Happy Father’s Day

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To all the dad’s out there who, like mine, make themselves available to play, listen and love while providing a rock solid foundation for adventure and exploration – thank you. Happy Father’s Day.

Emoji face

emoji face

Emotions are hard to talk about, perhaps even more so as a teen, so thank god for emojis.

The Best a Man can get… or not?…

gillette

Gillette’s new ad has sparked a lot of discussion and some controversy. Irrespective of whether or not this ad is good or bad, the most valuable part it’s played in our household is sparking conversation, and in a home filled with teenagers, that’s worth something.

Parenting. It’s textbook…

the textbook

Another bit of dinner time magic. I’m pretty sure he was saying this for effect but it’s always good to have a moment each day to touch in on family values, textbooks and lost and found…

Classic parenting

Salts

We work so hard to make them confident and independent people and then they go and show that’s what they want to be and I immediately want to time travel back to when she used to hold out her arms and say “Up-y up-y” cause she really needed me. Classic.

Parent logic

parent logic

Another quality dinner time discussion yields more insight into the mind of a kid…

The “W” is gone…

tween no more

I now have only teenagers in my house… how does the time go by so quickly? And where is all the food in my fridge, and my car keys, and…