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Friday FAIL

Daddy Won’t Listen

Let's go to Sonic! It is after eight you know! For those who do not know Sonic has half priced shakes after 8pm. Is a phrase that is uttered in our household quite a bit. It is typically a way…

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Failure to be a Man

Taking a look back at this past week and looking at the many failures I committed (if that is the right word) there is one that came to me yesterday after having a conversation with a Twitter friend whom I…

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Dad to Dad

Well I am a failure again this week. I agreed to do a book review for Father's Day on a book that I am sure many new/future/old dads may have wanted as a gift. But, being the father that I…

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Time vs. Blog

Lately, I feel like there is just not enough time. It is not a result of the Kid though. Many parents of an 18 month old would blame it on them but I can not do that to him now.…

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Daddy Wake Up!

It has been a long day and I am tired. I tell Hot Mama that I am going to hit the hay and walk into the bedroom. I see what appears to be a huge pile of clothes on the…

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Milk, Milk, Milk!

6:15am the alarm clock goes off. I reach over and hit the snooze button, it does not stop the first time I hit the annoying device. I proceed to hit it once more still does not stop. I come up…

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What is His Temperature?

This has been a very strange week.  Then Wednesday decided to rear an ugly head. The Kid awoke burning up, which I failed to notice when I went to get him. How I missed this one I do not know.…

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Where’s the Heat?

This morning, was a morning in which I failed before I even woke up. It is about 5:45am and there is a whimper coming from the baby monitor. I let the whimper continue for just a few minutes to see…

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Look Kid, I Can Spell

As I was reflecting on another sleepless week gone by, I was thinking about how did I fail at parenting this week. I was almost at the point of calling myself a failure because I did not fail. I mean…

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Naptime FAIL

As a parent we all know how important sleep is. Our lives revolve around sleep. I have blogged about it many times in the past Can I Go To Bed Now? Ode To Sleep Being among some of my more…

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