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How to Save America: Campaign Finance Reform

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To be clear: Black Lives Matter

To be clear: Black Lives Matter

I’m the voice of a tiny start-up run by a white man selling luxury products. If I want to stand for what’s right, I can’t stay silent on the sidelines during our current unrest. Some might say I shouldn't wade into the racial unrest as a “company” and not just as an...

10 Best Children’s Books about Sexuality

10 Best Children’s Books about Sexuality

Sooner than later we need to talk about sex with our kids - and by that I mean sexuality - and for that I have the 10 best children's books about sexuality. Nope, not talking about sexual intercourse, don’t worry. (Although all these conversations should start earlier...

Mother’s Day For Two Dads

Mother’s Day For Two Dads

A few years ago I was reminded of the unexpected realization that Mother's Day for two dads is always kind of an issue. I was at the playground with my kid when he found a toy and wanted to take it home. It was a broken robot I’d wager was abandoned. I told him he...

Mom’s Night Off? Not when You’re a Gay Dad

Mom’s Night Off? Not when You’re a Gay Dad

When I first became a dad, I didn't expect to be forced to out myself as gay, but since everyone assumes you're straight (understandably) because when you're on your own with the baby, people ask, "Oh, is it Mom's night off?" (Funny how society also uses the phrase,...

Feeding my Kids at the Happiness

Feeding my Kids at the Happiness

Feeding my kids happiness is one of my highest parenting priorities. Usually that means foods that make me happy. Sometimes it's theirs. If there was any doubt, let me shuffle-ball-change out of the closet loud and proud: I’m a food snob. I wholeheartedly embrace...

Positivity in the Time of COVID

Positivity in the Time of COVID

I was recently struck full force in the face with the power of positivity in the time of COVID-19. A good friend of mine, Mark Hsu, recently published a book. (Disclaimer: I’m in awe. Writing a book is superhero work.) Its title speaks for itself: Please Open in the...

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