Goodbye Winter, Hello Local Park!

Goodbye Winter, Hello Local Park!

Much like the swallows of Capistrano, the reappearance of finer weather means it’s time to return to the local neighborhood park and it can’t come soon enough. Like most parents of a toddler, I knew winter was going to be a long period of being stuck inside and I prepared the best I could. Museum […]

Dads share the one tip they would give to a new dad.

Dads share the one tip they would give to a new dad.

As a dad of a 3-year-old son and a 5-week-old daughter I can tell you straight up that almost all the stuff you read about parenting, from books and magazine, is full of crap. Sure, as a new parent you start off holding your child like they’re a Faberge Egg, but it doesn’t take long […]

Deja Vu All Over Again – Having the Second Kid

Deja Vu All Over Again – Having the Second Kid

  The website has been a been a little sparse in the last month and that’s because child number two has officially been introduced into my life. Thanks to that, my life has become a blur; I don’t even remember what Chad or free time looks like. With the return of a newborn to my […]

DadHack: The 30 second bed warmer

DadHack: The 30 second bed warmer

With a winter storm coming down on most the East Coast, I decided it was a perfect time to share this bed warming DadHack. It may be the easiest and cheapest possible way to win “dad points”.   All you will need is: 2 liter bottle (I told you this was a cheap hack)     […]

Put Your Imagination to Work With This Easy Dad Hack

Put Your Imagination to Work With This Easy Dad Hack

Every dad needs a go to way to kill an hour, for me that’s the park. But thanks to old man winter, I was forced to invent another way to kill some time this weekend and that’s how I came up with Paper Golf (still accepting better name ideas). All you will need is Paper […]

Ten Stocking Ideas under $5

Ten Stocking Ideas under $5

DON’T PANIC. I understand Christmas is only a few days away and you haven’t figured out what to stick in the kids stockings…I mean what Santa will put in the kids stockings. So here a few great ideas that easy to find and cost less than $5.    1. Handheld Water Game $4.51   2. […]

How Many Holiday Gifts Do You Give Your Children?

How Many Holiday Gifts Do You Give Your Children?

  As adults we understand that it’s better to give than receive. However, that’s not a lesson kids appreciate. Children think of Christmas as a chance to load up toys and new bikes (on a side note didn’t it suck when you got a bike for Christmas and you can’t ride it because of snow). […]

Review: Roll & Play from Thinkfun

Review: Roll & Play from Thinkfun

Most kids toys are like a bad cold virus; they multiple every time you turn your back and only get your attention for the first 48 hours. One of the few things that have truly withstood the test of time when it comes to my son’s toy box is the Roll & Play from Thinkfun. […]