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Flu Shots by Ambush, AKA “Sunglass Shopping”

This weekend we tried to avoid the oncoming flu season by getting family flu shots at the lovely local Rite Aid. Don’t scoff until you learn why: because of total ambush. That’s right, when you have two kids with Shot Anxiety Disorder (I coined that phrase, thankyouverymuch, but it’s also known as trypanophobia – fear […]

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In the Middle of the Night…

The other night I had a near death experience. I went to use the bathroom in the dark and as I was sitting down I thought I undershot the toilet, panicked, lost my balance and almost went headfirst through the shower door. A number of better looking underwear than what I was wearing flashed before […]

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Filling Out Those Damn School Forms

For same sex parents, filling out those damn school forms is not only a chore but also incredibly insulting. You see, every year the girls come home with this hideously thick packet of school forms to be filled out by their parents. The process necessary to go through each individual piece of paper is both time-consuming and […]

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At the Water Park

At Aquatica Water Park… • Also known as Alotomoney-ica or Expensive-ica or Abroke-ica. • A place where you can play on a fake, cement beach in California. • I sure I’m the only middle aged gay man here – except for the man selling chicken nuggets – who might be a woman? • Speaking of, […]

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San Diego Theme Parks in 5 Days

San Diego is known for its famous theme park and amusement destinations, and I wrote this story recently for Hilton Mom Voyage on hitting all the major San Diego theme parks in 5 days. Click here to read some great tips at HiltonMomVoyage.com. We had a blast behind the scenes at the world-famous San Diego Zoo Pin it!

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Visit Cambodia, Inspired by a Video Game

Who knew that playing the video game Tomb Raider, and watching Angelina Jolie play Lara Croft in the movies of the same name, would lead us to an epic visit to Cambodia? Well it was a bucket list adventure, and our whole family loved this country. Lara Croft inspired our trip to Cambodia. How’s that […]

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Teen Olympics

1 am – 1 pm: Synchronized sleeping while on vacation 1 pm – 6 pm: Synchronized Snapchat and resistance to physical activity

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Tale of Two Teens: A Suitcase Study

I’m convinced that the shape of the travel stuff inside their suitcase tells much about a teen’s personality. For example, I give you Sophia’s area after 2 days in a hotel room at the Hilton Boston Downtown: And Ava-The-Collector’s area of the same hotel room: No judgement – both are fine for getting our stuff from here to there. […]

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