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This Is Me In Grade 9

I got a stunning realization at my high school reunion this weekend: people don’t really change all that much. Who you are in Grade 9 is who you likely are, for the rest of our life.

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5 Epic Gingerbread Houses And 1 Not So Epic One

We set to work on gingerbread house this weekend. It was nothing epic like you see across the web, but it’s ours – and it’s perfect.

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The Joy of Being Maturish

Being a dad means being maturish. We don’t always succeed at adulting and that’s why we come out ahead.

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When The Loudest One Wins, We All Lose

Boys will be boys? I don’t know if that’s the right way to describing the frightening scene I witnessed at my son’s soccer tryouts, but when the loudest ones win, we all lose.

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The First Ever Sleepover Party

What are your rules for sleepovers? We finally broke the barrier and had our first this summer. It was part bliss, part stress, and all fun. Here’s how it went down for our boys:

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Boys Will Be Boys

I don’t like stereotypically defined gender roles and try to avoid them with my sons, but sometimes boys will be boys.

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Why I’m Making a #PinkShirtPromise To My Kids

Pink Shirt Day is coming up on February 24. Over the next week, I need your help to make a #PinkShirtPromise. Make it with and to your kids.

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Talking About Erections With Your Son

Why do men get erections? How do they happen? What about morning wood? If you’ve got curious kids and you keep it real, here’s some video help.

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Is This Batman Onesie The Best Superhero Onesie Ever?

Sexist superhero jammies have been in the news this week as bloggers debated pros and cons and sexism. Then I found the best superhero onesie ever. Or did I?

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Little Kid Loses It At Miami Marlins Game In Best Vine Ever

I dont know what it is about little boys and sticking out their tongue and taking off their shirt. This is the best. vine. ever.

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Always Be Nice To Girls, Son

A Crock of Schmidt joins the DadCAMP blogging community with this story about teaching his son to always be nice to girls. Welcome aboard, Jamie!

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Matt Walsh Needs To Know What It Feels Like For A Girl

Matt Walsh needs to know what it feels like for a girl. The right wing blogger is trolling parents and inviting boys to ‘be a man’ and calling out Grayson’s love of My Little Pony as “girly”. He’s climbed aboard his high horse and I just want to know what his little pony’s name is.

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They Look Alike, But Are Very Different

[twitter]Everyone immediately comments how much Zacharie and Charlie look alike when they see them together. To be honest, we get confused too. Without the date stamps on some of the earlier photos we’d have a…

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When Clothes For Little Boys Stop Being Cute

Scientifically, kids stop being cute around 4-5. Their jaws develop, their eyes aren’t as big compared to the rest of their face, and they start to look like “big boys” and “big girls.” It’s around…

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The Pink Princess Predicament

I have two boys. And I’m thrilled. As it was once put to me, when you have a boy you don’t need to worry about everyone else’s penis, you just need to worry about your…

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Can You Raise A Neutral Child?

We all love our kids. It’s undeniable. Even the two parents my wife saw smoking outside the Walmart exhaling cancer in the face of their newborn love their daughter. You’d hope. We’re all trying our…

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