Category Archives: Words of Wisdom

Dude’s News: The Holiday Edition

Passed Thanksgiving and fast on the way to Christmas. How does time move so quickly? The older we get the faster it moves? Or do kids do that to us? It’s hard to keep track of what’s going on in … Continue reading

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Being a Dad is the Bee’s Knees

Bee’s knees is such a fantastic, great, rad way to say fantastic, great, rad. According to the Urban Dictionary the reasoning behind such a great phrase is… “When bees flit from flower to flower the nectar sticks to their legs. … Continue reading

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Anything You Say Can & Will Be Used Against You

There should be a Miranda Warning for parents. Undoubtedly, anything you say can and will be used against you…by the kids. Usually The Princess clears her plate after dinner, but the other night I offered to clear it for her. … Continue reading

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Daily Pixels: Round and Round

Mrs. Dude:  “Where’s your lunch box?” Princess:  “I have no idea.” Mrs. Dude:  “Think.” Without any thought.  The Princess:  “Oh yeah, it’s at school.” Adding too much information.  The Princess:  “I only ate half.” Mrs. Dude:  The stink-eye, without uttering a … Continue reading

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Farley

Last Friday The Princess had an after-school play-date with her best friend from preschool.  Unfortunately, these two young ladies had to part ways for kindergarten. As you may guess, the play-date was a joyous occasion. Joyous until it was time to say good-bye.  The departure … Continue reading

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Daily Pixels: The Belly Button Store

A few days ago, The Princess and I were enjoying some time in the yard.  I forget what we were doing, but I suspect it was the usual “time in the yard” activities.  I was most likely inspecting the plants, … Continue reading

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The Princess Speaks

When a five year old speaks, the verbal onslaught is completely unpredictable…and hilarious. It seems the Princess has some innate parenting skills…which she is happy to share with the Dude… “Babies don’t like the dark.” “Babies like to be with … Continue reading

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You Can Call Life Whatever You Want

A general theme is developing around the Dude’s house, and it’s a theme developed by a five year old princess; “You Can Call Life Whatever You Want.” The original discussion centered around the word “water.”  The Princess pronounces water “wuter;” … Continue reading

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Observations from the Princess

1.  As we’re watching the Celtics in the NBA Finals (Go Celts!), and Rondo makes an acrobatic move to the basket that leads to a hard collision between his head and the floor, the Princess chimes in by suggesting that … Continue reading

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