What is the Difference Between A “Father” and A “Dad”?

Normally, I would provide you with some credible source for defining both words. However, this time I am going to explain both titles to you from my point of view. Oh, jolly good you say. My father was a good person, but he was not equipped to be a dad. He was a gentle soul … Continue reading What is the Difference Between A “Father” and A “Dad”?

Why Do People Pay Money to Have Other People Scare the Life Out of Them?

I have never understood this concept. I am jumpy and anxious enough of a person without having someone else startle or scare me on purpose! All you have to do is sneak up behind me and say, “boo” and I will probably start crying! I have the worst startle response ever. Take scary movies. You … Continue reading Why Do People Pay Money to Have Other People Scare the Life Out of Them?

“Mommy, Would You Ask Daddy to Stop Eating My Halloween Candy”

What is it about Halloween candy that causes most dad’s across America to sneak and eat their kids Halloween loot? I go through this every single Halloween! When my daughter was little, she failed to realize that the bucket full of treats and candies were edible. Each year, after trick or treating, my daughter would … Continue reading “Mommy, Would You Ask Daddy to Stop Eating My Halloween Candy”

How Is It That I Am Not Employed, and I am Busier Than When I Was Employed?

How did this happen, you ask? I am not entirely sure I know the answer. I used to work in a corporate environment. It was fast passed and exciting! I felt like I was on the cutting edge and thought myself very cosmopolitan. I was the Bomb diddly, baby! My husband also works in the … Continue reading How Is It That I Am Not Employed, and I am Busier Than When I Was Employed?

“Don’t Play with That, You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”

I cannot tell you how many times I heard this phrase as a kid. Back in the day, before kids had safety rules, baby gates, seat belts and toy recalls, we would play with whatever we could find. Store bought toys were a luxury that we could not afford. Not to mention the fact that … Continue reading “Don’t Play with That, You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”