Dad Life, Giveaway, Graham

GIVEAWAY: BABYBJÖRN Potty Training Trio

Celebrate National Potty Training Awareness Month (June) by winning this sweet potty training trio courtesy of BABYBJÖRN!

Dad Life, Graham, School

An Ode to Mr. Personality

For Nolan, it's come and gone. For Austin, it'll get here eventually. For Graham, it's right around the corner...and I'm cautiously optimistic. Graham, once called "Gronk" by one of my best friends because of his use of grunts in lieu of words, is going to be starting preschool in the fall. Three mornings or five? But really...PRESCHOOL!?… Continue reading An Ode to Mr. Personality

Dad Life, Graham

When you can’t even bribe your 2yo to pee on the potty but know he’s got A+ aim

There are tons of potty training memes out there, but none capture it so perfectly as Brian Gordon at Fowl Language Comics. We've still got two in diapers, for the record. So we gave the two littler guys a bath and allowed Graham a bit of free reign by letting him cruise around sans diaper until… Continue reading When you can’t even bribe your 2yo to pee on the potty but know he’s got A+ aim

Austin, Dad Life, Graham, Nolan, Parenting

Boogers. EVERYWHERE!

Graham was writhing in pain, tugging at his ears, and dripping snot until after midnight before finally retreating from our bed back to his lower bunk and passing out. I'm pretty sure that him being a thumb-sucker wasn't helping matters. As of this writing, 8:41am, he's still asleep in bed.  Austin has a runny nose… Continue reading Boogers. EVERYWHERE!

Austin, Graham, Lists, Nolan, Parenting

Christmas Traditions, according to Nolan

Chopping down the tree, watching The Polar Express, visiting Santa Claus, looking for Gus, decorating the tree, drinking hot chocolate...traditions, man, traditions!

Austin, Food, Graham, Parenting

Fooooooood!

We introduced Austin to solid foods last week. Was it a success? Is it a complete and utter mess after he’s done eating? Is he pissed when it’s gone? The answer to all three questions is a resounding YES! Pumpkin. Sweet potato. Pears. Peas and spinach. Apple, pumpkin, and granola. Blueberry and purple carrot teething biscuits. Prunes… Continue reading Fooooooood!