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On a Quest for Breast Milk

During our pregnancy with my first kid, I was on a quest for breast milk and researched tons of sources. Doctor friends told us it would be the greatest gift we could give our newborn. We were lucky that a friend had twenty pounds of frozen milk in Denver just after...

#tearlesscrying (Or: Dealing With Whiny Kids)

My second born son, Colton, gives me tremendous experience in dealing with whiny kids. He is a magnificent study in extremes. He is adorable. He could charm the wallpaper off the walls. His seductive grin makes mincemeat of the hardest of child-hating hearts. And at...

frozen

You won’t love it.  Kids will basically like it.  Conversation starters:  Exploitation of indigenous people.  The importance of spirituality. Rating:  3 bears (out of a possible 5) Disney is not known for making kids more woke. Sure, they are often on trend for...

Exploring All the Pronouns

Welp, we’ve hit another funky milestone. We’re trying on different pronouns in our household. Before school started, my partner and I asked the big kid, “What would you like to say, this year? ‘He’ or ‘she’?” Kiddo answered sheepishly, “She.” Oh. Okay. So there we...

Break Some Rules Kids – Please?

I’m nice and I strove to please my teachers. But nice people who please teachers don’t paint the Sistine Chapel. They don’t break sound barriers. They don’t develop Apple Computers, right? Crazy people who break rules and smash conventions do big shit. I say that I...

Moulin Rouge – My Age Doesn’t Get It

I just saw Moulin Rouge on Broadway and my age doesn’t get it. I went from “Team Christian” to “Team Satine” to my utter shock. But let’s rewind. Moulin Rouge is a spectacle that gives you everything you hope for – massive...