Dad jokes have become a phenomenon. Everywhere you look, even on billboards, you can find a great one liner (I think so, because I’m a dad!) lurking around to inject humor into a situation. Like, “I’m so good at sleeping, I can do it with my eyes closed!” This week…View More Better than Dad Jokes
The child in the shopping cart was staring at her mother. Not quietly staring, mind you, but letting out bursts of the most piercing scream I could imagine. Every couple of seconds. Taking a break long enough to get her lungs full again, brief silence would be followed by another…View More Just for Attention?
Your baby is learning to stand and obviously thinking seriously about what would happen if she let go of the coffee table and took that first step. Before that can happen, there will be several hard landings on her butt when she let go but didn’t take the step. Those…View More Did That Hurt?
Every year about this time my watch list for themes around the words daddy and father fill up with news of communities celebrating Daddy-Daughter Dances. It always warms my heart because I know the importance of daddies in the hearts of daughters and the thought of a special time to…View More Daddy Dance Doom
Beginning with the box of Christmas decorations that you saved to use again, each action that you choose year after year begins forming your family’s tradition for Christmas. Tradition is simply what we do. Doing it over and over again causes memories to form that bring thoughts of home and…View More Start a Tradition!
When a woman learns that she is pregnant, the first news flash to her closest friends and family burn like wildfire. From that moment on, she is acutely aware of how her body is changing moment by moment, even if it is the nausea that serves as the early reminder.…View More Fathers Bonding in a Moment