Category: Parenting

12 Months of Charlee: The 12 Things I’ve Learned in my First Year of Parenting

So, what better way to celebrate a year of Charlee then to reflect back on getting here and what I’ve learned. It’s really interesting and almost comical sometimes when I look back on the older posts in my blog, where I have advice or recommendations that I’m providing. There was nothing wrong with those, but often they reveal a Dad… Read more →

My 6 Month Epiphany

We were over at a friends house, painting Easter eggs this weekend, when Becca asked our friend, a mother of 2, for advice on a feeding question about Charlee. Her response both amused me and made me think. “I’m no expert, I’ve only done it twice.” While she wasn’t trying to be coy, she did bring up an interesting perspective. Just… Read more →

Book Review – Thirty Million Words

If I could only remember the source of the referral, I would shake that person’s hand, or at least electronically elicit the same gratitude. Thirty Million Words has been one of the most informative and genuine books that I’ve read with regards to engaging with your child. By this, I mean that the true beauty of this book is in it’s… Read more →

His and Her’s Nervous Breakdowns – How Not to Sleep Train a Baby

Here’s a term for you: “Sleep Regression” Ever heard of it? Neither had we, yet they happen at 4 months, 9 months, 12 months, 18 months, and apparently straight through to 2 years’ of age. Now you’ll have to pardon my french, but how the fuck was that not something that we would have read about at this point? I truly… Read more →