10.10.12
Children love summer—mostly because it’s a break from school—but that doesn’t mean learning should come to a halt. ‘Summer Slide’ is a phenomenon where skills that have been acquired during the school year start to slip away due to lack of...
10.09.12
When I think back to all of the experiences I expected to have in life, this never quite made the list. After years of avoiding fatherhood, here I am, trying to conceive with the missus. Thus far we haven’t had any big news to break to the folks, and...
06.19.12
It’s nice to be able to do something special for your wife’s birthday and sometimes the best birthday gifts for mom are the ones that let her forgo her day-to-day household duties and take a break. Dinner parties can be a great way to take the pressure...
05.04.12
Babies are very intuitive and they are influenced by anything they come in contact with including their parents, siblings, and possessions, including cribs, clothes, and bedding. Often parents shop for a nice looking crib within their budget neglecting...
12.22.11
Don’t Cry or Pout. Last Minute Shopping Doesn’t Have to Stress You Out The holidays can be a wonderful time or togetherness and celebration and it can also be a time of stress and anxiety. Don’t let the rush and excitement of the season allow you...
09.20.11
I’m surprised this appears to be a national trend, but it sure is true at our house. My wife works at a traditional job downtown (with no parking). I work at home and supposedly have lots of time to take breaks and drive kids all over town to the...
09.16.11
Just a few short weeks since I told my son emphatically that there could never be a planet with 2 suns, NASA comes along and discovers one. The simulation in the video below is fascinating in that the reporters talk about a planet that “revolves...
09.13.11
The first thing I noticed when unpacking the Cybex Aton is how impossibly light the carrier and base are. At only 8.8 pounds, the Cybex Aton is one the lightest carriers on the market. I’ve really come to appreciate this after making numerous trips...
06.13.11
My first Father’s Day…its always special because in most cases you still have a “baby.” There was no real extravagant gift that I got that day, but just the fact of knowing that it was my first real father’s day made it special for me. Whether...
05.06.11
Planning your wife’s very first Mother’s Day may seem like a huge task, because you may not be used to planning something like this and it is definitely NOT like getting something for your own mother. Sometimes it is just simple things that...
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