As a father, it feels pretty great watching your kid idolize you. As your child grows, they'll love you more than anything in the world and even start imitating some of your mannerisms. If your kid is picking up on your sense of humor, taste in movies, and other traits — great. But if you notice your child highlighting some of your unhealthy habits — that’s where you need to be … [Read more...] about Spending too much time with your phone? Your kids notice — Stop it!
Everyone always says “Once you become a Dad, your life is going to change forever.” In my case, I thought, “Oh, come on! How much could it change?” A lot. Four children later, I ‘m here to tell you that life definitely changes after children and here are the type of changes a Dad can expect. They are all wonderful. Or, at least it’s important to think of them that … [Read more...] about Life Changes After Children
Curl up with a hardcover dictionary and flip through the pages. You'll soon find that a pussy is a young cat and a cock is a grown rooster. A tit is a small songbird and an ass is a stubborn mule. Now try typing those terms into an online search engine, and you'll get a quick lesson in graphic anatomy, and probably have to run an anti-virus scrubber on your hard drive when … [Read more...] about Five tips for dads in talking with tweens about sex
My 9-year-old son pushed the growling lawnmower across our modest lawn, grunting as he struggled to make the sharp turn at the edge of the yard. A pair of passing pedestrians raised their eyebrows as I quickly bent to grab the electric cord out of his path before he sliced the wire. Had I been wrong to agree when he asked to try running this dangerous machine? What sort of a … [Read more...] about Four reasons to teach your kid to use power tools
The winter holidays are a time of magic, warmth, generosity and one more thing – stress. Trying to clean and decorate your home while still keeping an eye on excited kids can bring even a pro dad to his knees. But whether you've got a studio apartment in the city or a single-family home in the suburbs, there are some tested tips for keeping kids busy that can save your … [Read more...] about Pro tips on recruiting the kids for party prep