Wii Monster

August 31, 2009

My son is 3. And much to the chagrin of many, he is A LOT like me! If dad is exercising and lifting weights, then he is exercising, too. If dad gets mad while driving and questions the parentage of other drivers on the road, then by golly, he’s gonna call ‘em a bastard, too. […]

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Anatomical Pet Names (Part Deux)

August 25, 2009

So what about my son? Well, I don’t recall who was responsible for the anatomical pet name we used for him, but what the heck, I’ll blame my wife. I do this because the name picked was “Penny.” I realize that it was close to the name of the actual anatomical part, but c’mon, a […]

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Anatomical Pet Names

August 21, 2009

One of the benefits of fatherhood is the ability to watch cartoons with your children and not feel guilty. I have taken advantage of this for nearly 7 years now, and I admit it freely. (Note to single men: I do not recommend borrowing the neighbor kids for cartoon viewing. Chances are, you’re gonna end […]

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What Were You Thinking?

August 10, 2009

“What were you thinking????” If only I had a dime for every time I heard that question. And I you had better believe that I hear it . . . often! Like the time my wife and I were interviewing babysitters, and I was asking about pricing: “So, its $9 an hour for the first […]

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Birds and the Bees

August 7, 2009

I welcome reader questions! I got the following question from in response to “The Talk”: “Why is it called the Birds and the Bees? They don’t mate on each other as the birds would get stung and die. Right?” Well, I’m not sure that a Bee can sting through a Bird’s layer of feathers unless […]

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The Talk

July 24, 2009

I was watching Oprah the other day, but only under duress. I had come downstairs after putting my children to bed, and found my wife glued to the TV. It was the television equivalent of being landlocked, and she refused my request for an easement to Sports Center. The Oprarain topic was this: At what […]

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July 21, 2009

When did this word become an appropriate response to behavior alternatives posed by adults to children? As in, “Well, you can either clean up your room, or lose the DS for a week.” “Whatever!!” Clearly there is a “disconnect” here between the parental perception of the gravity of the situation and the perception held by […]

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Tribute to My Dad

July 16, 2009

On April 16th 1963, King Scott, husband to Queen Carolyn took a bold step to the establishment of a royal lineage with the birth of his first son, Prince Eric. This event was soon followed with the arrival of Princess Kelly, after which they took a break while Queen Carolyn sought treatment for a hearing […]

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