Moms Who Blog About Their Husbands often weave a tale of woe. They whine and rant how their man can't do anything write and then snark him when they leave. This kid of condescending blogging does nothing to prove that parenting is a team sport. We have work to do.
Bunmi Laditan is the mother of all mothers. Wickedly funny, instantly relatable, she turned to Twitter when she needed a laugh and Honest Toddler was born. Here's the story of how one little Twitter account became an empire.
Mike Adamick's latest book, Dad's Book Of Awesome Science Experiments, will have you learning, getting messy, and having fun with your kids. It's a great response to the eternal "I'm bored" whine you'll get from your kids.
One of the best spring family traditions in Calgary is A Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park. We go each year, and each year Charlie is eager until he actually sees Thomas rumbling down the track. Then he freaks out. Every time.
I dont know how kids go about the process of naming of stuffies. Sometimes they're clever, sometimes they're simple, they're always perfect.
If you're looking for Pinterest Easter ideas, this may not be the blog to read. While I do love decorating for holidays, we take a simple approach to our crafts.
It's been a year since the peace of running was shattered by the bombings in Boston. This weekend, #dadsrun4boston. I hope you'll join us.
I lost my kid at Aggie Days. It's true. I left the leash at home, let him get a little too free range and then he was gone. But when you raise your kids to look after themselves, even this bit of drama with a 6 yr old quickly passes.
My latest essay for the Calgary Herald Neighbours section explores a new definition of being a man. There is a move afoot to change the face fatherhood. What it means to be a modern dad is very different to this generation of parents.
It's very easy as parents to stress about each milestone our kids achieve especially when they struggle. And then, at the peak of frustration, when we've give up hope, it just clicks.