We recorded our last episode of Cast of Dads soon after cops took away Charlie Sheen’s kids. We couldn’t help ourselves…his bizarre behavior dominated the first half of our talk. I often feel sorry for children of super celebrities, and this case is an extreme reason why.… Read the rest
Happy New Year! My family celebrated New Year’s Eve with with good friends from California. All the parents and kids — exhausted from travel — fell asleep by 10:30pm. That resulted in one of the most refreshing and rested New Year’s Days I’ve had in a long time.… Read the rest
With Thanksgiving here in America, turkey fryers are in seasonal vogue. I’m fascinated with those tipsy, flimsy contraptions, which combine a tall aluminum cauldron, gas-burnerÂ and basic metal stand.
The turkey fryer’s size, awkwardness, assembly, open flames, dangerous hot oil and primal nature tend to fascinate and lure men, while scaring off women.… Read the rest
As a relatively new dad with two toddlers, outbreaks of bedbugs and head lice concern me more than ever before. The health risks, stealth outbreaks and creepy-crawly nature of bedbugs and head lice prompt paranoia and create real problems. These pests are also great at prompting intense discussion, empathy and stories among fellow dads!… Read the rest