Category Archives: Girl Power

  1. The Flu Shot and the Crossface Chicken Wing

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    October 17, 2016 by The Best Dad Blog

    I took my daughter to get her flu shot last week. She hates needles and is big enough to run …
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  2. Back to School: Hours Away From Kindergarten

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    August 28, 2016 by The Best Dad Blog

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    As I sit here writing this late on a Sunday night/early on a Monday morning, we’re on the brink of …
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  3. Dad’s Rules for Dressing Girls

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    June 24, 2016 by The Best Dad Blog

    Every family divides responsibilities differently. Nearly every weekday morning, I get the kids dressed before heading to school. Naturally, I …
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  4. “Daddy, I Don’t Need Your Help Anymore”

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    June 3, 2016 by The Best Dad Blog

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    Nobody tells you that letting go of being needed is one of the hardest parts of parenting. Especially when all you think you want is to be needed less.

  5. The Passive Aggressive Calendar

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    May 27, 2016 by The Best Dad Blog

    As parents, we take inventory of our kids’ favorite things. Sure, it’s good to know what they like. But the …
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  6. A Four-Year-Old’s Letter to Hillary Clinton

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    March 21, 2016 by The Best Dad Blog

    This isn’t about politics. This is about a four-year-old girl dreaming big.

  7. Leia: The Perfect Princess

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    March 9, 2016 by The Best Dad Blog

    We worked really, really, really, really hard not to “genderize” our kids. And then she came on screen. Princess Leia.

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