2015 Parenting in Review

Sam Davies looks back on how he’s grown right alongside his daughters this year—and looks forward to trying harder on certain aspects in 2016.

Daddy, what’s an “F-bomb?”

Sam Davies deliberately told his young daughters about the f-word. Like, he said it with his mouth. To them. To children. On purpose. He thinks he might have effed up.

Our low-stress, high-comfort holiday season

Sam Davies wonders what the fuss is about. Make your own traditions! Do what you want! #waronstress

S.A.D. dad: Living with both depression and children

Sam Davies sometimes just has to cry it out, particularly when the daylight hours wane. And sometimes his kid is right next to him when he does so.

Social death by triangulation: Playground problems of the exclusionary kind

How weird is it that in order for kids to figure out how not to be jerks, they have to try being jerks for awhile?

Handy Dad doesn’t live here: Overthinking the potential apocalypse

Sam Davies is paralyzed by the idea of home repair, which he knows for sure is an indication that his family will be dead within minutes of the world’s end.

The world’s best comic book is made in Richmond

That is not an exaggeration! Atomic Robo makes all sorts of comic-world headway, and it’s created right here in RVA.

The family provider’s fear

Fear is the enemy. Let it pass over and through you. But then sit down accept that your options are limited.

TIP! Free Digital Magazines from your public library

What in the world! Are libraries even legal?

Baby’s first arrest: Explaining law enforcement to kids

Sam Davies and his family witnessed an arrest, and his children were very concerned. But some of their questions weren’t so easy to answer.

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