Dad’s Fanatics Often Become Family Fanatics

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EJP

There was a sports store in a Fort Collins mall we just didn’t have in Greeley.

I don’t remember the name. But it felt like heaven to an early teen. Not because the cashier there looked like Summer Sanders (sigh). It was the college shirts. Miles and miles of shirts. Well, if a small corner mall plot could go on for miles, it would, in this case.

This post is part of the fanatics.com Family Fanatics campaign. They actually do seem to have miles and miles of college T-shirts.

And I still love a good college shirt. So do my girls.

Here’s 6 things that are cool about wearing college T-shirts.

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Guest Post: Caroline of High Heels to Hidden Toys, on Confessions of a First-time Mom

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photo credit: Kalexanderson via photopin cc

First-time moms have a lot on their minds.

There seems to be an overwhelming desire to do everything right. Get the right books. Take the right prenatal vitamins. Easy on the vodka. You know the drill. But when the whistle blows, the game takes on a life of its own.

Today, Caroline from High Heels to Hidden Toys reveals her confessions of a first-time mom – and they have nothing to do with vodka.

Caroline is an alumnus of East Carolina, one of my alma mater’s rivals in Conference USA. But this is an equal opportunity blog, people. Even a Charlotte 49er can get along with a Pirate if the snacks are up to snuff.

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Go Ask Daddy About the Mighty Niners, Tiny Rappers and Tickers Under the Knife

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photo credit: ShellyS via photopin cc

Why blog?

GAD GRAPHICIt’s a fair question. Vanity? Narcissism? Book-deal dreams? Some bloggers speak of an end game we must have when we hit publish for the first time. For some, it’s their toy box, full of everything from LEGO to Barbie shoes to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

We write blogs to learn. And we blog to share.

It might take me a while, but I read blogs of every single person who comments on my posts. And, I pick out some of the people who commented on their blogs. It’s a referral of sorts. I’ve discovered all kinds of awesome that way.

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