I wuz gonna write a whiny, complain-y post about my mind-numbingly frustrating Wednesday at werk, but then I dug deep and found my inner peace and stuff.

I wuz gonna write a whiny, complain-y post about my mind-numbingly frustrating Wednesday at werk, but then I dug deep and found my inner peace and stuff.

I dunno why, but regular lazy pup seems to be under the weather lately. Whenever he’s in the backyard, he’ll chomp on grass, then hack it all up. TMI alert: regular lazy pup’s poops are regular and look fine, and he’s hydrated and well-rested, so I’m guessing he’s being creaky and stuff cuz he’s a bajillion years old in dog years?
Both lazy pups have been following me around all day, from the kitchen to my office, back and forth, which is totes unusual cuz they typically ignore me. Are they tryna tell me somethin’?

I dunno why, but regular lazy pup seems to be under the weather lately. Whenever he’s in the backyard, he’ll chomp on grass, then hack it all up. TMI alert: regular lazy pup’s poops are regular and look fine, and he’s hydrated and well-rested, so I’m guessing he’s being creaky and stuff cuz he’s a bajillion years old in dog years?

Both lazy pups have been following me around all day, from the kitchen to my office, back and forth, which is totes unusual cuz they typically ignore me. Are they tryna tell me somethin’?

Omg i was on tumblr before i went to bed and in my dream i met you and your family at an amusement park. It was really cool.

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OMG, guurrl!!! There’s a distinct possibility that we crossed paths on the Men in Black ride at Universal Studios Florida last spring!!!

Hi;) I was just thinking about one of your posts about a kiddy book which is called something like tattooed dad. Can you please tell me what it's called? Also any recommendation on children books for 1 - 6 yo? Since you are one of very creative and inspirational guys/dads I know you musta got something to shere:) cheers

Hey guurrl! The kiddie book that you’re referring to is called My Tattooed Dad, by Daniel Nesquens and Sergio Mora (a.k.a., Magicomora). TBH, I dunno if I would recommend My Tattooed Dad to very young children cuz the story is somewhat strange and surreal, and potentially scary for young kids. But the artwork is absolutely gorgeous, and for a kid with a tattooed dad, it’s a fun picture book to look at.

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As far as other kiddie book reccos for children under six, the two must-have books in your library, IMHO, are Not a Box by Antoinette Portis and Fun Boy by Ralph Cosentino. When my son was younger, we read both of these books every single night, and he loved them. We still read them sometimes!

Thanks for your question!

I have only one rule with the boy and violin practice: after playing through all of the scales, if the boy plays the song that he’s working on as beautifully and perfectly as he can—even if he nails the song on the first try—then we move on to the next song, until he’s gone through the list of songs that he knows.
Sometimes violin practice can last almost an hour. Sometimes violin practice lasts 10 minutes. Today’s violin practice took 10 minutes to complete. #humblebrag

I have only one rule with the boy and violin practice: after playing through all of the scales, if the boy plays the song that he’s working on as beautifully and perfectly as he can—even if he nails the song on the first try—then we move on to the next song, until he’s gone through the list of songs that he knows.

Sometimes violin practice can last almost an hour. Sometimes violin practice lasts 10 minutes. Today’s violin practice took 10 minutes to complete. #humblebrag