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Bless the Beasts and the Children—Even When the Children Are Beasts

Today, my daughter’s late arrival to preschool came courtesy of Mr. Grumposaurus, our almost-six-year-old. He couldn’t brush his teeth. He couldn’t put on his shoes. His motor skills had degraded to the point that he couldn’t even muster the strength to pull on his coat. “Let’s go!” I exhorted him. (This is the worst thing […]

Thankfully…

Tomorrow the missus and I will be competing in a 5k, then gorging ourselves on turkey and all the trimmings (well,  most of them–not my beard trimmings…I hope). In honor of the day, I decided to post some things we’re thankful for. Mrs. Cranky Dad Wolfe Cranky Dad Extended family The Internet Naptime Cranky Dad […]

Wake Up!

I know most new parents are concerned about getting their kids to fall asleep, but at some point you’ll wake up after five or six hours and have a mini heart attack when you realize junior hasn’t stirred (then you’ll look at him so intensely that he wakes up and looks at YOU like, “Why […]