Behind Every Superhero, There’s a Dad


I reviewed CW's The Flash for Plugged In this week, and overall, I thought it was pretty cool—a fun, rollicking show predicated on old-fashioned heroism. But the thing that struck me the most about it was our Read More

Hazing is a Problem that Should Not Be Faceless

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Because hazing is really just another name for bullying. We like using the term because it sounds less problematic. Hazing is little more than harmless pranks... until it goes too far and becomes so much Read More

The Importance of Fatherhood

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"If anyone causes one of these little ones--those who believe in me--to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the Read More

How Will Your Kids Remember You?


The picture you see here is of Scott Bachman, his father and Dad's 1973 convertible Corvette. That's Scott standing up in the driver's seat with the football helmet—probably advisable headgear if he was Read More

Kids Say The Darnedest Things: Your Turn

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The Cos may have popularized the idea that "Kids Say the Darnedest Things" for mainstream culture, but parents know that kids have been dropping classic (and crazy) quips, cracks, and one-liners for the better Read More

Are You the Beauty or the Beet?


Strange as it sounds, and despite not having seen the movie or read the classic fairytale, Daughter #1 loves Beauty and the Beast. It all began last summer when our little family went to Disney World. The first Read More