Tag Archives: Minecraft

First Story Part 2 – How To Write It

So how do you get a 9-year-old to write a story? Sure, it’s hard to get his butt in the chair and actually write, but once there, what does he do? What have they taught him in grade 4? Much … Continue reading

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His First Story

I’ve missed a lot of kid ‘firsts’. First steps. First tooth. First use of the f-bomb. But this one I’ve managed to see. Last week, The-Youngest wrote his first story. He didn’t do it by choice, however. He didn’t sit … Continue reading

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Derpy Sus – Part 1

Ok, I confess. It took me a while to figure what that meant. I can usually get an idea of what something means by the context, like when really smart people use big words because they have a tendency towards … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – Fire and Water

Surviving the Elements If someone told me I had to start a fire, I would say, sure, get me a can of gas and a match and I’m off to the races. In actual fact, as long as I have … Continue reading

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Adventures With Kids – Schooling

A Perfect Day At School If the Oldest had his choice, he would have a totally different school morning. Not so much with the math and more with the Minecraft. “So, Joe, it’s time to go to school.” In his … Continue reading

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Traveling With Kids – San Diego Zoo – Animal Magnetism

Animal Magnetism When in the zoo, see the animals. Here they are. The elephants I like. The Prettiest-girl-in-the-world is worried that one is just swaying side to side. She says that’s a bad sign. I think the elephants are ok. … Continue reading

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Being the Older Brother

Being the Older Brother It’s not easy. I think I may have been the worst older brother in history. Well, maybe not Cain-and-Able bad, but I do regret that I wasn’t a better role model, that I didn’t stand up … Continue reading

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