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The Single Father’s Guide: Insanely Simple Crock-Pot Recipe – Single Dad, Parents Article

My fellow, single father brothers, if you’re responsible for cooking for you and your children and you don’t have a crock-pot, get one. Cooking in a crock-pot is one of the easiest and most economical ways to help create a healthy diet for you and your children. From the standpoint of cost-effectiveness, wait until you find a protein that’s on-sale at your grocer’s meat department or at your local butcher. Grab a pork shoulder or beef rump roast and, if…

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New Original Memes by Matthew S. Field – Single Dad, Parents Article

The Single Father’s Guide: New Original Memes by Matthew S. Field New Original Memes by Matthew S. Field If you happen to be a “fan” of The Single Father’s Guide to Life, Cooking, and Baseball on Facebook, then you’ve probably seen most of these. I write down my thoughts, regardless of the time of day, in my “Ideas Become Things” writer’s notebook, which was a gift from a friend for a milestone birthday and which I keep on my nightstand.…

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The Single Father’s Guide: Second Person: A Short Story – Single Dad, Parents Article

Copyright © 2017 Matting Leah Publishing Company All rights reserved. Published by Matting Leah Publishing Company. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the written consent of the publisher. For information regarding permission, write to Matting Leah Publishing Company, 21 Grand Street, Warwick, New York 10990-0265. Only a tiny fraction of people could possibly appreciate the kind of…

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Dating Sucks. I Can Prove It – Single Dad, Parents Article

Dating sucks. It really does. I hadn’t expected to be dating after I married my wife 26 years ago. Fate has its own plan for us and there isn’t much we can do about it. This brings me to real life case of dating sucks. I met Jess on Bumble. I’ve actually met a number of remarkable ladies using dating apps and services, but no, I haven’t met Miss (Ms.) Right . . . which brings me to Jessica. Jess and…

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A Fly on the Wall – Single Dad, Parents Article

The Single Father’s Guide: A Fly on the Wall A Fly on the Wall Among the many benefits of having genuine, platonic female friends (PFF) is the ability to be, almost literally, a fly on the wall. Well, if not exactly a fly, I do occasionally get insights from the fairer gender I wouldn’t otherwise have gotten. (You should have heard some of the sh*t that I’ve heard. Wow.) I like to think it’s a two-way street. My PFF’s can…

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Gozer the Gozerian & Aunt Flo – Single Dad, Parents Article

What really possessed Regan MacNeil? As a young husband, I would be shocked every 28 days or so by the demonic possession of my beautiful bride by cantankerous imp who I came to know as Aunt Flo. In spite of having grown up in a home with three younger sisters, the vituperous arrival of my late wife’s monthly visitor never ceased to surprise me. I’d walk through the door wearing a hopeful smile after a long a day at the…

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The Single Father’s Guide: Hilarious Dating Quotes – Single Dad, Parents Article

Garry Shandling “I’m dating a homeless woman. It was easier talking her into staying over.” Dave Attell “I was on a date with this really hot model. Well, it wasn’t really a date-date. We just ate dinner and saw a movie. Then the plane landed.” “I’m a gentleman and I was always taught it’s rude to talk about a woman’s age or weight unless you are breaking up with her.” Joey Adams “Never let a fool kiss you, or a…

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My 91-Year Old Girlfriend – Single Dad, Parents Article

My 91-year old girlfriend.A beautiful, twinkly-eyed, 91-year old woman walks past my house several times a week and makes my day every time I see her. I know she’s 91-years old because, after giving me a wide grin every time I say, “Hello,” to her, she responds in broken English, “I’m 91-years old.” After it snowed a few weeks ago and as I cleared the driveway and my car, she grabbed the ice scraper/brush out of my hand and dusted…

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