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Dads & Doulas

Let me set the scene. My wife is a couple of months pregnant with our first child and we’re discussing who we want in the delivery room. I’m about to learn a new word — doula. “I want to hire a doula,” she told me. “A what?” I say. “A doula — a birth coach […]

Technology and Toddlers: Too Much, Too Soon?

There’s a phrase we hear often from our toddler: “I want to play with the iPad.” Every time I hear it I’m conflicted about his pending technology addiction. On one hand, it’s fascinating to me that he already knows how to perform some basic functions on a technological device that he will grow up using. […]

Confessions of a Former Fantasy Football Addict

My fantasy football addiction got so bad that for a time I thought I might have to consult a 12-step program. Here was a typical Sunday in my house: DirectTV piped in the NFL package, which was split off to two television sets while a third television picked up an over-the-air game. I used multiple […]

Firsts

Our 3-year-old headed off to preschool last week. Two things happened: 1). Our outgoing, personable son LOVED it. 2). Daddy cried after dropping him off. What can I say? I’m addicted to my kids. I’ve been fortunate to spend a great deal of time with them because I work nights, freeing up my mornings to […]

Taking a Seat with the Dads at the Round Table

Got room for one more? Thankfully, Dads Round Table is making space for an extra chair at their table and I’m honored to fill it. Here’s what you can expect to see in this space — a little bit of everything. There’ll be a few insights, some humor, a look at important and not-so-important topics […]