That's Life

The Aging Giant Who Weighed 1/8th of a Ton

Not a whole lot of people can say they know what it's like to look over the tops of trees or weigh-in at a fraction of a ton. But people like that do exist, and I'm living proof.

An Overly Nerve-Wracking Let-My-Kid-Grow-Up Moment

It's not easy letting my kid go do grown-up things.
My child is at the age where I *have* to start letting him grow up and do things that scare me as a parent. Today was one of the most nerve-wracking yet...

Say Hey to Yeti, the Dumdumbest Sweetie Dog

Dan Pearce with Goldendoodle Dog
Say hey to Yeti, the dumdumbest sweetie dog you ever did meet, and the newest member of our bachelor pad. He ain't the sharpest pencil in the box, as he proves to us every single day...

Maybe I Just Need to Swallow My Pride, and Ask for Your Support…

Dan and Noah Pearce
I can honestly say I've tried everything else, and that asking for support is about the hardest thing I've done here, but I'm a bit whooped and deflated at the moment, hoping it's okay to just ask...

The Decade-Old Treasure Hunt

Noah is turning TEN tomorrow, and for the first time ever I wanted to give him cash for his birthday. But that's kind of lame all by itself, so instead I set up a riddle-driven treasure hunt...

There I Was, Kicking Ass in Life

Dan Pearce kicking ass in life
2017 came creeping in, and I did all of it right. There I was, kicking ass in life. Then one event derailed all of it, and now I have some "kick ass" decisions to make...

And Then I For Some Reason Didn’t Go to the ER…

kidney-stones-pain
CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY - The pain hit me hard and fast and I knew I was in trouble, but instead of getting to the ER like a smart person, I did something stupid instead.

Pain. It’s not a contest. Or is it?

pain is not a contest
My last four days have been utter physical hell. I've posted a few humor-filled posts about it. In doing so, I've been reminded just how much of a contest pain actually is...

Now I’m Just Upsetflixed…

feeling upsetflixed
I've decided there is a very strange (and troubling) phenomenon that is unique to the Netflix experience.

I Was Supposed to Be In That Car

Should Have Been in That Car
Ever since yesterday I have been really weirded out by one thought... I was supposed to be in that car.

I’m Not Single Dad Laughing

It's definitely time people realize that the person who has been writing Single Dad Laughing isn't actually Single Dad Laughing...

Beware the Wrath of This Dad

wrath dad fist bump
I was at the park playing catch with my son when four masked teenagers suddenly appeared, all carrying guns. They learned quick that you don't terrorize my kid.

My (Quite) Purposeful Nice Long Breather

Dan Pearce Single Dad Laughing
After my last blog post when so many "perfect people" unleashed hell on me, I decided to take a nice long breather from my own blogging. These are my thoughts on that...

The wild bear and me. It’s cool. You can call me an idiot…

You may call me an idiot after seeing this photo of me and a black bear in the wild. It's okay. I most definitely was one. But... *worth* it!

An Ode to Summer (Finally) Ending

As I lay here hiding in my bedroom, rocking to and fro, trying not to go absolutely nuts, I ended up writing this poem about summer and what it's like to be a parent!

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Everyone Look! I’m Pulling My Boob Out Now!

There is great irony, fear, and even bullying going on by breastfeeding mothers online. And this dad blogger is tired of keeping my mouth shut about it...

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