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Full time, work from home single Dad to my 3 amazing boys. Oh...and creator fo this blog. :-)

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Is it bad that I don’t know what day it is?

The boys are home from their mom/grandparents house and seem to have had a really awesome visit. That’s great and I feel like progress is being made in the right direction. I’ve been busy all morning getting all the running around done. I really pushed myself to get this stuff done because for whatever reason, …

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I chose to be lazy last night

I had a fairly quiet,and uneventful night. I never heard from the boys, which likely means that everything is going well and that’s awesome. I chose to be super lazy and not do much of anything. There were a million things that needed done but I rarely get unrestricted, guiltfree downtime. The kids will be …

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Time, Patience and Bribery

After a tiny bit of distraction, a smidgen of wizardry and shit-ton of patience, I was able to get the kids to school this morning. To be completely honest, there might have been a little bribery as well. Today was a more complicated day because there were several moving parts that got us here. It’s …

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No Shirt No Shoes No School

Emmett went to bed not feeling good and still isn’t feeling good this morning. Neither is Elliott. They had a blast at the movie last night and didn’t even get to bed that late. They’re both very stressed out and that would take a toll on anyone. Elliott’s hip hurts and Emmett’s stomach is upset. …

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Trying to dad-gineer Emmett’s Halloween costume early this year

I wanted to do a quick update in regards to figuring out the boys Halloween costumes for this year. It’s a bit of a challenge because they are very particular but I’m making progress. This is really important to them this year and I suspect it’s a positive distraction. Elliott and Emmett want to go …

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The kids are turning on each other again

The boys got off to school but we were late. Emmett had nightmares all night again and I wasn’t able to sleep well because he kept startling awake. Unfortunately, I overslept as a result and that didn’t get us off to a good start. Elliott must have partially dislocated his hip while he was sleeping …

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