Lies Dads Tell


We all know about telling little white lies to our kids.  This dad lies to his daughter everyday for a reason.  These are the kinds of sacrifices we make for our kids. 


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My Mom Wants to See Fifty Shades of Grey With Me

My mom doesn't have her own Costco membership, so every few weeks she'll ask me to take her on a Costco run so she can get her fix of yoga pants and five pounds of apples.

We made the trek last week and took the kids with us.

My kids are big readers (thank goodness, or else I'd have to disown them) so they always like to look at the book section. We headed to the back of the store to browse. I was helping Adolpha find yet another book about dogs when I noticed that 10-year-old Gomer had was casually flipping through a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey. I tried not to panic. I knew if I made a big deal that the book is verboten then he would be even more curious. So, I sidled up next to him and said, "Whatcha reading, Gomer?"

He looked guilty and dropped the book. "I didn't see anything," he said.



Why My Children Have No Right to Privacy

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