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June, 2015

  • 20 June

    Adapted – On the Eve of 4

    I was asked to contribute to a series of readings on fathers. So, I read this adaptation. For me, it captures a little of what being a father means: to love, to be there, to wish for more time… My son: Tomorrow, you turn four years old… and I can’t believe where the time has gone. Do you remember? Can …

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  • 18 June

    Dad Event: Ultimate Chore Challenge & Giveaway

    Fellow parents have been asking me the same question: What will I be doing for Father’s Day weekend? And, my answers have been variations on the same theme. But, it’s really simple: I’ll be spending time with my son. That’s why I was thrilled to hear about a great activity for dads and their families in locations all over the …

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  • 17 June

    Fuel the Love

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FuelTheLove #CollectiveBias Summer is our time for lots of outdoor activities: hiking, road trips, rides to the pool and stops at the park. That takes us all over — from the Rio Grande to the Sandias, and everywhere in-between. We’re busy-active, but our …

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  • 14 June

    All Great Things: T-Ball Party

    Party T-Ball

    They say that “All great things must come to an end.” But, somehow,  it never feels like that’s really the case. While we were in the midst of the T-Ball season, we’d gotten into a groove. We had practice and games every week, and every player improved. I told the parents and kids at the very beginning of the season …

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  • 12 June

    Be Fit in the Kitchen


    I’m on a mission to get more fit this summer, and it’s not always easy with our busy schedule. Just today, we packed in a tour to the Fire Station, a fun-filled time swimming at the local pool,  a hair cut, and a hair-raising battle between the Ultimate Spidermen (pitted against the forces of evil) — all mishmashed between my …

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  • 5 June

    Milk Feels Like Home

    As I watch the boys grow, milk has always been a constant. It’s there for them everyday (in so many ways: for so many of our most cherished memories), and it makes me think back to when I was a kid. Like most of you, milk was the old standby — breakfast, school lunch and snacks. But, now, milk is …

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May, 2015

  • 8 May

    Saving You From a Bad Day

    Saving You From a Bad Day

    Into every dad’s day, at least a little chaos must reign. Some days seem particularly insane, with a mishmash of playdates, storytime, school (drop-off and pick-up), meals, and then all the after-school activities. Even if we were running on  full night’s sleep, the haphazard schedule would be demanding; but now we’re also in the cold-flu-allergy season, so there’s also the coughing-sneezing-stuffed-up sleeplessness …

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  • 4 May

    What to do… when they won’t eat?

    What to do when they won't eat

    Ok, so, they DO eat something, but it’s not usually the meal that we plan for them. Yes,  he’ll eat a bowl-full of carrots, or  whole cantaloupe in one  sitting. He loves bacon, and adores mac-and-cheese (as long as it’s the “right” kind). Together, the boys devour bell peppers and salads. You’d think they were rabbits… Sometimes, it seems as …

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April, 2015

  • 7 April

    Being a Dad 24/7

    I was asked by a good friend to write a post about what being a 24/7 dad means to me. Well, to me, it means pure joy. Don’t get me wrong… My son can be trying at times, but it is all part of the total package. If all I had were days when he listened, when I didn’t have …

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March, 2015

  • 27 March

    Mitsubishi Ride Again

    We had the opportunity of taking the Mitsubishi Outlander for a test drive over the last week. It was a fun ride, but also comfortable… Initial Impressions My son immediately called the Mitsubishi Outlander: “Happy.”  It was comfortable for him, as he sat in the back with his brother… but he also enjoyed the great surround view of the scenery …

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