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The stay-at-home dad: Would you rather? 1st grade edition
February 13, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Would you rather? 1st grade edition

“Would you rather be devoured by sharks or ripped apart by alligators?”

The stay-at-home dad: A joke needs more than a knock-knock
February 6, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: A joke needs more than a knock-knock

Everybody wants to be a comedian. My four kids are constantly trying

The stay at home dad: Unlikely Bob Ross superfans
January 30, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay at home dad: Unlikely Bob Ross superfans

“We don’t make mistakes… just happy little accidents.”

The stay-at-home dad: Mom shouldn’t solve all the problems
January 9, 2021 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Mom shouldn’t solve all the problems

Even stay-at-home dads must contend with the all-powerful aura of Mother.

Parent-paced holiday celebrations
December 26, 2020 1 a.m.

Parent-paced holiday celebrations

Big families need more than one Christmas.

The stay-at-home dad: It’s Christmastime, kids! Please lower your expectations
December 12, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: It’s Christmastime, kids! Please lower your expectations

My kids love our family’s early Christmas-season traditions. I’m less enthused.

Poultry and flaky young vegetarians
December 5, 2020 1 a.m.

Poultry and flaky young vegetarians

My kids love meat - hamburgers, ham and chicken nuggets, mostly. However,

Quality family time on Zoom
November 28, 2020 1 a.m.

Quality family time on Zoom

‘Twas a couple days after Thanksgiving And all throughout the world

The stay-at-home dad: One day of 5-year-old FOMO requests
November 21, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: One day of 5-year-old FOMO requests

Middle children often struggle to define their role in a family. The

A parent rages against daylight savings time
November 14, 2020 1 a.m.

A parent rages against daylight savings time

Dark forces conspired to align Halloween and the end of daylight savings time in 2020.

The stay-at-home dad: How kids vote
November 7, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: How kids vote

I’m writing this column two days before the election. Hopefully the

The stay-at-home dad: Nobody ever wants to be a Ninja Turtle
October 31, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Nobody ever wants to be a Ninja Turtle

I buy kids Halloween costumes on clearance, most often deep into November.

Trick or treat… a hassle either way
October 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Trick or treat… a hassle either way

There’s some debate about the safety and practicality of trick-or-treating during

The stay-at-home dad: When kids repeat ‘Toy Story’ gags and hip hop lyrics
October 17, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: When kids repeat ‘Toy Story’ gags and hip hop lyrics

Kids say the darndest things. Especially when you encourage them.

The stay-at-home dad: Kettle Corn season and exercise motivation
October 10, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Kettle Corn season and exercise motivation

Kettle Corn helps in all sorts of parenting-related predicaments.

The stay-at-home dad: Always be my babies
October 3, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Always be my babies

Being a parent in the smartphone era allows for

A new kindergartner with (too) high expectations
September 26, 2020 1 a.m.

A new kindergartner with (too) high expectations

My five-year-old loves her kindergarten teacher.

The stay-at-home dad: Crossroads at ‘No. 2’
September 19, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: Crossroads at ‘No. 2’

My 3-year-old son won’t poop in the toilet.

The stay-at-home dad: A new (and wildly different) school year
September 12, 2020 1 a.m.

The stay-at-home dad: A new (and wildly different) school year

School looks different for everyone this

The stay-at-home dad: Haircut complications
August 29, 2020 midnight

The stay-at-home dad: Haircut complications

While I don’t quite understand why haircuts became a hot

ABC game shows rescue pandemic summer
August 5, 2020 12:29 p.m.

ABC game shows rescue pandemic summer

By TYLER WILSON