Category Archives: Children, Parenting of

Game of Thrones

After visiting a friend’s mom in West Hollywood this morning we found ourselves leaving her house bearing the figurative and literal fruits one scores when parting with any grandmotherly woman. The spoils consisted of a bunch of grapes, bag of … Continue reading

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Snooze Your Own Adventure – Part 3

When we last left our tale The Child had just maneuvered her three heroes – Bededdee, Bolenarrow and Strong Don – through the dark forest to the Dark Tower of Klippons. As our heroes enter the tower they see two … Continue reading

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Snooze Your Own Adventure – Part 2

When we last left our tale The Child had just conjured up three legendary heroes: Bededdee the Wizard, Bolenarrow the Elf, and Strong Don the Fighter. The story begins with our three heroes meeting at an inn when they overhear … Continue reading

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We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Broadcast…

I’ve had a long day chauffeuring and playing and running errands. During the drive to bring The Spouse home from work, The Child is singing about making sure “all the singing ladies,” “have a ring on it,” as loud as … Continue reading

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Fit to be Square

While rummaging through your drawers and closets I noticed that many of you lack the basic homemaking knowledge to properly store and maintain your linens. You should all be ashamed of yourselves. How can this be? I’m told Martha Stewart … Continue reading

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The Spy Who Hugged Me

People will often say something along the lines of “it takes a village” to raise a child. I agree, but sometimes it’s entertaining to hear childless people say it. These people aren’t aware that a percentage of their own precious … Continue reading

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Highschoolers Say the Darndest Things

My younger brother (often referred to on this blog as Younger Brother) is a teacher of highschool age children. This is awesome for me because: As a teacher, he is useful as a reference point for my wildly inaccurate drunken … Continue reading

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