I’ve scoured each and every ship, tasted nearly all the food, did almost all […]

Gifts For Tween Girls: Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch. A Tween Gamer’s Guide to her 11 Favorite Things About Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch!
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Gifts For Tween Girls: Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch. A Tween Gamer’s Guide to her 11 Favorite Things About Go Vacation For Nintendo Switch!

No game since Skylanders for our Nintendo Wii and later, the WiiU, has made a big an impression on my girls as Go Vacation for the Nintendo Switch. My 11-year-old, the Mouse, a tween gamer is especially smitten with this Switch game of never ending vacation. In the market for […]

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Day in Naples Italy
Travel

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Day in Naples Italy

So the cabin door slammed behind us. It was midday, it was fine. We collapsed onto our respective beds, me a king in the air in front of the 46″ flat screen embedded into the wall; her a twin trundle on the floor by the balcony facing Italian islands our […]

3 Things You Should Do Before Saving For College
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3 Things You Should Do Before Saving For College

This post is sponsored by Lexington Law Firm. Thanks to the creation of 529 College Savings Plans in the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996, American parents have unwittingly been entered into yet another rat race. Not only are we climbing ladders to get the ‘best’ jobs and own […]

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