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Noah’s last straw

Noah’s been a tough little guy since the girls split. Tough in a lot of ways. Tough in the I’m mentally invincible and nothing can affect me sort of way, tough in the...

How the crap do you fold fitted sheets?

CATEGORY: HUMOR. Let’s be honest. Being a bachelor is not always without its domestic challenges. At the risk of coming off as chauvinist, I’m...

Going to a concert? Read this first.

Last night I went to a concert and it inspired me to write my top 10 music concert survival tips that I think every person going to a concert for the first time should read.

A Single Dad’s Guide to Potty Training

HUMOR: So, I thought now that Noah is potty trained, I would share some of my expert advice with any of you other single or working parents. It can be a bit trickier for *us* since...

Phone Calls to Three-Year-Olds

Phone calls to three-year-olds are challenging at best, and they seem to be getting harder, not easier. When he was first talking enough to have somewhat of a conversation, I would call and he would...

Sad songs and sour moods

Life is [email protected]#! sometimes. Does anybody disagree? If so, leave immediately and go lie to yourself somewhere else. Everybody else, read on and be...

Oh, real mature… dad.

Noah is three. I am thirty. Sometimes though, Noah surprises me by shutting down my "colorful exuberance" and doing so with authority.First off,...

I’m BIG TOO, Dad!

Ever since the girls took off, Noah has discovered and enthusiastically demanded a new realm of independence. Some of it is awesome. Like that he wants to get his own drinks, wipe his own behind, or make...

Time to get rid of the guitars for everybody’s sake

The disclaimer:  Note to friends, if you think this blog post is about you, it probably is. First off, don't be offended! . Secondly, do...

When Noah’s not here

I won't lie. The half of the time that I don't get Noah, things can get pretty boring in a hurry, and I really...

Yuck swapping

That's right folks, I am OCD when it comes to certain things, and a big one of those is what I like to call yuck swapping...

The water curse

Generally, I am not one to believe in voodoo or curses. I don't believe that if you hop up and down on one leg...

The bedtime blues

So you don't believe in evolution? Well, I have proof that life evolves, and right now that evidence is upstairs sleeping... I think.My son...

Dirty Undies

How does Noah do it? Or better yet, when does he do it? I find his dirty little pairs of underpants everywhere. For example, and I can't believe this...

The mother duck tactic

Single parents everywhere, lend me your ears, for I have an inside tip that will rock your parenting world. In fact, this one's so...

Animal [gulp] abuse

Before I make a sad attempt at a humorous post about animal abuse, let me start out by saying that I think animal abuse...

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