As parents, we always gush over our babies’ big firsts. First Steps. First Words. First Sleep Through The Night. First Toilet Time. First Tooth. They’re awesome. I loved every single one. But you know what? There are more ‘firsts’ that, as a Dad of three, I love too. Things that make life a little more easy, a little more enjoyable, a little more fun. The … Continue reading Some Of My Favorite Uncelebrated Baby Milestones
Hi Everyone! Happy fall! On this edition of the Disney Dad’s Dozen we look into the Disney World crystal ball and look at a the great new attractions, shows, restaurants and hotels that the Walt Disney Company has in store for us in the very near future. They are investing hundreds of millions of dollars to change, improve and add to an already packed family … Continue reading Disney Dad’s Dozen – 12 New Attractions Coming to Walt Disney World
After yesterday’s story with my favorite apps to keep myself awake while rocking the baby back to sleep in the middle of the night, I received a few messages from our readers… they all ask… “But how do YOU fall back asleep after that!?” That’s a great question. To me, I didn’t put much thought into that aspect while I was writing the piece. The … Continue reading Follow Up Story – The Baby Is Finally Asleep – What About You!?
Every involved father, as many of us Modern Men seem to be, has their fair share of middle of the night rocking sessions with the baby. I love that I get to be a part of that night system. I don’t understand fathers who expect the mothers to get up every time, while they get to sleep through the night. Get up. Be a part … Continue reading Staying Awake at 3am with the Baby – My Favorite Apps
I LOVE TV. I do. I’ve pointed it out here may times and if you read my bio here, you’ll even see I was a member of the Broadcast Television Journalists Association for a while. Growing up, I loved TV too. Like many of you Modern Men, TGIF was a staple in our home. Family comedies would get us all around the television on weeknights. … Continue reading Can We Still Laugh At The Cosby Show?
The big yellow buses are transporting our children over hill and dale to learn the most they can. For some of us Modern Men – our kids are beyond the yellow bus and currently in college. Or we have friends. Or cousins. Or amazing nieces!!! (Psst, my niece is amazing!) I spoke with our friends over at ThinkGeek about some ideas for sending in a … Continue reading Send a Back to School Care Package with the Modern Men and ThinkGeek
Mat recently branched off from the usual “Top 10” lists on social media and did his own thing. And it was riveting! Now, Jon, myself and Disney Dad Rob all have a lot of ties to performing – but I’ve never seen anyone embody the passion for the work, more than Mat does. Every second of the work he puts in means something to him. … Continue reading Modern Man 10 Day Memory Challenge – The Play’s The Thing