Category Archives: Dads

10 Ways Social Media Has Changed Parenting

For better or worse, social media has changed the way we parent. You may not have been able to get a conversation out of your teenager at dinner, but if you check their Facebook page, you can find out if … Continue reading

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The Orange Juice People Understand Me

This afternoon I had an unusual experience. I was watching TV. I can’t remember the last time I actually watched live TV as it was playing in real time.  My life is so crazy that anymore unless it’s a TIVo or DVR … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.21.11

This week’s Biz e-Friday Countdown includes some never-featured-before mom and dad bloggers as well as some old favorites.  In fact, Babble provided the two front-runners! If you missed what’s going on in the parenting blogosphere this week, here are some highlights. 5. Three Ring … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 1.14.11

It’s week two for the year 2011.  How are those resolutions coming along? If you are too depressed to think about it, take your mind to a happy place and read some of this week’s best parenting blogs on the … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Learning a new language is never an easy thing.  Sure, to some multilinguals, learning a language may come naturally but there are always nuances, figures of speech and idioms that don’t translate across cultures. For instance, when I lived in … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 12 “Quest for the Perfect Tree”

People place a lot of emphasis around the annual quest for the perfect tree. Factors like “when” you get your tree, “where” you get your tree, “what” kind of tree you buy, “who” goes on the quest and “how” you … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.17.10

This week’s Biz e-Friday Countdown summarizes the weeks best blogs to satisfy your craving for family, laughter, contests, and food.  What more could you ask for? 5. Dooce You have to wonder if every father will see his daughter’s boyfriend … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 8 “Things That Go Squeak in the Night”

If you’re like me, no matter how much you clean it seems there are always toys scattered in random places. Puzzles on the mantle. Baby dolls in the bathroom. Balls in the bed (wait—ha ha—I just made a joke and … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Anecdotes – Day 7 “Little Full… Lotta Sap”

Everyone has their favorite holiday movie.  Mine is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I quote it whenever possible. There is something about it that I can relate to.  I don’t have an Uncle Eddie who visits in an RV or empties his … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.10.10

You’ll notice several holiday-related posts this week (they are a little hard to avoid this time of year) but all are a good read.  What better way to get in the spirit, right?  In case you forgot, the Biz e-Friday … Continue reading

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