Wait…I have to clean what up?

I haven’t thrown up in a while. More than 10 years. My last time was not illness related – for better or worse my stomach is pretty iron clad. But there was a period of time, however, that I seemed to occasionally find myself in bars with spoiled ice cubes and poisonous shot glasses. And […]

“I want my mommy”

Future Dads– get comfortable having your parenting skills scoffed at. It might come from your parents, or your in-laws, or the neighbors, or your lady, or random people you see at the grocery store. Anyone, maybe everyone, is going to think you can’t hack it. You’ll be considered a babysitter not a parent. People will […]

Like the “AY” in OKAY.

I generally do not mind having nothing to do. I love it. I’ve got a book, I’ve got a little TV to catch up on, I’m always down for a snack. I’m also pretty good at getting something done when I want to get it done. I like to solve problems and learn new things. But I have […]

Daycare: The Pick Up Hexagon

Like a lot of folks out there, my family is a working family. Meaning that both the mom and dad work, yet remain somehow still in the hole financially. Because of the hourly demands of the work day, and the fact that my kid can’t open a can of tuna on her own (working on […]

Haiku Thursday

My new sweet baby In his jungle of blankets Grunts like a boar.

Swaddle – learn it, love it. Do it right.

swad·dle – (verb) – wrap (someone, especially a baby) in garments or cloth. You’ll see your hospital nurses make it look easy. You’ll google around and find a million examples of it looking easy too. This one is a great one b/c the baby faces are realistic – crying. This one, in order to get smiling baby faces, […]

You Are Abruptly Average

You are on this site so you must be pretty smart. I bet you went to college. In fact, I bet you went to a good college and got great grades (average American GPA is 3.11)! I bet you excelled at sports – or at least video game sports – and would venture to guess […]