DAYTIME. INTERIOR. There are two characters SPLAT MAT & ME. ME is walking through the aisles of a store that caters to little people of all ages. Hello by Lionel Ritchie can be heard in the background. SPLAT MAT: Hello? ME stops and tries to identify who or what is calling her. SPLAT MAT: Is … Continue reading Splat Mat- How I Love Thee
I survived an entire year as a father and lived to tell the tale! The celebration of my daughter’s first birthday felt as it was almost more about my wife and I than it was about the actual baby. It’s funny how I anticipated and got excited over the completion of those opening 365 days … Continue reading The First Year Of Fatherhood
Dear Fellow Mama In Waiting, Welcome to the mom tribe. I know how you must be feeling right now, I know because I've been there too. These last few weeks have felt excruciatingly long, you're hot and exhausted and everyone keeps asking if the baby is here. It's easy to feel not only anxious but … Continue reading The First Year Of Motherhood
I recently went out on a dessert date with Wifey and while browsing the menu, I suddenly realized that I was not able to make a decision. "I can't decide what to eat! Why is decision making so hard!" I think sometimes I am scared to make up my mind on which dessert to try. … Continue reading Waffles Or Crepes?
If I don't get out of the house every day I feel stuffy. This became especially true when I became a mom. For my sake and my daughter's rain or shine, we try to get out even if it's for a walk around the block. She loves to observe people and the world around her. … Continue reading Daily Rituals- Part 2: Getting Fresh Air
I grew up eating a lot of pasta that my mother made from scratch. I always loved it and I have fond memories of eating it. My wonderful wife made me pasta with my mothers recipe for the first few months of our marriage. Eventually she found her own recipes and converted it in her … Continue reading Buon Appetito?
I'm gonna come out and say it- I am NOT a morning person by choice. So, of course, I was blessed with a child who loves to wake up early. It starts off quietly. I hear some movement and I whisper to myself oh please no. Then I hear umgedigadigo... I think to myself - Okay … Continue reading Daily Rituals: Part 1- Coffee
There’s a reason that “Old MacDonald” is the most beloved song for babies and toddlers. Children love animals. But your little one’s unlikely to cross paths with too many different species besides dogs and cats (and the occasional mouse) in his or hers everyday life. Your best bet for animal education is to go on … Continue reading Old MacDonald Had A Farm….
I wrote this post in my head a thousand times before I finally decided to take the plunge and actually write it out. In my head, I would try to explain why it has taken me so long to come back and how it happened. Honestly, It happened slowly, missed one day of blogging, okay … Continue reading Why I Unintentionally Took A Blogging Break
We’ve all heard of the Man Cold, right? You know, when grown men act like toddlers and the world ends because they got a sniffle? For the sake of full disclosure – as a man and a husband, I have most certainly experienced a Man Cold. The six words that strike fear into the heart of … Continue reading My Wife Has A Cold! Help!