Category: Tech


Summer Travel With Kids – The Long Ride Home

As summer comes to a close and the blazing 100-degree temps fade into the welcoming arms of the cool upper ninety-degree temps I think it’s time we address the elephant in the back seat. The long ride home with kids… It’s often mentioned that the ride home feels much shorter than the ride to vacation.  That’s fine and dandy and in most cases probably holds true.  But with kids in the back seat, the wheels can literally come off at...


Parenting Tip: Don’t Let A Train Get Stuck In Your Daughter’s Hair

“Daddy?!?!” “Daddy! I need you!” It happens all the time, right? Your daughter yells from the other room and just needs a little bit of help. Parents know that judging the situation you will face by the tone of voice and intensity of the plea for help is a rookie mistake.  A blood-curdling scream could be anything from raging fire sweeping through the living room to a corner of a recently colored picture being torn off. The SAME terror can...


Let’s Play Some NintendOLD!

Davis, Clara, and I got out my original Nintendo over the weekend and hooked it up. Davis saw it in a drawer and has wanted to give it a whirl for a while now. What could go wrong? Nothing, that’s what. Davis gets to play video games every now and then and is really good, like excessively good, especially at Mariokart. He’s good enough that I have had to use alternative means to secure victory for myself a few times...


An ALARMing Night

It has been a long day. It started at 3:30 AM with a fateful beep…and then another…and another… I sprung (see: fell awkwardly out of bed) into action. I knew what the beep was, with each beep we grew closer to all the kids waking up, and me turning into a bouncer at an all-night beep filled rave. Having learned a hard lesson once before, I first checked the Carbon Monoxide Alarms… Lesson Already (Angrily) Learned: Long story short when...

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