It was no surprise to me when remote learning hit our house in March and our oldest viewed due dates as the day he needed to start working on the assignment. I had to get creative to change that viewpoint.Read More
I am a big fan of board games as an alternative to video games for kids, especially in the post-Catan tabletop era. And while my boys will never choose board games over electronics, they do appreciate the Catans, Tickets to Ride, Clanks! and Forbidden Islands of the world. (Sadly, however, not Carcassone, but that’s another […]Read More
Early this year, I took a giant leap. Well, that’s not exactly true. My family took a giant leap. Together. My wife’s partner retired, requiring her to take on more responsibility at work, drastically changing the dynamic of how we were to provide care and support for our sons.
The choice was rather obvious–but not easy. Dad was going to be a stay-at-home parent. Now, if you say “stay-at-home-dad” to anyone old enough to remember the mid-80s chance are that a particular Michael Keaton movie comes to mind…Read More