Meet Trevor O’Driscoll

[ 0 ] May 12, 2010 |

Today meet Trevor O’Driscoll, another panelist and parent who will participate in the upcoming KidoConversation, “Raising Kids in a Digital World,” on Tuesday, May 25, at Local 121.

Trevor O'DriscollKidoinfo: What neighborhood do you live in?
Trevor O’Driscoll (TO): East Side. Some say it’s Mount Hope or Summit or something.

Kidoinfo: Where were you born?
TO: Philadelphia.

Kidoinfo: How long have you been in Rhode Island?
TO: On and off for college, grad school, and grownup life…11 years.

Kidoinfo: What is your current state of mind?
TO: Huh?

Kidoinfo: Who’s in your family?
TO: My wife, Vanessa, and my 18-month-old daughter, Oona.

Kidoinfo: What trait do you most admire about your family?
TO: They’re funny and like to read.

Kidoinfo: What is your favorite thing to do?
TO: Fix something in the house and then calculate how much money I just saved.

Kidoinfo: Where is your favorite place to hang out?
TO: Favorite or frequent? I spend a lot of time at Home Depot. But when things are nice and relaxed, and I’m just chatting with my students, my classroom is pretty good.

Kidoinfo: Where would you most like to live?
TO: This place is pretty good. But better weather would be nice. San Francisco?

Kidoinfo: What do you like to do when you are not with your kids?
TO: Play and watch baseball, ride my bike, make some furniture, eat Vanessa’s cooking. Internet.

Kidoinfo: What is the most overrated thing about parenthood?
TO: Sippy cups. They all leak.

Kidoinfo: What is your most treasured possession?
TO: A Detroit Tigers team photo with my great uncle and Ty Cobb.

Kidoinfo: What superpower would you most like to have?
TO: Who doesn’t want to fly?

Kidoinfo: Who is your favorite fictional mother or father?
TO: Atticus Finch. Or maybe Cliff Huxtable.

Kidoinfo: What are you going to do now that you have answered these questions?
TO: Sleep.

Read more in our Meet a Parent series.

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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