Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dadmissions hello kitty and politics

On a hot and sticky July night, one young woman brought more than 50,000 people together, people chanting her name, people angling to get a picture of her, and people just awestruck to be in her presence.  We were all … Continue reading

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Dadmissions kids and gasoline

  I went to fill up the car in South Pasadena and paid nearly $3.80 a gallon for regular unleaded gas.   We all complain about the skyrocketing price of gas.  It’s outrageous.  Then today I went to the grocery … Continue reading

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Dadmissions Dear Gabby

  An open letter to Gabby Douglas: Gabby, congratulations on the huge gold medal win and all the much-deserved praise on your Olympics victory.  You are truly America’s new golden child and with good reason.  Now, please don’t screw it … Continue reading

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Dadmissions parental gift etiquette

  The holidays have blown by, we’re in a new year, the wrapping paper and credit cards have all been stashed with care (or not)… So I’ve finally taken a breather and gotten down to thinking about gifts and giving… … Continue reading

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Dadmissions on loyalty rewards

  I couldn’t believe I didn’t think of it sooner.  I already have a cornucopia of rewards cards on my key chain for AMC movies, Menchies, Ralph’s, CVS, Petco, Toys R us and more.  The cards promise bigger savings, fewer … Continue reading

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Dadmissions on Body Image

  There we were in Old Navy the other day.  Alicia and Andreya were trying on clothes, looking at dresses, shirts, skirts, pants and more.  It was our normal Old Navy trip.  Take a bunch of clothes.  Pile into the … Continue reading

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Dadmissions Parenting A-Z

  Now that we’ve had the girls for a few years, the warranties have all expired, and it’s clear we’re not returning our purchases, I thought it would be a good time to outline from A-Z just why we’re satisfied … Continue reading

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Dadmissions High Heels

  You can tell a lot about society just by looking at people’s shoes.  And that goes for kids too.  An examination of what’s hot is as close as a sneaker tread away at any mall shoe store.  Spider Man, … Continue reading

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Dadmissions Dear Dora

  Dear Dora, This is really hard for us.  I don’t know quite how to say it so I’ll just say it.  The girls wanted me to tell you: It’s over.  Yes, they asked me to break up with you. … Continue reading

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