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My son won’t sit near me and I am Thrilled!!

My son doesn’t want to sit near me.  He doesn’t want to ride in the car with me.  He hardly notices I am even there.  And I am thrilled!! I mentioned in my tryouts post that my oldest tried out… Continue Reading →

Homework review, sort of

Going over the Rubric for his book report (while he watches his brother play video games, only half paying attention to me): Me: “So, you have your cover?” Him: “Yes” “Your Timeline and Journal entries?” “Yes” “Four pictures and a… Continue Reading →

Leggo my Ego

My youngest was getting ready for his Holiday Chorus concert and I was helping him with his tie.  As I was struggling to get an adult size tie to a correct length for a shorter frame, I commented that it… Continue Reading →

Don’t forget to Catch the Baby!

As soon as they can maintain the neck strength to support their smiling heads, babies and parents enjoy the act of tossing the little ones up in the air and catching them. The babies run the range of emotions from… Continue Reading →

Limit the Limitations

Have you ever found yourself telling your kids they can’t do something?  Sure, chances are they can’t fly.  You can’t allow them to play with a lion or a tiger (at least without getting hurt and you being arrested for… Continue Reading →

DaddyCast #206 – Confidence vs. Self-Esteem

The DaddyCast Episode 206 A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip! A recurring topic, from some new angles. It is Self-Esteem, or perhaps we go the Confidence route- you choose what works for you. Articles Referenced: article by Jen Lemen… Continue Reading →

The DaddyCast #195 – Confidence

The DaddyCast Episode 195 A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip! Support the show, support the sponsors- check out an offer for PetMeds and save. Great offer for domain registration and hosting through GoDaddy- Use Dcast8, Dcast9 and Dcast10 to… Continue Reading →

DaddyCast #178

The DaddyCast Episode 178 Ramble-cast: very little prep, no notes, just me talking. Can you take it? Been on vacation, a very Active Vacation. Give you a run down of what we did. Keep an eye out for pictures and… Continue Reading →

DaddyCast #165 – Confident Parenting (the Podcast episode)

The DaddyCast Episode 165 Confident Parenting- a little more on my blog post based on observing the Woman’s US National Soccer team in action. Going Under- My youngest had dental work done and had to be put under- never a… Continue Reading →

Confident Parenting

We took the boys to see the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team play Korea.  We got our tickets early and had great seats at midfield about 4 rows back.  Playing at the University of Richmond stadium meant that any seat… Continue Reading →

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