I am a man, and by my wife’s standards that makes me flawed. My challenge to parents, and to myself, is not to teach my kids about the kind of person I hope them to become one day, but to become that person today.

Posts by ManvDadhood

What Kids Think About Gay Marriage

What Kids Think About Gay Marriage

I will be honest, I was initially worried about the types of questions I would have to answer or address when taking my kids to a wedding ceremony for … [Read more...]

Marriage and the Incomplete Man

Marriage and the Incomplete Man

It was a mistake... It didn't mean anything... I was weak. These are phrases that break a family apart. We watch it over and over again as a … [Read more...]

Roundtable Review: Boom Bat

Boom Bat

I have an unfair advantage when it comes to being a parent in the Summer.   I am a teacher,  and even though I don't have the salary that causes … [Read more...]

Struggle Precedes Progress

Struggle Precedes Progress

Somewhere along the lines we got it in our collective American minds that we can have our cake and eat it too.  We have forgotten that when we make … [Read more...]

A Roundtable Review of Pens

Roundtable Review Pens

David Stanley I like a good pen. A good pen has to have a certain heft and a particular balance. A good pen offers an effortless flow of ink. A good … [Read more...]

Countdown of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Avengers AoU

This is a countdown of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies up to today.  Though I am excited for Ant-Man, I do not yet know where it will fit on this … [Read more...]

A Roundtable Review of Shaving

Roundtable Review of Shaving

A Roundtable Review is our way to give you more than one perspective on subjects, products, events, and more.  What we will do is include the input of … [Read more...]

RTD: KidStir Turns Kids Into Chefs


When my kids started walking we did our best to keep them out of the kitchen, which was also known as a toddler death-trap.  Hot surfaces, liquids and … [Read more...]

How to Cut People Out of Your Life

How to Cut People Out

Why would you have a need to completely disconnect from another person?  Doesn’t doing that seem like a drastic measure?  What if they are family? … [Read more...]

RTD with Special Guest Abdul Ali


We are pleased to have Abdul join us this week to co-host the #DadsRT and talk about his upcoming book that has themes of fatherhood. Abdul will be … [Read more...]