Tag Archives: toddlers

Mac ‘n’ Cheese Graphic

Being a lover of photography and the great outdoors, I very much look forward to finding the latest issue of National Geographic magazine in my mailbox every month. Perusing the contents of this well-known yellow-bordered publication inspires me and helps … Continue reading

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Taking the Kids to the Bar

As a one-car family we make certain sacrifices. Now, wait. I take that back. That’s the ‘glass half-empty’ way of putting it. Let’s try this one on: As a one-car family we get to have some totally off-the-hook public transportation … Continue reading

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Sing a Song of Six Pants

Here’s a recent conversation in our house in reference to a popular nursery rhyme: Bear: Dad, why do they sing a song about six pants? Dad: Well, actually sweetie, they’re saying sixpence. Pence is a name for money that was … Continue reading

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Nocturnal Street Sledding

Fluffy, new-fallen snow. The sounds of neighborhood children laughing and sledding. My wife and I gazing out the window at it all… and calling 911. That’s right, we called the cops on kids sledding. Yeah, we’re hard core. OK, fine, … Continue reading

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Kids, Llamas and the Holidays

I’m going to review a children’s holiday book now. Even without saying another word about this book, it’s got a couple of potential strikes against it. First off, it’s a kids’ book of which a large percentage are just bad. … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story, Little Bean

Bean (age 2.5 years) is a big fan of telling stories these days. Certain events seem to leave lasting impressions on her, and she tells the same stories over and over and over. Recently, we all went to see “Winnie … Continue reading

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Seasonal Blogging

It’s quite obvious that my last post back in June, which indicated that Dadbloggit might be making some kind of legendary comeback after a considerable dry spell, was off the mark. Here we are many months later, and the blog … Continue reading

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I’m back?

So I’m finding that once you’ve blogged for a while, and then you suddenly stop for a while, it is really hard to get back into it. There were definitely some time-sucking activities that prompted the halting in the first … Continue reading

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Bedroom or Padded Cell?

It occurred to me recently that we’re treating our children like self-injurious mental patients. Now now, hear me out on this one. The girls sleep in the same upstairs bedroom. Let me describe to you the physical characteristics of this room: … Continue reading

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Public Potty Problems

Warning: if you are not at all interested in potty talk, click somewhere else right now. Hah, I knew you’d stay. Potty talk is undeniably fascinating. So the girls and I have been venturing out into the public realm, just … Continue reading

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