Tag Archives: Parenting As Child Exploitation

Phamily Foto Phriday 11-10-17

Just a few shots this time around, but I promise they are worth it. First up we have Xavier in one of the last soccer games of the season. He did really well and has some natural athletic ability. Not … Continue reading

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Halloween 2017

Yes, I know this is late and everybody has moved on from this day at this point, but I’m having a long but great week. part of which will be in another post. You might remember I mentioned carving pumpkins … Continue reading

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October 2017 Geek Fuel Unboxing

This month’s box came in last week, and August it might not be the best month’s content, but still is of good quality. Here is the video of him opening it up first. The shirt is a pretty cool design. … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 10-27-17

Before I get into the rest of the pictures I want to¬† first highlight one from yesterday and the story behind it. Yesterday I took the boys and Grace to get flu shots while Laura and and Dela were at … Continue reading

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Turning Girls Into Boy Scouts?

It was recently announced that Boy Scouts of America would accept girls into the Cub Scout program starting with the 2018 program year (essentially the beginning of the school year). Additionally, for older girls, they will now have an opportunity … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 10-6-17

Even though it was a busy week I don’t have a heck of a lot to share for some reason. Let’s start off with last week’s swim lesson. That’s Ciaran giving Tevye a piggyback ride in the pool before the … Continue reading

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Three Things That Have Made Me Laugh Recently

Tevye (age 3) and August (age 14) were having breakfast. They are sitting at the table in a way that I can not see them. I hear some sort of sound, almost like a fart, but it could have been … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 9-29-17

It’s been a good week. Here’s what has been going on. First, let’s start with swim lesson, which Tevye really enjoys. And yes, that is a rubber duckie on his head. Earlier this week I talked (partly) about how long … Continue reading

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Four Hours

Today has been… challenging? Rough? Just a day? It is difficult to write a post about getting only four hours of sleep while suffering from only getting four hours of sleep the night before. Initially I was going to go … Continue reading

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Of Dog Shit And Tardies

Two somewhat unrelated yet connected thoughts this morning born out of experience. First – curb your dog. After dropping off most of the kids at school I took Tevye (and Grace, in the stroller) to preschool. While waiting for the … Continue reading

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