I am a stay at home dad with my two daughters who are a lot stronger than they look. When I'm not cooking, cleaning, dancing, reading, teaching, playing or protecting my eyes and groin, I am writing about this whole experience in all of its ridiculousness.
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This parenting gig is about as predictable as a speed dating event sponsored by Ambien and Wild Turkey. But, there are a few guarantees. You will say things that you would never think would come out of your mouth. Your … Continue reading
I have been a cranky bastard lately. Two weeks ago I threw my back out. I shudder even typing the words “threw my back out.” It itself is a statement that implies something altogether different than that sum of words … Continue reading
With the music helping your old parents shake the sleep out of our heads, you girls dance like you’re supposed to – fully, freely, with everything. You dance like little girls who feel the rhythm completely, even if you can’t … Continue reading
I wonder where it comes from. I wonder where we gather up the strength and energy to sound like ourselves. The air and the vibrations and the originality and the message. We are forever sending out our voice to be … Continue reading
We stood looking through the window for quite a while. Without any words between us, we watched her move through her new environment. Her steps were still and quiet. Her eyes seemed to be devouring all that was around her. … Continue reading
Breathe. Soften your face. Relax your jaw. Stay quiet. Don’t waiver. And breathe. Sometimes I can barely remember this, let alone carry it out when I am faced with the full fury or unabashed defiance of my 3 and 4 … Continue reading
This post is part of The Write On Project Topic: Rain The kids were going bat-shit crazy. Evasive action had to be taken. The fate and collective sanity of our nation of four was at stake. The tipping point was … Continue reading
“We don’t neeeeeeeeeeeed no more trouble” This is the soundtrack in my car right now. My girls’ new favorite song is “No More Trouble”. Disc 2, track 10 off the Bob Marley box set, Songs of Freedom. So cool. I … Continue reading