Stay-at-Home Dads and the Rally Against Scrutiny

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Stay-at-Home Dads and the Rally Against Scrutiny

I discovered the stigmas stay-at-home dads face after receiving a compliment from a fellow shopper in Target. I had it easy. Many stay-at-home dads (SAHDs as they’re known on social media), endure sideward glances or direct comments that demean the work … Continue reading →Read More

5 Life Lessons from Derek Jeter’s Farewell Season that Dads can Teach Their Kids

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5 Life Lessons from Derek Jeter’s Farewell Season that Dads can Teach Their Kids

Jeter’s physical skills aren’t the sole reason he’s revered by fans (even those hailing from Beantown). The soft-spoken star conducts himself in a manner unlike many modern athletes—a trait we can all strive for. So dads who watch his farewell season on … Continue reading →Read More

The 10 Conversational Grammar Commandments

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The 10 Conversational Grammar Commandments

Some rules are meant to be broken and some rules keep you from looking like an idiot. Grammar has both. If you want your writing or speech to be conversational, engaging and comprehensible, remember these 10 basic facts. 1. Thou … Continue reading →Read More

Quick Hacks: Keep Your Straw From Bobbing Around in an Aluminum Can

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Quick Hacks: Keep Your Straw From Bobbing Around in an Aluminum Can

If you must drink soda, do so with a straw: It can lessen the chance of cavities and protect the front teeth from enamel decay. It also keeps lipstick from rubbing off. But what about that annoying straw that bobs around … Continue reading →Read More

The Gentleman’s Guide to Alcohol for Every Summer Occasion

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Alcohol for Every Summer Occasion

It’s good form to bring an occasion-appropriate bottle of wine or a sophisticated six-pack along with you to a party—it shows you’ve matured and you gave up the Jägermeister and Natty Light when you left the frat house. Now you’re all … Continue reading →Read More

Quick Hacks: Use a Hair Straightener as a Clothes Iron

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Quick Hacks: Use a Hair Straightener as a Clothes Iron

You’re rushing out the door for an important appointment, you take one last look in the mirror to make sure you’re presentable, and then bam: your shirt looks like a topographic map of the Rocky Mountains. What do you do, hotshot? … Continue reading →Read More

Don’t Take Your Kids Out to Restaurants Until You Master These 4 Tips

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Don’t Take Your Kids Out to Restaurants Until You Master These 4 Tips

There’s one truth to dining out with young kids: they have a knack for making a simple burger-and-fries meal into a Hindenburg-style disaster. Even if parents wanted to, they couldn’t hire a sitter every time they wanted to eat out unless … Continue reading →Read More

9 Subtle Relationship Red Flags That You Might Not Even Know are Happening

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9 Subtle Relationship Red Flags That You Might Not Even Know are Happening

They lie. They cheat. They steal. You fight all the time. You never have sex. You hate being with them. These are all the obvious relationship deal breakers, but what about the less obvious signs? It might be time to … Continue reading →Read More

Quick Hacks: Apply Self-Adhesive Magnetic Tape to the Inside of Your Medicine Cabinet

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Quick Hacks: Apply Self-Adhesive Magnetic Tape to the Inside of Your Medicine Cabinet

One thick strip of self-adhesive magnetic tape to the back of your medicine cabinet door will prove it’s one of the best $5 you’ll ever spend. You can find rolls of the stuff at any office supply store, but if … Continue reading →Read More

5 Modern-Dad Survival Tools I Can’t Live Without

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5 Modern-Dad Survival Tools I Can’t Live Without

Some fathers are handier than others. I should have my tool belt confiscated to prevent potential disasters. My wife built our chicken coop, installed a sand box in our backyard and hung up a hammock that looks great even though … Continue reading →Read More

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