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My month in Instagrams: July 2014

July was a glorious month weather-wise, so looking back on my month’s Instagrams it’s no surprise that a lot of them involve the kids playing outdoors. 276 more words


Unintended Consequences Of Warm Weather

The weather has been hot out here in California lately, if you’ve been watching the news.   It’s had some uncomfortable and unintended consequences.

As an aside: the Peanut (my son) is a toddler and we are working on potty training.   353 more words


Core Curriculum

My four-year-old son has a lot to learn. Teamwork, self reliance, judgment and decision making, risk management, delayed gratification, initiative, critical thinking, loyalty, faith… the list of skills that’ll he need to make his way in the world goes on and on. 211 more words


"A Baby With Brand New Eyes"

I hope to have a bit of a push of activity here.  I thought I would finally post a lot in the summer.  I have lacked all productivity during my “break.” 99 more words


One of America's Summertime Favorites: at the Zoo with the #PretzelGuys

Disclosure: I was compensated by Life of Dad and Snyder’s of Hanover for my participation in this promotion. 

Pretzels make it easy for parents. Toss a few into a snack bag, and they’re the ideal school lunch side dish. 572 more words



Sometimes your daughters just need a refreshing strawberry smoothie before bed. Whenever possible I give them just that! They won’t be this little forever.


10 top tips for surviving Legoland

It’s that time of the year when thousands of families descend on what used to be Windsor Safari Park but is now nirvana for lovers of brightly coloured construction bricks from Denmark. 1,095 more words

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