Brendan Huffman
Father of three kids in the city, interested in sustainability, food, cycling, music, exercise, and anything that has to do with the future and our evolving relationship with technology. I love to explore and write about change, renewal, and growth, be it personal, local, or global.
Green spaces in Philadelphia
Harry O’s Passyunk Gardens, a volunteer-run community green space in South Philadelphia As a committed urbanite, I regularly find myself debating (with myself and others) whether life is better in the city or in the suburbs. My usual argument is that there are pros and cons to both, but that I prefer living in the city due to things like walkability,…
Signs of dehydration
The kids were wiped out after a long, hot July day at my sister-in-law’s new pool, and were easy to get to bed. As I do every night, before turning in myself, I checked on all the kids, starting with my seven-year-old. The creaky door must have woken her up. She sat up and croaked miserably,…
exercise tips for busy parents
I frequently describe parenting as a 14-hour work day. Parents out there know what I’m talking about. For me, the day starts at 7 a.m. and goes full steam ahead until around 9:30 p.m. My days are filled with chores, joy, frustration, chores, fun, tedium, chores, and all the other challenges and rewards of working to support a family of five….
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