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Archive | June, 2017

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Fan Section: Population One

That chair. Fan section: population one. My son’s fan section at any given sporting event or activity,  ninety-nine percent of the time consistents of one person. Me. Sure, sometimes, the other kids at baseball and soccer have one parent or person cheering them on. Reminding them to keep their eye on the ball, keep their […]

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Dealing with Age Gaps and Bridging the Great Divide

I have two daughters. Two lovely angels sent directly from above. They are great girls. They get along well, most of the time. But lately, I find myself struggling when it comes time to have some fun together. See – my daughters are 5 years apart. When Lucy was 7 and Sally was 2, activities […]

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2017 Detroit Fireworks Guide

One of the best parts of summer is ending a fulfilled day cuddled up on a blanket, and letting out the "ooh, ahh" at the yearly firework show in your community. "Going to the fireworks" is an affordable and memorable outing for your family! If you're anything like me you find yourself wandering aimlessly on websites looking [...]
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#Dadlife

Can I tell you all a little secret? Sometimes, when I’m watching my husband get really super duper frustrated with something kid-related (like, say, puddles of milk and/or pee on the floor, stepping on a Lego razor blade in the middle of the night or having his toe turn black and blue because our one-year-old […]

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Alexa, Please Parent For me

“Alexa, Please Parent For Me.”

They've done it. The computers. They've gotten smarter than us and answered our prayers. It's now legal to have a sister wife. She costs about $180, and goes by the name "Alexa". Amazon's Echo has oft been referred to as a "glorified speaker", but I'm here to show you the ways it can be so [...]
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