Category Archives: Parenting

Squeaky and Bootie, a fairy-tale romance

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(a reading delivered at rehearsal dinner just recently…)   Once upon a time in a land faraway on the rocky coast of Fairfield county, and following 48 hours of labor, there was born a lad named Wallace Booth. His parents, not well of mind, decided he should carry the nickname Booth which often times created much confusion down at the… Read more »

Who’s your Daddy?

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“I don’t know what’s more exhausting about parenting: the getting up early, or acting like you know what you’re doing.” ― Jim Gaffigan, from his book, Dad Is Fat With Father’s Day upon us, it seemed appropriate to have a Father’s Day post.  Aside from Jim Gaffigan’s musings on fatherhood, I’m inspired also by Jimmy Fallon who tweeted this week… Read more »

College Dis-orientation

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Why Parents Need Freshman Orientation More Than Freshmen – National – The Atlantic Wire. It’s that time of year, summer’s moving to a close and many of you will be dropping your kids off at university for the first time. Having had three children go through a variety of college experiences (one is still there), I was amused to read… Read more »