Stuck in Nap Jail at the Cottage
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Since I was a kid, I’ve always loved cottaging. I love escaping the city, and being free. Free to go biking when I want. Free to hang out by the bondfire. Free to doze off on the dock with a … Read More

Apple + Baby = Amazing
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🍎 + 👶 = 💥 I admit it: I am an Apple fanboy. I love my iPhone and my MacBook Pro – I love everything Apple. That said, in recent years I’ve started to have some issues with their products … Read More

Do dads need their own baby carrier?
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I love baby carriers. Strollers are heavy, cumbersome, usually a pain in the ass to get into stores and they require smooth surfaces – yes, yes, of course there are many positives, but in many occasions a stroller isn’t the … Read More

aden + anais isn’t pronounced aden + anus
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Did you know that only 2% of companies run by women break $1,000,000 in sales? Companies owned by men are 3.5x more likely to break $1,000,000. As an entrepreneur I found this fascinating; as a father of a daughter, I … Read More

I’M SORRY! I now totally understand the importance of shush’ing
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In a previous post I’ve apologized for bad talking scheduling and trying to push for later dinners, but today I must apologize for shhh’shhing. Dear my sister-in-law Shawna, I am sorry. For the past five years you’ve been shhhhhh’shing me at … Read More

HOW TO build Concrete Succulent Planters
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Last year at The One of a Kind Show we bought some concrete succulent planters. Everyone who comes into our house loves and comments on (in a positive way). They look really cool, and I love a good little project, … Read More

Are we shaping cities for our children?
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The way we shape our cities today will play a vital role in how our children live their lives. I’ve always been a believer in urban living. I’ve always hated the idea of a long commute. When I leave work, … Read More

Do people still buy batteries??
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For years I wondered how the battery business was still alive, and functioning? Basically everything you need that is battery powered is now housed in your phone. Here are some examples: Flashlight; Video camera; Digital watch; Pager; Stop watch Music … Read More

When it comes to baby chairs, the cheaper the better
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Why do we insist on buying expensive chairs for our children before they are even born?? I am sick to my stomach when I think of the amount of “stuff” we procured, only to see it sitting idle. Recently – … Read More

No one wants to see picture of your kids
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You know what I’ve always hated: parents who post about their kids all the time, talk about their kids all the time, and go around showing pictures of their kids to everyone. Honestly, no one wants to see them.* Dangnabbit. … Read More

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