Having baby #2 wasn’t necessarily a surprise, however any time that you add another member to the tribe, it’s not without consequence. Especially when you’re accustomed to a girl and then your first boy drops in. Ava (our first) was all flowers and bows with a touch of pink and glitter. The second, Charlie, was … Read More about My Son, The Captain of Filth.
October is the start of the holiday season and if your family celebrates as much as mine, it comes with a major increase in decorations. Whether it’s strings of lights, candles or plug-in pumpkins from the 80’s – combined with the fall and winter motifs of dried leaves, straw and decorative twigs that my wife … Read More about Has Your Family Practiced a Home Fire Drill?
It feels like just yesterday that I was holding my baby girl in my arms for the first time. To be clear, it wasn’t yesterday, nor a few weeks or months ago. In the blink of an eye, I woke up on October 1st and realized that she would be turning 9 years old this … Read More about Helping Our Children Reach Their Potential + STEM KIT Giveaway.
If you find yourself pacing around the kitchen late at night after all the kids have gone to sleep, rummaging through the folders in their backpacks, trying to figure out what’s going on – you’re not alone. If you’re anything like me and my wife, the parenting ‘admin’ often occurs after the madness dies down. … Read More about What is STEM and Why is it Important?
It feels like it was just last week that Jen and I brought Baby Evelyn home from the hospital to settle in with her sister and two brothers. The reality is that it’s been a little over three months. I guess time flies (or drags?) when you don’t have a moment to sit down. I … Read More about How Do You Get Anything Done with a Newborn?