Author Archives: The EveryDad

Moving Day

In an attempt to hold myself a little more accountable, I’ve decided to upgrade my site to a self-hosted version at TheEveryDad.net starting on Thursday, August 16th. Not only do I enjoy paying for things that I can already get for free, … Continue reading

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Dadvice: Eating and Exercise

We’ve all heard the old wives tale about swimming, eating and the waiting period necessary to avoid “calling dinosaurs.” I’m pretty sure we’ve debunked this one but I’d like to present a similar piece of advice, free for critique and … Continue reading

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You might be a New Dad if… Part 3

  You might be a new dad if the following questions have entered your mind right around the date of discharge from the hospital: 

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View From the Top of the World

“You wanna go have a baby?” “Sure!” This was the start of my day on Wednesday, August 1, 2012.

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A Child is Born

What a day! Long story short, Caseton Wade Taylor is resting comfortably and had no issues on his birth day. He came in at 4:24 PM CST weighing 8 lbs 9 oz and measured 20 3/4″ long. The wife is … Continue reading

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Ready or Not…

I finally sat down to write this on the eve of my son’s birth after trying to keep up with my wife. She’s as pregnant as she’ll ever be, but still feels the need to clean the entire house in … Continue reading

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You Might be a New Dad if… Part 2

Your idea of baby proofing includes the purchase of large quantities of bubble wrap and duct tape. Your eyes hurt from reading way too many instruction manuals. You’ve almost had your hand trapped in a Diaper Genie…almost.

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The Danger of Role Models

I’m a sports junkie. I’ve been known to ingest football at unhealthy levels, to the point where the number of hours watched in a single sitting exceed the number of hours of daylight in an early Fall day.  I’ve also … Continue reading

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The Importance of Work

The 267-page Freeh report came out last week detailing former FBI director Louis Freeh’s findings in the Penn State Child Abuse case. Suffice it to say that multiple, high-ranking men, with the power to do something, knew of Jerry Sandusky’s despicable acts … Continue reading

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You might be a New Dad if…

With just under 2 weeks before the baby arrives, I’ve often had thoughts run through my head that, I’m sure, only cross the mind of first-time fathers. I felt obligated to create a list and include some of them here. … Continue reading

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