While my boys do a great job of meeting their “must say Mommy a few thousand times a day,” quota, I am not actually as high in demand as Daddy. I am not their favorite parent.
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I’m a believer that moms and dads are divinely different. Every time I see my husband interact with my kids, I’m reminded of the unique things my husband brings to the lives of our kiddos. Some things just come more naturally to him than it does for me.
You’ve made it through months of pregnancy hormones and cravings while being the most supportive partner ever (right?). Now it’s time for labor and this is your moment to shine. At a minimum, this is the time for you to be a kind, supportive partner that is helpful, and not hindering during labor. Here are […]
Disclaimer: Sprouts sponsored this post and provided FWMB contributor Julie the sheer delight of choosing just the right items for her main man this Father’s Day. You better bet the opinions and selections are 100 percent straight from Julie’s brain to blog. Novelty Ties. Kiss the Chef grilling aprons. Desktop gadgets. A Potty Putter. (This […]
A letter to my (little) valentine, I figure we’ll have a baker’s dozen before I have competition. On our first fourteenth, you are mine to hold, to kiss and to cuddle. But you are not my first, nor my only this year. Your mommy is first, and you my second. You, my girls. How you […]
Let me start with this: I love being a dad of little girls. It’s just cool. I do sometimes feel like an island in my own house though. Here’s the total roll call: I’m currently living with a beautiful wife, 2 daughters, and 2 female dogs. The only tiny sliver of masculinity I had (until […]
As men, we compete. It’s in our nature. Whether in sports, board games, or a career, we’re always trying to get ahead and win. We want to be the best, we want to succeed. But when our focus is achievement and success, it’s easy to get caught up in a race that all too often […]