Idle Time

The next three days are going to be interesting. Where my kids go to school they take time off to do parent-teacher conferences, and this year it happens to be this week. Three days off from school, but one of those days we will be at school meeting with four different teachers  to discuss how

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Not To Pass On

I was stepping into the shower and, as usual, my glasses were off. I’m extremely near-sighted. So I see at least what I think is a Wolf Spider, but in reality it’s just one of my kids’ bath toys, a diver. I am arachnophobic. Spiiders don’t just give me the heebie-jeebies, the actively scare me.

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On Frustration

As the stay at home parent I am with my infant all the time. I am fortunate in this, to be able to have this role in life. I know this and really enjoy it and love spending time with my kids. There are time, however, when that’s not the case. Spend any amount of

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Blogging As Parenting

Blogging is a lot like parenting. Well, maybe not a lot. There are parallels. You can have all the greatest ideas in the world, but when it comes time to actually put things into practice nothing works. You can put all the time and effort into a post and have it sit there lifeless not

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Video Contest: Why Are You A #HealthyDad?

**Disclosure: Thanks to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Connecticut, who sponsored the campaign, for including dads in this important discussion about family health care. My views are based solely on my experience as a parent, and not as a medical professional. Ever since I became a dad, my life has changed drastically. One thing that

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