9 things to do with your kids when the power’...
It’s 9:15 AM. Or maybe it’s 8:25 PM. It doesn’t matter. Time has no meaning anymore—the power’s out and you’ve become one with the darkness. Where y
The pitfalls of pinterest parenting
Remember libraries? When you needed to know about something, you went to the library and found a book on said something. Then, you read the book, got what was likely professional a
How to Reconnect with an Aloof Teen
The more you try to connect, the more they pull away. The teen years are about expressing independence, but it’s hurtful when your teen wants assert their independence fro
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I often tell my son that a big part of life is how you react to it. This advice rings true for a lot of situations in life. You can’t always control if your car breaks down, but
Road Trips with Toddlers: 13 Tips for Surviving Yo...
After our first road trip with a newborn I remember thinking, “Never again.” After a few more journeys we learned how to handle road trips with a newborn and felt like
Shut Up and Talk it Out: Avoiding the Post-Baby Sl...
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B-Day: What to Pack in the Hospital Bag for Dad
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How Mom Blogs Hurt the Average Mom or Dad
The Plight of the Average Mom and Dad Mom blogs and parenting blogs in general make parenting look so neat and clean. Look at their baby, all neatly dressed, captured by a p
Hard Mode: Your First Road Trip With your Baby
Traveling with a Baby Ahh road trips. When you’re young and childless they’re truly magical. The open road, your traveling companions, junk food, and some music.
Being a New Parent: How to Find Balance in Chaos
The Art of Being a New Parent “Everything’s under control,” I said to my wife. The two of us were kneeling in front of a flooding dish washer, trying to mo