After 15 years as a News Photographer in the fast paced world of television news, I am now knee deep in Legos and laundry as the stay at home dad to to little boys. It was my choice to stay at home, so don't look at me like I am some kid of freak show. We're all parents just trying to raise our kids the right way. Some might be better at it than others, but if our kids love us for who we are, who cares.

Posts by Daddysincharge

Donald Trump Parenting

I’m not much of a fan of Donald Trump the Presidential candidate.  But as a parent, I’ve taken a lot of what he says to heart.  I’ve spent the past eight years parenting my own way, and while things look rosy from the outside, if you dig deeper… the reality is, my kids just aren’t […]

Stay at Home Dad Resume

Now that both boys are in school, it’s time for me to head back in to the workforce, at least part time.  I haven’t had to look for a job in almost 15 years and the task can be a little daunting.  One thing that I’ve had to do is completely update my resume to […]

How to Pack for a Cruise Vacation

If you have never been on a cruise before, chances are you have absolutely no idea how to pack for a cruise and you will end up packing every article of clothing that you own.  You want to be prepared for all types of weather, formal dining nights, the beach, the pool, and the gym.  Before […]

7 Best Lego Sets to Buy This Holiday Season

I love Legos. I think I love them more than my kids do.  Over the years Lego sets have been the go to gift around the holidays.  Whenever someone would ask me what they can get my boys, I would always tell them to get a Lego set.  Now thousands upon thousands of Lego bricks […]

5 New York Waterfalls to See This Summer

When it comes to waterfalls in New York Sate, Niagara Falls gets all of the credit.  It’s touristy, there’s lots to do, and it can handle the huge crowds.  But for those of us that don’t like our cascades dressed up as amusement parks, there are plenty of other places to go.  Upstate New York […]

Behind Closed Doors

The most annoying part of being a parent is when my kids are perfect angels in front of other people.  Now don’t get me wrong, I am thrilled that they don’t act like little obnoxious brats when they are around family friends or even complete strangers.  But wouldn’t it be nice if they gave us […]

How I got My Son to Sleep in His Own Bed

My wife and I have never been the type of people that forced our kids to sleep in their own bed. Sure when they go to sleep for the night we start them in their own beds, but a lot of times we would wake up in the morning with one of them sandwiched between […]

7 Things There Should be Vaccines For

I don’t know why the online vaccination debate pops up all the time.  Someone posts an article about the importance getting a vaccination, then the anti-vaxxers come out of the woodwork claiming that it’s all a conspiracy by “Big Pharma” and how they are out to secretly kill us while raking in huge profits.  I love […]

Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana

It’s no secret that my family likes to travel.  We’ve taken our kids on cruises, trips to Europe, road trips to Canada, cross country flights… pretty much anywhere that my wife and I would like to go, the kids have come along for the ride.  Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop […]

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Holiday Show Video Tips

Now that everyone’s phones can take videos and pictures, everybody is doing it constantly.  I can’t go to one of my kids events anymore without the paparazzi showing up and destroying the show.  Whether it’s the people that run up to the side of the stage and snap a photo or the person that holds up their […]