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Dove Men+Care and “First Fatherhood Moments”

Dove Men+Care debuted their new commercial this morning, just in time for Father’s Day. This commercial focuses on “First Fatherhood Moments” and features videos of men, the very moment they found out they were...

Photo by Jeff Bogle

Love Them, Even When They Act Unlovable

Here’s the thing about being a parent: You think you know what the bad days will be like, but you really have no clue. People will tell you that if you survive the dreaded...

Airplane picture. Photo credit: danist soh.

Little Notes We Leave Behind

A number of years ago, I was going on a long weekend trip to visit a friend. Before I left for the trip, I hand wrote notes to my wife and kids and hid...

The Secret Boyfriend. Photo by Death To Stock Photo.

The Secret Boyfriend

Over the weekend, my wife and I found out rather unexpectedly that our oldest, Thing 1, officially has her first boyfriend. He apparently asked her out via text message. Kids these days! This all...

Laser tag with Barney Stinson

Laser Tag: Challenge Accepted

My son, Thing 2, turns 10 tomorrow – the big double digits. We’re throwing him a birthday party tonight, involving some friends coming over for a sleepover and we’re taking them all to a...