Tag Archives: parenting

As Only a Teacher Can

Every so often someone you know, someone whom you really know, surprises you. In my case it shouldn’t have, but it did anyway. I’ve known my wife for half her life now. We’ve been married for most of that time, … Continue reading

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Contributing Regularly

Hey, folks, so in case you missed the announcement, I’m contributing regularly to the family website, Offbeat families, now. It’s a very cool site, with lots of great info and stories about parenting. You should check it out. Here’s the … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Snow-Globe

This past holiday season my oldest daughter had one present she truly wished for more than any other. Whenever asked on the lead up to Christmas what her number one request from Santa was, she replied with this same item. … Continue reading

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I Get It…Now.

I get it now.  Finally. When I was a kid, growing up with bright red hair wasn’t easy. It’s tough to remember just how red it was as it fades with age.  I mean, it was a really deep dark … Continue reading

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DIBBS

I instituted a new rule in our household this past week. DIBBS. I know, some of you might now be wondering what kind of household do I preside over, but bear with me a moment. I was driving home after … Continue reading

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Halloween in the Park.

Halloween in Hyde Park is Rockwellian. It is one of my favorite events and times in our village. I was enthralled with our very first outing with my oldest daughter. She went as an ear of corn, still in the … Continue reading

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The Reality of Monsters

When I was a kid, I shared a bedroom with my two older brothers. I was, am, several years younger than they are, so I had an earlier bedtime. I guess, like most boys, we weren’t the neatest of kids. … Continue reading

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