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Father’s Shout

stuff for and about dads

The Story of Noah’s Ark is NOT for Kids

Noah’s a popular guy. His likeness, or more often his proto-Dolittle menagerie, can be found on toys, sheets, curtains, board books, and countless other cute infant, toddler, and kiddie products. Parents and grandparents just can’t get enough of him and his noisy, smelly entourage. And what’s not to like? He’s a jolly old guy with … Continue reading »

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Huggies Advertising FAIL

I recently received a booklet of ads and coupons from Huggies that annoyed me. Actually, at first glance it pleased me. On the cover was a picture of a young man, messenger (diaper?) bag slung over his shoulder, hurdling a park bench in pursuit of a crawling baby. My initial thought was, “Wow. Maybe baby … Continue reading »

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Happy Father's Day!

[We’ll call the author of this guest post Stuff. She’s a long-time friend of mine and contributor at my previous blog. This is a re-post from that blog.] I know this is a few days late, but this meditation has been brewing all weekend through my busy, hectic workdays and my dear husband’s slow ones. … Continue reading »

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My Sunday Best

At last night’s Easter vigil, I realized something. While I believe what we wear to church matters and reflects the dignity and solemnity of the liturgy, my dress clothes aren’t the most important things I wear to worship. It’s not the nice shirt, pressed pants, or tie that completes my ensemble.

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Are You Freaking Kidding Me?!

I haven’t been able to force myself to watch the following video yet. I’m still stuck on the title and concept. Apparently, the blogger at Out-Numbered was asked to post a video from Momversation. The title of this meeting of the minds? Are You Stressed When Dad Watches the Kids?

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