Monthly Archives: July 2011

Is it getting easier?

Parents of younger kids seem to always tell each other “it gets easier,” but does it really?  Another common quote by parents of teenagers or post-teenagers say “I use to think it was tough when they were young.”  So I … Continue reading

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Dash gets top billing

The CFO and I have always felt a little bad about Dash’s photo-ops.  Bruiser and Princess have been in a few publications since they were very young.  Keep in mind these are not paid spots:)  But Dash has come out … Continue reading

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Paranoia the destroyer

The CFO calls me a pessimist… I say I am a realist.  Yes, I have an uncanny ability to suck the fun out of a room.  “Oh yes, that is fun but have you thought about….”  But some times stuff just … Continue reading

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Lazy parenting

Hello, my name is Al and I have been a lazy parent. I wish I could blame it on the Summer dragging on or trying to “get it all done” or something else but the cold hard truth is that … Continue reading

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Why are you crying?

I try to wait…  the Triplets will be playing well by themselves then all of a sudden I will hear a cry or a wale.  Previously I would to run to them to see what was the matter but now … Continue reading

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Pride

I know it shouldn’t, but it makes me both proud and mad that the Triplets are further along in Angry Birds than I am:) Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home. … Continue reading

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Risk vs. Reward

The Triplets are really becoming master negotiators learning to weigh out risk vs. reward.  They are usually pretty good at asking if they can or cannot do something as they usually get a yes if they ask and the request … Continue reading

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Funny

Last night the boys and I were wrestling.  Bruiser started with a few rules… then added more as we went. No grabbing me No tickling me You have to freeze when I say “freeze” No pushing me Don’t grab me … Continue reading

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Creative accounting… it’s not just for companies.

I don’t know if you all do this but we do it A LOT…  We plan to spend money, sometimes a lot of money.  Then we decide not to spend it and we feel as if we have “saved” all … Continue reading

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