Posts tagged "kids"

The Hazing of Delta Alpha Delta

The Hazing of Delta Alpha Delta
Prepare yourself some tired clichés and gigantic understatements.  Fatherhood is the best thing that can happen to a man, it’s also the most challenging.  Fatherhood, and motherhood, is a lot of work, it’s messy, disgusting at times and can test the patience of Mother Teresa.  But it’s all good, it’s great.  From the lowest lows... Read more »

The Keeper of the Mighty Flame of Kingsford is Going to Battle

The Keeper of the Mighty Flame of Kingsford is Going to Battle
I’m not sure when it happened or how it started but the boys are turning into picky eaters.  There is no reason for it at all.  We aren’t picky eaters at all, his parents.  More so myself, I’ll try anything once, I’m and adventurous eater.  If there is something on a menu that I’ve never... Read more »

In the Deception Lies the Genius

Remember that argument you had with mom/dad when you were a ball of self-centered hormonal rage? When you  knew what was wrong with everything but didn’t have the platform or the desire to tell the world how wrong and stupid it was, the argument that you for sure won.  The one where dad or mom... Read more »
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Curing the common cold with produce

So far this winter has been mild, especially when held up next to last winter’s kick to the frozen peas.  It has been grand.  But it is still winter and it does get cold and people spread their germs freely and there is not one among us safe from colds and runny noses.  Case in... Read more »

Kids are a great excuse to get out of stuff; My top 8

Kids are a great excuse to get out of stuff; My top 8
Yes, yes and yes.  I am doing it again, shocking the world by offering not 5, not 10, but a top 8 list! It’s not right they all holler!  It’s an outrage, an abomination! Taking the status quo by the hand, down the hall, into the room and face first into the toilet bowl for... Read more »

Play date anyone? Go pound sand

Play date anyone?  Go pound sand
The idea of a play date to me is absurd.  Are modern children so busy that a play date has to be scheduled?  Is there no time in their lives at 6 years old for play?  Like so many other things adults have managed to screw up play time. I’ll be the first to admit that... Read more »
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Top 10 names that my kids will NOT be calling their grandparents; because they suck

Top 10 names that my kids will NOT be calling their grandparents; because they suck
Cute adorable nicknames for granparents make me want to vomit from my ears whenever I hear them.  The trend is repulsive.  I don’t even know if it is a trend because it has probably been going on forever.  I have been exposed to it to one degree or another my entire life.  It may be... Read more »