Why Twins?

I have asked this question every day now for three years. The thought of it had never even crossed my mind prior to the ultrasound that...

Is the Mess Worth It?

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. As a parent, I imagine you spend a lot of time there just like I do. If it’s not cooking,...

I'm Going to Need a Village.

I’m gonna need some help. A village would be nice. You know that saying a bunch of famous people have said before me... “it takes a...

What Is a "Normal Routine"?

No two days are ever the same in my life; and I love it that way. In fact I’ve intentionally sought this out my whole life. Just take my...

Why Don’t Dads Approve?

“Kid-Tested, Mother Approved” “Imagine you’re a stay-at-home Mom…” “Mom was right…” “Helping Mom’s Through the Journey of Parenthood” “It...

The Year That Was... 2018

For as long as I can remember, my favourite part about the week between Christmas and New Years has always been finding all the "Year in...

Cold & Flu Survival Kits

Picture two parents and three toddlers sprawled out across the living room, each one too sick to move other than to be ill, reach for...

I Never Said Parenting Was Easy

I have never said Parenting was easy. But I was just starting to figure it out. I was just starting to get used to the demands and the...

Trick or Treat

I turned 36 earlier this year, but I’ve only celebrated Halloween six times and tonight was only the third time I’ve ever gone trick or...

Emasculating

Is there anything emasculating about being a Dad? This week an ignorant buffoon (and father of four) lashed out on Twitter to his 6...

Today Is a Sad Day

Today is a tough day for me. This whole week has been. About a year and a half ago, my wife made the decision to end her maternity leave...

In My Next Life... I Wanna Be A Dad

I opened my Instagram account this morning to once again see a meme belittling Dads, making fun of the “fact” that Dads do nothing around...

It's Not Too Hot... It's Just Summer

It hit 37°C today. It’s not uncommon here in Kelowna as every summer we get at least a few days in the high 30's or low 40’s. Now, while...

In the Rough

My day began in the rough today. I double booked myself and had to have a conversation with a very good friend and colleague and explain...

Aww... 💩!

I'm not sure I've ever been more terrified as a stay-at-home Dad, than when I decided to (literally) strip Liam (my oldest) of his...