Dog Balls Feel Funny…and Other Shit You Learn When Trying to Talk To Your Kids


The things you learn when you have kids… Read More Dog Balls Feel Funny…and Other Shit You Learn When Trying to Talk To Your Kids

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From the Sandlot to the Big Leagues – Life Lessons from Baseball


OK.  Not the big big leagues.  The little big leagues.  I’m gonna say the equivalent of “going to the show”. In little league terms. Baseball.  We are talking about baseball in case the none baseball fans aren’t quite with me yet. Now that we are all on the same page,  let’s get on with it… Read More From the Sandlot to the Big Leagues – Life Lessons from Baseball

Single Mom’s (ok Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide – Pt 3; Sometimes you just have to wing it


Life is funny sometimes.  Ok a lot of the time.  I have to laugh because there is nothing much else to do when things don’t go as planned, crying is not an option really. If you read part 1 and part 2 of the Single mom’s (dad’s too) summer survival guide, you know it took… Read More Single Mom’s (ok Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide – Pt 3; Sometimes you just have to wing it

How I Learned The Art of Successful Procrastination, Accountability and Commitment


My youngest daughter, the lovely Miss Magpie, turned 9 yesterday. Not a milestone birthday as they typically go but with kids they are all a big deal, and should be because life gets tough and soon enough they realize what a year older really means in the scheme of things – like big picture. So… Read More How I Learned The Art of Successful Procrastination, Accountability and Commitment

Romantic Monday Platonic Style; A Boy and His Broccoli


Bubbsy Bansnoodle Won’t Eat His Broccoli, Unless It’s Properly Dressed. Bubbsy Banznoodle is sitting at the table He is looking positively forlorn He won’t smile or giggle, says he’s not able His Mother is puzzled and worn Bubbsy Banznoodle you haven’t  eaten your broccoli I don’t want it  Bubbsy confessed But why? asked his mother,  Bubbsy… Read More Romantic Monday Platonic Style; A Boy and His Broccoli