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Having Sick Kids Would Be Fun If . . .

Having Sick Kids Would Be Fun If . . .

To give this post some context, I've spent a good part of this past week sitting on the couch with two babies on my lap, closely snuggled, a.k.a. sandwiched, by an additional three kids.  Of the five, four are sick with an influenza bug.  Over the course of each day my shirt has functioned a giant, glorified Kleenex, and every few minutes, when one of them coughs, I am showered with a warm, aerosol-like spray of germs.  Sound familiar? That being said,[...]

5 Reasons to Keep a Sharpie in Your Purse

5 Reasons to Keep a Sharpie in Your Purse

I'm a reluctant purse carrier.  I miss the days of tucking a credit card, my ID, and a key in my pocket before heading out of the house. Now that I have kids, the idea of sailing through life without a purse seems impossible.  My wallet bulges with insurance cards, library cards, and other necessities.  I carry two car keys, three bike keys, and a container of hand sanitizer.  I carry a checkbook and chap stick and a small bottle of[...]

10 Things I Hold True After 10 Years of Marriage

10 Things I Hold True After 10 Years of Marriage

 “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupery We were driving down Route 1 when the gas light popped on – 25 miles ’til empty. Shit. We both then remembered the sign in Big Sur: Next gas station X (?) miles. Shiiiiiit. Neither of us could remember the exact number. We were so eager to chill in Big Sur we ignored it. But, as it turns out, Big Sur was the[...]

Breaking the Dad Stereotype

Breaking the Dad Stereotype

All too often dads are tarred with a brush that paints them as incompetent, lazy, selfish and in many ways useless. Perhaps it is time to break the dad stereotype. I hope I have in some way already started with my post on not babysitting your own kids, but there is much more we can do and it starts with you (where’s the pointing finger when you need it). Dads, I’m talking to you. Breaking the Dad Stereotype I recently read a post on the Dad Network by[...]

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