Dad Tips

Being a dad isn't always easy. Hear tips, advice and stories from dads who are living the daily adventure of parenthood. Get great ideas for how to make the most of your moments with your little one.

Dad is Serving Up More Than Just Dinner

In Casa de Carter, I am the cook. I do the grocery shopping and plan the meals for the week. I am one of the thousands, if not million or so, dads who are in charge of dinner in American homes. It’s not necessarily because I love my weekly trip to the grocery store, and I am far short of being a gourmet cook. Ask my wife. It just sort of happened years ago because of schedules. It works for us. Now with a child, here’s why I’m thrilled it works this way.

3 Tricks to Keep Your Baby Happy in the Pool

Today we started Mommy, er, Daddy & me swimming lessons. It’s something I’ve been looking forward to all summer. As I previously mentioned, I grew up around the water, and in my former (younger) life I was a swim instructor. That being said, actually starting the lessons were a big moment for me and our 10-month-old, as I was hoping he’d love the water as much as I do.

As you head to the pool this summer, here are three tricks to keep them happy and comfortable in the water.

Surviving 3 Kids: A Trip to the Pool

I’m back today, sharing another post in my “Surviving 3 Kids” series here on Disney Baby. Today, let’s talk about a trip to the pool. No matter how many little ones you have, an afternoon at the pool can be a bit hectic. From keeping an eye on clumsy toddlers to avoiding the rowdy 12-year-olds (who don’t know to watch out for the clumsy toddlers,) it is a workout! This summer, we got a family pool pass and have been going a few times a week. Now that we’ve been at it for a month or so, I feel like I have a better idea on what to do and how to survive with three little ones at the pool…

Motherhood: The Hard Part

It’s taken me weeks to be able to sit down and put these words to the keys. Motherhood is hard. Really hard. While I love sharing with you all the magical moments, sharing the tough stuff is what makes all of this real. Being a parent isn’t a walk in the park. It gets tough.

My 5 Favorite Moments as a Dad (So Far)

I’m now 10 months into being a father. Nothing could have prepared me for the exhaustion and excitement that has come with the experience. Not that many people didn’t try. I’m gonna glaze right over the exhaustion part, because let’s be honest, we all know what that’s like. Let me instead share my top 5 favorite moments of being a dad so far.

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