Tag Archives: Parenting As Child Exploitation

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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Phamily Foto Phriday 9-8-17

Well, that’s been a couple of busy weeks. It started off with Déla’s birthday. For her 12th birthday  she got her  ears pierced. At the mall. The mall also has Cinnabon. Right before school started Ciárán was invited to a … Continue reading

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August 2017 Geek Fuel

It took a while for this one to arrive, but it finally came. Here is a closer look at the individual items. The big Rocket Raccoon figure and the reason the box was as large as it was this month. … Continue reading

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Camporee 2017

Yes, this is well after the fact, I know, but I still want to post about this, brief though it may be. This year was Ciaran’s first year attending the event, and we took the opportunity to check off a … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 8-25-17 (The End Of A Busy Summer – or – Why No Updates?)

The “best laid plans” and all that. This summer has been so ridiculously busy, and you can tell partly because I haven’t updated much. If you follow me on Facebook you have *some* idea of what has been going on, … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 8-25-17 (Catching Up Edition Part 2)

Alright, so it’s been three months and I’m finally getting the second part of this posted. It’s been a busy summer.   Back in May Ciaran’s Cub Scout den held a type of carnival for the rest of the pack. … Continue reading

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Politicizing The Scouts In A Speech Was Wrong

There has been a lot of (virtual) ink spilled with reaction to the current President’s speech at the 2017 Boy Scout Jamboree. There are a few things I wanted to point out on this topic from my perspective as a … Continue reading

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My Problem With The 2017 Mariners Kids Club

I have been a vocal proponent of the Mariners Kid’s Club for years. It has been a good deal and while almost every MLB team has some form of Kids Club the Mariners have had one of the best. Last … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 5-26-17 (Catching Up Edition Part 1)

I mentioned there haven’t been any posts because I’ve been busy, right? Let’s take a look at what has been going on. We start off with a couple shots of what my day typically consist of – such as Tevye doing … Continue reading

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