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39 Reasons Why My Son Won't Eat Dinner

39 Reasons Why My Son Won't Eat Dinner

07. 9.2014
My 4-year-old son has a new reason every day for why he won't eat.
You're In Charge Of Your Body. I Still Get To Make Rules.

You're In Charge Of Your Body. I Still Get To Make Rules.

07. 9.2014
Here's the problem with shirts and bumper stickers and sound bites. They boil everything down into a simple digestible message that, while...
How to Live With Children: How to Have a Conversation at Dinner

How to Live With Children: How to Have a Conversation at Dinner

07. 8.2014
Dan: Okay Trixie, after dinner, you're going to have your poop try. T: (very enthusiastically) Okay!
It's the Relationship That Heals

It's the Relationship That Heals

07. 7.2014
Being a perfect parent wasn't necessary. Being a near-perfect parent wasn't necessary either. What was required was a fierce focus on nurturing...
How To Threaten Your Children Effectively

How To Threaten Your Children Effectively

07. 7.2014
Kids really don't care at all about what happens in the future unless by "the future" you mean the next eight seconds.
11 Things I Want My Son To Know About Marriage

11 Things I Want My Son To Know About Marriage

07. 2.2014
You are not the only one with an opinion. Sometimes it's best to just shut up and listen. You might learn something.
I'd Like You To Meet My Son... And His Two Amazing Moms

I'd Like You To Meet My Son... And His Two Amazing Moms

07. 2.2014
Most commitments in life come with an escape clause. You can join a group and later decide to leave. You can accept a job and then quit....

Buckle Up -- Things Are Getting Real With #TheStitch!

07. 2.2014
You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to...
5 Steps Toward Parental Perfection

5 Steps Toward Parental Perfection

07. 1.2014
Most of us are in the pursuit of perfection, but how many among us would know what to do with it if we ever actually attained it? Despite...
Independence Day Came Early for Our Little Girl

Independence Day Came Early for Our Little Girl

07. 1.2014
We might be less than a week away from the Fourth of July, but Sienna's been in the throes of a sudden independence streak.
The Father of All Problems

The Father of All Problems

06.30.2014
We all want our kids to have better lives than we do (just as we have all vowed not to be like our parents). I just wish I could relax...
7 Things You Personally Should Avoid As A Parent

7 Things You Personally Should Avoid As A Parent

06.27.2014
Don't re-enact the alien-through-the-stomach scene from Alien with your kids using a real alien in their stomach.
Dad Really Goes For It In Impassioned 'Frozen' Duet With His Daughter

Dad Really Goes For It In Impassioned 'Frozen' Duet With His Daughter

06.27.2014
Some dads are fed up with "Frozen." Billy, dad of 3-year-old Blakely, just gave in. For anyone who is concerned about Dad driving and...
What Could Have Been: Miscarriage From My Perspective

What Could Have Been: Miscarriage From My Perspective

06.25.2014
I still think about it sometimes and at the weirdest times, that our family might have been bigger -- could have been bigger -- but isn't....