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My Wife Just Said… #264

Posted by on May 9th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

Pull up a seat, boys and girls. You see, after you have kids, hell even before that, there’s a period of time where you may eat a bit more than you used to or is even reasonable. For me, I gained weight at every step while my wife was pregnant. Both times. But here we […]

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My Wife Just Said… #262

Posted by on April 25th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Cuddles. Get ’em when you can.❤” –Avara   The older your kids get, the faster and more painfully distant they can become. I know I’m whiling away the hours and days before my sons push off into the vast seas of young adulthood. They will never know what it’s like to have a father who couldn’t […]

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My Wife Just Said… #260

Posted by on April 13th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Pretty sure the pharmacist just called me “sir”. Not really sure how to feel about this.” –Avara   As a kid, lots of people on the phone called me ma’am. No idea why, and it was very frustrating, though I can’t even describe why. Gender identification is a hot-button issue right now. I guess we all […]

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My Wife Just Said… #254

Posted by on February 29th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I’m so out of shape, I’m pretty sure the strongest muscles in my body are my kegels.” –Avara   My wife is a very strong person. She is stronger, in moments, than I am. She doesn’t stop. It takes a lot to piss her off and sometimes that strength clouds her ability to take compliments from […]

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My Wife Just Said… #250

Posted by on February 1st, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Recorded my husband snoring last night. Plan to use it to wake him up. This is how you can tell we’ve been together 16 years.” –Avara   My wife and I have been together for a long time. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a game still afoot. We still make fun of each other. And […]

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The Revenge of Spaghetti Toes (15 Amazing Pictures)

Posted by on January 13th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Kids can have some gloriously oddball thoughts. And even when they’re the completely normal variety, the way they put those thoughts into words can be pretty flippin’ amusing. Art director and father, Martin Bruckner (Spaghetti Toes) designs pop art out of the sweet or quirky quotes from his cutie pie, Harper, and other little kids. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #244

Posted by on December 21st, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Just saw the new Star Wars. I cried. But that’s not a spoiler because it happened on the opening credits.” –Avara   Pressure can be a unpredictable thing. You can get so hyped up, and anxious that things take on new levels of meaning. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (yes, yet another post about the damn […]

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My Wife Just Said… #242

Posted by on December 7th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Finn wasn’t impressed it was 42 minutes past his bedtime, so I told him it was 2,520 SECONDS past his bedtime. That shut him up. #mamatricks” –Avara   It’s all about perspective. Whether you’re talking to a parent or child, perspective gives us the difference between mountains and mole hills. Sometimes, you have to force a […]

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My Wife Just Said… #240

Posted by on November 23rd, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“My kid’s more talented than yours.” –Avara   My kids have so many quirks they’d give every Tim Burton movie combined a run for their money. Both of my sons do and say things I don’t always understand, but somewhere inside their funny, strange mannerisms lies their genius, humor and uniqueness. For as much as I […]

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My Wife Just Said… #238

Posted by on November 9th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Playing a game with Finn where we pick a letter & give examples of things that begin w/letter. Picked W, I said ‘walrus’ & Finn said ‘wine’  –Avara   I’m not entirely certain where the wine thing came from. I have used the “would you like cheese with that whine” line and he’s asked me […]

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