The 58th Annual Grammy Nominees for Best Children’s Album

Hey everyone! In case you didn’t notice, the Grammy nominations were announced this week! This is very exciting, unless you were not nominated, in which case this sucks. I was not nominated. But it’s ok! I am not bitter! It could be because I did not release any albums this past year! I will blame […]

Curing Epilepsy With Mozart

You know, at this point we’ll try anything. We are currently on medication number seven. We have reduced screen time. We have monitored activity levels and body stress. We are working towards cutting all sugar out of our diets (except for when, I assume, I will sneak out in the middle of the night and […]

How Toy Grammy Broke My Dishwasher and Saved My Life

“My mother broke the dishwasher,” I texted to my wife. “She ripped the door off of the front of it.” “Or, she just touched it and it fell to pieces because it was old and crappy. Depends on who you ask,” I finished. As usual, when Toy Grammy comes over…things happen. And also as usual, […]

Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee: An Origin Story

Her Majesty Elizabeth Toy Grammy the First was born on July 10th, 1954, in a humble spaceship hurtling toward Earth.  It landed in a suburb of Boston, and she was found in a capsule, alone, but very talkative.  Toy Grammy was taken in by a bunch of other aliens, and they all quickly blended in […]

I Traded My Cats For a Puppy

We got JJ ten years ago, because a neighbor of a friend was getting a new boyfriend who didn’t like cats, and so JJ needed a new home.  Things were going well, except that my wife and I both worked in the city and were gone most of the day, and we felt that he was […]

The Story of the Midnight Dragon with the Backward Head

I promised to tell you this story a while ago, and since it is still Mother’s Day week, this seems like as good a time as any to tell you the tale of how my mother came to the rescue of her poor son, and the midnight dragon with the backward head. It all started […]

Bear Hunt

Panic set in as I tore through Ruby’s bag on the ferry.  I didn’t see him anywhere.  “Where is Bear?!” I shouted anxiously.  “Did you leave Bear at Grammy’s house?!”  My daughter was unconcerned. “Yes, but it’s okay.  He will just use his magic and be home when we get there.” NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!! What have I […]