The Top 5 Things in Your House You Should Replace Every Decade


Regular maintenance will help you avoid thousands of dollars in repairs and larger problems down the road.

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On Laundry: Shrinkage, Fairies and Tea Service

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What Hugo, Derek, and Jim have to say about laundry when they are not talking about sex, parenting and family.

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Clorox Surveys Men’s Relationship to Laundry

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Men like to wash their pajamas and other insights.

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Men and Laundry: The Stories

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The stories you are about to read are true. Yes, men do laundry. Sometimes with entertaining results.

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An Interview With Clorox’s Dr. Laundry

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She can’t solve your case of the missing socks. But she still knows more about laundry than almost anyone.

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Keeping It Clean

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Jim Higley will do anything to make sure his son shows up for his Little League game in a squeaky clean uniform. Well, almost anything.

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Have You Ever Had a Nudnik Hug?


‘Each morning, our bedroom door swings open as small boy and smaller stuffed animals enter. Sock-covered feet carry said boy to me and small arms lift themselves wordlessly.’

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Dad Will Always Catch You


With a full-time job, and a hellish commute, Aaron Gouveia struggles to be there for his son. But somehow he makes it work.

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The Nine Stages of Laundry Evolution

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Derek Markham is a man who is as comfortable in front of a washing machine as he is in front of a computer. But was he always that way?

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Lemon Bars

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Combine 2 dads, 1 daughter, some graham crackers, a whisk, and egg wash. Makes 1 delicious Saturday afternoon.

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The Jockstrap: A Rite of Passage


A father-son bonding moment over sporting goods? Why not?

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My Attempt at Laundry? More Like the Dense Cycle.

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John Cave Osborne finds that when it comes to laundry, it’s best to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em.

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My Son, Teddy

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Bill Girouard’s son Teddy introduces him to Barack Obama and teaches him enduring lessons of patience.

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The Weird World of a Single Dad


Like many single dads, Bobblehead Dad’s life just kind of happens around him. His job? Keep up.

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The Never Ending Job


If every dad had to interview for the job, it might go something like this.

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Are Stay-at-Home Dads Macho?

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In the fourth of a five-part series on love and relationships, Tom Matlack and author Laura Munson debate the question: Are stay-at-home dads macho?

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