App Review: Kid Dad Fun

App Review: Kid Dad Fun

The app is pretty much a smartass guide to creative parenting—the opposite of the high-pressure helicopter culture that has us putting our kids in a Baby Einstein bubble from birth.

The Color Pink

The Color Pink

I told her it would take time to choose the perfect shade. She marched right up to them and immediately pointed to one in particular: Priscilla Pink.

The Trouble w/ Banning Bossy

The Trouble w/ Banning Bossy

I am trying to teach her that life isn’t all about her. That other kids should have the first turn sometimes. That she needs to learn to be a good loser.

Mar 13, 2014     8 Comments
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To Tessa at Three

To Tessa at Three

Yes! We would name you Tessa, I thought, and I would call you Tess. But life is funny and you are not a Tess.

Feb 3, 2013     3 Comments
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Elections and C-sections

Elections and C-sections

How will my children learn to separate fact from fiction in a crowdsurfing, technology-saturated culture of knee-jerk texts and tweets?

Nov 5, 2012     3 Comments
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All Out of Love?

All Out of Love?

Her nutty lasts until I turn off the water and step on to the bathmat, at which point she stares at my crotch (about eye level for her now) and asks, "What you have mom? A bagina?"

Sep 18, 2012     3 Comments
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End of Daddy Daycare

End of Daddy Daycare

My husband has been back to work for one month now and it has taken me that long to appreciate/miss what he brought to the table as a stay-at-home dad. I must confess—it’s more than I thought.

Jul 17, 2012     2 Comments
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When Breast Isn’t Best

When Breast Isn’t Best

I am pretty much instantly pissed off by the “come and get me” visage of mommy Jamie Lynne Grumet as she stands all pouty and sexy-like, hand on hip, as if she has just grabbed her powerless lover by the hair and forced his mouth to her pulsating breast.

May 30, 2012     3 Comments
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