Almost 40 years ago, my parents moved to Wichita, KS when my father accepted a marketing position at the corporate headquarters of Pizza Hut. I was born soon after and the rest, they say, is history. The story of my father’s rise to pizza and rent-to-own infamy is well documented…but this story isn’t about him. […]Read more "Retirement: So Long Honorary Mom"
I’ll never forget the time my son Max watched with disappointment as I cautiously climbed into the shower. He sat there and stared at me…waiting. “What’s up buddy?” I asked. He replied, “When you gonna start jumping?” I looked at him in confusion then remembered I had said I was going to “jump in the […]Read more "Kids Comprehension Of Puns & Play On Words"
Much has changed with my growing boys this year. Max is now 5 and a half (that “half” is very important to him) and going to kindergarten while Dodge is now 3 and a half (could care less about the “half”) and just starting to lose the baby fat in his cheeks, giving us a […]Read more "First Day Of Kindergarten or (My Total Failure In Parenthood)"
Max has lice. Show of hands…who just got the creepy crawlies up their neck. Yeah. There are bug living in my 5-year old’s hair…and laying eggs. When you put it like that, it’s friggin disgusting. However, according to the CDC “an estimated 6 million to 12 million infestations occur each year in the United States […]Read more "Lice To The Max!"
Today my oldest son (Max) turned 5. It seems like he has been 5 for a while…but that may be due to the fact that he’s been reminding us of his birthday since Halloween. He was keenly aware that Thanksgiving came after Halloween, then Christmas, then New Year’s, then his birthday. He even asked if […]Read more "Kids Turning 5"