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  • Born In The South. Educated In The North.

    My name is Dean and I am the creator of the once-anonyomus handle@ProperKidProbs.  I started PKP at the age of 18 before heading off to college at The George Washington Univeristy in Washington, DC.

  • Proper Kid Problems

    PKP was first established on Twitter in the summer of 2012 with the intent to inform, educate, and entertain.  Since launching this website – and blog – in July of 2013, Proper Kid Problems now serves well over 100k readers across five different social media platforms.

  • The Proper Life

    “The Proper Life” was founded in 2012 by an idea and a little inspiration.  From neckwear to knitwear, our products are meant to tell a story that evolves by the day with the unyielding commitment to American-made production.

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  • Affordable Finds

    A few affordable finds that cost less than a Benjamin. Unless you buy them all…

  • Awesome Pants

    This whole tripod thing may or may not be growing on me… Last weekend, I woke up early on Saturday morning and decided to try my hand at round two with remote in back pocket.  After getting a few suggestions/tips (thanks for the emails, guys) and feeling a bit more prepared, I went out to […]

  • 10 Bits of Randomness

    April 18th, 2014 Edition “What Americans Will Look Like in 2050” – Really cool article by National Geographic.  In 2050 I’ll be 56…which is scary because 2050 doesn’t sound that far away. “Tucker Blair” –  I had a chance to take a tour of the Tucker Blair HQ in Boston this week and was amazed […]