The MacGyver Parent: How We Learned to Always Be Prepared

My daughter Elle is approaching her 2nd birthday and is full of energy. She absolutely loves to play outside and explore. Since my husband and I work from home, we’ll tag team watching her, while the other works. After reading books, playing with puzzles, eating snacks, and watching an occasional Sprout program, she soon starts pointing at […]

Why Dad is NOT a Babysitter

I’m a military mom who’s just come off of one month of duty. This will mark the third year that my husband has had to handle our children without me for the duration of my spring tour. And he does it like a boss. And that’s not including all the months I spent at boot […]

Sleep Doesn’t Come Cheap

I really like sleep. I mean, I really, really like it. Other adjectives I can use in regards to my nocturnal behavior include, but are not limited to: covet, adore, enjoy, worship, relish. According to National Geographic’s documentary “Sleepless in America,” 40 percent of Americans are sleep deprived. How many of those do you think […]

Lunch Art Dads

School’s back! And for those of you crafty parents out there looking for some artistic outlets, consider checking out these websites of dads who got a little crafty with their kids lunches: Beau Coffron’s website Lunchbox Dad, started making “Fun Lunch Monday” for his 7-year-old daughter. He walks you through how he makes each presentation in […]

To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter…

Funny, sweet, full of passion and, for the boys: an absolute must-watch, this video will reaffirm your belief in the supportiveness and positivity of dads (who don’t get nearly enough credit!) and make you laugh out loud. Get ready,  Boys.

One Dad Creates Beautiful Art

Daddy going away on business can be tough on the whole family – goodbye kisses, hugs and See you laters abound. But when one father started coloring in the pictures his kiddos drew for him before leaving, beautiful art was made along with sweet memories. Click here to see all of his amazing pieces, along […]