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.

A Fun Book Exchange

One of Baylor’s most favorite things to do is sit down and read books before bedtime. First I read to him, and then he takes over and reads them back in his best baby jibber-jabber.

Recently, a friend of mine invited us to join her and her little girl in a book exchange. Of course, we jumped at the opportunity, because there is nothing more fun that connecting with moms and babes in a new way.

She's Growing Up: 3 Things I Wish Did More of in the Last 21 Months

I’ve never been particular about the gender of my kids. I just wanted healthy children. When I got pregnant with my daughter, it seemed like everyone assumed I wanted a girl because I already had a boy. I actually didn’t, though. I just wanted a healthy child. When Jada entered our world in October of 2012, her gender was the least of my concerns. I was just thrilled that she was healthy and here.

Wyatt's Biggest Moment Leading Up to His First Birthday

We had a big moment last night.

Amid playing with the dog and as Mom was folding the laundry, our little guy was doing his best to empty the hamper of clean clothes before Mom could. I’m sure your little ones have done the same. Crawl over to the hamper and then start tossing clean clothes overboard as fast as possible. Wyatt pulled himself up and was standing holding onto the side of the hamper when suddenly, and unexpectedly, it happened…

5 Ways We Helped Our Toddler Bond With Our New Baby

Bringing a new baby into an already established family with an already established routine can be a bit challenging for everyone, but especially for toddlers. Their worlds are often rocked by the shift in attention. Because of this, I was a little nervous about how my daughter would handle the transition once her little brother arrived.
5 Ways We Helped Our Toddler Bond With Our New Baby

Keeping Baby's Toy Box Full on a Budget

For all the money you spend on them, clothes and toys get used remarkably few times before being outgrown. As soon as you get the perfect assortment of stylish clothes and toys they’ll actually use, you snap your fingers, and boom – your kiddos hit a growth spurt and are on to the next stage. In keeping up with them, you watch money fly out of your wallet faster than the Diaper Genie fills up.

That’s where your neighbors come in.

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