My daughter started first grade today and in her class around about four boys that she had in her previous kindergarten class. One of them, who my daughter calls her boyfriend, said to his mom today, “I can’t sit next to her because she’s too pretty.” And, in the same sentence, said, “I can’t go [...]
It’s all over the Internet. There are studies here and there and way over there about the Nielsen Power Moms (link opens PowerPoint) and influence of women in social media. Those are just studies and research. Let me show you and prove to you why today’s dads are the real online power brokers. Back in [...]
In the Greater Boston area, schools are opening, which mean kids have to get up early, clear out the sleep from their eye, grab their back packs and go to that place where they are supposed to learn all the things they need to learn to be wikked smahht. Not sure about you, but when [...]
Being a father of two young daughters, every day during the summer is a blessing because it takes you away from the daily musings of the office as well as the typical stuff us dads tend to worry about — beer, food, football, etc. Kidding…we really think having a good home life for our family; [...]
The Wall Street Journal has an article today written by Jeff D. Opdyke about parenting, specifically the challenge he and his wife face when spending time equally with his kids. It’s a good read and I can totally get where he’s coming from. We have two kids, a six-year-old and a three-year-old (nearly four) and [...]
How did we end up deciding to move from beautiful and sunny Southern California to the geographical center of the United States? Well, the answer is complex but I’ll try and share with you some of the reasoning and the crux of it here.
How about no. Here’s something those of us who used to be able to dunk can appreciate: the Detroit Pistons rookie Terrico White throws down a 180, through the legs tomahawk at about the 2:17 mark.
For the longest time, my three year old has had an anti-potty stance as if she was a member of a union and Jimmy Hoffa was the president. Plain and simple, she was all set with going on the potty. All. Set. My wife and I tried just about every trick in the book. Sticker [...]
Life is one big time management project. Think about it. You get up every morning to prepare for your day. For me, that typically means getting ready for work. That entails a a shower, breakfast, getting dressed, brushing my teeth and heading to the bus stop. Then it’s a bus ride to the train station [...]