Learned From the Parents of Twins…

Dec 2, 2016
Being a parent of twins is a lot like being a parent of only one child, except that when you’re seeing double from lack of sleep the results are exponentially terrifying… That said, even ...

Nightmare on Pee-Pee Hallway Street

Oct 28, 2016
I’ve peed a lot of places over my years.  Some I’m not proud of, but none like this.  Never anything like this… * * * * * * * * * * It’s intriguing how the sound of something...

Humor in the NICU

Oct 7, 2016
All three of my kids have now spent time at birth in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, otherwise known as the NICU or The Place That Actually Means It When They Tell You to Wash Your Hands, to the...

Parents Say the Darndest Things

Sep 30, 2016
Parenting changes you. And not just by turning things like sleeping in on the weekend and playing video games with every iota of your waking free time into distant memories, but also in more direct wa...

Death of a Hairbrush

Jun 24, 2016
I really liked that brush. And I know that it probably doesn’t seem very manly for a guy to become attached to a hairbrush as opposed to something like a chainsaw or a flamethrower, but I...

Toy Shopping 101

May 6, 2016
Whether you’re shopping for a kid who’s just turning one year old, or maybe five, or perhaps even thirty-six, the art of shopping for the perfect birthday toy is not one to be taken l...

Happy Birthday, Crazy Monkey Boy…

Mar 25, 2016
Ahhh, the ripe young age of two years-old – a time filled with Goldfish crackers and sippy cups, when every toy is a new opportunity to trip up your parents and the whole world is your jungle ...

Inspiration, Big and Small

Nov 13, 2015
My kid can be pretty weird sometimes. I try not to make every single one of these columns lately about my son, but then again, something tells me that fifteen years from now when our primary interacti...