Tag Archives: fatherhood

Spank your kids

So there I was, minding my own business and wasting time on Reddit when I decided to check out some threads related to parenting and I swear to you, it was like I had entered another dimension. Thread after thread, were stories that parents were sharing of their trials and tribulations with child rearing. The common thread throughout their threads was

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If it’s yellow it’s mellow

Indoor plumbing is the cornerstone of civilization, period. Our sewer line backed up Friday evening and now by Monday morning we have devolved into a pack of savage Neanderthals.  We are unkempt and un-showered. The dishes are winning the battle for the kitchen and I fear the laundry room is already lost. The dogs are avoiding me and I think

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Enjoy it while you can

I can very clearly remember being 10 years old and having the realization that it was the best time of my life. I was at the park with my summer friend T.J., taking a water break atop a hill overlooking the town, just sitting on our bikes in the sun. “Someday soon we are going to be teenagers, T.J.” I told him.

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