Baby Stories

Hear the funny and heartwarming stories of raising babies from some moms who aren't afraid to share! These stories may make you laugh or cry or both…and you may just find a useful tip or two.

Why I'm Thankful for My Kids

With Thanksgiving coming up, I wanted to spend some time really thinking about my life and why I’m thankful for it. To be honest, I tend to get caught up in negativity, and I really have to try hard to remind myself to be grateful. Thankfully with my kids, I don’t have to try very hard. My kids are my world, and they are the sweetest kids I could ever hope for. So below, I’m sharing just a few reasons why I’m so thankful for them.

Why Becoming a Father Has Rejuvenated My Holiday Spirit

You could say at times in recent years, I’ve been a bit of a scrooge around the holidays. Not because I want to, but I just had a hard time connecting with the holidays. With Christmas decorations appearing in stores in September, commercials on TV about the same time, the hustle and bustle of shopping, crowds, and so much more. Admittedly, I found all the hoopla hard to get into.

This year I’m so excited to ditch my inner scrooge and becoming a father is the reason why.

My Top 5 Places to Vacation with Baby

Thanks to Disney for sending me to Walt Disney World Resort® for free during my work with Disney Channel!

I’ve always dreamed of taking my babies on vacation with me. I picture how adorable they will look in all the photos, how cute they’ll be pulling their very own miniature suitcases behind them in the airport, and how soundly they are going to sleep at night after a long day of fun in the sun.

So, I decided to do some research to come up with my own list of top baby-friendly vacation places. Read on to find out where they are!

What I'm Thankful For As A Father

November is the month we give thanks. We should probably do it more often, but as parents — let’s be honest — it’s very easy to get caught up in the day-to-day routine of a million other things to take care of.

That’s why I’m happy that each November we get to take some time to stop, reflect, and give thanks for being parents.

Here’s what I’m thankful for as a father:

The One Trick Helping Us Curb Those Toddler Tantrums

Toddlers are notorious for delaying bedtime as much as possible. My own son has such a hard time disconnecting from the fun he’s having to wash up and go to sleep. And the tantrums this boy is capable of are downright scary. I know many of you have been there, so I have to share the one thing that’s helping us curb those toddler tantrums and getting my son to bed on time. 

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