Girls who will change the world

What’s your one trait you hope your children don’t pick up from you?

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

There are billions (trillions? bazillions?) of things that make up a human. That’s pretty much the deepest level of science I’m comfortable dabbling in and all I’m really trying to say is that there’s no one cell, bone, skill or personality trait that defines a person. With that in mind though, there are plenty of   Read more

Camp vacation fears

My family vacation worry list: these couldn’t happen, right?

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

For months now, I’ve been looking forward to what will be happening starting this weekend: our first ever extended family   Read more

How to help your superhero

How to help your superhero: a superhero bedtime story

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

It was a land full of superheroes. It wasn’t a land a little bit full of superheroes where you could   Read more

Parenting

Eugenie Bouchard

Why Eugenie Bouchard is not, and shouldn’t be “Canada’s Tennis Sweetheart”

Friday, July 4th, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Above image (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill) If you live in Canada or read British tabloids, you’ll know that there is a   Read more

Cotton Candy

If pigs gave piggyback rides and other nonsense

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 |

Did you know that kids are very literal? When they tell you “don’t beat around the bush,” they don’t mean   Read more

Brookstreet

The Brookstreet Hotel: the unexpected deliverer of milk and cookies

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Staycation: 1. A word I don’t like. 2. A word that if I could get past my distaste for would   Read more

End of school year

Congratulations, your wish for your kid to stay this age has been granted!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

The end of the school year has brought about the unavoidable “my kids are growing up too fast,” reflections from   Read more

OrenMiller

A bedtime story for adults: it’s easy to ask for help

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 | Tags: , , ,

Because it’s ok to need help and ask for it, no matter who you are… A dad sat on the   Read more

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Once upon a time in a land far, far away, there was a man with one wife and two girls. He loved all three of them equally. I’m that man.

I’m a dad who is certainly no better than any other man is at being a parent and that’s why I like to share our stories. I, like you, figure things out on the fly. So if I can share with you a trick for something you may experience down the road, I’d like to do that.

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