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Let’s go to the library!

Tired and ready for a nap (wishful thinking), Daytime Dad and his two munchkins head for home after a round of errands. “Daddy,” Little One #1 says, “I want to go to the library and read books. Can you take … Continue reading

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Back to reality …

Back-to-Work Mommy grabs her keys and plants a well-placed kiss on each child. She blows through the kitchen toward the garage and heads for the car. The garage door cranks up, the engine turns over and the car slowly backs … Continue reading

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Hello, preschool

Little One #1 scurries out of the car, grabs his backpack and slings it over his shoulder. Daytime Dad, anticipating a call for help, stands by his side. “Help, daddy,” Little One #1 says, as if on cue. “OK, OK,” … Continue reading

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One shot, two shots and away we go

The first needle plunged into her right thigh, and the look Little One #2 gave was enough to make Daytime Dad scoop her up off the table and make a break for the door — sorry, doc, but we’re out of … Continue reading

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Wait, we are outside

“Are we done yet?” Little One #1 asks impatiently. “I want to go outside.” Daytime Dad looks up at him and places the box of blueberries on the ground next to the box, which holds three empty quarts. “We have … Continue reading

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Smile! Wait, Bon Jovi?

Little One #2 lies silently in her crib and gazes up at Daytime Dad, or maybe it’s the ceiling. Her big, blue eyes pop from her face and she wiggles her hands in the air. She extends her legs, wiggles … Continue reading

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Adventure on the high seas

Little One #1 strapped on his life preserver, put on his ‘Rock Hero’ hat and proclaimed himself ready to go.Save for one detail — the life preserver was not strapped on as advertised — he indeed looked ready. Daytime Dad … Continue reading

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