Tag Archives: Pop Culture

Pop Culture: Lies, Damned Lies and Parenting

I have three boys who lie to my face every day.

Recently I have been asked why I haven’t posted on Pop Culture in such a long time. There are lots of reasons, lack of time being the consistently underlying one. As a father of three boys, scrambling to pick up work, often working three different jobs and – with various home and community responsibilities on top of attempting to bootstrap creative projects of my own – I have no time. But that’s a lie. [MORE]

I’m baaack – New Pop Culture: Bedtime Routine posted

Pop Culture: Bedtime Routine

go the f to sleep

“… There used to be a time (when we had fewer and younger children) when we would have a small life raft of time between their finally going to sleep and our bedtime. As we have grown increasingly exhausted (and our children older and more demanding), that time has shrunk to almost nothing. Our bedtime routines, begun in youthful and new parent enthusiasm and naivitee, are always in danger of consuming us. …”

http://popculture-superdad.blogspot.ca/2013/03/bedtime-routine.html

POP CULTURE: Bedtime Routine. Pop Culture is a humourous blog about being a Modern Dad. It also appears as a regular column in Village Living Magazine. This post is about Exhaustion, Bedtime Routines and performing Freebird.

 

Pop Culture: TO SIRE, WITH LOVE

A Dad, like a family motto or a knife in your boot, can prove useful.
A Dad, like a family motto or a knife in your boot, can prove useful.

 

Pop Culture: TO SIRE, WITH LOVE. Pop Culture is a humourous blog about being a Modern Dad. This post is about Daddy Issues, Game of Thrones and the importance of keeping a knife in your boot. A version of this article also appears in the February/March issue of Village Living Magazine.

http://popculture-superdad.blogspot.ca/2013/01/to-sire-with-love.html

POP CULTURE: FATHER KNOWS BEST out in VILLAGE LIVING MAGAZINE

I feel Polonius' pain
Kids today are just like in Shakespeare’s time – they just don’t listen.

Where I bemoan the lack of proper filial deference.

Check it out on Village Living Magazine’s website:

http://villagelivingmagazine.ca/pop-culture-father-knows-best-spend-a-few-minutes-with-chris-sweeney/

Or at the source, Pop Culture:

http://popculture-superdad.blogspot.ca/2012/10/father-knows-best.html

 

New Pop Culture: And there were wolves…

My boys are outside animals

“Do you know how there are inside pets and outside pets? Some animals are content to spend their days snoozing on the carpet where others need acres of open space in which to run until their tongues hang out a foot or so. I can say that my boys are outside animals.”

http://popculture-superdad.blogspot.ca/2012/09/and-there-were-wolves.html

 

New Pop Culture: Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag

Boys Are Always Hungry
I feel similarly to this keeper when holding a bag of food in front of my children – nervous.

“No one really expects you to hunt your own food anymore but the least you can do is make some PB&Js for the road without being asked.”

http://popculture-superdad.blogspot.ca/2012/08/papas-got-brand-new-bag.html