All Play, No Work

Make no mistake about it, the bedtime routine in our house still kind of sucks. Sure, there are occasions where B and J, when told to go to bed, will happily oblige, settle down for the night, and be asleep in no time. There are also occasions where February has 29 days. This occurs about […]

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The Shot

I’m a real sucker for “dad” moments in sports. You know, those heartwarming incidents that happen during a game or event, which really highlight the love between a father and their children. From Jeff Hornacek wiping his face during free throw attempts as a way to secretly say hi to his kids, to the dude […]

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True Colors

The other morning,  while getting ready for school, B suddenly blurted this out to us: “Did you know that they say the N word on Casper’s Scare School?” Now, if your kid said this to you, what would your reaction be? For me, I hadn’t had my coffee yet, but this provided quite the jolt! […]

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We The North, He The Mouth

  This post goes out to hoopsheads everywhere, and their little hoopsheads! Now, for as long as I can remember, I’ve been a basketball fan. I  was never much of a player, but I sure could watch a mean game of ball. Anyway, since my kids were little, I’ve been looking forward to the day […]

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When Kids Make You Feel Ancient

As a thirty-something year old dude, I’m still fairly young.  On occasion, however, thirty-something can feel like one hundred-something. You see, it’s easy to forget that some things which are common to me, are completely foreign to my kids.  I’m sure we all remember our parents telling us stories from their adolescence, which we couldn’t relate […]

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A Friend Named Fingers

Today, I’d like to introduce you to someone.  This is an individual who, against all reasonable explanation, seems to be really admired by my children. Are you ready? OK, here he is!         To most people, that is just my hand. But to B and J? It’s Fingers! You see, one day, […]

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