Keeping your kids up past bedtime is when the magic happens. Yes, having a strict bedtime regime is the priority of any reasonable parent, but... when you break it every now and again, and let your kids get out and experience the world (in this case, monster trucks and a rave) then the smiles come.
You don't understand kids until you have them. The love, joy, stress, frustration. it's incalcuable. But this parenting tweet gives the best insight into what it's like.
The final moments of Calvin's life with Hobbes as imagined by a fan will beautifully break your heart and make you smile. Pass it on.
It was a great day at the Calgary Stampeded for our family. The Chuckwagon tradition continued as Zacharie won a title again, and shared it with his brother.
It's hard to describe the emotions that sweep your body when you hold a baby for the first time. From fear to elation it all flushes over you in seconds. One little boy had extreme terror has he held his brother, and now the photo has gone viral. CLICK TO SEE THE WHOLE STORY
I surprised Zacharie at school today. We escaped from his classroom a few minutes early and headed out for a sushi lunch to celebrate the end of school
The worst Father's Day card themes have been revealed, my fathering friends. If you're a dad you must swear, fart, and fix things. It is written.
Zacharie turns 7 and the annual letter of accomplishments needs to be written up. Here's what my son is like at age 7.
I am the World's Worst Fisherman. It's easy to prove, just sit next to me on a shoreline or watch me try to tie a knot. I can't do it. I can. however, appreciate time with my kids.
The most important reason to have kids when you're young is roller coasters. Seriously. As a mid 40s father of 2 young boys, roller coasters kill me. I wish I could ride them all day, instead I'm one and done.