A Day with Dad

My husband’s job affords me the ability to work from home, giving me the opportunity to spend time with my kids. His job also means long hours for himself. To make up for this he makes an effort to plan one-on-one time with the kids.
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September 22nd, 2013|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Wash Buddy for Dad

There are lots of great ways to remember dad, we even shared some craft and DIY ideas, but since my husband has been really busy lately I wanted to find a gift that the kids could give to and enjoy with their dad.
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June 14th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Do Dads Need Change Table Gagets?

When my kids were born, I opted to stay home to care for them while my husband worked. This meant I handled most of the day-to-day baby care but my husband was an active and willing participant. Nowadays, more men choose to play an active role in childcare so it surprises me that gadgets like The Ultimate Change Table enter the scene.
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March 18th, 2013|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Kids Book Review: My Dad, My Hero

My Dad, My HeroRaincoast Books Age 3-5, 5-7 32 pageswritten and illustrated by Ethan Long
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June 8th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ideas for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day coming up quickly (June 19), it’s time to put some thought into your preparations!
Need some ideas for Father’s Day?  Look no further!  I’ve gathered up a few ideas from around the blogosphere that are easy […]

June 8th, 2011|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Home Dads and Role Reversal in Marriage

When I first left my job a couple years ago, there was a lot that I had not thought about.  I had not really considered how much busier I’d be day-to-day. I was used to stressful working conditions, tight deadlines, and a growing list of requests. But nothing could really prepare me for what it would be like to be home with two small kids.
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November 9th, 2010|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Behind Every Great Woman is Her Dad

Father’s day is right around the corner and don’t be surprised if I write several articles about the importance of this day. We often breeze over it too quickly and never celebrate it to the extent of Mother’s day. I had a great dad; he raised five daughters and four sons (although one of my baby brothers die, my father always counted him anyway). I guess putting him in the ground qualified my dad as being responsible to the end. […]

May 30th, 2010|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dads’ Presence Help Prevent Teen Girls from Having Sex

This month all of my blogs are focused on you dads. I think your presence is so important to your daughters in almost every aspect of their life. We know that one out of six girls—ages 12 to 18—take a vow not to have premarital sex. However, 90% of those girls will break that vow and engage in sex. If dad is present in the home and engaged with his daughter it is more likely that she will not have sex before the age of 18. […]

May 24th, 2010|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Inside Your Wife’s Head: Defragging the Hard Drive

She’s not as playful as before the kids’ arrival. Perhaps she’s more curt and distracted and it seems harder to engage in the same conversations that you had when it was just the two of you. You look at her and wonder, what’s going on inside her head? If you want to understand, think of her brain as the dependable family PC. […]

March 25th, 2010|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments