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Dec9

Easy Sausage Biscuit Balls.

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There is nothing better than a low-key Sunday morning capped off by an overcast sky, a shark movie, and some Sausage Biscuit Balls. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 lb of your favorite Sausage, cooked, drained and crumbled 1 1/4 c Bisquick 1 1/2 c Cheddar, shredded 8 oz Cream Cheese, room temp 1 Egg 1/2 t Ground Mustard

Dec8

A November to Remember.

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In 1980, I turned four years old and it was right around that time that I had my first memory of understanding that I grew up in Philadelphia Eagle country. Sundays (and the occasional Monday night), were planned around what time the Birds would come on. Weekend chores like mowing the lawn, weed whacking, chopping

Oct20

The Difference Between Potty Training Boys VS Girls – My Experience.

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It’s been eight years since I’ve become a father. Some might argue that my potty training experience began on day 1. I’ll refer to it as my state of ‘dormancy’. I spent the first year and a half (+) in the dugout, ‘riding the pines’ as they say… watching and waiting for my name to

Sep28

The Legend of Tasker, Daddy Tasker.

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The sun is still asleep at 5:45am, as his insanely annoying iPhone alarm screams from the nightstand. The man snaps up from what seems like complete hibernation into full attention, his arm firing across the side of the bed like a stinger missile, attempting to deactivate the noise before waking everyone in the house. He

Aug29

Shifting into High Gear: Back to School.

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My nieces and nephews have already started back to school and heck, now that I think about it, that was at the beginning of August! My wife and I stood back and laughed at her siblings – wow, that must really stink that they have to return to school so early… Cut to – our

Aug18

Start of School Celebration Checklist.

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Maybe it’s just me, but the end of August has me hearing the siren song of the back-to-school angels. Don’t get me wrong, I love it when school finally lets out and through those months of June and all through July, we’ve had the best of times – excited and ambitious to get through our

Aug4

The Light that Shines through the Darkness.

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NOTE FROM DAD OR ALIVE: This story was written by my wife. I had started and stopped many attempts to put onto paper my thoughts and feelings about this time in our lives and realized that, man or woman, father or mother, this post as it is may resonate with many parents out there… On this

Jul31

Is Picky Eating Hereditary?

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Growing up as the oldest of three brothers, it was my self-appointed position within the family to keep a careful eye on my younger brothers and make sure they toed the line. I fancied myself as some sort of family policeman, it wasn’t until later in life that I was, in fact, a ‘snitch’ and

Jul27

Cruising Costco+Kids for Dove Men+Care.

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As I enter what I fear could be an early mid-life crisis at 41, I’m always finding myself trying new things. And before you go and get ahead of yourself, allow me to say – hit the brakes. It’s not what you think. The things that I’m trying are most aligned with health and well-being.

Jul24

Pulling a Pick 6 on Fussy Eaters.

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hebrew National. The opinions and text are all mine. Call them what you’d like – fussy, picky, persnickety and if we’re being nice – particular eaters. I’ll be honest, my kids have their moments. They’ll go a few weeks in a row, never complaining