10 Ways Parents Can Make the First Week of School Better for Their Kid’s Teacher

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10 Ways Parents Can Make the First Week of School Better for Their Kid’s Teacher

Ah, the first week of school! As a teacher for the last 17 years, it’s still exciting and fun for me, but some elements of the day are more difficult than others. Here are some ways to put a big … Continue reading →Read More

Can Generational Changes in Parenting Send Modern Dads to Jail?

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Can Generational Changes in Parenting Send Modern Dads to Jail?

For a good year, securing my then two-year-old into his car seat was like getting toothpaste back into the tube–impossible and messy. One ploy we used was telling him the police would arrest us if he wasn’t safely buckled in. We … Continue reading →Read More

5 Reasons the Ice Bucket Challenge Raised $15 Million in 3 Weeks

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5 Reasons the Ice Bucket Challenge Raised $15 Million in 3 Weeks

  In case you haven’t been paying attention to your social media accounts, dumping a bucket of ice-cold water on your head is the “thing” to be a part of right now. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has progressed from … Continue reading →Read More

11 Ways Technology Is Completely Destroying Your Love Life

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11 Ways Technology Is Completely Destroying Your Love Life

It seems like technology should make life easier. That was the point, right? Not always. When it comes to love, things don’t run smoothly when relationships are conducted over text, email, and social media channels—all rife with potential for miscommunication … Continue reading →Read More

6 Ways to Avoid Facebook Wars with Your Friends

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6 Ways to Avoid Facebook Wars with Your Friends

You think arguing about politics on Facebook is a social media land mine? Try sharing your opinion on child rearing and see what happens. Who knew someone could be “unfriended” at the speed of sound? Facebook is where many parents … Continue reading →Read More

10 Items Grown Men Need to Retire from Their Wardrobe Immediately

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10 Items Grown Men Need to Retire from Their Wardrobe Immediately

  Everyone makes a fashion faux pas now and then. But faux pas once, shame on you. Faux pas twice or more, and your date will be ashamed of you. Here, some of the wardrobe fails you must ditch, ASAP. 1. Camouflage … Continue reading →Read More

The 4 Parental Perks of Owning Chickens… Really

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The 4 Parental Perks of Owning Chickens… Really

The circle of life is on display in our backyard, something that sounded much cheerier in that “Lion King” musical number. My wife recently decided that having two young children, a dog and a fish just wasn’t enough. So she … Continue reading →Read More

Should Your Kids Use Audiobooks? Is it Cheating?

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Should Your Kids Use Audiobooks? Is it Cheating?

  It’s back to the grind for kids as back to school season fast approaches. If you don’t have a family of bookworms that could mean joining in on the rising debate for parents and teachers alike: does listening to … Continue reading →Read More

9 Eye-Popping Drone Videos

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9 Eye-Popping Drone Videos

Drones. You know, quadcopters. Or radio-controlled copters. They go by a lot of names, but everyone just seems to call these flying gadgets “drones” these days. The only thing more fun than flying one? Capturing video while you’re doing it. … Continue reading →Read More

8 Realities All Incoming College Freshmen Better Expect This Fall

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8 Realities All Incoming College Freshmen Better Expect This Fall

Freshman year of college: pretty exciting, right? It’s also a huge first dose of freedom for many. While it’s a great time in your life, a few mistakes can easily ruin the whole experience. Look for these speed bumps, and … Continue reading →Read More

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