4 Things I Miss About Having Little Babies Around

My oldest two kids have graduated from high school and my youngest is in her last year of middle school. Lately, I’ve been telling anyone who have little babies to please cherish them. Like seriously, I’m that dude that’s always giving parental advice to the young dads I work with. While doing some cleaning in my office, I ran across a couple of boxes that had several pictures. They were pictures dating back to when they were babies and wasn’t even walking yet. Honestly, moments like that gets you a little emotional and have me reminiscing ... [read more]

School’s Out! How to Inspire Your Kids to Learn New Things at Home

Every Dad is expected to have some kind of hidden power. Whether it’s an uncanny ability to solve problems or a handy set of tools that can fix any electronic device, you have some kind of talent that your kids will marvel at. When your children are growing up, they’ll look to you as inspiration for their own futures. If you’re a chef, then your kids will love to mimic you in the kitchen and might even grow up to be a fine cook themselves! If you’re a well-groomed businessman, then they’ll jump on toy laptops and pretend they’re in your shoes. ... [read more]

Simple Tips For Getting Your Kids Into Fishing

For countless dads around the world, a lazy afternoon spent fishing is more than just a pastime, it’s a fervent passion. Naturally, if you’re an avid angler, you’ll want to share this passion with your kids. While this may sound pretty straightforward now, knowing how to do something you do not necessarily make you a good teacher. If you’re not sure where to begin, here are some simple tips for giving your kids the best possible start to fishing. Keep it Light Don’t be surprised if your kids aren’t showing an immediate interest in ... [read more]

Even Good Dads Set Bad Examples…

Pretty much every dad on earth wants to set a good example for their kids. I’m sure you can think of at least one mistake you made in your youth which you want your kids to avoid at all costs. However, with the frantic pace of modern life, setting a great example for your kids is often easier said than done. Here, I’ll go over some of the most common scenarios where good dads set bad examples. Try to be a little more aware of these, and you’ll be a much better parent in the long run. First of all, being too blasé about our vices. Seen as ... [read more]

Daddy Day Care: Being A Self Employed First Time Father

When my son was born, two things went through my head. The first was “oh my god, he’s so beautiful”. The second was, “oh my god, how am I going to pay for this?!” I was self-employed, which is a posh term for working from home and not getting enough money to scrape by. There is guilt in working for you, the guilt being that when you’re not working you feel like you should! If there are any fathers out there reading this who feels the same, please let me know! My son is 11 weeks old, and so I am now in the thick of it. Wet nappies, dirty ... [read more]

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