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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

Nov14

A Letter to My Wife, You’re Doing Good.

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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. Being a parent is generally difficult enough on its own, but when you factor in multiple children at various ages it becomes significantly more complex. Add to that things like school,

Sep13

Starting a New Life.

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There’s nothing harder than picking up the life you’ve grown accustomed to and moving on. There’s also nothing more exciting. I was forced to do this almost twenty years ago as a college student after losing everything I owned in an apartment fire. And I’ve done it again as a husband and father with three

Aug24

Easing the Back-to-School Tradition.

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I am partnering with Minute Maid for a series of stories to help parents realize they’re #doingood. All opinions are my own. Summer is an amazing time for everyone. Like most families, we look forward to the warm weather, swimming at the pool and maybe even a family vacation by the lake. Collecting seashells has

May11

TERRA’S KITCHEN: Sweet Potato Tacos PLUS Crispy Citrus Chicken and Garlic Broccoli Skillet.

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Every now and again, I like to give a try to something that might give us a hand when we’re down (like when I had the flu this past week and couldn’t cook) OR if we’re just having a really busy week with travel or long days or commutes to the office. It just so

Apr26

The One Thing You Forgot While Spring Cleaning.

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Spring is upon us, the taxes are done (mine aren’t) and I’m standing in the front yard looking at the atrocity that is my field of dandelions and weed-filled flowerbeds. The outside is important, but so are the things on the inside of your house. We’re in spring cleaning mode ’round these parts. We’ve spent

Mar21

Getting Old: Sexy AND Comfortable.

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On the heels of turning 40 this past Friday, I got all the classic ‘old dude’ gifts, complete with an ‘Over the Hill’ coffee mug and a 6-pack of handkerchiefs (for me to cry into) from wife’s grandparents. But then I also had a few people tell me that ’40 is the new 30′ and

Mar16

Does Anyone Kiss Their Wife Anymore?

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“MARRIED!” my daughter shouted from the top of her lungs across the kitchen. Startled, I backed away from my wife, whom I’d been kissing. We looked at each other, laughed and then looked at Ava. “Why are you screaming MARRIED like some sort of lunatic?”, I asked. She looked dumbfounded—and thrilled—“Because you kissed mommy and