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Category Archives: Kids and Parenting

It Gets Harder Every Year (Slide Show)

There was lots of excitement in our house yesterday morning as the long awaited first day of third grade was finally here. It was especially exciting since this was the first time the Girl was taking the school bus! I had to resist the temptation to follow her on the bus! (How […]

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The Boy Goes to Hollywood

I still remember the first time I took the Girl to the theater to see her first movie.  Since then we’ve built a father-daughter tradition of going to the movies together, just the two of us.  The Boy was too young to tag along but we always brought him back treats.  To him going to […]

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25 Things Your Kids May Never Know About

I came across an article on the GeekDad blog that gave a list of things your kids may never know about.  I got a bit nostalgic going down the list and wanted to share my favorites:

Inserting a VHS tape into a VCR to watch a movie or to record something.   I remember having one of […]

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My Daughter Wants to be a Heart Breaker

“Guess what, Daddy?”  The Girl says excitedly.  “I know what tattoo I’m going to get when I turn 18!”
Tattoos.  For some reason this seven year old has had a fascination with them since she first understood what a tattoo was.
“Really?”  I say calmly.  “What are you going to get?”
“I’m going to get a tattoo right […]

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Bad Hair Day

It’s always a bad hair day when it’s time to comb the Girl’s hair.  It’s a time consuming job that I’m neither qualified, patient or brave enough to take on so the Wife handles it.  To me, combing her hair is part art, part science and part psychology.  The hair combing negotiation goes something like […]

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Unplugged

You know, sometimes kids can get too much of a good thing.  There are kids channels that broadcast 24/7 and, of course, the Internet which is like a digital replica of Alice in Wonderland where kids, if unsupervised, get to see how deep the rabbit hole really goes.   As the long Summer days replace the […]

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