The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

March 22, 2011
by terrance
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Top 25 Daddy Blogs

I don’t remember the last time I was nominated for a blogging award (check the sidebar), or included in a list of "top" bloggers in any category. So I was a bit surprised to learn that this blog has been … Continue reading

August 9, 2010
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No Real Blogging Today

I won’t be blogging much today. Actually, probably not at all. I’m busy with work this afternoon, and I’ll be busy with the boys this evening. Speaking of the boys, I realize I have posted any pictures for a while.

May 11, 2010
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Poisonous Parenting: The “Intact Family” Edition

My initial reaction to Ross Douthat’s (whose name I habitually mispronounce as “Ross Doubt-that”) recent New York Times column was to roll my eyes. Fifty years ago, American family structures were remarkably uniform. The rich married at roughly the same … Continue reading

April 14, 2010
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Poisonous Parenting: The “Puppies” Edition

(TRIGGER WARNING: The descriptions and some of the media in this post depict extremely violent acts of child abuse. If this is an issue for you, consider yourself warned.) I had not expected to update this series so soon after … Continue reading

November 17, 2009
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It’s birthday season in our family. (We’re all clustered at the end and beginning of the year.) And, as someone who grew up thinking he’d never be a parent, I get a little reflective when one of the kids’ birthdays … Continue reading