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The Great Santa Lie: What’s A Parent To Do?

December 17, 2012


With Christmas quickly approaching  I have been contemplating what we should tell our three year old daughter about Santa.  I know that I am totally over-thinking this and that I should just go with the flow but it is in my nature to question and challenge social norms and to replace them if they feel […]

Grocery Shopping with a Toddler: A Great Opportunity to Teach

October 1, 2012


Almost every Sunday Lily and I head down to Trader Joe’s to get our weekly groceries.  Lily likes to do as much as she can to help me when we are in the store.  She likes to: push the cart through the aisles select her favorite fruits and vegetables and place them in the cart […]

Where Did All the Time Go?

August 22, 2012


With the addition of Link to our family I am facing new demands on my time and I am struggling to keep up with the commitments I made. This shouldn’t be a surprise.  Over the last 6 months I have squeezed every moment of productivity out of my life.  I have scheduled and optimized my […]

Choose Your Own Adventure… I Mean Blog Post

August 8, 2012


There has been a lot going on around here lately and I have experienced some serious highs and lows.  I have so many thoughts and stories and lessons I want to share that I don’t even know where to start.  That is why I am turning to you, my Most Loyal Readers.   Please vote […]

Rant on Diet and Nutrition

April 18, 2012


The more I learn about nutrition and diet the more confused I become. Have you seen the 60 Minutes special on sugar?  They claim sugar is the enemy. Have you seen Forks Over Knives?  They claim saturated fats and processed foods are the enemy. Have you seen the Bulletproof Diet?  He claims everything is the […]

Damn it feels good to be a Daddy

January 16, 2012


“Daddy!” Lily screams out excitedly as I walk into the playroom. She is bounding across the room on a sit n’ bounce ball. Her legs are just long enough to allow her to balance but she looks like she could topple at any moment. She is loving it. Smiling and giggling as she bounds around […]