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I Just Came Here To Read Comments

3 years, 5 months. Dear Jack, In several of my letters to you, I’ve made mention to you that simply by being a parent, I have become a more mature person. It’s true. I’m now embarrassed by some of the things I’ve written to you over the years-…

I Haven’t Said Anything Controversial In A While…

3 years, 3 months. Dear Jack, Last week at work, I had a conversation with a co-worker named Matt, who has two small kids. I was telling him how, the longer I’m a parent, the mellower of a person I am becoming. In other words, stuff is just…

What I’ve Learned From Being A Vegan For 6 Months

2 years, 9 months. *TMI Warning: Contains “too much informantion,” which may be deemed as innappropriate, controversial, and/or offensive to some readers. Dear Jack, It was 6 months ago I took that funny picture of you chowing down a messy, vegan chocolate cookie from Whole Foods, as I…

The Cliche About Loving Being An Exhausted Parent

2 years, 6 months. Dear Jack, Last Friday night as I scrolled through friends’ Facebook status updates in an effort to find anything controversial and/or weird, or therefore interesting, amidst pictures of Instagrammed feet propped up to convince everyone that person is truly relaxing and enjoying life Kenny…

Book Review Of The Circumcision Decision: An Unbiased Guide For Parents

2 years, 1 month. Dear Jack, I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. Instead, I believe if there is any change I feel I need to make in my life, I need to make that change no matter what day it is, as long as that day is still…

Those “Hey, You Just Grew Up!” Moments

2 years, 1 month. Dear Jack, Watching you grow up is like watching the minute hand move on a clock. It’s not until I look away for a little while, then look back again, that I can see a change. There were a few pictures that Mommy must…

Yes, Facial Cream Is Made From Foreskins… Why, Does That Bother You?

23 months. I love it when you Google easy questions that I can so easily prove the answer to with a few hyperlinks. I will now prove legitimacy to this outrageous, yet true, claim. So to answer your question, yes, your facial cream very well could be made…

Parents And Politics: Delaware’s New “Spanking Ban”

22 months. Is the state of Delaware really banning spanking? Not exactly, but in theory, sort of. Governor Jack Markell, a Democrat, passed Bill 234 last month, which contains an ambiguous phrase that I have conveniently copied and pasted for your convenience: (j) “Physical injury” to a child shall mean…

Why I Personally Support The Blood:Water Mission For Africa

21 months. My wife is the one in the relationship who is the stickler for pushing the toothpaste from the bottom of the tube. Meanwhile, I am the one who doesn’t allow either of us to let the faucet to run while we are brushing our teeth, except…

Always 2nd Guessing Myself As A Parent

A year and a half. Whenever I say or type the phrase “thank you,” I instantly assume I actually just said “f— you.” To me, the words sound so similar. It’s not that I’m a vulgar person. In fact, my constant suspicion of my subconscious has much more…

7 Tips On How To Start A Baby Blog

A year and a half.  It was a year ago yesterday that The Dadabase officially premiered on Parents.com with “Welcome To The Dadabase.” Today, I want to share some advice with any mom or dad out there who is considering, or at least curious about, starting their very…

How Much Do You Care What Other Parents Think?

A year and a half. Culturally, as children of The Eighties, we’ve been taught we’re not supposed to care what other people think about us. But really, is that even possible? Especially as parents, shouldn’t we care… at least a little? In my office I work with a…

Surprise! This Christian Dad Struggles With His Own Faith

14 months. During my day job, I work alongside someone I consider a “friendly atheist.” Not the kind who has a passionate agenda of converting me out of Christianity or who is obviously mad at God for not existing. He just simply believes that when we all die……

Parenting and Legalized Marijuana: A Glimpse into the Future

One year. If/when marijuana becomes legalized, how will that affect parenting in our nation? Will America go to pot? Or are the overworked, stressed-out, anxiety-ridden parents better off filling the void with prescription anti-depressants? I consider myself an evangelical Christian, a self-admitted health nut, and a law-abiding citizen….

Controversial YouTube Video “180″ Compares Holocaust to Abortion

Eleven months. Despite being 33 minutes long, “180″ reached over one million views in less than its first month on YouTube. The extremely engaging video consists of a Jewish man asking people on the street whether or not they would have killed Adolf Hitler if they had the…