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4 benefits of video games in your home

March 17, 2015

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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

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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

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  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

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  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 […]

I’m not dead yet

June 24, 2014

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  OK, so it’s been a little while since I last posted. I know what you’re thinking but I’m not dead. If I were, I’d have all the time in the world to write posts (in between breaking rocks and applying burn cream—don’t know why, but I’ve always assumed I’d be heading south when I […]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting to be a Teenager

April 30, 2013

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What we have: What I wish we had: Dad, I don’t want to be thirteen. Why not? I don’t want to be a teenager. Really? I thought that’s what tweens looked forward to. I’m scared. Oh. Well, why are you scared? Cause teenagers have bad judgment and do bad things. I don’t want to be […]

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