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How to Explain to a Kindergartener that Bloody Mary is Bullshit

Recently, my older son came home from school with something paramount to tell me. I could feel his excitement as he got off the bus and bounced across the street. “Dad! Dad!” He shouted from three feet away. “I have to tell you about something!” “Speak up. Just kidding.  What is it?” He shifted uncomfortably.... Read more »

Ten Awful Parenting Moments I Wish I Could Take Back Part 1

The ten awful parenting moments I wish I could take back are ranked below from least fucked up to most fucked up. One  A lot of people could argue that they should be in no certain order because, well, they’re all pretty fucked up. Numbers 10 to 6 10) Missing My Older Son’s First Halloween... Read more »
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