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4 benefits of video games in your home

March 17, 2015


Are video games really as bad as we make them out to be? Will my son become a zombie if he plays video games more than 2 hours a day? Are there any benefits to playing video games? Those are all great questions and I don’t have a clue what the answers are, but that […]

The teens they are a’changin’

March 9, 2015


Son, you’ve heard of dog years but what about teen years? Here’s how that works: to calculate a teen’s age in people years, you need to subtract 10. So, a kid who’s been on the planet for 13 years is really about 3 in people years. I figured this out through a highly scientific study […]

Son, it’s time we talked about sports…again

July 21, 2014


  Hi folks. This post was originally published over 3 years ago when I’ve Become My Parents was still just a puppy and had about 18 subscribers. I was thinking about this post recently when my son actually agreed to go out on a tennis court with me and hit some balls. Granted, more balls […]

The basics of money management…sort of

July 7, 2014


  Money. It’s useful stuff. Son, when you have money, the possibilities are endless. You can fold it into interesting shapes or stick it under a table leg to make it stable. You can roll it up and shoot spitwads. With enough practice, you can blow on it and make an annoying buzzing sound. Use […]

And may all your Fridays be Black

November 29, 2013


Well, happy Thanksgivnukah! This is one of those great years when Chanukah comes way before that other holiday. Why is that so great? Because Chanukah isn’t buried behind a bazillion lumens of multi-colored lights, drowned out by non-stop jingly music and pushed off the shelves by 5,000 different kinds of Christmas cards. Now, before you […]

Found my old diary and it turns out I was lame then, too

November 15, 2013


Hi there! I haven’t pulled out an old post in a while. This one goes way back–even before I started scratching out cartoons. It was originally posted on June 28, 2011. I had been digging around a box of old stuff and came across my diary.  Have a read and just know that nothing has […]


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