To My Kid Who Found My Blog

To My Kid Who Found My Blog

To My Kid Who Found My Blog: Hi my darling. I knew this day could come when you would find all these blog posts often talking about you, sometimes in a complimentary way, sometimes not. Before you get super angry with me or embarrassed, I want you to know that writing...
Dear Other Dude on the Playground…

Dear Other Dude on the Playground…

Dear Other Dude on the Playground on Saturday – I couldn’t fight the need to write you about an incident between our kids.Remember me? I was the dad with the son wearing a pink dress. Before he burst onto the playground, and as I parked the car, he was...
Living in a 90’s Safe Sex Benetton Poster

Living in a 90’s Safe Sex Benetton Poster

We are living in a 90’s safe sex Benetton poster. I distinctly remember an ad that cool women at my college had on their dorm room walls: eight women and men of varying skin tones spooning in a bed. And they were contentedly naked and calm. Seemingly asleep. On...

Proud to be an American

I’m proud to be an American – BUT – it’s so sad that that symbols have been co-opted by forces for negativity. When I was growing up, American flags were symbols of charming, trendy patriotic pride. No shame in pulling out the stars and bars,...
How to Save America: Campaign Finance Reform

How to Save America: Campaign Finance Reform

I’ll try to make this super quick and simple, though it’s complicated to simply state how to save America. Combining politics and parenting? Why not? Politics is about managing our country so that our kids can have better lives. We can make it a civil dialogue. I’m a...