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Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage

Suffering in Silence – It’s Time We Talk about Miscarriage

Too often parents suffer in silence after a miscarriage, believing they are alone, feeling perhaps somehow it was their fault. It’s time for the silence to end.

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Family Travel: Stop and See the Amazing Thing!

70s American Family Roadtrip

Let’s daydream for a moment of summer; the summer ahead and the hazy memories of our childhood summers past. Oh, and I’ll tell you the tale of THE AMAZING THING!

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7 Ways to be a Better Dad

6 Ways to be a Better Dad

Stop and smell the diapers. Just a few suggestions from one dad to another on making the most of the most important years of our lives and those of our kids. And just to be clear, I’m writing this not because I think I’m such a great dad or because I know or do it all right. Nope, I’m writing it as a reminder to myself of a few of the things I need to focus on every day to be just a bit better as a father.

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Mr. Rogers on Scary Things in the News

Mr Rogers on Scary Things in the News

When the nightly news is dark and frightening, I find quotes like the following from Mr. Rogers help provide comfort and renewed confidence in my fellow man…

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Watching the Film “He Named Me Malala” with Children

Why See the Film He Named Me Malala? The film fosters awareness of issues surrounding the importance of girls’ education and shows how the ordinary person can take action to help girls around the world. The film tells the story of Malala, and her struggle to make education for girls a worldwide right! Who is Malala? …

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Household Dangers – 5 Things to Watch Out For!

Our children are precious to us. We talk to them about stranger danger, and we baby proof the house! We do whatever we think we need to, to keep them safe! But there are 5 Household Dangers you may be overlooking. Things common to most homes, and yet they can be deadly for children. Be …

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Frozen: Disney Changes its Tune on True Love

Elsa from Disney's Frozen - You can't marry a man you just met !

In Disney’s Oscar nominated animated film Frozen, I was pleased to see they intentionally skewer their own fairy tale meme about “true love”. Did you see it?

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Decluttering, Downsizing and Moving… Oh My!

Vintage photo of an exhasted mother and child in a cluttered room

My wife and I are in the middle of decluttering our home in preparation for downsizing to a much smaller new family home. Sounds easy enough, right?

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Best Books for a 5-Year-Old Girl

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe - adaddyblog.com

I hope you can help? As a guy, I’m not always sure what books a little girl will like. What is a great book to read to a 5-year-old girl?

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