The best way to help your kids to fit in at school and make new friends is to bring a ball. It is a magnet for kids that always brings smiles all around.
The latest DadCAMP column for the Calgary Herald Neighbours explores the trend of Mom Sales and Swaps in the city while lamenting a family that has outgrown a favorite tshirt.
Meet Mike Heenan, a blogger at At Home Dad Matters who also happens to have a wicked skill of engraving beer glasses with blog logos.
How do you get to the point where your kid wants to do chores? Around here it took the promise of a dollar and a bucket full of supplies from Armor All.
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.
The Rubbermaid FastTrack is a better way to spring clean and organize your garage. You don't need to get rid of all your stuff, you just need to store it better - at least that's what I keep telling my wife.
The LEGO KidsFest is an absolute assault on the imagination of kids and adults alike. It is a huge mosh pit of LEGO bricks that will leave your kids smiling and whispering "Everything is awesome."
Do you know when kids should get eye exams? They should be checked before 2 and every year when school aged. It's free in Canada. Here's more:
The best way to get tickets to the Masters is to enter the annual draw at Augusta National. You enter in May the year before the tournament and then wait and cross your fingers. And wait. I've entered for the third time this year.
It's a simple thrill, really, the one you experience when riding a bike to school. But in Calgary, this simple thrill is a luxury. Today, we went big and rode our bikes to school. That's the easy part - it's riding home.