Christopher Garlington


Christopher Garlington lives in Chicago in a standard two kids, wife, dog, corner-lot, two car, small-business-owner American dream package. He drives a 2003 Camry, sports a considerable notebook fetish, and smokes Arturo Fuente Partaga Maduros as often as possible.  His stories have appeared in Chicago Parent; The Kentuckian, The Orlando Sentinel, The Daily Herald, Exito!, Florida, Orlando, Orlando Weekly, Catholic Digest, Retort, Another Realm, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, South Lit, and other magazines. He is the infamous author of the award winning parenting blog, Death By Children.

Past articles

What happens when a family goes without technology for a day?

Christopher Garlington forewarned his wife and kids the Internet would be down for a day. That didn't stop the hysteria that ensued. Read...


Chicago dad's heart-melting conversations with his kids

Christopher Garlington has been waiting for a chance to share his wisdom with his kids. Problem is, they're not interested! Read...


For Chicago Dad parenting means learning how to fall off a horse

Being a dad can mean galloping outside your comfort zone. Read...


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