There’s Magic In The Music: Alison Faith Levy’s Big Time Tot Rock

There’s Magic In The Music: Alison Faith Levy’s Big Time Tot Rock

One of the other dads bends down to hear my daughter over the band’s acoustic euphony. She blurts out her excitement, her phone chord curls bouncing in time with the beat. “{{I have magic in my hands and I can touch the walls and turn them different colors but ACTually the magic is in my(…)

How To Teach Young Kids About Water Conservation

How To Teach Young Kids About Water Conservation

My almost-four-year-old knows we are in a drought.  At least she has heard me say it enough times that the term itself has started to register. “Turn off that hose, we are in a drought!” “No, I’m not going to fill the tub for you again, baby, California is in a drought.” But, as all(…)

Oren’s Corner: A Bittersweet Dedication

J and I are lying about on the floor. I’m stroking her head with a wet cloth and she is looking up appreciatively through those tell-tale, droopy eyes. She has fallen feverish and I’ve just gone through the ritual call to the advice nurse and been told to hang tight and watch for A, B, or C to happen in the coming days. Same old story. Call us when she’s 104. They never share a father’s sense of urgency.

For some reason I tell J. about a friend of mine who found out he was sick about a month ago, and not the kind of sick that a cold compress and a Pedialyte popsicle can do much for.

Oren has stage four cancer

Poptism.org Does It For The Kids: Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Poptism.org Does It For The Kids: Take Me Out To The Ball Game

A few weeks back, during the lead up to Father’s Day, I was an avid giveaway clicker. They were all over the internet. Brands were giving away everything from grooming products to mega-grills to meat buckets. I even hosted my own Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants giveaway.  I was trying my luck at every turn when(…)

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