Category Archives: Divorced Parents

The Divorced Dad’s Guide to Sleepovers

No, we are not talking about when your 10-year old invites 12 of his friends from school to sleep on your living room floor after demolishing half of the first floor with boy stickiness and slime. Continue reading

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Who is Allowed to Marry My Daughter, Based on Baseball Hat Fashion

No. Seriously? The whole reason baseball hats were invented was to keep the sun out of ballplayers’ eyes. This knucklehead does not have a practical bone in his body. What do you think he is going to do if the … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Christmas for Single, Divorced Dads

On the First Day of Christmas, you will ask your twentysomething children to take an active role in planning to visit their grandparents 100 miles away in the next state. You give them a three-day window. You actually entertain high … Continue reading

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12 Thanksgiving Rules for Single, Divorced Dads

Variance from any of these rules will result in: lost sleep, self-loathing, alienation from your children, and validation of your ex-wife’s decision to kick your sorry ass out of the house. Don’ts If you attempt to compete for attention or … Continue reading

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Parenting Lessons from John Waters

In a recent issue of our nation’s most perverse newspaper/website, “The Wall Street Journal,” John Jurgensen (great name, great spelling, probably accompanied by great accent) interviewed the Baltimore auteur, John Waters. Waters has been a cultural hero of mine since … Continue reading

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