Author Archives: Joe Cummings

About Joe Cummings

Aquarius. Traveler. Gamer. Writer. A New Parent. 4 of these things are easy. One is not. But the journey is that much better for the new people in my life. A life I want to share with others, to help them, maybe, to make them feel less alone, sure, to connect with the greater world, absolutely.

10 New Mom Words

In honor of Mother’s Day .. 10 Words I want to see in the English Language.     Mommage –the act of mom working hard or carrying all the weight. “Wow, that’s some serious mommage there.” Mommified – the act of … Continue reading

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If Only Things Could Be Done Better Around the House

I Have A Dream Like Martin Luther King Jr, I too have a dream. Nothing as grand as his. Mine is a lot smaller and far, far less likely to happen. I have a dream that toilet paper will be … Continue reading

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One of the Best Days as a Stepdad

There are tough days as a parent. You know them. Nagging the kids about homework. Dealing with heartbreak. Getting them to bed. Making them eat brussels sprouts or something with kale. (Oh, I have a list of these, oh yes … Continue reading

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Cooking for Dummies

Being raised by Depression-era parents, I learned to cook a lot of things. Liver and Onions. Yum. Kidney and beans. So delicious. Spam. Spam loaf. Spam and eggs. Spam and toast. Spam and Spam with a side of Spam. I … Continue reading

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What No One Tells You About Having Kids

Things No One Tells You About Kids You get emails from the school about head lice. HEAD LICE!!! It’s just so NOT something I worried about before kids. 2. Colds. You get a lot of them. The math is simple. … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions or “Do Betters”

I’m not one for New Year’s Resolutions, but I do like to think about things I could do better. So here is my Do-Better List. Eat Better – cuz man, last year I ate like I was 12 and lived … Continue reading

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Date Night – Bookstore

via Date Night – Flirting in a Bookstore – The Books

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