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Quiz Contest

The Cadbury Bournvita Quiz Contest is an Indian quiz contest that began on April 12, 1972. Sponsored by Cadbury India, it is one of India's most famous quiz contests. Originally held live in cities across the country, it later became a radio show and then, in June 1992, a television show on Zee TV. Later, the show was shifted to another television ...read more

My son is reading – oh, no!

My 7 year old son is reading aloud! I should be so proud. Yet, he is reading the prose of Super Baby Diaper 2, another semi-literate installment in the Captain Underpants series. I cringe at every sentence beginning with "Me want…," and yet I'm glad he's reading something other than those other puerile Scholastics "classics," the retelling of St ...read more

Review: The Civil War by Innovative Kids

We love the picture books by David McCauley (The Mosque, The Cathedral, The City, and many others) because both my son and I learn a lot. They are a springboard for other discussions and a reference point when we are out looking at other things. The best kids books for dads to read are books like these that are written in a way that interest and in ...read more

More tips for building a tree house

We're big fans of Todd Davis' book, Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids, which features some good tips for treehouse building. If you're in most of the United States, you're burning daylight at this point to get a treehouse built before the end of the warm weather, so you better get going. Here are some other handy pieces of advice fo ...read more

Review: Baby MedBasics

Baby MedBasicsis a cute little book to stick at the bottom of the diaper bag, "just in case." It covers typical child accidents and illnesses including burns, falls, poisons and fevers. As the book cover proclaims, it's "emergency action steps at your finger tips." It's 62 pages and covers all the major issues pretty well with actual things to do w ...read more

Five best books for expecting Dads

Gone are the days when dad had to read the new mom's copy of What to Expect when You're Expecting to get the pink and blue version of pregnancy and childbirth. For the past 15 years, new dads have enjoyed books on pregnancy that cover biology to psychology all from dads' completely different point of view. Here are our favorites: 1. The granddaddy ...read more

Five Minutes with Todd Patkin, Author of Finding Happiness

Todd Patkin and we share a lot of the same philosophy about the importance of dads. It was fun to get a chance to ask him some questions that get at the heart of some of the themes in his new book. Q: You’ve written an important book that touches on an important aspect of parenting, Finding Happiness: One Man’s Quest to Beat Depression and Anxi ...read more

On our Desk: Daddy Dates by Greg Wright

We've been reading Greg Wright's new book, Daddy Dates: 4 Daughters, 1 Clueless Dad and His Quest to Win Their Hearts. Daddy Dates outlines Wright's experience and advice on how to develop real relationships with your daughters as they enter their tween and teen years. His advice: Get off the phone, take time to be with them, and let them talk." D ...read more

On My Desk: Faith of a Child, stories of becoming and being dad

I just had a chance to read Faith of a Child, a new book by Stefan Lanfer. At a 160 pages, it's a quick read, but densely packed with the little moments from pregnancy and early baby wrangling that will be meaningful to anyone who has had or is having the experience. Written in a kind of Haiku-style, with sentences that break rhythmically yet are w ...read more

Four Golf Books for Dads

For a lot of fathers, the Sunday of Father's Day means taking time to be away from the kids to play golf. This, I find, is more than a littte sad. Of all the loves I had before kids, golf was probably the hardest to give up in order to spend time with my family, but I've never mourned it enough to spend more than a few Sundays away. Six to eight ho ...read more

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