How I Finally Learned to Stop Pushing My Insecurities on My Kid
Your perspective of your children is muddied by your own experience. You recognize in them who you are and who you were.
Should I Take My 6-Year-Old to See ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’?
Do I want to? Yes. Do I have tickets? Got 'em in October. Is he stoked? Totally. But it's complicated. Hear me out.
5 Quick Tips for Dressing Like You Give a Damn
Clothing size, that is. Because it's good to remind your partner that you care about yourself, them, and that you’re good for making effort when not asked.
Me, My Son, and Our ‘Star Wars’ Obsession
I’m lucky to have such a thing to share with my son, that I can hold onto as he detaches from me, and starts spending his own time in some galaxy far, far away.
7 Ways to Stay Friends With Your Friends Now That You Have Kids
You got this.
The Dad’s Guide to Hosting (and Surviving) Your Kid’s First Sleepover
From one father to another, here are some tips to keep in mind.
‘Sleep When The Baby Sleeps’ Is a Big Fat Lie
That enduring homily of age-old wisdom is, in reality, a fat burrito of hot garbage.
How to Work Out With Your Wife (and Not Hate Each Other Forever)
Exercising with your spouse can either be a great way to facilitate a loving relationship! Or, it can fuel resentment and inventive new levels of searing joint pain.
Losing a Friend to Fatherhood Is Never Easy. But It’s Often Inevitable.
Some of the first casualties of fatherhood are the friendships that helped get you there.
How to Write a Holiday Card That Makes Everyone Know How Great Your Family Is
Here’s how to weaponize your holiday greetings to shove as much humblebragging as you can into a 5x7 slab of cardstock from Shutterfly.
‘The Polar Express’ Broke Me
When he was about four years old, my son latched onto 'The Polar Express' and made us watch it over and over and over. I tried to like it. I really did.
9 Very Real Ways Marriage Changes After You Have Kids
It's the best of times and the worst of times.
How to Not Lose Friends to Fatherhood
Yes, fatherhood can be tough on friendships. But there are ways to make it work.
How to Hang Out With Another Dad You Just Can’t Stand
If your child is friends with someone whose parent just flat-out sucks, here are a few ways to slog through your inevitable interactions.
What I Learned About My Relationship Watching My Wife Remodel Our Home
When either of us discovers something that brings a sense of accomplishment, of completion, of worth, the other gets out of the way.
8 Ways I Changed During My First Year of Fatherhood
#2 "I became forever patient with families on planes. "
How to Make Your Family Vacation Feel Like an Actual Vacation
#5 Remember that, sometimes all you need is a pool.
How to Hang at a Bachelor Party Now That You’re a Dad
It's bachelor party season. Here are a few things that you, a man with kids, should keep in mind.
The Dad’s Guide to Getting Another Mom’s Phone Number (To Make a Playdate, Calm Down)
It's natural to feel weird about asking a mom for her phone number. It's also natural to feel weird about feeling weird about it.
Coronavirus Advice: How to Work From Home Without Losing Your Mind
Working from home is the best, except for the many times when it’s a nightmare. Here are some tips to make it more productive.