I made the mistake of asking my tween why they call Wednesday “Hump Day.” Her answer made me realize her tweenhood was over in “Parents Can Be Overstimulated, Too” at City Dads Group.
Have you ever been asked to be “less Dad” (or “less Mom”)? See how I responded in “Your Parental Costume Changes as Your Children Grow” at City Dads Group. Also features the time I dressed as Clifford the Big Red Dog for my children’s school.
My post at City Dads Group titled “What Camping Teaches About Gender Roles” did not sit well with at least one of my readers. (Be sure to read the first two comments!)
“Don’t sweat the wet stuff” is one of my “6 Parenting Lessons from a Veteran Stay-at-Home Dad” at Parents Magazine. Others include “there will be injuries, but you’ll recover” and “there is one family but many historians.” See my post for the full details!
Can a lemonade stand be sexist? You might enjoy “Is Your Kid’s Lemonade Stand Teaching Financial Sexism?” at City Dads Group. My post became a recommended link in The New York Times Well Family newsletter.
Need a new parenting mantra? Feel free to borrow mine in “When Daughters Become Women,” my response at City Dads Group to Lisa Damour’s bestselling book titled Untangled. I’m honored that the post has been shared many times!
Got in-law issues? See my father-in-law stare down a bison in “The Ethics of In-Laws and Bad Hotels” at City Dads Group.
Happy to announce I am now a regular contributor to City Dads Group, a national parenting blog. My first post was titled “The Problem of the Default Parent,” and it features a classic gender riddle.
I was excited to win the “Best Parenting Advice in 6 Words” Contest at The New York Times! My winning entry: “You’re gonna need a bigger wipe.”
When my four-year-old asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I was tongue-tied. Ten years later, that question led to my piece at The Washington Post: “My #1 Tip for Stay-at-Home Parents”
“Dad, isn’t that ‘Men Working’ sign sexist?” My response appeared at Take the Lead Women, inspired some heartfelt comments, and was then reprinted at Role Reboot. See “‘Men Working’ vs. ‘Women’s Work’: A Father-Daughter Story”
Ever wonder how an at-home dad views the “Mommy Wars”? Read my piece at Time titled “A Secret Agent Reports on the Mommy Wars”
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