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The Last Bastion of Manhood has Fallen…

I don't mean to brag, but I'm a bit of a "Toy Whisperer." I mean, if I had a superpower it would be knowing the perfect toy for  each kid. Birthdays, holidays, elementary school graduations - I nail it every time, for both boys and girls. For my daughters, I've well versed in the X-chromosome language of Polly Pockets, Squinkies and Orbeez. It's a gift, actually. Yet it can also be a heavy burden. Periodically, I'll sneak a traditionally boyish toy into the girl's playtime arsenal - … [Read more...]

12 Phrases Dads Do Not Want to Hear….

As a parent of two kids - plus another expected addition within the next few weeks - there are some things I love to hear my daughters say. Such as, "You're the greatest dad ever" or "I love you to the moon and back" or "I'm not going to date until I'm 35 years old!!!" That's music to my ears. However, there are some phrases that I dread to hear coming from the mouths of my children. While I haven't heard all of these yet - my two daughters are only preteens after all - I expect to hear … [Read more...]

Is Facebook a Better Parent Than You???

Many people use Facebook to stay in touch with out-of-state family members. For instance, some folks think it's cute to let there kids, who are younger than Facebook's required mimimum age of 13 years old, have a page to communicate back and forth with grandparents. And that's fine if a parent is monitoring the content and establishing appropriate parental blocks. I'm not telling people how to raise their kids, but I will raise awareness regarding some startling Facebook statistics that … [Read more...]