Tag Archives: Dad

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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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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Dadvice: Painting Textured Walls

I hate textured walls. As far as I’m concerned, the only reason to texture a wall is to mask a subpar drywall job or worse yet, a crooked house frame. It’s not that I think it looks all that bad … Continue reading

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Family Leadership

Recently, I checked out Michael Hyatt’s website and found this great guest post from Dave Stone. It’s directed towards dads but could just as easily have been directed towards all parents. The gist of the article is about family leadership … Continue reading

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Boy or Girl?

We found out the sex of our baby the other day. I finally wore my wife down enough to convince the sonographer to write down the sex and put it in a sealed envelope. It took all of 4 minutes … Continue reading

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Man Trivia: TP

Q: Did you know there is an upside-down and a rightside-up when it comes to toilet paper?

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Baseball Rant: Interleague Play

I love the game of baseball. It, like football, is one of those subjects in which you can quickly learn that the more you know, the more you don’t know. I love the mental chess game, the one-on-one matchups within … Continue reading

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The Pregnant Nose

The other night I was lying in bed about to doze off when my wife hops in and asks, “Did you just sneeze?” In a bit of a haze I said “No. Why?” “It smells like someone sneezed.”

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The Name Game

For the past couple of years I’ve been keeping a running list of names. I started this list before I knew I was going to be a dad, before I was married, before I was engaged and even before I … Continue reading

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