Month: April 2015

Thank God It’s Finally Spring… Because Being A Parent In The Winter Is Rough

Living in New England has its positives and negatives just like most places. However, one of the hardest parts of living here is the winter. Winter in New England starts on roughly October 12th, and it continues through sometime in early May. Being a parent of a toddler on those long winter days can be …

5 Things I Learned From Having a Child in the NICU

The March for Babies is coming up. Every year my family (and some wonderful close friends) get together and walk to help raise money for March of Dimes to help newborns who need some extra assistance. For those who don’t know, my daughter was about six weeks premature and spent two weeks in the NICU …

10 Things I Learned From My Two Year Old Last Year (Part 2)…

Sorry for the slight delay due to my little one’s birthday weekend, but here is part two of the previous post 10 Things I Learned From My Two Year Old Last Year… Click the link for Part 1, or stay tuned for the thrilling conclusion… this week on DADLUNCH! 5. “Daddy… Do You Want To Play …

10 Things I Learned From My Two Year Old Last Year (Part 1)…

My daughter will be three years old on Monday (insert obligatory “I can’t believe how fast it’s gone!” comment here). Two is a wild year, and she really started becoming her own person. She has her own thoughts, likes, dislikes, and plans. She’s no longer just a little cute lump that we need to care …

Teach Your Children Well: Don’t Let Our Biases Become Their Burdens

After seeing the awfulness going on in Indiana and the horrible video from the SAE frat (Google it if you haven’t seen it and want to, I won’t link that ugliness from here), I am sparked to write a bit about the lessons we teach our children. These two issues are product of the older …