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Posts tagged childhood
Doctor’s Advice For New Parents Circa 1973
My parents moved houses this past summer and with it came an incredible purge of all the things they have been hanging on to over the years. They’ve known they were going to be downsizing…
Why Do People Take Toddlers To Disneyland?
There’s something you need to know about bringing toddlers to Disneyland: they won’t remember a thing. Your vacation will be an ‘in the moment’ celebration, but you won’t be building lifelong memories.
Why I Tried To Buy My Wife A Snoopy Brusha Brusha Toothbrush
The Snoopy Brusha Brusha Toothbrush was a big want in my wife’s childhood. Here’s why I went seeking one online for her to have #HealthyRoutines
I Found Another Box Of Old Stuff From My Childhood And It Was Full Of Star Wars
I went cleaning in my basement and found an old box of stuff from my childhood. There were books and autographs and memories of Star Wars. Check out what I found.
Having Kids Means Never Saying “I’m Too Old For This” – Until It’s Too Late
When you’re a dad the “I’m too old for this” instinct doesn’t kick in until it’s too late. From going on water slides to rolling down hills, I do it, love it, and then hurt.
Children Are Perpetual Motion Machines
Children are perpetual motion machines. They never stop moving. Ever. They run, jump, climb, and repeat with boundless energy. And I love watching it all.
“Chewie, We’re Home”
Chewie, we’re home.” Isnt that the best? It’s exactly what Star Wars feels like. It’s home. It’s my past, my present, my future. It’s my childhood, it’s my sons’. Here’s teaser trailer #2 for The Force Awakens. Enjoy
The Naming Of Stuffies
I dont know how kids go about the process of naming of stuffies. Sometimes they’re clever, sometimes they’re simple, they’re always perfect.
The Best Worst Thing I’ve Ever Fed My Kids
There are smells and tastes that bring me back to my grandmother’s house. The stale smell of cardboard from her closet that was stacked with board games. The fragrant aroma of sausage, thyme, and sage when making turkey stuffing. This weekend, biting into a Swiss Roll, I was instantly 8 years old again sitting at her kitchen table.
How To Feel Like A Kid Again
Who says sprinklers and Slip and Slides are for kids? Not me.