My boys met an astronaut last night and while they could have spent their time with him talking about planets and rockets, they instead learned to shake hands in a lesson that will last a lifetime.
I want everything to stop. I want to remember. It’s a quote from Ken Dryden and I chose it as my yearbook quote 20 years before I became a father, and how prescient of a quote it was.
We all put our kids in sports for different reasons. I’d love for them to be successful at a game, master it and be a star. It’s not happening, so I’ll settle for my sons winning at life.
As the air gets brisk, I’m reflecting on an epic summer of growing for my boys. So many achievements unlocked, so many bucket list checks, so much giving back.
What are your rules for sleepovers? We finally broke the barrier and had our first this summer. It was part bliss, part stress, and all fun. Here’s how it went down for our boys:
The time has come for Zacharie to get braces. it’s a big growing up milestone, but inside I know he’s still a little boy.
It’s heartbreaking watching my son play soccer. He tries so hard, he wants to succeed so bad, and all he gets is a ball in the face and a broken heart.
It crushes me to watch my son play sports. The way other kids are letting him down rips my soul out. And it’s devastating.
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.
From books to toys, my kids want want want. So instead of give give give, I’m teaching them to rely on themselves by managing their own money. It’s never to early to teach money lessons.
Underdog or Underduck? What is called when you push someone on a swing and run all the way underneath?
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 …
Spring cleaning season is here, and if you’re not getting your kids to help you well, the Dirt Devil 360 Reach is the tool to get them involved.
The simplest moments in fatherhood are my favorite. Quiet, speechless moment in time with my son are the most valuable.
Pepsi and Subway are giving you a chance to hoist the Cup. With no Canadian teams in the playoffs, this is your best chance to bring the Cup home!