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I’ll Be Back

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2538. Daddy Chronicles. It has been awhile since I have posted. It’s hard to write, post, and find humor when within days/weeks am unarmed teen was shot, a community mourned and seemingly splintered, the murder/beheading of a journalist was broadcast, and the funniest man alive died. I have been struggling to

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5 Ways Teaching is Like Parenting and Vice Versa

Today marks the last official day of summer break. On Monday the school year begins for me, and Wednesday it begins for the kids. This got me thinking about the similarities and differences between teaching and parenting. Here are my Top 5 similarities: 1. You can’t use the bathroom when you want. In school your

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Teach Your Kid to Ride a Bike

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2511. Daddy Chronicles. My daughter learned to ride her bike when she was 5 – on her birthday- and then decided to retire from bike riding. Now, almost two years later, she has decided to take up cycling again. In her short retirement, she has chosen to ride scooters, kid cars,

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To Boldly Go Where No Dad has Gone Before

Captain’s Log. Diaper Date 2506. Daddy Chronicles. I am currently sitting next to a pile of Star Wars toys. Those of you who know the difference between Star Wars and Star Trek will recognize the conflict between my title and current situation. Nonetheless, I am preparing myself for an epic journey, a voyage of sorts,

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