Moms and Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games do have some things in common, after all. Like this? Subscribe today. Find me on Facebook & Twitter.
You send your kids to school thinking the only things they will bring home are empty lunchboxes and a better understanding of grammar. You are wrong. Very, very wrong. THE CLASS PET Small, stinky, and breathing. As if you needed one more thing to try to keep alive through the weekend. ART Blobs of pungent [...]
I don’t know whether you’ve ever heard this before, but parenthood changes a few things about your life. Not, like, everything. I mean, you’re still human beings who breathe and stuff after you have some offspring. But preeeetty much everything else changes—at least for a while. As a card-carrying member of the Yep, I Procreated [...]
Of course the brilliant foliage, delightful weather, and gorgeous boot offerings everywhere are solid reasons for loving October. But I have the best reason of all. The second week of October contains the most important holiday of the year: National Dessert Day. How can it possibly get any better than that? IT CAN’T. Like this? Subscribe [...]
I was skeptical when I heard that today is International Skeptics Day. Isn’t EVERY day International Skeptics Day for parents? I mean, I spend most of my day saying things like this: Really, you weren’t the one who wrote on the wall? You, with the ink-covered hands? Are you sure you flushed the toilet? That gum in [...]
My friends and I agree: fatherhood makes guys more attractive. Sexier. Just plain old hotter. Sure, the dads on TV and in movies are usually made to look like bumbling dolts, but I think we all know that’s completely incorrect. My experience has been that dads can be pretty awesome, involved, and have the magical ability to make [...]
It’s that time of year again, suckas! Dust off those red wagons and get $100 in Fast Cash at the ATM: It’s time to take the kids pumpkin picking. Here’s how it’s gonna go down, one stage at a time. 1. Denial, Numbness & Shock You don’t remember promising your kids you’d take them pumpkin [...]
I know you do these, too. – Flip them off. – Eat food we claim we are out of (i.e.: ice cream). – Delete the 47th episode of their favorite crappy kids’ TV show to make space for our own favorite crappy TV show. – Whisper, “I know you are but what am I?” just softly [...]