How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

Roll with us at Disneyland, Show Your Disney Side!

Posted by on October 31st, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

Wanna join us at Disneyland on Nov. 5th? I have 25 pairs of tickets to give away – first come, first served at THIS LINK! You don’t have to talk to us, or do anything, except enjoy yourself at both Disneyland or Disney’s California Adventure! Must be 18. No purchase necessary. See their website for […]

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“Fashion” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on October 31st, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

When it comes to judging, kids often employ excessive force that amounts to fashion-police brutality. If you’re uncertain or insecure about how you look or what you’re wearing, and also enjoy the high-stakes excitement of playing Russian Roulette, then just ask a child what they think of your outfit. They may simply say it’s the […]

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Missing Pieces, Part 1

Posted by on October 30th, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

A few readers have asked for the story of how my wife and I met. We’ve discussed aspects of it here and in interviews with legitimate websites/journalists (unlike the site you are now on). But it all started with the Internet. So let’s travel back in time, shall we? The year was 1993 and I […]

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Ninja Parent Lessons: The Foot Python

Posted by on October 29th, 2013, under INSTRUCTIONAL DIAGRAMS

Suiting up your little one is a tough challenge, even for ninjas. Especially socks. Those legs are tiny, but they’re fast and don’t like to stay still for lengths of time greater than it takes to blink. This cannot be avoided, so you must be clever and fast. As the ancient proverb says: the wise […]

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#FatBellyFriday – 32 Weeks

Posted by on October 25th, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. We didn’t make it to full term with Finn and we wouldn’t have been pregnant with our little treat in Avara’s belly during Halloween, but this time we overlap with it. Pregnant belly plus Halloween is seriously awesome. I love my little slice of pumpkin pie! #FatBellyFriday – […]

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Daddy Vader Says… Displeased

Posted by on October 25th, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

What a kid and Imperial staff aboard the Death Star have in common is lots. Sometimes it seems ridiculously generous to use the “progress” for the chore or activity being performed. If something is worth asking to be done over and over and over again, it’s worth doing right. Right? The first time. Not after […]

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This Toddler’s Halloween Costume > Your Cool Halloween Costume

Posted by on October 24th, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

In this modern age, the possibilities for amazing Halloween costumes have never been more wide open. We see cooler makeup, highly specific outfits and some families really dive into the macabre holiday with reckless abandon. Just my style! But there is no way you will make a Halloween costume cooler than the one in this […]

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“Halloween (ZOMBIE) Special!!!” : Convos With My 2-Year-Old

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013, under EXTERNAL USE ONLY

It’s all too horrifically true. Zombie vs. Baby: An Examination of Attributes Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, favoriting and commenting helps videos on YouTube, so go nuts.)   So basically, when you’ve got a baby, everyday is Halloween! Or an episode of The Walking Dead. One or the other take your pick. […]

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A Little Girl’s Book of Poshens

Posted by on October 23rd, 2013, under SNAPSHOTS

Everyone knows kids look at the world through the magical lens of youth, but some of them document what they see. As a kid I was a poshen maker, too, so I was able to withstand the adorableness unharmed when a friend of mine posted pictures of her 6yo daughter’s book of potions…ehem “Poshens”. I […]

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Unfidelity

Posted by on October 22nd, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

Pregnancy is a sensitive time. A couple can fall even more deeply in love during the experience and yet there are factors that often come between the two people. There can be a profound closeness as well as an intense loneliness. Mistakes can be made in the spaces, those absences. Painful. Mistakes. Today, I’m here […]

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