Moving up is not graduating. You don't "graduate" from the 4th grade.Read More
There’s so much of Bill Murray’s work sprinkled throughout my everyday life that it actually scares me sometimes. He came along at a very impressionable age for me, so picking the best Bill Murray movies is like picking my favorite kid, but I’ve spent way too much time thinking about this. Here's the difinitive list of Bill Murray's best movies.Read More
We're total wussies these days. I look back at my grandfather's era and those guys were tough. If they got hurt it was because they were doing something manly like cutting wood and the axe caught their leg during their twelfth hour of chopping. They rubbed some dirt in it, spit and cut another cord. Not us. We complain and take medications for everything.Read More
It was one of those days ... The second I walked through the front door from a long day at work, it was one piece of bad news after another. I had no idea what was really waiting for me under my lawn...Read More
These are writing tips from some of the greatest to ever live. Some are tough to accept, others funny, but in my decades of writing and creating content, they're all true and necessary to accept if you really want to write professionally.Read More
Divorce is something that you should avoid at all costs. The grass is not always greener. Your kids will suffer no matter how well you think you've worked it out, your friends will suffer, and your family will suffer. Most of all, you will suffer in ways you never thought - even if you're the one pushing for it. It is a tragedy on par with a death in the family.
Here are the things no one ever tells you about divorce.Read More
Our house also seems to be utter chaos at all waking hours; someone is always in costume, half-finished kid projects strewn about, and we're by far the loudest house on the block.
True to form, last night ... there was an incident.Read More
I was trying to teach him a life lesson. How many parenting fails have started out like that? Most? Boy #1 is a pretty easy kid. He’s always in a good mood, up for anything, does what he's told (most of the time), loves people, and is a joy to be around. A couple of years ago he asked Santa for a Nintendo DS and was really hoping the fat man would deliver on Christmas morning.Read More