Articles from August 2018

Swearing Around Kids (And Why I Need To Stop)
Swearing Around Kids (And Why I Need To Stop)

Swearing Around Kids (And Why I Need To Stop)

CURSE WORDS! They’re fun to say! They make you sound cool! They enhance your angry internet rants! Or maybe not, but it probably doesn’t stop you from dropping a “bad word” or two when you’re angry. Or if you’re from Ohio like me, most of your favorite words would probably be censored on television. In most situations, there’s nothing wrong with swearing when you’re an adult, but every parent fears getting a call from their child’s…

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Everything I Know About Parenting, I Learned From A Comic Book

Okay, not really. But I’ve been in love with this graphic novel series lately called Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. It’s a story about family and the love, sacrifice, pain, fear, pride, and joy of being a parent. It’s also about magic and robots and fantasy and war and sex and the consequences of violence and oh so much more. It’s the kind of book that you’ll fall in love with even if…

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The Fear And Anxiety For Your Baby’s Safety Is Normal (But It Still Sucks)

The Fear And Anxiety For Your Baby’s Safety Is Normal (But It Still Sucks)

I’m a pretty high anxiety guy anyway, but having a baby has put my anxiety on steroids. Here’s a story from just this morning… My 7-month-old has been sleeping in pretty late the past few days, like noon to 1:30pm late. He goes to sleep around 10pm. He still takes 1-2 solid naps per day, and he still gets grumpy in the evenings because he’s tired. My wife and I are pretty convinced this is…

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