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What Snow Means to Toys

Sorry for the blog hiatus, but Life was, well, Life. But welcome back aboard the Poop Deck. Food and drinks are free if you brought ‘em aboard. Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2623. The first real snow fall of the year has occurred. It is a paltry 1.5-3 inches. Barely enough accumulation to notice. However, it

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When We Became Three – A Review

One of the things they don’t warn you about in parenting class is that there is a lot to forget about the early years. Yes, there is a ton to remember, but there’s a great deal to forget – and most of it you want to remember. Hence, Jill Caryl Weiner’s book When We Became

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My Healthy Dad Story

Thanks to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, who sponsored the campaign, for including dads in this important discussion about family health care. My views are based solely on my experience as a parent, and not as a medical professional. I had a doctor cry at me. Literally. She took my blood pressure and teared up.

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The Third Side of the Desk

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2561. Daddy Chronicles. I have been doing a lot of math homework lately. With the girl moving into the first grade, homework was inevitable. It’s not a lot, don’t get me wrong, but it is math. Math and I don’t get along. I was so bad at math in high school

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