Fatherhood

Should Your Child Choose Your Profession?

Should Your Child Choose Your Profession?

You could say I grew up in a radio station. As a child I would spend all my off hours following my dad around the studio changing records, recording the weather and erasing old commercials. I would wake up early Christmas morning and run to the studios, as it was the one day my father […]

Is Nap Time Turning Into Playtime?

Is Nap Time Turning Into Playtime?

My infant’s nap time used to be so peaceful…for me. What was once a process of taking a sleepy, heavy eyelid baby, and for the most part plopping him down in his crib has now turned into a delicate dance in our household.  To be clear, I’m a terrible dancer. [Video evidence redacted] It’s said with […]

5 Parenting Lessons I Learned In The First 6 Months

5 Parenting Lessons I Learned In The First 6 Months

Parenthood is the most amazing, life changing, crazy, drink inducing experience there is.  With absolutely no instruction manual, no right answer, and no chance you’ll get it right all the time!  We’ve been at it for just about six months and have a smiling, laughing, pooping, hilarious little person who captures our heart and stresses […]

Sound Machines & Your Child, How We Did Everything Wrong.

Sound Machines & Your Child, How We Did Everything Wrong.

My son is using one right now as I type this during his nap.  Which makes today’s release of a study in the Journal of Pediatrics showing sound machines may cause hearing problems for children all the more worrisome and concerning. If you’re like us, and have had a child who’s been sleeping, how do I put this kindly, […]

6 Things Parenting Class Forgot…or Purposely Left Out.

6 Things Parenting Class Forgot…or Purposely Left Out.

I am human.  I learn, I evolve, I change.  While once likely moving at a glacial pace, I’m now sprinting, carrying my “sympathy belly” (maybe this will help me lose it) as fast as possible trying to keep up with the little human we brought into this world.  He changes faster than we can his […]

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