Make An Easter Basket Your Kids will NEVER Forget!

Why not give the Easter Bunny a hand this year—and make yourself look like the super-dad (or mom!) you are by making your kids an Easter basket they’ll never forget. All you need to do is grow your own grass! It’s a perfect project for every dad! This is a simple project for you and your children—all it takes is…

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To The Girl Who’s Had Me Gasping for 22 Years…

In honor of my daughter’s 22nd birthday today, I’m reposting a story I wrote a few years ago in an attempt to capture who this child is to me. I’m happy to report, a few years later, she still has me gasping. In a good way.  * I’m a world-class gasper. And for that, you can thank my daughter. My…

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Podcast: Dads & Daughters & Jeff Bogle

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Today we’re talking with Jeff Bogle, dad of two daughters and one of the best writers (Out With the Kids) out there. In a recent story in Huffington Post celebrating Jeff’s oldest daughter’s 10th birthday, Jeff shared his sentiments about…

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Why Moms – and their Last Words – Matter

“I’m sorry I can’t take care of you anymore.” Those were the last words my mom said to me. I was 14 years old and she had suddenly taken ill. Nighttime. An ambulance came. Hospital. Intensive care. The details don’t really matter anymore. It was 39 years ago this week. My four older brothers and I kept vigil with our…

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Podcast: Tips for Having “The Talk” With Kids

  Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Today we talk about “The Talk.” Yup, THAT talk. And we’re joined by Katie Malinski – a licensed child and family therapist who runs workshops around the country for moms and dads on this very important topic in…

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DIY Amazing Race for Kids! CBS Atlanta

  You can click on the above photo to see the segment. Or you can click here. And for all the details on how to make your own DIY Amazing Race, click here. Enjoy!

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Podcast: Why Roughhousing with Kids is RIGHT!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: If you think roughhousing is wrong and that you have to halt all horseplay, then think again! This is a show your won’t want to miss! Today’s guest is Anthony DeBenedet, co-author of The Art of Roughhousing: Good-Old Fashioned…

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What Does a Mouthful of Teeth Feel Like?

This is for all of you who have had that dream where your teeth fall out. I was brushing my teeth this morning with my nifty electric toothbrush. Thinking about all the work I had to do. Thinking about how happy I was to be done with the flu that’s kept residence in my body the last few days. Just…

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Podcast: Simplifying the College Application Process!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Today we’re talking to Dr. Nancy Berk about getting your kids into the right college. No matter what the age of your kids – grade school, middle school, or high school – this show will have information that will…

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