Category Archives: parenting

Halloween Costume Idea

Have you seen the movie “The BoxTrolls (2014)”? Well, here is a low cost Halloween idea for ya :-) About these ads

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Cute things Our Kids Say Wrong – Part Three

Driving home from dinner last week, and the three-year-old out of the blue said: Where’s Catarina? My wife and I look at each other, then we say in sync: Caterpillar? I have no idea how my wife and I both … Continue reading

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How can I be a feminist foster parent?

As a foster parent, we never really know how long a kid will be in our care. A kid might be here for another month. Perhaps years. We don’t know. But as a foster dad, it is my job to … Continue reading

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Parenting: We reached the “Why?” Stage

“Where did momma go?” asks our three-year-old foster kid. “She went to visit her friend,” I say. “She’ll be back later.” “Why?” “Because she wants to come back. She would miss us.” “Why?” “Because she loves us.” “Why?” “Because she … Continue reading

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Will this diaper nightmare EVER end?

Every day we’re diapering. No, this is not a Stephen King horror novel or an episode of the Twilight Zone. This is life in foster care. As I have said before, cloth diapering is not hard. Although it is occasionally … Continue reading

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