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.
Posts tagged Rookies
The Only High Chair You Need To Buy
Take it from an experienced parent who no longer has to feed his children – this is the best high chair. This Ikea high chair is the one you want, the one you need. Get it.
Parenting Is The Best Of Times. It Is The Worst Of Times.
Everyone’s birth story is different. Some are easy, some are wild, some are unbelievable. Parenting is the best, it is the worst, it is unpredictable.
Dear Rookie Parents, It Gets Better
Rookie parents are like rookie athletes. Thrown into the heat of battle and easily overwhelmed. It happens to moms. It happens to dads. It gets better.
The 7 Things Nobody Tells You About Parenting
There are at least 7 things nobody tells you about parenting, I’m here to set it straight. From saving to to swimming lessons, here’s what you REALLY need to know
#TBT: This Is What It Feels Like To Hold A Baby For The First Time
It’s hard to describe the emotions that sweep your body when you hold a baby for the first time. From fear to elation it all flushes over you in seconds. One little boy had extreme terror has he held his brother, and now the photo has gone viral. CLICK TO SEE THE WHOLE STORY
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.
It’s A Girl!
I’m an uncle only to nieces and a father only to sons.
Cameron Diaz Says Don’t Watch The Birth
[twitter]My favorite part about having kids is when people without kids offer advice. From taking kids to restaurants, to organizing birthday parties, to how to get kids to eat vegetables, it’s amazing how much wisdom…
New Dads Love Bragging On Facebook
[twitter]If I were to ask you to picture a parent who constantly posts pictures and updates about their family on Facebook, would you imagine a mother or father? You should be picturing both, because all…
Alanis Morissette On Motherhood
You see the craziness with which people attack wedding planning. Just turn on a lifestyle channel on the weekends and you’ll see people worried about colours, place settings, dresses and venues. But what thought do…
How To Pick A Baby Name
Picking a baby name is easy. It’s spelling it that is the hard part.
6 Things New Parents DONT Need To Buy
When you’re a new parent, you spend a lot of time buying new things and getting ready for the kids. Here’s the thing: you don’t need a lot of that crap.
Anticipation Of Things To Come
I’m not sure how I got my views of what raising a newborn will be like, but apparently they are pretty off. I realized it when my wife and I were discussing ditching cable. She…
The “Other” Dad Camp
When we created DadCAMP, the idea was to bring together Dads who are active and involved in their kids’ lives. Dads who relish the time they spend with their kids as special and valuable. When…
Okay, your new child is two days old. You’ve been camped in your bedroom for the past 36 hours, wrapped up in all things baby. But you’ve run out of bread and milk and coffee…