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.
How do you balance the values of your family with the majority in your community? Do you buckle to peer pressure parenting?
DadCAMP appears every two weeks in The Calgary Herald Neighbours section. This week at look at some ways to entertain the kids while they still learn,
Here's a chance to win FREE tickets to LEGO KidsFest in Calgary May 16-18. Master builders, the big brick pile, and more will all be in town.