Tag Archives: bangor

Explaining the “F-word” to your kid.

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Unless you aren’t paying attention you probably saw this little piece about the city taking complaints over Saturday Night’s Rise Above Fest on the Bangor Waterfront. And unless you’re deaf, you probably heard it. You probably felt the bass rattle your windows, the explosions scare your dogs and you were probably reluctant to sleep with your […]

Central Street Farmhouse is doing something cool for new dads

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There isn’t much out there for dads when it comes to parenting groups. There is the super fun birthing class and then daddy boot camp, but not much after your baby is actually born. The first few months and years of parenting are a crazy, stressful, wonderful, terrifying, emotionally draining time for all people, but […]

Will my son grow up and be a jerk?

I woke up this morning to discover a crime outside my front window. My neighbors, who are delightful people, were victimized during the night. Their front porch, steps, bushes and front tree had all been toilet papered. I stood there for a moment and thought “Is that still a thing? Does this still happen?” It seemed […]

5 ways to lose that “daddy weight”

The Friday morning running group. Notice my son is too cool to look at the camera. Photo courtesy of Ben Sprague

I am by no means a fitness buff, personal trainer or someone qualified to model Abercrombie cloths. What I am is 30, father of a 1-year old, and someone who ate a lot of pasta as a child. I try to keep myself in good shape, but it isn’t easy. Before my son was born I […]

Your child learning to crawl is creepy

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The chatter starts almost directly after the umbilical cord is cut. “He’ll be crawling before you know it” and “he should be walking anytime now”. This of course is not true. There are many months in the beginning where your baby sits perfectly still and simply cries every time it want’s to move (this is known and the lug-around phase). Still something begins to […]