Monthly Archives: September 2013

Dadmissions: babysitting HORROR stories

When I was in high school I’d babysit for a couple of kids in our town. It was great money and easy work and the family had the best snacks in the world in the cupboards. My Saturday night routine … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Zoltar Machine

Josh Baskin stood before the Zoltar machine dreaming of being big. He put in a coin and he made his wish, and he stared into Zoltar’s eyes and a little card came out of the machine. Stupid machine clearly didn’t … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Read It Or Eat It

My 8 year old loves to read. Love. Love. Love. She buys a book and reads it in the car, in the bathroom, in the bed, until she has read it cover to cover. She reads so much, and we … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Cheering For Average

One by one the kids got a high five, and a “good stuff”, and a “great job”. They got incredible accolades. They were treated like champs. They had just allowed the fourth goal in a lopsided shutout defeat. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: 4 Things I Learned From Facebook

Like, Send, Share: is Facebook the end of society as we know it or is there something redeeming here. Dadmissions explores four things I’ve learned from Facebook #1 The Grass Is Always Greener: No matter what I do or where … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Parent Mad Lib

Note from Dadmissions: 8 yr old called me at work this week and asked if I had two minutes to do her Mad Lib. That got me thinking about my own Mad Lib, a special one for parents. Enjoy. Parenting … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Daddy Watch Me Fly

Note from Dadmissions: Yep, I had one of those weird out of parent moments where your kid says something so poignant that it stops you dead and then you sit there and ponder life’s questions while you feel a little … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: Out Of The Darkness

Growing up in Boston, Massachusetts our namesake rock and roll band was part of the fabric of the city. The way Brad Delp sang those songs. The way the guitar wailed. I always loved their music and after Brad Delp … Continue reading

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The Old Photo Album

We all have one of those old photo albums. You know the ones with the yellowing pages fading as fast as the memories they contain. For me, one set of photos has taken on new meaning over the years. For … Continue reading

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Dadmissions: The Polaroid Selfie

The blood and guts blog battle is on with successful bloggers duking it out when it comes to teens and their online behavior, specifically those risqué selfie photos which get posted to cyberspace and can never, ever be deleted. You … Continue reading

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