From “Shabot 6000” the Jewish robot to lessons in 20 ways to use matzah besides eating it and spoofs of popular songs like “Tequila” and “Da Club,” William Levin’s viral... more >
"If you’re not spending time with your kids, not only are your kids missing out, but you’re missing out."
I feel the most important thing we do that gets the kids excited about eating vegetables is that we do a garden every summer. The kids get out there with us and help tend the garden and grow the vegetables and see what they're gonna eat while it’s growing.
I remember [as a kid I] had a limited ability to read about baseball. That motivated me with [creating] this series.
PART ONE IN A SERIES: They call it a trend; they call it a medical danger; they call it a celebrity status symbol. Whatever the world may call it, the same thing lies at the heart of an older dad as in any other dad: the bond with his child. We asked kids what their dad's age means to them.
Many of us have known extraordinary animals like Casey, whose almost-human ability to understand us changed the way we Flynns look at the world. These amazing animals leave us with lifelong memories and remind us that we’re better for having known them.
I’m in the process of discovering the new me, but I am not resigned to a life without outdoor play and exploration.
“My dad put himself into the roles he played, so...he was similar in person to what people saw in the movies...We just weren’t getting shot at all the time.”
With so much talk in the current cultural conversation about the importance of play for kids, may we grown-ups remember we need to play a little, too. Let your “inner wild thing” out every once in awhile . . . and “let the wild rumpus” continue!
Your art only imitates life; life is the real thing. If you miss the life part, what’s your art going to imitate?