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THUMP thump thump thump thump thump thump.

Anyone care to guess what that sound is, which I get to hear nonstop basically from around 7 AM every morning until 8PM every night? Here are a few clues...

20 of the CREEPIEST Things Ever Said by… Parents.

I asked what was the CREEPIEST thing you've ever heard one of your parents say. As usual, you delivered the creepiest, weirdest, and most hilarious responses!

I May Be the Best or Worst Dad Ever. I’m Not Sure.

Well... It's official. I may be the best dad ever. I may also be the worst dad ever. After the chore I recently gave my kid, I'm really not sure which.

Quite Possibly the Best First Email Ever Sent

I've been teaching my 8-year-old the computer basics, including email. The first uncoached message he ever sent was to me, and is probably the best thing ever.

And That, Son, is Why We Don’t Do Drugs

Some cops and I found ourselves headed to the same place: the hallway outside my apartment where someone tripping on drugs had just done something really crazy.

Strange Things Are Seen In the City – Vol. 2

I love living in the city. Last week, just after Noah had finally gone to sleep after a restless night, what shows up outside my window? A helicopter of course.

Stuck Between a Bus and a Train

This was, by far, the scariest moment I've ever experienced with my child... Stuck in a really bad situation with a train headed straight at us.

30 Hair-Raising Moments Brought to Us by… Our Kids

Only the BEST parents take pictures first and discipline later. These 30 pics of kids caught in the act should make every parent feel a little more awesome.

My Big, Fat, Bald-Faced Lie

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I consider myself a very honest person. And by very honest, I mean mostly honest. But I told a big, fat lie recently and got busted for it by my kid's mom...

The Faith Letter

I debated sharing this letter I wrote after being told I "struggle" with faith. I mean... Do I struggle? Or is my definition of faith just a little different?

What Makes Mommies & Daddies SO WEIRD?!

I dared you all to ask your small children, "what is the number one thing that makes me weird?" The replies that came in were beyond entertaining. Hahaha.

Memoirs of a Bullied Kid

I don't recall serious heartache or sadness during my first 10 years of life. But in 5th grade, all that changed. This was my story and my thoughts on bullying.

How much did YOUR kid cost?

Somebody had the nerve to ask me right in front of my son, "how much did he cost?" So, please listen up. When adoption is involved... never say these 12 things.

Go Ahead. Cough. I Dare You.

This was the hilarious conversation I had with my child to help him finally get what I've been going through...

The Fart That Saved the Weekend

Just when I was ready to throw in the towel on my son's and my entire disappointing weekend together, an unexpected moment made everything change in a hurry...

“Well, son… That was… Testosterone.”

New to the city, my scared (and now awake) child asked what had just shaken the entire house. Rather annoyed by it myself, I decided to tell him... the truth.

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Whatever Comes to Mind

Hm... Thought I'd try something new today. Maybe writing *anything* that came to my mind wasn't the *best* of ideas... LOL. Oh well.

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Who I Will ALWAYS Respect and Who I Will NEVER Respect…

It's a silly notion to think everyone should be respected, isn't it? Let me tell you, when it comes to "truth," who I will always respect and who I will never respect...

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