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RTD: Keeping Your Stress From Your Spouse and Kids

Keeping Your Stress From Your Spouse and Kids

I was the youngest in my family, which means I spent a lot of time watching others.  This usually meant that I could see when the proverbial [poop] … [Read more...]

RTD: Puberty and The Sex Talk

RTD-Puberty and the Sex Talk

I remember sitting in the doctor's office for the ultrasound where we found out the sex of our first child. At that point I had 6 nephews and only 1 … [Read more...]

RTD: The Return of Baseball


Baseball is back. Let me repeat that. Baseball is back! All is right again with the universe. Put simply, I love the game. I cherish the game. I … [Read more...]

RTD: Home Improvements and Spring Cleaning

Home Improvements and Spring Cleaning

Spring is here and the temperature is slowly climbing.  This means that more people are getting out and realizing the toll that winter has taken on … [Read more...]

Go for a Beer with Dads Round Table


Some say beer was born thousands of years ago in what is now known as Iran and Iraq. Although beer has come a long way since then, the essential … [Read more...]

March Madness

Every year I fill out my NCAA Tournament Bracket I pick the Syracuse Orange to win the whole thing. I've been right one time in my life, 2003.  To … [Read more...]

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Retro RTD


When I was a kid, Saturday Morning Cartoons were an event. I'd wake up early and turn on the television. The TV took a few minutes to warm up so I'd … [Read more...]

RTD: The Labels Others Give Us; We Give Ourselves

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Perception: From Merriam-Webster, "the way you think about or understand someone or something." And therein lies the problem. As a people, we have … [Read more...]

RTD: Teaching Kids to Stand Up for Themselves


As my kids get older and grow up in a world rife with over-sensitivity and over-reaction, I'm starting to realize that teaching them the when and how … [Read more...]

RTD: The Daily Grind of Parenting

Parenting Grind

For my family, the past two years have been an exercise in pushing from one stage of life to the next.  My wife has been in school working towards her … [Read more...]