Tag: parenting

You said WHAT to your kid?!

What is something you've said to your child that you NEVER thought you would? Readers sent in their answers and they've had me ROFLMFO ever since.

Backwards Undies

Part of Noah's increased independence is putting on his own clothes, no matter how inconvenient it is for Dad to wait for him. Underwear,...

When Kids Evolve…

Well, if there is one thing I can always be sure of as a parent, it's that my child will adapt. He will study...

The Parental Happiness Graph

I was reading an article some time ago about the average level of happiness that parents feel as their children age. After completing some study which included oodles and gobs of parents, they came up with a chart that looked something like this...

Kids Uncensored #3

A little while back, I asked you on Twitter and Facebook "what is the funniest thing you've ever heard a kid say?"Here are your...

Perfect Parents

I'm going to let you in on a little secret that most parents know, but few parents actually believe...

You said WHAT to your kid? #4

I posted a simple question. "What is something you've found yourself saying to a child that you never thought you would?" The answers that came in (and have come in since) have had me rolling on the floor ever since.

Inside Voices Outside & Outside Voices Inside

Are the terms "outside voices" and "inside voices" universal and timeless, or are they terms that we have begun using only in the most...

Parents, Have Better Moments

The further I get into parenting, the more I realize that parenthood is just like anything else. If you are only happy when you're...

You said WHAT to your kid? #3

On SDL's Facebook Page, I posted a simple question. "What is something you've found yourself saying to a child that you never thought you...

Butterfly Kisses

This will always be one of my favorite, cutest, and funniest dad moments. And the best part was… my sister happened to be standing there with her camera!

You said WHAT to your kid? #2

"What is something you've found yourself saying to a child that you never thought you would? The answers that came in have had me rolling on the floor ever since.

Chappy wouldn’t make me!

I knew this day was coming. I've been hoping it would be some time from now (or a lot of time) before it did. And...

Deflated and Four

The other day, we pulled into the driveway, got out of the car, and I asked Noah if he wanted to come check the...

The lost archives: The three-day conversation

As I was digging deep into Google to put together the "Real Dan Pearce" post, I found not just one, but two past blogs...

Knockin’ my socks off!

As a single dad, I find that there are a lot of ways that I end up with my socks knocked off. Here...

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Uh oh.

Uh oh. Does anybody have a direct number for the CIA or the military? I've gathered some fairly scary intelligence that I think they need to be made aware of. What I am about to tell you may get me killed. It's the price I'm willing to pay to save a lot of innocent lives.

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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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