I’m not gonna lie. This one was a real thinker for my wife and me. The triplets wanted to play flag football, and we weren’t sure what to do. Yes, we’re well aware of all the perils that football presents. And yes, I’ve kept abreast of the various studies as they pertain to head injuries MORE »
ESPN recently began airing high school football games, prompting many to wonder if doing so puts too much pressure on young athletes. Wait. What? You’ll have to pardon my confusion, because it’s earnest in nature and springs from several different angles. The first is this: televised high school games are nothing new. They’ve been airing on MORE »
With a tween, a set of (nearly) six-year-old triplets and a toddler, sometimes our kitchen feels more like a school cafeteria. Here are 15 ways how.
I have five kids. Four of them are aged five or younger, the youngest just a tick over two. As you might imagine, with such a relatively large gaggle of junior associates, there are a few things about parenting children through the early years that I’m flat-out over. Is that so wrong? One of them MORE »
My boys, just five, were pitted against each other in official competition for the first time ever.
Feeding a toddler is hard. Feeding toddler triplets is darn near impossible. Those guys get grumpy, y’all.
it was never my intention to create my family’s very own version of The Truman Show.
Backpacking with kids is one of the greatest things a parent can possibly do. But proper preparation is critical. Here’s a list of 13 things you should do.
The other day, I was contacted by Jacoba Urist of NBC news, who had two simple questions for me. First, do I believe parents should ever vacation without their kids? And second, would I be willing to state my answer publicly. Chalk me down for two yeses.
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