Tag Archives: fatherhood

Look Out. Here Comes Tomorrow.

The last time I checked I wasn’t a fifteen year old girl from the 60s, but I was surprised at how affected I was by the death of Davy Jones last week.  Then again I guess it makes sense. I … Continue reading

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Sniff, Sniff

I’ve noticed one new thing about myself that I’m attributing to being a father.  I make a lot more noise when I stand up.  Okay, wait. Two things.  I cry at the drop of a freakin’ hat now!  Growing up … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu All Over Again

My wife and I are either crazy or stupid or so self loathing that we feel we deserve to be punished. It must be that, right? How else would you explain it? Why on Earth but for any of the … Continue reading

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Chronicles of a Stay at Home Dad

Written by Nathan Bright My wife and I have been married five years. We were both career-oriented individuals on a good track. In the year 2006 we had life figured out; I received my master’s, my wife had just gotten … Continue reading

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The Housedad Interrogation

Written by Guest Blogger, Edmund Farrow “So, are you on holiday then?” It’s the question I fear most. I never know exactly how to answer and it usually comes at an awkward moment, such as when I’m trying to break … Continue reading

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My Son, The Comedian

Written by Chris Loprete My 3 year old is hysterical. Seriously. I’m not talking about the little “oh isn’t that cute” type of laughs that an infant elicits. Nor am I talking about the courtesy laughs you give to a … Continue reading

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Two Comedians and a Baby Running an Internet Company in the Garage.

Writtem by Guest Blogger Chris Mancini The title is not an exaggeration. Last year, comedian Graham Elwood and I started comedyfilmnerds.com since we were so tired of trying to get work with web companies or any other company for that … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Tribute

Written By Ally LopreteHere’s to the Fathers who have been there for the good and the bad.To the Father who wasn’t sure that he even wanted to become a father, but when he did, embraced it in a way that … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To People Without Children from People with Children, Part 1

Written by guest blogger, James C. Ferguson I don’t want to get off on the wrong foot; I don’t want to draw a line in sand separating the people with children from the people without children. I am in no … Continue reading

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Bridge of Exhaustion

Written by Chris Loprete Every summer during my childhood my family would drive 7 hours south to North Carolina from Pennsylvania. On the way we would have to cross over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, a 17 mile long bridge that … Continue reading

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How I Knew Not to Take My Four Year Old to see Coraline.

Written by Guest Blogger, Chris Mancini I read the book a few years ago. I knew what it was about. I knew the director Henry Selick has a dark streak and directed Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. To be … Continue reading

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Thanks. I got it.

Written By Chris Loprete Why is it that when women see a father alone with a baby, they immediately assume we don’t know what the hell we’re doing? Now I don’t want to generalize here. I’m not talking about single … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Learning

Written by Guest Blogger James C. Ferguson Apparently, as I endeavor to educate my toddler by increasing her vocabulary at every waking opportunity, she – ironically – is turning me into an idiot. As I mentioned in a previous piece, … Continue reading

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Having That “Aha!” Moment

Introducing New Guest Blogger: Brent Farley, Jr. I am the proud father of two beautiful girls and the lucky husband of a beautiful wife. Along with my three girls, we also have a female dog and a female cat. Needless … Continue reading

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My Father, The Financial Genius

Written by Guest Blogger, Chris Mancini Let’s face it, it hasn’t been a good year for the dollar. From being gouged at the gas pump to the financial markets all put collapsing, it makes me want to go into a … Continue reading

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George

Written by Guest Blogger James C. Ferguson Is it just me or is Curious George kind of an asshole? Whenever my toddler brings me one of her numerous Curious George books, of course I’m always happy to indulge her; I … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu All Over Again

My wife and I are either crazy or stupid or so self loathing that we feel we deserve to be punished. It must be that, right? How else would you explain it? Why on Earth but for any of the … Continue reading

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My Life: Take 2

Written By Chris Loprete It’s true what they say. Once you become a father, you start to live your life all over again. My son is 2 ½ and I’m finally getting it through my thick skull that while I … Continue reading

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THE FIRST WEEK (A confession)

“It’s okay, buddy. It’ll be alright, pal. Don’t cry.” I say half heartedly. I’m only saying it because it seems like that’s what I’m supposed to say. I don’t really know what I’m doing. In fact I don’t even know … Continue reading

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I saw the Sex and the City movie…alone.

Wait, wait wait. Let me explain. Yes, I am guilty as charged. I saw the chickiest of chick flicks by myself….on purpose. But before you cancel my “guy” club membership and make me hand over my remote control, allow me … Continue reading

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