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Jun17

There’s No Manual for Being a Dad.

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A little over six years ago, I became a dad. It wasn’t a surprise, so I should’ve been prepared, right? Wrong. I don’t care what you do – construction, customer service, hostage negotiation—PARENTING is the toughest job there is. Before Ava came into the picture, the previous years found me only concerned about myself, which

Apr12

Terrible Two’s: Easy Like Sunday Morning.

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A few days ago, a buddy of mine asked me for advice on becoming a new parent.  I told him that I was no expert… I only do what works for me.  But I didn’t want to leave him hanging, so I gave him a few of my ‘bread n’ butters’.  I told him to

Nov8

DAD’S IN DEEP SH!T #17: Sockhands.

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Sometimes you just get the perfect day.  You’re getting the kids ready to go out and the stars align perfectly.  The diaper bag is already stocked up from the day before, her bib caught all the stains at lunch and spared the shirt.  You didn’t get poop on your hands while changing the diaper and

Jul13

8 Feet, 9 Inches.

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Unless you’re Andre The Giant or a railroad worker (length of a standard rail), these dimensions mean nothing to you.  However, if you’re a stay-at-home parent, they still have relevance. As a kid, I remember watching old spaghetti westerns with my dad and it always seemed like the outlaws would stowaway on trains to elude

Apr28

The Great Pit Of Carkoon.

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Last week we went to meet some friends for brunch.  For those who are unaware, brunch is a fake meal in between breakfast and lunch, most likely made up years ago by parents who wanted to get the hell out of the house in between toddler naps.  Our friends have a beautiful daughter a few

Feb24

Refrigerator Therapist #3: Where’s The Gun?

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Sorry guys, super busy, lot of therapy this week.