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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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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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The Big Loss

Being a goalie parent is something like being Donald Trump’s mom, you’re just kinda waiting for something bad to happen. I mean, hey, if your child is playing defense and makes a mistake, no big deal, it’s a mistake and … Continue reading

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Surviving Band

Would a 2 hour!!!!!! high school band concert be as challenging as an elementary school one? Honestly, cuteness only goes so far when you have to sit through a 5th-grade concert. It’s an assault on the ears that even I … Continue reading

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Play Us a Song, You’re the Piano Man

Musical Monday. There are moments you just know will stick with you forever. Often they’re bad but when they’re good, they’re very good. While in Whistler, I had both. But first, the good one. We all had ideas of what … Continue reading

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Canada Day Epic Nerf War 2017

The epic Nerf war of 2017 would be fought in the backyard, a yard full of rocky outcroppings, bushes, trees, chairs and one trampoline. Rules were set (rules being even better than plans, IMHO.) They were a mix of adult … Continue reading

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Canada Day – What if Everything Goes Right?

I’ve said it before, but the best stories don’t come from happiness or things going right. They come from falling asleep while waiting in the ferry line and being woken up by honking and a ferry worker banging on your … Continue reading

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