We purchased our first parent-mobile in July 2007: a white Subaru Forester. It's a practical car — some call it a chick car. It's safe, efficient, durable and handles well through all seasons, especially winter. We purchased it when we had our first child, and it's performed well through our second. We'll… Read the rest
Tag Archives: Parenting and Life
The kids are seven for seven. Each of the past seven days one of them woke up between 2am and 4am in need of a few hours of parental attention. We just started our saturday and, with three hours of sleep, I’m exhausted. The kids? They announced they were tired and decided to doze off.… Read the rest
Cast Of Dads Celebrate 2011
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
Let’s Go Sledding!
Do you remember your first sledding experience? We just took my daughter Celeste out for her first sledding adventure. Sled of choice? Costco’s foam boogie-board-like contraption. They sell for under $20 — and they’re lighter and faster than anything else.… Read the rest
This Model Steam Roller Is Cool As Hell!
About 30 years ago, my dad purchased a Wilesco toy steam roller — which is a real, miniature steam-powered steam roller. It’s incredibly authentic for a model, and it resembles a high-priced antique far more than a toy. It’s been sitting on my fireplace mantel for the past four years, and my four-year-old son and my dad prompted me to fire it up for the first time a few days ago.… Read the rest