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This Is What I Told My Sons

This Is What I Told My Sons

01.26.2015
I told them I know they might not like them now, but one day, they'll think girls are pretty cool. And I told them it's important above...
What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

What My Daughter Would Say If She Could Talk

01.23.2015
My daughter is just shy of eight months old, and although she can't talk yet, it sure seems like she has a lot to say.
Your Son Doesn't Need to 'Just Suck It Up'

Your Son Doesn't Need to 'Just Suck It Up'

01.23.2015
Dads, your words are strong. Powerful. And lasting. It's fine to want your son to be strong, tough and really good at baseball. But not...
The Grounds Behind Her Eyes

The Grounds Behind Her Eyes

01.23.2015
My urge, my only urge, is to wrap her up in my long arms and hold on dearly while the quietest storm passes over us -- only I'm pretty...
Dad's Daily Genesis

Dad's Daily Genesis

01.21.2015
Someone cried through the baby monitor. Or maybe the older one came to your bedside. And then someone said, "Oh, God, does there have to...
8 Ways To Be Intentional In Your Parenting

8 Ways To Be Intentional In Your Parenting

01.20.2015
Being intentional in how you raise your child is all about knowing what matters to you and making sure that you and your partner are on...
An Alphabetized List of Sleeping Positions for Parents of Young Children

An Alphabetized List of Sleeping Positions for Parents of Young Children

01.20.2015
The "A" position: When a toddler climbs into bed with their parents and wedges them apart at their hips.
5 Ways A Bad Date With Your Children Is Worse Than A Bad Romantic Date

5 Ways A Bad Date With Your Children Is Worse Than A Bad Romantic Date

01.20.2015
Do you know the worst part of a bad date with your kids? It doesn't end. You get home and they come with you. Tough luck, parent! That...
Want to Help Moms and Kids? Help Dads With Their Work-Family Balance

Want to Help Moms and Kids? Help Dads With Their Work-Family Balance

01.20.2015
My colleague quit her job and spent the past five years as a hardworking SAHM. She would have rather kept working, but had to compromise...
5 Ways Little Kids Wash Their Hands

5 Ways Little Kids Wash Their Hands

01.20.2015
Based on personal experience of how regularly my child practices responsible (unassisted) hygiene, it's a wonder we're not in the midst...
The Girls I Used To Twirl

The Girls I Used To Twirl

01.20.2015
It seems recently the picking up is less and less. My older daughter is so tall that the last time I tried to swing her like a flying helicopter,...
Dad Puts On Pants While Holding Baby, Because Free Hands Are A Thing Of The Past

Dad Puts On Pants While Holding Baby, Because Free Hands Are A Thing Of The Past

Ryan Grenoble  01.16.2015
Look, ma! No hands! It's hard work being a new parent, but something tells us this dad is going to be just fine. After all, he's already...
12 Lessons Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

12 Lessons Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

01.16.2015
We were young, in love and ready for marriage when we said yes in our early twenties. But that doesn't necessarily mean we were prepared....
5 Games to Spur a Preschooler's Creativity

5 Games to Spur a Preschooler's Creativity

01.15.2015
I have a 3-year-old daughter. As she's grown since her birth, I've come to love the opportunity to introduce the world to her and to help...