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3 Things Parents Have To Actually Do (Not Just Talk About)

3 Things Parents Have To Actually Do (Not Just Talk About)

04.25.2014
It's the double-edged sword of parenting that your children are always watching you. What you say and do speaks volumes -- aim to be a...
An Open Letter to Rap Music (For My Daughters)

An Open Letter to Rap Music (For My Daughters)

04.24.2014
If you choose to forgo "Happy Birthday" for crooning about your "Magic Stick," you'd better be the guy in the Gandalf getup passing goodies...
To the Mother Who Held Her Crying Daughter

To the Mother Who Held Her Crying Daughter

04.24.2014
I noticed your table early in the night. I saw you and your husband. I also saw your two kids. You looked unhappy. When I walked by the...
A Letter To Pre-Dad Me (Without Any Parenting Advice)

A Letter To Pre-Dad Me (Without Any Parenting Advice)

04.24.2014
You are going to fail so beautifully at so many things in the next four years, but your love for your family will not fail you once. It...
9 Indisputable Truths About Kids And Dinnertime

9 Indisputable Truths About Kids And Dinnertime

04.23.2014
The hardest part about dinner used to be choosing what to eat. Now it's choosing whether to change your children's clothes to the ones...
The Reality I Live With But Can't Quite Accept

The Reality I Live With But Can't Quite Accept

04.22.2014
We can't have it all. I know that. But sometimes, if only for a day, it might be nice to have a little more. Sometimes, it would be nice...

6 Things You Wished You Knew Before Your First Kid

04.22.2014
A trend occurred in the early 20th century when many Americans moved away from rural areas and into urban centers. For the first time...
The Great List Of Things I Can't Do Because I Only Have Daughters

The Great List Of Things I Can't Do Because I Only Have Daughters

04.21.2014
From this list I deduced that, lo and behold, I was indeed happy, even thrilled, with the life I'd be able to have with my two daughters....
Why My Son Knows Bon Jovi Sings the Best Song Ever... Not One Direction

Why My Son Knows Bon Jovi Sings the Best Song Ever... Not One Direction

04.21.2014
My son remembers every song he has heard and can tell me the name and artist. It is pretty amazing for a 4-year-old, actually. I can barely...
How to Have Better Conversations With Your Children, Part 2

How to Have Better Conversations With Your Children, Part 2

04.21.2014
We should let children know that we have also suffered frustrations and disappointments, and moments of embarrassment. We can then talk...
9 Ways You Can Help Your Stay-At-Home Husband

9 Ways You Can Help Your Stay-At-Home Husband

04.18.2014
If your husband is staying at home or thinking about it, you may want to keep these suggestions in mind.

Babies Waiting for Dad to Come Home is Adorable x 1,000,000 (VIDEO)

04.17.2014
Babies get excited about everything -- from food to new toys -- but nothing is more exciting (or adorable) than getting to see their parents!...
The Difference Between How Parents And Kids Understand Privacy

The Difference Between How Parents And Kids Understand Privacy

Emma Mustich  04.17.2014
Before you had kids, privacy seemed like a straightforward concept. Now, you know better. John Kinnear, who writes the blog Ask Your Dad,...
Not Doing Something Doesn't Mean Quitting: #DadsRun4Boston

Not Doing Something Doesn't Mean Quitting: #DadsRun4Boston

04.16.2014
I'll happily be one of the many people, dads or otherwise, who do something this week to remember the victims of a year ago and to recognize...