How to Be a Dad

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My Wife Just Texted… #190

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Don’t they know I want to wrestle with their mom? She always wins, of course. But that’s just because we’ve been together for almost 15 years. And she’s smarter than me. And better at wrestling. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” What does a human jungle gym look like exactly?   Follow us on Facebook. […]

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“Toto” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

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Meeting new friends can be scary for little kids. Heck, it can be scary for adults! Parents are often called on by their little ones to act as ambassadors of sorts, “wing parents”, making introductions and helping to break the awkward ice. Once they get going though, you’ve served your purpose and it’s time for […]

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Home Is Where You Are

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We’ve gone through lots of changes lately. Moving, new job, new school — you name it. Proud of our progress but sometimes, when you’re a parent, simple things almost seem insurmountable. We’re still cutting through the brush in our jungle of boxes. The only thing static at this point is my true north, my family. […]

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Baby Sleep Positions: “The Biohazard”

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  People with a little baby are never “awake” or “asleep” in the black-and-white senses of the words. Parents exist in the gray area between. The varying degrees of “trying to sleep” and “fighting to stay awake.” You’re always on call. Waiting. Ready to respond. It’s very late. You’re asleep, or wrestling the ninja crocodile […]

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Grandma Pumps Iron

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I don’t want to get into a pissing match here, and I don’t usually want to do that unless something is on fire, but this grandma could probably lift more weight than you. Meet Willie. She’s 77 years-old and powerlifting like it’s her job. This lady shovels her own snow, beats all of her competition […]

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My Wife Just Said… #189

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“Are you okay there with him? Can you look after him while you work?” -Elizabeth   Obviously my answer was, yes. Yes, I could look after him. When you’re doing some of your work from home, or doing the things around the house that sure as hell aren’t going to do themselves, kids never make […]

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“Chicken Phone” : Convos With My 4-Year-Old

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When you’re trying to write something or think up some great concept, consulting a child’s boundless random imagination seems like a mad idea that’s so mad, it just might work! Well… then there are mad ideas that were so mad, they just really didn’t work at all. Subscribe to ConvosWith2YrOld to follow the series. (Liking, […]

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Thanksgiving Pie Chart

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If Thanksgiving only lasts a day for you, you didn’t make enough food and you are a monster. With refrigeration and proper storage, it really should be Thanksgiving Week. Maybe it’s not pie you go bonkers for, it could just as well be a completely bone-littered turkey platter, or a clean-scraped bowl of marshmallow yams, […]

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Scientist Shares Key To Saving The World

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If you aren’t familiar with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, then you’re missing out on one of the most charismatic, philosophically succinct scientists of our era. He has single-handedly revived public interest in space exploration and science as a whole. Moreover, the guy has knack for putting things in perspective while demonstrating his vast knowledge. But this […]

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Peanuts – Scrabble Scribble #12

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  You don’t want your head to explode trying to hold it in, but you know it’s wrong to laugh. And that, as a result, they’re just going to say it over and over for a month and in all the most public or inappropriate places. Even knowing this, though, sometimes your can kids say […]

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