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.
Are you a rookie Dad or a seasoned veteran Dad when comparing yourself to the other parents during pickup at the schools final bell? I was talking to a mom recently at final bell and her eldest boy had his first Prom last month as she got teary eyed in the process of telling me. […]
We go and hang at the park where moms tend to gather and lactate as a group as the kids play. Then we show up with our kids and they want to play just like any other kid and alarms sound…
Snow gotta love it? It was just past a full moon last night in the Rocky Mountain winter. The babies bottle is low, good thing I prepared and stocked up at the grocery last night as I was watching for the snow. I was going to post about our recent Snowboarding experience but local events dictate my change of thinking so […]
With all my involvement in youth activities I find myself embroiled in more drama than what happened in my Good, Bad and Ugly post earlier this past fall. Drama seems to want to find me, KRIKEE! This time it’s in my Cub Scout Bear Den and I am not at liberty to discuss the detail […]
Time’s Healthland reported last month that stay-at-home dads are more likely to divorce. It is NOT TRUE. What’s even worse is the title they chose for the URL. That is downright shameful. The article, which has been picked up by several other sources, refers to a study led by Dr. Liana Sayer of Ohio State […]
Something big is coming boys, something huge. It will blow your mind. You may have heard about it, but you may have not. Either way, it will rock the SAHD world. This could be the most improtant event of your career as a stay at home dad. When people ask you where you were, you […]
There was a point in our life where gravity just sucked, a point when we were trying to walk, then ride a bike, then skateboarding the skatepark.The skatepark experience could be a whole post of its own, a post I will have to write write while at the said skatepark so I can describe THAT […]
When I started this blog today I wanted to come up with some cute, quippy-type of post. But then I decided to let real life just write this for itself, for it’s true, truth is stranger than fiction. Things my children have destroyed: When I got married I had nice things in my house. Nothing […]
So if you are new with your group and are concerned with your numbers, don’t be. Just persevere with the knowledge that you are connecting with some Dads and your number is better than zero! After all our national AtHomeDads Convention brings in less than 200 every year, nationwide, and is growing thanks to sites like this.