This Dad’s View on Living in an Empty Nest

It’s awful. Terrible. Horrendous. That’s pretty much my initial response when people ask me, “So, what’s it like living in an empty nest now?” It’s tough enough imagining that Jason, our oldest, is a junior in college this year. But our youngest son Ryan, a freshman? Inconceivable! But here we are. These days it’s just me, my beautiful wife Allison and our incredibly stubborn dog Ace. It’s been just the three of us for about …

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The Pat McCallum You Never Knew

I wrote the following on Facebook today and thought I’d share it here for a wider audience. And also, because I want to use this space to share the amazing and ridiculous memories we all have of him. (Jump to the end for those…) I just found out that an old friend of mine, Pat McCallum, took his own life. He was an unbelievably big part of my life for more than 15 years right …

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It’s My 10 Year Blog Anniversary at Mommy’s Busy, Go Ask Daddy!

10 year blog annviersary

The other day I started getting a few messages on LinkedIn from my contacts congratulating me and wishing me a “Happy Work Anniversary.” I thought that was a little odd since I started my current day job in December. So I reached out and asked what exactly they were congratulating me on. “Your blog. Mommy’s Busy, Go Ask Daddy,” is what they said. Huh. I know LinkedIn sends reminder messages to users sharing all sorts …

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The Myths About Divorce, Child Support, and Custody

The following is a guest post.   When faced with a legal dispute, we often turn to our friends or colleagues, television or social media for expert advice. However, with a great deal of misinformation flowing freely even in mainstream media, it is difficult to determine if the info is correct. Having the right, and most up-to-date information is the key to achieving the best results in a legal battle. As leading family lawyers in …

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Sharing Family Photos with My Parents Just Got Simple Thanks to ibi

ibi photos

This post is sponsored by the makers of ibi. I still remember fondly sitting in the living room with my family as my dad pulled out the slide projector and adjusted the screen. Then he’d go through the latest reel of slides from our summer vacation out in Cape Cod. Usually this’d happen when either my cousins were over or family friends were visiting. I guess you could say that was the precursor to someone’s …

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