Toy Shopping 101

May 6, 2016
Whether you’re shopping for a kid who’s just turning one year old, or maybe five, or perhaps even thirty-six, the art of shopping for the perfect birthday toy is not one to be taken l...

Happy Birthday, Crazy Monkey Boy…

Mar 25, 2016
Ahhh, the ripe young age of two years-old – a time filled with Goldfish crackers and sippy cups, when every toy is a new opportunity to trip up your parents and the whole world is your jungle ...

Inspiration, Big and Small

Nov 13, 2015
My kid can be pretty weird sometimes. I try not to make every single one of these columns lately about my son, but then again, something tells me that fifteen years from now when our primary interacti...

Life is Like a Poop

Oct 9, 2015
I dream of a day when my best stories don’t involve my child’s pooping activities… …but alas, today is not that day. Although it’s mostly true that his craziest of poops...

No, You Can’t Play With That!!!

Sep 25, 2015
I have this conversation with my 1 1/2 year-old son on pretty much an hourly basis: Kid: Hey Dad, check out this new thing that I found to chew on! (mind you, he doesn’t really talk yet, bu...

The New Daddy Chronicles, Volume 3

Aug 8, 2014
All I want is one day where this baby sleeps consistently like he did the night before. Also, a day without mega poops … the kind that peel the paint from the walls and make you want to claw you...