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Life Advice: Buy Your Houses New, And Your Cars Used
I got some very wise life advice from a colleague about buying cars and homes. Follow it and you’ll save stress and money.
8 Parenting Lessons From Barack Obama
Barack Obama is an optimist and he brought that Yes We Can attitude to his parenting. Here are some parenting lessons I took from a Conversation with Barack Obama
Everything Your Kids Need To Know About Life In One Poem
Be the nice kid is some advice from author Bryan Skavnak. He wrote it for his golf book, but be the nice kid is advice for us all.
Best Gifts for your High School Graduate
Graduating from high school is a feat that should be celebrated – after all, that student successfully navigated the jungle of adolescence and survived.
Why Do People Take Toddlers To Disneyland?
There’s something you need to know about bringing toddlers to Disneyland: they won’t remember a thing. Your vacation will be an ‘in the moment’ celebration, but you won’t be building lifelong memories.
The One Life Lesson I Hope My Sons Learn
It’s a simple lesson that I learned from my grandfather and father. One I’ve not always implemented well, but is so simple.
15 OF THE BEST GRADUATION SPEECHES EVER
From Steve Jobs to Bono, Tom Hanks to Oprah, here are 15 of the best graduation speeches filled with advice for everyone.
How New Dads Can Be An Involved Dad
I had a chance to sit on the CTV Morning Live in Calgary this week to talk about rookie dads and the trend to more involved dads. It’s easy, it’s natural, here’s how you can pitch in around your house with the new baby.
If You Don’t Have Children, You Don’t Get An Opinion On Parenting Issues
You have to have kids to understand the struggle. Those who are child-free opine from a world free of variables, and parenting is not a controlled experiment. No kids? No opinion.
Ditching The Nap
At first I loved the nap. A nice little 2 hour break in the day where I could be me, not a parent. Rooms could get organized, shows could get watched, work could get done….
Something Worth Sitting For
We’re in the process of toilet training Zacharie. He’ll be 3 in May, and while some of our friends and family managed to tackle the task earlier, we’re just getting around to it now. We…
Sushi For Toddlers
Sushi is the perfect toddler food. It looks just like the food you eat on your plate, and it’s bite sized and finger friendly. Sure, your toddler shouldnt be eating raw fish just yet, but…
Any TV Is Too Much TV Under Two
Last week came word that Baby Einstein videos marketed to parents wanting to brain up their children were a fraud and complete refunds were to be offered to parents who bought the product. This week…
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.
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…