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“Chalkola Dot Markers” for Creative Kids: The Best Dot Markers? (Review)
Do you want to teach your little kids about color, but don’t want the mess of paint, the hassle of broken crayons and dried-out markers? Dot markers are the perfect way to keep kids engaged and entertained. The best dot…Keep reading
Best Acrylic Paint Set for Kids (Review)
As an avid miniature painter, I’ve been looking for ways to get my kids into the hobby. But, painting miniatures can be difficult for young children. Young children still have developing fine motor skills, which take time to mature. To…Keep reading
Life is a Spaceship Called “Regret”: Parenthood
Life is a spaceship. Here are a few introspective thoughts I cobbled together about the state of being a parent with responsibilities. Being a father, a dad, is a journey I can’t believe I’m taking. Read on for my take…Keep reading
Grit: More Than Sand
It was 2:40pm on a bright sunny day. We were at the local playground. My daughter wanted to play in the sandbox. It was crowded with other parents and children mingling about. But, we did find a shaded spot in…Keep reading
Why Paint Miniatures? My Answer May Surprise You
Have you ever had this question asked? “Why do you paint miniatures?“ I’ve had this question asked to me many times by many people. It’s a profound question at its core. For many hobbyists, it’s a question that comes up…Keep reading
Ever Fall Asleep Doing This?
Have you ever fallen asleep reading a book? I’m sure everyone has done that. But, have you ever fallen asleep with a baby sleeping on your chest? A newborn. And woken up to a profound realization. The horror of the…Keep reading
Sometimes, You Just Want to Stay in Bed….
Some days you just have to do something. Doing something, rather than thinking about it. I’m talking about the creative side of you. The writer, the painter, the sculptor, whatever it may be. What is an artist anyway? I write…Keep reading
Some Broken Things Can’t Be Fixed, Ever.
“Wheeeel, fix…” my 2-year old daughter said. “I can’t–” I’m holding the plastic tire in my hand, as she hands me the yellow toy truck (a bulldozer). On a bright sunny day, I was in the local playground with my…Keep reading