I Am Jack’s Fear of Change


The times they are a changin’.  Whether we want them to or not.  A lot of people tend to pigeon hole themselves with the overly simplistic notion that they don’t like change, or even more grand, that human beings as a whole don’t like change.  That’s not true at all.  I am perfectly fine with …

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Poopy In The Potty and the Meaning of Life


I am tired of cleaning up poop every morning from the diaper of a kid that’s nearly four.  I just am. Oh, yeah.  In case you didn’t figure it out from the title, we are going to be talking about shit.  Literally.  Crap.  Poop.  Feces.  Doodie.  Dumps.  Whatever your preferred euphemism may be:  we are …

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I Am Jack’s Sense of Ease & Comfort

Strip 73

Do you have your own pile of dirty, wet leafs? Do you have a place that you go to, either physically or in your head, when things are getting rough?  Is there a practice that you’ve found that will almost always bring you out of the funk that you may have landed in and back …

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Albums for Kids That Won’t Make You Wanna Drive Into Traffic


One day, about 2 years ago, I was picking some stuff up in Toys R Us and came across one of THOSE CDs.  You know the ones, parents.  They’re sitting at the endcaps of the aisle and have lots of color and maybe monkeys playing instruments on the cover.  They’re badly produced, badly sung by …

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Everything is perfect…for now.


The days right now are anything but predictable.  Now that is certainly as it should be in the domain for a 3 year old and his one month old little brother.  About a week ago I was doing something that isn’t my first instinct, but always works out of for the best:  I was communicating …

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