Fred Penner’s music is for 2 – 5 year olds. My sons are 6 and 9 and we took them anyway. It was a fun family night out that had me looking back on my parenting years.
Our Sunday night dinners are fully orchestrated by our kids. They do the groceries and plan the meal. This weekend we had a great Chicken Parm featuring Muir Glen fire roasted tomatoes.
Underdog or Underduck? What is called when you push someone on a swing and run all the way underneath?
Pee Wee Herman is back and leaving Fairville for the first time. Charlie and I had a fun and silly date night watching this new Netflix offering.
The only thing kids produce more than poop as a toddler is art at school age. You’ll be emotionally attached to all of it. So now what are you going to do with all that kids art?
We could measure the growth of our children in so many ways. From the notches on a door frame, to the discarded pants with holes …
The simplest moments in fatherhood are my favorite. Quiet, speechless moment in time with my son are the most valuable.
I told the boys we weren’t going to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens right away when it came into theatres last year. I warned …
Every kid has words they can’t properly pronounce and every parent secretly hopes they will mispronounce those words forever.
Our kids are going to Mars. We parents are raising the next generation of space explorers and NASA is going all in on the marketing offensive to make it happen.
I need to get my head screwed on straight. I need to find some inner peace to greet the day properly. I’m trying to do that with a simple app and inspiration from my sons.
Each year fans have a chance to Skate with the Hitmen on the Saddledome ice. A public skate at the Saddledome, it’s awesome – especially for Charlie to be on the C of Red.
Here’s a fun quiz of questions to ask your kids about how they see you and the world. It’s the perfect thing to post for a spouse’s birthday on Facebook.
Charlie’s 50/50 Birthday Party culminated in one of those “big cheque” presentations at Alberta Children’s Hospital for Kids Helping Kids. So perfect.
It’s been a parenting stress of mine from the beginning. Which activities will they love? Which one should we join? I worried all the time about it.
Charlie is 6 and with it comes the last gasps of that magical age of 5 evaporating from our family life. It’s wonderful to watch the kids grow and achieve, but how I will miss 5.