Have you ever found yourself wondering what the heck to do with a baby? Um, yeah, pretty sure we all have. Well, you’re in luck, because here’s an idea… DANCE WITH YOUR BABY! Don't worry about feeling silly, your baby will more than likely LOVE it and I bet it will put you in a … Continue reading Get Up And Dance With Your Baby!
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
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?
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….
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!
I met my daughter's best friend through a picture. My husband and I were coming home from an off the grid weekend in Boston. As we got into a taxi heading home I turned my data on to see a flood of text messages and pictures. Did you see the pictures I sent over? P.s … Continue reading My Daughter Has A Best Friend And It’s Not Me
I've been meaning to write a post about the sibling bond and what better day to explore that than national siblings day! Going down memory lane brought me to the following five points. And so, Ode to siblings! Babysitters? Pfft you got each other My sister is 5 years older than me so we always … Continue reading 5 Things All Those Close With Their Siblings Know To Be True