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Thoughtful Thursday: Baby See Daddy Do, Baby Do

If anyone can get Elizabeth to imitate things, it’s her father. Last night, I was lying on the couch while Bizzy finished eating her dinner in her high chair and my hubby decided that it would be a good idea to “zip” my belly (blow a raspberry on it). 113 more words


July 31, 2014

Pink ‘Maine’ Hoodie
OshKosh B’Gosh Denim Dress
Pink and White Adidas Sneakers


Confessions of a Gamer Dad

 By: John

  • Playing: NES Remix  
  • Reading: The Martian by Andy Weir

Parents aren’t perfect. None of us. We make mistakes, we screw up, we do things we later regret. 836 more words


Medals for Champions

Sport is not really my thing. I take a passing interest but participated only when I had to at school. I acknowledge that many people are passionate about it but sometimes I feel saddened that a person who can run really fast gets more recognition than one who has to use all their willpower and effort to communicate their thoughts and share their ideas. 300 more words

Dogs? I'll stick with the horses!

Missing a trip to Ballybrit Racecourse over the week of the Galway Festival this year has presented itself as the joys of parenthood have insisted I stay put. 656 more words

To My Kids

First, can I just say that you’re the most incredible creatures I have ever met. It amazes me how effortlessly cool you are. I’m going to be so bold as to say that pretty much everything you do kicks ass. 1,154 more words


Avalanche Fiction

I never imagined I’d
see something so
tragic in beauty, that
my paternal duty could be so
badly compromised.

I knew it would be grueling and sleepless, 312 more words