Inspiration

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There's A Storm A Brewin'

If you've got flashlights and candles, and didn't just stock the freezer, a power failure is just another adventure. As they got older, the anticipation grew. We would watch with the excited hope that it might also take out the power and land us a secret day off together.

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If you've got flashlights and candles, and didn't just stock the freezer, a power failure is just another adventure. As they got older, the anticipation grew. We would watch with the excited hope that it might also take out the power and land us a secret day off together.

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Valentine's Day

I'm a big proponent of the family bed. I just wasn't expecting it to go on this long.

Last year, the children had a long break for President's Day weekend, half day on Friday on off on Monday. It also happened to be Valentine's Day weekend, so we opted out of the romantic couple's getaway we were invited to. Their only young once, right? Instead, off we went to New York City for a family getaway.

When a mistake was made with our reservation, all six of us ended up in one bedroom. What could  be more romantic? Good thing I had years of family bed training, I know how to sleep small. Real life inspiration for our February comic.

 

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I'm a big proponent of the family bed. I just wasn't expecting it to go on this long.

Last year, the children had a long break for President's Day weekend, half day on Friday on off on Monday. It also happened to be Valentine's Day weekend, so we opted out of the romantic couple's getaway we were invited to. Their only young once, right? Instead, off we went to New York City for a family getaway.

When a mistake was made with our reservation, all six of us ended up in one bedroom. What could  be more romantic? Good thing I had years of family bed training, I know how to sleep small. Real life inspiration for our February comic.

 

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Mutable Moments

I'm a proud SAP employee and I get to work from home most days. Between the dogs, the children coming home from school and sharing an office with ADHD daddy, you can bet I've taken more than a few calls on mute...

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I'm a proud SAP employee and I get to work from home most days. Between the dogs, the children coming home from school and sharing an office with ADHD daddy, you can bet I've taken more than a few calls on mute...

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