Potty training is one of the most challenging and stressful things… for the parents. For a kid, diapers are a pretty sweet deal, when you think about it. You don’t have to stop playing because somebody else is going to clean up your mess. Why would you want to give that up? Maybe that is […]
What is the name of your dad’s group? Omaha Dads What cities or area do you serve? Omaha and the surrounding metropolitan area How many active members do you have? 16 How long have you been a group? Since November of 2013 Who are the organizers of your group? Patrick Hoarty, CJ Trader, Corey Minchow, […]
Dreams are funny things. They drive us, ethereal as they may be. They give us something semi-tangible to shoot for. If we didn’t all have dreams, we wouldn’t have New Year’s Resolutions. Those are just little dreams we’d like to achieve. But, sometimes we have bigger ones. Back in 2009, I had a vision. It […]
As you may know from my constant facial hair updates on Facebook and Twitter and my blog about why prostate cancer hits home for me, Dads and Bloggers everywhere have teamed up to raise money for #Movember. I wrote about why I am doing it for my dad. We have endured the strange looks, the disdain from our […]
Mark Vander Ley is a Christian husband, father, and therapist. He is passionate about helping parents navigate the sometimes-difficult path of parenthood. Check out his new book caled Stuff Dads Say : The Most Important Messages From Dad. For the next few days his book will be available FREE as a downloadable Kindle version.
A while back, I talked about my son schooling me. And it seems like he’s taking the old man back to school again. Well, it’s not like he’s teaching me any grand new lessons or anything. No, my two-year old took me back to 1992 for some remedial relearning. He reminded me of a time […]
How many of you have heard the following from your wife: “The car needs to get waxed” or ” The lawn needs mowing” or “When are we going to get that wall painted”. At the same time as a father, you also hear: “Daddy, do this…”, “Daddy play with me!”, “Daddy, let’s ride bikes”. This […]