Radio Towers

Boy Wonder has shown me so many big emotions on his tiny face. I've seen him at his happiest, his loudest, silliest, crankiest, and even his hungriest. That last one is my favorite because at each and every feeding he makes this gasping sound, like a man drinking water for the first time after emerging from the desert. I swear we feed him regularly. But for my kid, each time sounds like the first…
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The Duchess Of Nausea – a guest post by Bex

Nothing could have prepared me for the shock of finding out I was pregnant. I mean, there were signs but I was too busy working a full time job and planning the wedding of my dreams to notice them. At first, it felt more like the flu. Then one morning, as I was getting ready for work, I knew something was different about my body. No there was no baby bump staring back at me in the mirror, at…
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Food For Thought

Of all the things I could pass on to my son, over eating was not high on the list. I admit it. I constantly have a bad case of the Munchies. I could eat lunch and twenty minutes later I'll be foraging through the kitchen for a snack. As it turns out, Luke's not much better. I got a text message from Bex while I was at work. She was complaining that all Luke wanted to do was eat. Yup, no…
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Spittle’s On The Other Shirt

For people without kids, parenting is weird. When I didn't have a kid, I didn't get it either. I didn't know the joy of setting the little one down for a thirty minute (or second) nap. I didn't rejoice in a quiet trip to the grocery store. I never felt like people were constantly watching me either. Recently, I offered to watch Luke while Bex went out to have some time to herself. I've heard…
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A Critical Analysis Of Children’s Literature

The other day, I mentioned that I like to spice up whatever story du jour that I'm reading to Luke. It's not that the stories I read him aren't good, but they aren't spectacular either. Every parent has their favourite kids book too. You'll hear it if I talk about Dr. Seuss. It's not that Seuss is really that great, more like most books written for kids are just that bad. I've composed text…
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Three Things I Should Stop Doing, Now That I’m A Dad

Bad habbits. Everyone has them. Few people own up to them. Believe it or not, I even have a few of my own. My grannie grannie used to tell me that I'd argue with Jesus. I would always disagree with her, crying "No I wouldn't.". Thus proving her point. I have also been known to pass gas in the supermarket and blame it on the nearest kid. Really, he had it coming. He was staring me down for the…
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From Rut to What Did I do?

Back in 2016, I found myself in a rut, wondering when life was going to get going again. At the ripe old age of 28, I was washed up, hit my peak, no where to go. I found myself in the middle of a quarter-life crisis, wondering what I had to show for it. My day was routine. Get up. Go to work. Come home. Eat. Sleep. Do it all over again. I knew I needed to make a change. Something had to happen…
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Shots

Today was Luke's two month check-up, which meant he was due for his first shots. We knew it was coming. We knew it had to be done. We knew it was unavoidable unless we wanted to be known as "those parents", the ones who don't vaccinate their kids. I am not here to pass any judgement. Get the vaccine. Don't get the vaccine. There is so much contradictory medical advice out there that it can make…
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My IncrediDad

My gramma sent me some old pictures of my mom, my dad, and I earlier this week and it got me thinking of my own IncrediDad. A dad is someone brave and strong. They will protect their kid from bad guys. They're able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Dads are incredible. Many young children view their dad as a superhero. To the best of my knowledge my dad wasn't athletic so the leaping…
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