Luke is two and a half months old right now. He’s a bouncing, happy, giggly baby boy who smiles when his parents speak to him. He cracks a grin every time I show him the cartoons on his new diapers. By all accounts, he is a perfectly healthy and happy baby.

Read More...

When Angela and I found out that we were expecting a baby, my mind raced to all the things that would change. Late-night diaper changes and frequent pausing of our favorite television programs came to mind.

Read More...

Wipe Warmer When we brought Luke home, we had everything ready for him. His crib was assembled, a changing table was stocked and ready, and we had dozens of towels and blankets at the ready. What we didn’t expect to add to the nursery was a little electronic wipe warmer. It seemed like such a waste of money,...

Read More...

You’re about to be a daddy, and you want to support the person that is bringing this new life into the world. Whether you’re heading to the hospital amid contractions and broken water or taking part in a planned induction, being a daddy in the Labor and Delivery ward is an experience like none...

Read More...

When I was growing up, I had two dogs. One, a sweetheart of a girl named Boots, was a beagle that was loyal to the bone. She went outside with me when I played in the back yard and stood guard at the corner of the house - sometimes for hours.

The other dog I grew up with was Ebony, a cocker span...

Read More...

When you watch romantic comedies about pregnancy and becoming a new parent, you don't see the thousands of little conversations the parents have after the big fat positive. Sure, you get a montage of shopping for cribs and strollers, ultrasounds and baby bumps, but not so much the little conversations that happen between the mother and father.

Read More...