20 Things Guys Should Never Wear | What Women Wish Men Knew

Would you wear this?

You girls know the things we guys should never wear, but some of you are too nice to tell us. You’re not doing yourself or us a favor by keeping it secret.

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I Miss You Dad

My Late Father in Navy Uniform

There are certain times and life events during which the absence of loved ones is most acutely felt. Thanksgiving, Christmas and the birth of a child I’ve found rank high among these. So at this joyous time of year, please indulge me a brief sad moment.

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Reading to Children – A Dad’s Perspective

Childrens books our daughter loved

Reading to children is important, more important than we know. Experts say reading to children can have a huge impact on their lives, and I’ve seen that impact already on our daughter…. [read more]

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Family Travel: Nostalgia for the Family Road-trip

Vintage American Family Travel

Let’s daydream for a moment of summer; the summer ahead and the hazy memories of our childhood summers past. Oh, and I’ll tell you the tale of THE AMAZING THING!

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Mister Rogers on Scary Things in the News

Mister Rogers

When the nightly news is dark and frightening, I find quotes like the following from Mister Rogers help provide comfort and renewed confidence in my fellow man…

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Dads Just Want to Have Fun

Family Roadtrip to Colorado 2017

Or at least they should. Let me explain. It was brought to my attention by my loving wife and also by at least one commenter on my recent blog: 7 Ways to be a Better Dad (aka: “Stop and Smell the Diapers”) that I had left something important off my list. So, here is that missing guideline on how to be a better dad: HAVE FUN!

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Parenting Hack: Nearly FREE Toddler Gifts

Best Toddler Christmas Gift Idea Ever!

A Christmas gift tip for parents of toddlers: Don’t stress so much about picking the perfect gift! Here’s a parenting hack you should know…

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Wolfwalkers Apple TV+ Family Movie Review

Mebh Óg MacTíre and Robyn Goodfellowe from Wolfwalkers on Apple TV+

“Wolfwalkers,” the stunningly beautiful new animated film from 4 time Academy Award nominated Irish studio Cartoon Saloon premiers globally Friday, December 11, 2020 on Apple TV+. Read my review:

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Are You a Hugger?

I Hug Back Online

Are you a “hugger”? Here’s a test… if someone hugs you, who lets go first? What about online? Do you give your friends virtual *hugs*? Does it matter? I’ve been thinking, now more than ever, that we all can use more hugs… even if some are only ‘virtual’?

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