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Joseph Capell

Life as a Fashion Consultant isn’t Easy

I have two daughters, ages 12 and 5. Their Mom keeps them well-supplied with nice, cute, clothes. When they...

Social Distancing or Social Awkwardness

Social distancing shouldn’t be that hard for me. Why? Because there’s not much difference between social distancing and being socially awkward, and...

Things I’ve Missed in Quarantine

I’ve missed restaurants. Don’t get me wrong, I love my wife’s cooking. Heck, I don’t even mind my own cooking. But, there’s something about being able to go someplace and letting other

Staying Social While ‘Social Distancing’

A month ago, I had never heard of the term “social distancing.” Now, it’s a way of life.

Funnyish-Fun for Kids can be Hard Work

Kids just want to have fun. But, before kids can have fun, adults usually have to put in a lot of work.

If we’re going to make this work, Happy New Year has to be more than a wish

How many people wished you a ‘Happy New Year?’ Do you think they are wishing you to be happy just on New Year’s Day, or are they wishing that you be happy for the whole year?

7 Kids You See at the Playground

Summer is here! That means it's time to take the kids to the park. And that means you're going to run into THOSE kids on the playground. Which kids? These:1. The Kid Who Goes Up the Slide the Wro

Searching for Perfection (In a Box of Macaroni and Cheese)

Nobody's perfect. Not even me.Over the years I've made a lot of macaroni and cheese. You're probably thinking, "Hey, we've all made lots of macaroni and cheese." But what I'm telling you is I've

We Are Not a Perfect Family

We have a perfect family. We have four cute kids. They are very well-behaved. They get good grades on their report cards. They are quiet and polite in church. They are always smiling and happy. T

Parents Aren’t Allowed to Take Sick Days

By Joe Capell Parents aren't allowed to have sick days.Parents can't just call in and say, "Sorry, I'm not feeling well so I'm not going to be able to parent today." You can't say, "Sorry kids, I

8 things NOT to get your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day

By Joe CapellValentine's Day! It's an important day for anyone in a relationship. If you botch Valentine's Day for your sweetheart, the month of February, which is already cold and miserable, wil

5 common New Year’s resolutions and why we don’t keep them

By Joe Capell Why do so many New Year's resolutions fail? The reasons vary. Here are five common resolutions, and some reasons why they don't succeed:1. I'm going to eat healthier. Eating healthi

Let’s Give the Nod to Eggnog!

By Joe Capell There are two kinds of people: those who love eggnog, and those who are wrong.What exactly is eggnog, anyway? Is it milk? Is it eggs? Is it a milkshake? Is it dessert? Is it a drink

In Defense of Pineapple On Pizza

Pizza is delicious! It's one thing almost everyone can agree on. It's the do-it-all meal featuring bread, sauce, cheese, meat (usually), veggies (sometimes), and even fruit (occasionally.)Yes, I

Daddy, Are You a Pirate?

It really should go without saying, but I'm going to say it anyway: Parents shouldn't use curse words in front of their children.It's basic common sense. If you don't want your kids to swear like
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