Browsing Category Fatherhood

A Different Type Of Parenting Guilt

Most working parents feel bad leaving their kids at home. I have a different kind of parenting guilt: I feel bad leaving work for my kids.

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Was This My Son’s Clinton / Kennedy Moment?

What would happen if your kids’ future was somehow influenced by greatness in the present. How would it be if they met that mentor?

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What Do You Do With Your Kids’ Teeth After The Tooth Fairy Comes?

Why do we keep their teeth? I have a box filled with my kids’ teeth and hair in my office. It’s something only Ke$ha would understand.

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One Day You Wake Up And Your Little Boys Aren’t Little Anymore

They grow up so fast. You hear it so often from more experienced parents that you never really believe it. Until the day you do. My little boys are becoming big boys. Wow, does time fly.

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This Time, I Decided To Vote Like A 7 Yr Old

I couldnt pick a party to vote for in the Alberta Election, so I decided to vote like a 7 yr old. I had my son take the vote compass quiz to pass my ballot.

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What It Really Means If You’re A Parent Who Worries

I’m a parent who worries. Or wonders. I think about my kids and their wellbeing all the time. Some might say worry brings stress, I’d say it brings out the good. If you’re a parent thinking about your kids’ future, you’re #DoinGood

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How To Inspire Your Kids To Do Chores

Its easy to get your kids to do chores, just model the behavior. More and more its not just moms that are inspiring, but dads too. Thanks to #SwifferDad for this great campaign

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How Do You Solve A Problem Like Kids Named Aiden?

Why are there so many kids named Aiden? Because parents follow trends and the trend is to spell the same name differently, see how Aiden compares to some of the other more popular names in history.

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The Importance Of Father And Son Adventures

Parental bonding is important. You need to take time as a family, but you also need one on one time. I love my father and son adventures with my boys. Each year we go camping for Father’s Day. Here’s why:

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I Don’t Have A Favorite Child, I Have A Favorite AGE Of Child

I once made headlines for declaring I had a favorite child. I’d like to change that declaration just a bit. I don’t want to take it back, but I do want to clarify.

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Talking About Erections With Your Son

Why do men get erections? How do they happen? What about morning wood? If you’ve got curious kids and you keep it real, here’s some video help.

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Truth In Dadvertising: Why Is Amazon Family Called Amazon Mom In America?

Amazon has a program that curates baby needs and offers discounts. It is Amazon Family almost everywhere in the world. It is called Amazon Mom in America. Here’s how you can help us make things right round the world. Join in the #AmazonFamilyUS movement.

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These Men Make Me Want To Be A Better Dad

I am part of a fraternity of fatherhood that makes me want to be a better dad. This week we lost our leader, Oren Miller. It’s been a high and low week.

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Dads Are Not The Momma. And That’s Okay

Moms and dads do things differently. And that’s okay. This isn’t a Mars and Venus thing, it’s an earth thing. We’re both here, so let’s meet in the middle.

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Like Father, Like Son: The Stunning Self-Awareness That Comes With Parenting

Your kids will reap what you sow. Like father, like son, they will bring to the world the tools and skills you provide them and show you your true self.

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Truth In Dadvertising: Yes, It Certainly Was The Super Dad Bowl

What’s up with all the dad ads? You could call it the Super Dad Bowl, and it’s about time fatherhood was celebrated without hesitation.

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