Month: August 2015

The Law of Toddler Want and Need: A Not-So-Scientific Breakdown

This may stun some of you, but sometimes kids throw tantrums. Even the calmest and sweetest of kids are going to have fantastic meltdowns. They will yell, cry, kick, scream, and otherwise let the world know of their dissatisfaction with current parenting procedure or world events. Obviously, these meltdowns only happen over the most important …

Six Months of Dad Lunch: Some Announcements About DadLunch’s Future (Don’t Worry, It’s Not Going Anywhere)

So six months ago I decided to start a blog. I did it mostly because I love writing, I love being a dad, and frankly it’s the only way to make sense of some of the ridiculousness both in my household and in the grand scheme of parenting. In those six months, I have gotten …

My Child is Lucky: Discussing Privilege With Our Kids

The idea of privilege has been a hot topic in the news lately. It’s important to discuss these ideas with our kids. However, to do that, we have to come from a place of honesty. The simple truth is my daughter is a very privileged little girl. Compared to all of the situations in this …