The First 6 Months: How New Dads Can Find Their Role and Help New Moms

. The first six months of the new arrival in the home always seems like the greatest time in any new family’s life…unless you’re currently going through it. Most new families quickly learn that the first six months are less than stellar. Not only is it hard for the new baby who’s been dragged from Read more about The First 6 Months: How New Dads Can Find Their Role and Help New Moms[…]

Dads with Daughters: 4 Skills You Should Have

     Little girls are terrifying. Seriously. It’s unchartered territory for a new dad, and the tips for raising boys do not apply to girls. Not my little girl, anyway. I’m learning as I go and have accumulated some tips of my own, sort of like some weird manual. (note: this manual does not apply Read more about Dads with Daughters: 4 Skills You Should Have[…]

The Parenting Book All Dads Need!

Nope. This isn’t a parenting book. Well, not a typical parenting book, anyways. This is a collection of awesome, true, and cringe worthy retellings from the viewpoint of a son on his father. This isn’t a heart warming story or a bunch of sweet father/son tales. Oh no, this is a comical collection of thoughts Read more about The Parenting Book All Dads Need![…]

Potty Training in 3 Days…Sort of

  . Tired of the relentless battle of the britches? Maybe it’s time to start potty training! Independence is a huge aspect of early development in children. Although, seemingly similar, your boy or girl are usually ready to start on the road to independence at different stages. Studies show that girls generally start potty training Read more about Potty Training in 3 Days…Sort of[…]

Does Tech Make Parenting Easier or Harder?

Yeah, I’m going there. I’m asking this controversial question. But I’m not here to debate. Everyone’s entitled to their opinions, and every parent is different. There are studies that show technology giving our children a false sense of instant gratification or it just plain turns them into zombies. But I’m pretty sure the same thing Read more about Does Tech Make Parenting Easier or Harder?[…]

How to Deal with Kindergartener Fibs

        Everyone who has a kindergartener has or will experience the wonder of fibbing. It’s common, it’s normal, and is a crucial step in your kid’s development. First and foremost, don’t over react. It’s normal for you to feel upset, we’re human. But don’t go all Homer Simpson on them, either. I Read more about How to Deal with Kindergartener Fibs[…]

Words of Wisdom: Dad Tips

  Whether you’re an expectant dad or a veteran, you’ll feel me when I say, “we have no idea what we’re doing.” That wide-eyed, panicked look and that unsettling pit in your stomach? Yeah, it never really goes away. But we can learn to co-exist with it. I’m a proud father of two freakin’ amazing Read more about Words of Wisdom: Dad Tips[…]