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My Daughter Is A Creeper, And Sometimes I Sleep With One Eye Open…

She stood in the doorway, backlit by the glow of the light coming from the hall. Quiet and lurking, she stood there like she was waiting, waiting for some unforeseen opportunity. It was the perfect setup for a scene ripped from the screen of a psychotic thriller. She wore a long white gown that hung …

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Daddy-Daughter Dates And Why They’re Essential

A friend of mine sent me a link about how creepy an author found Daddy-Daughter Dances and Daddy-Daughter Date Nights. The author wrote that the whole concept was weird and patriarchal and all those buzzwords insufferable people like to throw around. This piece really jammed me up because that very next night was our Daddy …

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10 Reasons Why Living With A Parent Is The Best

So, my mom lives with me. Or I live with her, depending on who you ask and how the royalty checks are going. We’ve cohabitated since my father died, and fortunately we get along pretty well. Or at least we have since I finished what my brother described as pubermenopause hell. You get a lot …

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My Daughter Is Annoyingly Arrogant, And I Couldn’t Be More Proud!

Arrogant is a name that has come up to describe my daughter more than once. Relatives, other parents, even teachers. At first I was angry, but now? I hope she embraces it. The other day my daughter walked in from her latest gymnastics practice and told me, “You have to see me do my new backflip and …

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My Kids Are Growing Up And 3 Other Terrible Things

My daughter is packing for her very first summer camp. She’s 7 years old and has absolutely no use for her mother or me anymore. In fact, if she could reach the freezer door and get her own Popsicles, she might have killed us in our sleep long ago, as is our family’s Sith Lord …

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This Teen’s Mom Thought She Was On Drugs, But The Truth Is Hilarious!

Dallas-area teenager Ashley Banks knows how to have a good time. Unfortunately, as we all know, a good time can get teens into a lot of hot water. That’s why when her mom found a baggie full of capsules in her room, she texted Ashley and demanded she come home immediately to talk. What mom …

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3-Year-Old Encourages Dad As He Fixes Her Hair

Being a parent means sometimes you don’t know what you’re doing. Scratch that, being a parent means most of the time you have no idea what you’re doing. And sometimes it can feel like everything we do as parents is overwhelming and new. Like this daddy fixing his daughter’s hair for the first time. With …

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Sprinkles

This weekend, my daughter decided she wanted to start a business. She’s 5. (and the queen of making goofy faces) She got serious about this, and quick. She took all her $ out of her piggy bank, before I knew it–I was at the store buying cupcake business supplies. “How will you sell them?” I …

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Happy Birthday Kid!

My daughter turns 5 today. How is that even possible? How did she grow up so fast? and more importantly… HOW am I old enough to have a 5 year old? I want to start a new guest post feature here at totallythebomb, so if you’re interested in writing a post about–well–anything in the whole …

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