Charlie was born in 2010 which makes him part of the iGeneration (kids of millennials usually) but he’s an old soul and has long lamented that he didn’t grow up in the 80s.
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How Do You Nurture Your Child’s Belief In The Impossible?
The imagination of a child is a fantastic thing to witness. Things like physics are non-existent in the mind of a child. If they dream it, it can become reality.
STEM Toys Gift Ideas And Coding Books For Kids
Here’s a list of STEM Toys gift ideas for kids who love coding. From buildable and programmable robots to books to teach them basic coding.
When Your Kid Wants To Build A Real Robot, What Do You Do?
Charlie is 8 and into coding, engineering, and robotics. His dream is to build a robot, so I’m digging into robotics for kids; activities, books, and toys to help him learn.
That feeling when your kid’s Grade 3 creative writing project feels like an episode of Westworld or Black Mirror. The Tinman from Charlie has me beaming.
“I Have Defied Gravity!”
Charlie’s first roller coaster ride was a bucket list worthy of Chris Hadfield’s approval. He defied gravity and lived to boast about it.
Charlie Is 8
These little annual birthday letters to my boys are fun reminders of where they’ve been, where they are, and where they’re going to. Charlie is 8.
The Golden Rule Of Sports: Give It To The Kid
The most important rule about catching balls and pucks at sporting events is: give it to the kid. Thanks to the San Jose Sharks fan who gave us a night to remember.
Do You Hope Your Kids Follow Your Career Path?
Do you hope your kids will follow your career path and take up the family business? I just want my boys to be happy, but it sure made me proud when Charlie was a media pro for a day.
Will It Shave?
My son and I have some fun with the Phliips OneBlade asking the question: “Will It Shave?” and testing out the razor in all sorts of unique places.
The First Day Of School Post (Grade 5 and Grade 3)
I could hardly be considered a dad blogger if I didn’t do a post for the first day of school.
My Son Got Lost, And A Stranger Helped Him. Because Of Course They Did.
Do you teach your kids about stranger danger or stranger trust? My kid got lost this week and a stranger helped him. Because of course they did.
Achievement Unlocked: Charlie Steps Up To The Mic
Charlie has been so shy about speaking publicly, but with his practice on his YouTube channel, he’s developed incredible confidence.
A Road Trip Check List Helps Involve Your Kids In Vacation Planning
Involving your kids in vacation planning with a road trip checklist will make them feel part of the process and involved in the daily itinerary. It’s an easy and fun scavenger hunt style hack.
The Life of Harold
We spontaneously added a new betta fish to our family in the past week when Harold decided to follow us home one day.
An Open Letter To My Son’s Soccer Coach
Your job as a kids’ soccer coach is to make sure the kids have fun, make friends, learn some skills, and HAVE FUN.