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Kind Of Avoiding It
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Kind Of Avoiding It

It’s impossible but I’m trying. Leaving the country twice this month to chase what it is I am after, and the weeks of preparation needed* to do so with maximize efficacy, has helped. I simply can not rage nonstop. I’ll be at the polls next month, fuck yeah I will, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Coolest and The Kindest Kid
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The Coolest and The Kindest Kid

It was the third day of school, mid-August. The sun was at the peak of her powers, still, and yet the 11-year-old who’s now a full fledged 6th grader was wearing black leggings, boots, and a hoodie. Her look, more reliable than the postman. With hair longer on the right […]

Self-Propelled, Battery-Powered and Kid-Friendly
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Self-Propelled, Battery-Powered and Kid-Friendly

Most guys would think I’m daft for not having had my kids out doing the yard work years ago. They’d say something like, “dude what’s wrong with you?” (That’s a sentence I hear a lot anyway) These guys would then get more pointed with their critique, adding “that’s one of […]

Dynamic Water (Life Lessons From Whitewater Rafting Down The Arkansas River in Colorado)
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Dynamic Water (Life Lessons From Whitewater Rafting Down The Arkansas River in Colorado)

There was little separating the early summer sun and us. Helmets, short sleeve wet suits that would absolutely kill in a comedy sketch back on dry land, tattered orange life vests that’ve been through a few wars at sea, and a lathering of spf 50 that should’ve really been reapplied […]

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