Tag Archives: children

Is Reading Still Popular?

Anybody remember the phrase ‘Reading is Fundamental’?  First, I didn’t realize it was a nonprofit child literacy organization founded in 1966.  Thought it was saying used in Public Service Announcements.  In fact, I used to think it was connected to … Continue reading

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Ode to the Single Father

Woman are naturally better Men can’t do it alone You don’t know what you’re doing Movies make us the butt of jokes Bungling at home Lacking of common sense And lucky to avoid destruction Desperately seeking a mate To take … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Single Father Characters

This list might quickly turn from fiction to reality.  In fact, I might switch between them to cover more ground.  Honestly, this subject feels a little awkward, but I’ve already entered the rabbit hole.  No turning back now. Fiction: Don’t … Continue reading

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Being a Single (And formerly a Stay At Home) Father

This topic is going to be a little funky because I’m bouncing between two similar, but different, topics.  I’ve been in both boats and felt like talking about them since they’ve been heavy on my mind.  This might be a … Continue reading

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A Week of Fun, Chilly Weather, and Sleeping In

This was Winter Break for my son and myself, which meant it was time to set up daily adventures.  Preferably those that don’t require waking up before the sun.  The weather was chilly at parts . . . warm enough … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Surviving the Summer as a Parent/Author

Replace Daddy with Mommy on that picture.  So, things tend to get screwy when you have kids and summer hits.  Camps are so expensive that you might as well mortgage the house or sell a kidney.  Not your own kidney … Continue reading

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School’s Out and the Summer Begins

The last week of school was a little more chaotic than I expected.  There were a lot of errands and chores along with stress in getting things ready.  Not the least of which was helping to get some dead branches … Continue reading

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