Are you the type of parent that screams and yells at the kids when things get out of control? After the kids have been bickering all day do you let loose with a raised-voice assault on those ungrateful brats? If so, welcome to the club. In an informal poll I conducted on Twitter, 4 parents [...]
Me and the fellas here at EoT spend a lot of time writing about our experiences as a dad, but without our wives, girlfriends, ex-wives, etc., we wouldn’t be dads (unless we went out and adopted on our own, which if you’ve read this blog enough, you know that each of us would be screwed [...]
Will the iPad change the world and how it uses computers? I wouldn’t go that far, but it’s very cool and we’ve enjoyed using it.
I have a friend who recently started an uncomfortable conversation with me. He has been married for two years and I asked him how things were going. He and his wife live in Florida and don’t have kids yet and lead a great life. They travel and are quite adventurous. Whether your husband or boyfriend [...]
I love my wife, I really do. But she’s a cat chick. Not the kind of cat chick that was destined to turn into a cat lady, just a chick that liked her Joni Mitchell, a cup of hot tea and a cat on her lap while she read some John Updike. I was able [...]
I’ll admit, a lot of crazy thoughts went through my head when my wife was in labor with our kids. I was panicked, terrified, proud, excited, moody and calm – at once. But one thing I wasn’t feeling was randy … and certainly not toward any of the nurses. So, without further ado, I present [...]
I am blessed enough to have the very best pediatrician in the entire universe. His name is Dr. David Schmottlach and I’ve known him for over 30 years. If you’re doing the math, you’ll figure out that he was also my pediatrician as I was a growing young boy. He was a young, handsome doctor [...]
“Too wet to go out, too cold to play ball, So we sat in the house and did nothing at all. And all we could do was to sit, sit, sit! And we did not like it, not one little bit.” I’m a huge fan of Dr. Seuss. I’ve always liked to say that he’s [...]