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SAHD Means Stay At Home Dad

Men are staying at home. My brother did it by choice, I’m currently doing it (not by choice). Whether we’re deciding to be a caregiver, or having it decided it for us because we were…

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Dads Are Different

[twitter]As much as I’d rather not admit it, Dads are different than Moms. Sure we’re both parents, but the kids just treat us Dads differently. This clip from the wildly underrated and always excellent Dinosaurs…

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Kids Change Things

[twitter]Don’t let anyone ever tell you their life doesn’t change after they had kids. It changes. Instantly. From the moment you hear that first scream, you don’t matter. The survival of that child is the…

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Asterisk Mode

Okay, your new child is two days old. You’ve been camped in your bedroom for the past 36 hours, wrapped up in all things baby. But you’ve run out of bread and milk and coffee…

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Work Life Balance

Do you leave work at work? Do you bring work home with you? Are you unplugged at home? On the weekend? Where do you draw the line? Is there a line? The so-called work-life balance…

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Parenting Milestones

Which milestone in life are you looking forward to sharing the most with your kids? Is it taking them to their first hockey game? First day of school? Driving lessons? Moving out? We bought some…

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On a bicycle built for a clown

So my son is turning 6 this weekend and the most obvious thing to get him for his birthday is a new bike. Why a new bike you ask? Well maybe because the one he…

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On Becoming A Father

[twitter]Until 5 years ago all but a few fathers I knew were 30 or more years older than me. That’s because the simple fact that most of my friends had no kids so the only…

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What Being A Dad Is Like

This is what it feels like to be a new Dad. Exactly what it feels like. You reach down and see that fresh face looking back up and you have that “Holy Sh–, that’s my…

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Is This Photo Offensive?

Two dads are making headlines this week for two totally different reasons. One dad did something horrific to his kids and got off without impunity, the other did something we all do with our kids…

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Boy Or A Girl?

This guest post is from smonkyou. Everyone asks the obligatory question of what we want to have, a boy or girl. I think about 80% of the people care what the answer is. The other…

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Best Book For First Time Fathers

Be Prepared, A Handbook for the first time father is the male equivalent of what to expect when you’re expecting. It’s everything you need to know for your first baby

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Be There For The Birth

Now is a great time to become a father. Never before has our culture granted men such leniency in defining the role they wish to play as parents. You can be more engaged in all aspects of your children’s live. And there’s no better place to start than at the birth.

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11 Cool Things About Newborns

[twitter]Well, it’s been a week and I’ve survived. I’m a Dad. I’m doing it. As crazy and sleepless and stressful and confusing as it’s been, it’s also been absolute bliss. To avoid any legal issues…

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There Are HOW MANY Ways To Skin A Cat?

This post was originally written June 7, 2007 when Zacharie was 1 week old. [twitter]The most frustrating part about being parents for Jen and I is not the lack of sleep, or the delicate fumbling…

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If Britney Spears Can Do This ..

[twitter]This post was originally written June 5, 2007 when Zacharie was 5 days old. I feel like it’s 4am. All. The. Time. I never knew. Parents around the world, I never knew. I had no…

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