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Feb7

They Call Him The Batman. [APP REVIEW]

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More than a decade before Adam West donned his black suit with pointed ears and appeared on television as Batman, my father was born. My dad spent those years as a young man whom everyone addressed as Bruce. If you inquired more intently with my grandmother, you’d come to find out that my dad’s legit

Jan4

Helping My Dog with His 2017 Resolutions.

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It’s true, our dog is getting a little long in the tooth. The cataracts are kicking in, as well as the occasional incontinence – but he’s one of the family and we love him, so we’ve just got to navigate around a few things. By ‘things’, I’m referring to him constantly being under foot because

Dec26

The Ball Drops on Another Year.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Tylenol and their #HowWeFamily campaign, but the thoughts and opinions are all my own. Both of us wish you and yours a Happy New Year! I sat down a few days ago to write this eye-opening article about ringing in the new year. Truth is,

Dec23

A Very Merry Canine Christmas.

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Earlier this year, I was able to escape the clutches of a handful of kids and toddlers and make my way west to the great city of St. Louis, Missouri. It was my first time visiting the area and the family at Purina Beneful welcomed me and a few other bloggers with open arms to

Dec23

Head Lice, Sunburn and Constipation: The Child Health Apocalypse Year in Review.

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since I’ve been partnered with the CHPA (Consumer Healthcare Products Association) and their #KnowYourOTCs campaign. One of the main reasons that I found this opportunity so interesting was that almost every single topic has either happened to me (er, the kids) in the past or we’ve

Dec22

My New Year’s Resolution: A Little Less Staring, a Little More Caring.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: I am partnering with Minute Maid for a series of stories to help parents realize they’re #doingood. All opinions are my own. There’s no perfect book written about how to be a parent. Sure, there are a few decent reads out there, heck I even wrote one myself (less self-help and more I

Dec21

40 Years of Christmas Memories and Traditions.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Tylenol and the #HowWeFamily campaign. The thoughts, opinions and traditions are all mine. As you know, we’re teaming up with TYLENOL to celebrate all the different ways people family during the holidays, and to share #HowWeFamily. Christmas has always been my favorite holiday and I’m

Dec16

Looking Back on Amazing Trips with the Kids PLUS a HUGE Travel Giveaway!

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Every year, halfway through December, I get to a point where I get all nostalgic and reflect on the past year. I think about the things that I’ve been able to accomplish with my blog, the milestones and memories that my wife and I have been able to create with the kids and what I

Dec9

Santa Loves These Sugar Cookies.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: I have received information about #HowWeFamily from the makers of TYLENOL®. The opinions stated are my own. This is sponsored post. As part of my partnership with Tylenol, we’re teaming up this holiday season to inspire conversation about how different people ‘family’.  My grandma’s sugar cookie recipe is a little piece of personal

Nov28

This Article Contains Poop.

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We’ve all been there. Standing silently, hunched over in the corner, your eyebrows are sweating on you’re on the verge of a dry heave – stuck in the elevator trying to get to the office bathroom or riding on the subway with, like 8 stops to go…it’s called…explosive diarrhea. On the flip side of the