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The Sacrificial Lamb

My daughter, at age seven, is already learning how to game the system.  For Lent this year, she is giving up “screaming at my mommy.”   Such a carefully crafted sacrifice, while doing nothing to guide her towards civility, leaves me to bear, in full force, the vitriol of her displeasure.  This is akin to me […]

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Which Comes First

Pop Quiz: You are getting ready to prepare dinner for your family. Your spouse and the kids are at gymnastics class and will then be coming home in about an hour and a half. What comes first? Do you put on some Eric Clapton so you can listen to it while mixing a martini or […]

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What Happens in Vegas…

…so my wife and I had a weekend jaunt to Las Vegas – our first weekend away from the kids in almost seven years (since our oldest was born).  While there, we went out for long walks, checking out shows, restaurants, etc.  At one point, we had a discussion about whether or not to hit […]

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Fulfilling Calories

Why is alcohol called “empty calories?” Sometimes is the most fulfilling part of my day.

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The Date Matinee

Our wild nights out used to go from 7 to 2; now, they go from 2 to 7….

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One Great Reason

I love my kids – they give me reason to drink.

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TGIF

At our house, come 5pm every night is Friday night; unfortunately, come 6am every morning is Monday morning.

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Bedtime Rituals

Bedtime is all about ritual. For babies it’s milk and snuggling, for older kids a book and brushing teeth, for Dad, a martini and a good cry.

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Stu’s Diet Breakthrough

Hey Parents, here’s a little tip to help shed those unwanted pounds…

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Hello Tom, Goodbye Kids

…made a Tom Collins with homemade Gomme Syrup, carbonated water, lemon juice, and Tanqueray Rangpur gin. Stay tuned for my new movie, “Honey, I’m Completely Oblivious to the Kids”

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