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Entries from February 2012

A Meditation on the Mysteries of the Internet

February 28th, 2012 by Theodore | 2 Comments

This post was sponsored by Linksys and the new Linksys E4200v2 router. For more information on sponsored posts, read the bottom of our About Page. Of the three DadWagoners I am by far the least technically proficient. I had to be told, in fact, what a router is. I don’t know overly much about my […]


On Parenting Abroad: The Withdrawal Method

February 23rd, 2012 by Matt | No Comments

One recent morning, as I walked toward Rangoon’s Shwedagon Pagoda—a Buddhist temple clad in 60 tons of gold and ornamented with precious gems—I was surrounded by children. Goddamn children. Maybe half a dozen of them. All seemed to be about 6 years old, and all were gamboling around, trying to beg money from me, either […]


The iFather

February 21st, 2012 by Nathan | 1 Comment

Note: This post was sponsored by Linksys and the new Linksys E4200v2 router. For more information on sponsored posts, read the bottom of our About Page. We moved last month. Did I mention that? Perhaps not. This is the problem with blogging: I want to blog about things that matter to me, but if those things are as time-consuming […]


It Doesn’t Work

February 16th, 2012 by Theodore | 2 Comments

A short while ago I wrote a post about how amazing I am as a father, offering as evidence my ability to get both of my children to go to sleep at once. Do I regret connecting the successful sleep patterns of my progeny with my capacities as a father? No. I don’t. I stand […]


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Why I Sometimes Nix The Sitter And Drag My Kids To Grown-Up Stuff

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Really, it’s good for them—and kind of good for everyone else, too.

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An unnamed gunman gestures after shooting the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. Turkish police shot and killed the gunman, Turkish station NTV reported. Russia's ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot in Ankara, according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman. #APPhoto by Burhan Ozbilici

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"They watch their mothers and fathers overdose and die on the bathroom floor. They live without electricity, food or heat when their parents can’t pay the bills. They stop going to school, and learn to steal and forage to meet their basic needs."

The Children of the Opioid Crisis

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Left behind by addict parents, tens of thousands of youngsters flood the nation’s foster-care system; grandparents become moms and dads again

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Don't forget the gift receipt(s)!

A Gift for Every Type of Dad (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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Including cricket-flour protein bars, ice-cold beer chillers, and an air fryer that uses hardly any oil.

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