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My Wife Just Texted… #123

Posted by on August 27th, 2013, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

Sometimes my wife makes me feel like the prettiest lil’ husband. I oughta put on something special for her tonight. Gender roles can be as fun as panties can be comfy. – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” Toddlers are a little nutty about eating. Sometimes bribing is necessary. Follow us on Facebook. It’s the best […]

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My Kid Just Said… #24

Posted by on May 13th, 2013, under "MY KID JUST SAID..."

“Thomas da Twain has a penis!” -Lucas (2013, 3.5 years old)  Mommies have a not-penis (aka bajina). Daddies have a penis (aka a not-jina). And twains ::ehem:: trains apparently do, too? Listening to a young child explain who’s got what or who doesn’t is pretty much the best reality TV show that will never and […]

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Unicorn Poop or How I Fell in Love with the Daughter I Never Had

Posted by on January 23rd, 2013, under NOTEBOOK

I’m not much of a “Guy” or “Man” in the senses used in the advice given in the movie Say Anything: “Don’t be a guy, be a man.” Whichever stereotype coloring book you’re using, most of my colors wind up outside the lines. But I do have a penis and three boys to prove it, […]

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Leave My Son Alone, Please?

Posted by on April 18th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

Why people say and do things around babies that make them appear clinically insane is well beyond my intellect. I’m neither a germaphobe nor a control freak, but seriously, what mental train derails off its mental track that makes bystanders say “What a cute little girl!” to my son, Finn, when he was nine months […]

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Can Your Sperm Tell You Something?

Posted by on April 4th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

My wife and I thought we were going to have a girl for years. We had consistent, realistic dreams of this little lass with big blue eyes who introduced herself to us by name, sweetly. What’s more interesting? She appeared in my mother’s dreams and my wife’s mother’s dreams, and, truth be told, I’m kind […]

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