The Fam is all over the board today, starting with some listener feedback and emails. Then Gabe chimes in with some Area 51 news. A group on Facebook are planning on storming the Area 51 castle. Is this for real? A little twist in the hydration conversation, self-cloning tics and finally India gets some upbeat poverty news!
All four kids bail on mom and dad for the 4th of July for the first time ever, forcing a nontraditional day for the parents. MN State Fair food controversy with the syringe donuts. Also the State Fair gets recognized as one of the top festivals in the world. An outing to Jax Cafe in Minneapolis is impressive!
Matthew Jr and Maclaren discuss their European highlights. Matthew went from Europe to Boston to live and work. His first laundry stint? Which one of us is growing horns due to too much cell phone use? Gabe takes over Matthew's old bedroom immediately! Monopoly goes cashless, Mom does some wind tasting of her own at a grad party!!
The entire family plus Hailey call Grandpa to wish him a Happy Father's Day. Grandpa then talks about raising Rookie and his own upbringing. Touching. Some bad Dad jokes and Gabe takes off on Rookie for being a hoarder while cleaning out the garage! Ouch!
Matthew Jr and Hailey make a trip to Canterbury and get to see dogs race. The third race in the Triple Crown, the Belmont, did not disappoint. What a year for horse racing. Maclaren chimes in with some parenting comics. The In the News segment is always fun and informative.
This week we had a dental emergency, previewed our third graduation of the year, talked about Kodi Lee from America's Got Talent, got a preview of Matthew and Maclaren's European trip this week, and we debut our new "Out and About" segment featuring Rustica Bakery!
Matthew Jr on the road again, another very bizarre turn during a Triple Crown race. The Twin City Burger Battle was again a success. Yum! Odd jobs that the family has done over the years, including Rookie as a Ninnja Turtle! Gross. New Oreo flavors and a quick mom degment~
We read some listener reviews, announce the top baby names of 2018, discuss the things moms want for Mothers Day, unwanted things that parents save for their kids, and we run through a few Table Topics.