One of my stress relievers after a long day of being home by the kids is getting out and mowing the lawn. Once a week after my wife would get home, I’d eat dinner and go outside, gas up the lawnmower, put my ear buds in, pop open my favorite playlist and zone
The thought of raising a daughter really scared me. I knew that relationships between fathers and daughters and the bond they form will be the most important of their lives, and I wasn’t sure if I was strong enough to guide her through. I remember the day like it was
As most of us already know, being married takes work, and the last thing we need to muddy the waters is the annoyances and quirks that come along with living with someone and sharing a life together. Many of them, the ones that I succumb to for instance, are just ones
What exactly is it about little girls and their desire to have tea parties and having lemonade stands? It just seems like another inborn natural instinct like taking care of baby dolls and pushing them around in strollers, and as a father of little girls that really touches my heart.
I’m a mission to shake things up on the landscape of Stay at Home Parents. As a Stay At Home dad I’m starting a campaign for creating a brand new Holiday just for Stay At Home parents. Right now we have Holiday’s for Moms, Dads, Grandparents, Bosses, Secretarys, Presidents,
For years we never had a bread box in our house, mainly because we just didn’t really have the counter space for it, and partly because I didn’t think we needed it. I had always used the microwave to put all the bread, chips and other snacks in and that
I’ve mentioned this before, but my wife really doesn’t like the idea of having a minivan, however she does love the functionality and ease in which we can get the kids around and travel with it. So recently she saw this cool decal mocking the whole stick figure family thing
My youngest daughter LOVES dogs, I mean she LOVES LOVES dogs. I’m almost convinced that she a dog in a former life. So this weekend we went to a birthday party and their was this old Golden Retriever there who was so passive that you could literally do anything to
I have finally, after 8 years of gut wrenching parenting and massive amounts of suffering of blood, sweat and tears, I’m officially done with baby gates in the house. I simply can’t put into words the emotions that are flooding through me today because I HATED the baby gates. Now I
Thursday was just one of those days. I didn’t get to sleep until late, and I woke up with a headache. The kids were extra wired for some reason, and it was impossible to get anything done, let alone think, and anytime I did get a chance to sit down,
So my son now has a pet frog. The other night when we were taking our trash cans to the curb and I moved one of the cans, and underneath it was a frog. He immediately asked if he could keep it as a pet, and after some debate, my
I had a blast this fourth of July. I had friends over for a pool party on Friday, and Saturday we hit the lake with one of my closest friends Julie Ross, who also happens to be one of the best photographers that I know, and her husband Josh. The
For those of you that follow the blog, you will remember the very heated dryer post that I made a few weeks ago (For those of you that haven’t read it, click here), and I thought I’d go ahead and post an update. So after spending a few hours taking the
It was 6 years ago today that I got my tree tattoo on my left arm to signify my love and strength of my family. My idea going in was to get some sort of tree of life tattooed on me, and I really like the way it came out.