Category: Baby

Why Kindness Counts

Why Kindness Counts
I know it sounds corny but its true Kindness Counts. I first saw this as a public service announcement while watching children’s programming with my toddler son on the Sprout channel. My mother even got him a shirt with this statement. I initially thought that was a good anti bullying message and was a positive... Read more »

Why Terrific Trucks is Good For My Toddler

Why Terrific Trucks is Good For My Toddler
Being the parent of a toddler you watch a lot of children’s programming on TV. Some is good for them but mind numbing for you, some is dialog heavy and over their heads and then you get some that hit the perfect balance that everyone can enjoy. Sesame Street is the gold standard for that... Read more »

What I'm Learning From a Toddler

What I'm Learning From a Toddler
My son is now almost 14 months old, he walks, almost runs, can say some words, have real emotions, has even realer tantrums and is a genuine little person. The baby is gone, so some of depending on mommy & daddy 100% time went with it. Obviously he’s still a long from being grown up.... Read more »
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Being The Crazy Black Father

Being The Crazy Black Father
Best thing about being a dad, I get to be the crazy black old man This week my beloved son turns a year old and a love that little guy to death but he has brought out the crazy black father in me. What do I mean? Well I know we really can’t talk about... Read more »

The Suckiness of Baby Gates

The Suckiness of Baby Gates
The name “Baby Gate” alone sounds negative, like it’s either a controversial act (like Watergate), or a barrier from a penitentiary for really small people. I have spent the last few weeks and a bunch of money and time trying to get two baby gates up in our house. This all started with our 11... Read more »

Definition of a Crumbsnatcher

Definition of a Crumbsnatcher
Officially this week my soon to be nine month old son became a “crumbsnatcher”. You may have heard people used that term to call their children and think its “ghetto” or “demeaning” but let me tell you, its truth. The other day my son is sitting on the floor in the living room and he... Read more »
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Six Months Of Fatherhood

Six Months Of Fatherhood
It’s been six months since that warm Thursday night when our son came into the world just as Jimmy Kimmel’s show was coming on. He looked around the room, cried a little and then because my wife had a tough delivery, he was given to me. We instantly bonded, I was just in awe and... Read more »

Today I Followed In My Father's Footsteps

Today I Followed In My Father's Footsteps
This afternoon I picked up my infant son from daycare for the first time. Okay no big deal right? Well not really, see two days a week my son goes to the daycare where his mother/my wife works (the other days my mother watches him at home), but once a month or so they have... Read more »

The Struggles of a Working Parent

The Struggles of a Working Parent
After weeks of the experience of staying at home with my infant son, now I’m back to work. Officially back two weeks now. I can’t complain about work, its a decent place, with good people and is close to home. But I miss my son like crazy, when he was born and I had a... Read more »
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What Its Like To Stay At Home With A Two Month Old

What Its Like To Stay At Home With A Two Month Old
For the past few weeks as I have been changing and in between jobs, I have had the great luxury of many spending days with my two month old son. I had been working non stop for 20 years and with a few breaks I’ve been working since I was 16 years old and this... Read more »