Tag Archives: Joshua

A Dad Runs Girls on the Run: My Story

One of the things that gets my daughter’s attention is when she sees other girls doing something. And so it…

When No One Shows Up To Your Party

I turned 40 earlier this year, and to mark the occasion my wife offered to help organize a birthday party.…

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Being the Only One of Your Gender in the Family

Recently, a couple I know learned that they are expecting twin boys. They already have a boy, so this brings…

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Divorce is Scary

Growing up, divorce was a sad but abstract idea for me. I had a couple of extended relatives who I…

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Star Wars: Episode III – The Parent’s Dilemma

Disclaimer: Spoilers of Star Wars movies ahead, especially Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Now almost four…

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My Advice on Your Child’s Education: Relax

A few months ago, just before summer’s end, Rachael and I took the kids to a local splash park. While…

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Back to the Future: Six Flags with Different Eyes

When I was an adolescent, my parents got us season passes to Six Flags in St. Louis, Missouri. In those…

Child Safety: Understated and Overstated Dangers

Seemingly every day, parents and children alike are told about the many dangers facing today’s young ones. As a parent,…

What Fall is Like (When You Are a Football Fan)

A few months back, Katie wrote a thoughtful piece on the sometimes lonely, sometimes frustrating life of someone who is not…

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Beyond Princesses: The Case for Studio Ghibli

Let it go, let it go Can’t hold it back anymore Let it go, let it go Turn away and…