Jack’s big Christmas present was a trip to a Yankees/Red Sox game, and this Wednesday was the big day. We left at 2:00 and headed to New York City with plenty of time to do our thing. We parked in Washington Heights and rode the subway into the Bronx to get there. Jack has a … More Language Lessons and Teen Boys
I will first draw your attention to the change in title. For this episode, we are NuckolBRAWL. And for this NuckolBrawl tale, I bring you back to Christmas morning of 2016. The family is in the living room, around the tree, taking turns opening presents. Things are joyful and sweet. Shani has just unwrapped the … More Jack, Shani, and the Green Folder that Ruined Christmas
Aaaaand…The Sex Talk. Before I get into the nitty-gritty, I’m gonna make a little PSA. I wrote a book (that twice came astonishingly close getting published) where pedophilia is a key theme. I did a shitload of research about it, and here is a proven fact: The more you talk about sex with your kids, … More The Sex Talk
I just watched a kid lose a wrestling match. He came off the mat in tears, went over to his dad and said: “I suck!” But the fact is, that kid doesn’t think he sucks. He thinks his dad thinks he sucks. That’s about 100 times worse and it makes me want to cry.
It was Parent Social Night this weekend. It means that each grade (K-5) hosts a party at a host house. You go from house to house and hang out with each grade. It’s a bitch of a night to get a baby sitter. I struggle with this and basically all social events in my town. … More Mike Nuckols: Social Liability
So…I have been searching for relevance with NuckolBall. There is a lack of drama with my boys. Things are in a groove. I’ve taken a new job this past year, so work has occupied a bigger part of my energy and focus (and I’m not blogging about that). This MLB season has been a little … More Parenting: Phase 2