Tag Archives: kids

The Yin & Yang of Being Beaten by Your Kid

I have three claims-to-fame in my 39 years on this lovely planet. I once placed 2nd in a BMX bike race. Seven years old. My first BMX bike. A brand new birthday helmet. A big dirt track with hills and … Continue reading

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The Reality of Parenting: An Occasional Hit to the Groin

Parenting is rad. Very rad. However, for anyone considering a journey down the parental path, every yin has a yang. The reality of parenting? Sometimes, as you stretch your arm across the counter to purchase a pound of your favorite … Continue reading

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12 Tips for Fatherhood Awesomeness

Short, but sweet. I’d like to think I have a firm grasp on the majority of these tips, but some great reminders never hurt. 12 Tips for being a radical dad [from LifeHack]… Give ’em some love. Spend time with … Continue reading

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Checklist. Especially Super Awesome Kid Checklists.

A quick update. We are now three weeks into our adventure with Bruce Feiler’s The Secrets of Happy Families. Short story. It’s pretty awesome. It’s a work in progress. One great change is our weekly Family Meeting. Still finding our groove and … Continue reading

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The Most Important Journey: Dude to Dad

Seriously? Almost a month without a post. Geesh. Get with it, Dude! All I can say is: 3 kids. Enough. So, I missed a Father’s Day post. That’s a home run post for the Dude! Dang kids! (shaking my fist … Continue reading

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Is School Broken?

First of all, let me proclaim my love for whiteboard videos. I dig watching thoughts turn into art as if it’s completely spontaneous. Very cool. But on to the question at hand. Is school broken? I struggle with this question … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Raising Little Dudes

Did you go vote today? The votes are being tallied as I type. Who will be named the next US Pres? The Dude’s election prediction: The Man wins again. The good news, we can finally stop talking about voting and … Continue reading

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Sabotage for the Kids – RIP MCA

As we all probably know by now, one of the trifecta that make up the Beastie Boys passed away last week. I was tempted to scribble out a post memorializing MCA, but the interwebs were bursting at the seams with … Continue reading

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DIY for Little Dudes

Check out this website for the kiddos; www.DIY.org. Awesome! I’m a believer that we’re all creative. We all have an artist, an inventor, a craftsman tucked away inside of us. We just need to have the self-motivation and inspiration to … Continue reading

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Programming for the Kids

The Dude is going to start dropping some links on the reg. For those of us over 30, that means I’m going to begin sharing a variety of website links on a regular basis. The internet is full of ridiculously … Continue reading

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