Tag: kids

You still suck

31 July, 2014 (14:06) | Poll the People

How often does your house get vacuumed?  I’m not talking about pulling it out for spot vacuuming after a mess.  I’m talking about a full house sweep.  I would think kids and visual dirt play a big role in how often it happens.  let me know your scenario!

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Day 1: Without Hnn-Hnn and Bumpa

11 January, 2014 (13:41) | Daddy Log

It’s been less than 24 hours since I dropped hnn-hnn (Jan-Jan) and Bumpa off at the airport.  Survival mode is already engaged.  The Mirkwood fog must have been pouring through the vents as we slept.  What day is it?  What’s that noise?  What’s that smell?  I sold my soul to the sirens of Sesame Street […]

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The immortal man

30 July, 2013 (21:42) | Memories

I’ve got a bunch of weird emotions going on right now.  I don’t want to say “I lost someone today.” That sounds too self-centered.  Especially since I haven’t talked to my dad’s friend for almost 10 years.  But, how do I explain this feeling of loss? I don’t think he knew how much I revered […]

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Harry Potter / Voldemort LEGO Lenticular Mosaic

28 November, 2012 (21:08) | LEGO© Creations

I’m a part of Steel City LUG, and we’re displaying at LEGO KidsFest this weekend, so I wanted to put together something special for it.  I was imbued by the Batman/Joker of Arthur Gugick, who was inspired by Christopher Doyle’s Dorian Bley.  I originally had a different idea, but it was my wife that came up […]

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Hall’s Rule of Social Order – #17

3 September, 2012 (12:00) | Hall's Rules of Social Order

You can’t control others.   You can influence.  You can lead by example.  You can threaten.  You can scare.  You can encourage.  You can explain your point of view.  You can layout the logic and consequences of actions.  You can suck it up and walk away when they still don’t do what you say because […]

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‘No screen’ time is not the answer to good parenting

3 May, 2012 (12:00) | Daddy Log

A new category for the blog! I read an interesting article that a dad friend posted – http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/11/more-screen-time-for-kids-who-create-instead-of-watch/ It differentiates between simply consuming entertainment during screen time and actually being creative with screen time.  It reminded me about teaching the LEGO classes.  The students would love to just be given a pile of bricks and […]

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