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The future is here. And it’s awesome.

Every morning on the way to school Connor and I have conversations about the things he sees. He’ll ask what the construction equipment is building or he’ll pick a vehicle out among those around us and ask where they’re going … Continue reading

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First Geek Dad Moment Was Amazing

I’m a proud geek and have been for all my life. It’s an integral part of my self-identity and I love everything about it. One of the things I’ve been looking forward to the most about being a father was … Continue reading

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Poop Threat Levels

If you’re a parent or have ever babysat younger children, you know the…”joy” of changing a diaper. You also know that whenever you go to change a diaper you’re potentially in for any number of possible outcomes. Having recently started … Continue reading

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Statement of Self-identity or Being a Two Year-Old?

Last night I had an interesting experience. I don’t know about you but, from my experience, two year-olds can be contrary little creatures. Connor one moment will say he doesn’t want his stuffed Angus and the next, when you go … Continue reading

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On being the parent of “that kid”

When Michelle and I first talked about having kids we had many concerns about being “those” parents. You know “those” parents. Those parents are the ones who let their kids run rampant around the restaurant, throwing food and being a … Continue reading

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There’s No Time Like the Present to Teach Personal Boundaries aka “Can you get your daughter off my son?”

“Come here and give autie a kiss.” This line, or something similar, is a pretty well used bit of (fairly lame) comedy. Typically it’s said by some intentionally unattractive or disliked female family member to a younger child who really … Continue reading

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