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Our Kid Just Had His Tonsils and Adenoids out at Two and a Half. Here’s What I Learned

Having the tonsils out for young kids is not so fun – and it sure ain’t fun for the parents either. This post is about how to bring out all your parenting skills, there’s no one who knows your kid better than you–so you are the most needed component in your kid’s recovery. When I […]

Diaper Changing in Public Places

Zen and the Art of Diaper Changing in Public Places

One of the brightest insights I’ve had during my recent two-week trip with the kids to Israel was that if you are not lucky enough to have toilet-trained kids at two years old, you have to master diaper changing in more… interesting and unfamiliar configurations. Until recently, a “number 2” diaper change was a relatively […]

"Gay Music" rules! Playing Kylie Minogue to your kids is great! Ask the gay dads!

Our Kids and “Gay Music”

When my boys were only a few months old I placed them nicely in their little Daydreamers and entertained them for an hour showing them a carefully-selected list of Kylie Minogue music videos, while enthusiastically updating them about the three decade career of the pop princess that they had missed having not being born yet. […]

Terrible Twos

Top Three Reasons Why the Terrible Twos are Terrible!

They call this age the “Terrible Twos” and having two of this is like… I have a problem. I always look around at other parents, wondering how come they seem to know exactly what to do with their kids, so effortlessly, while I’m struggling to not go out of the house each morning looking like […]

On strict and Consistent Schedules and Knowing When to Break Them

On strict and Consistent Schedules and Knowing When to Break Them

Some parents will disagree, but having a consistent schedule–and especially night time schedule–for the kids, is not only healthy for everybody, it also makes parenting so much easier. My late aunt Rachel was a sort of magician with children. Never having children of her own, she karmically compensated by working her entire life as a […]

Desperate Parents Los Angeles: What To Do With Your Kids

Desperate Parents Los Angeles: What To Do With Your Kids

Los Angeles parents! Kids wake up early on the weekends? We are no longer desperate to try to keep them busy! Here’s some activity suggestions around the city that can keep your kids entertained. Indoor Activities for Kids in Los Angeles Snooknuk Arts & Indoor Play Cafe Cute (though small) play area for kids, ideally […]

Frankie and BJ: Raising A Child In An Interfaith Home

Frankie and BJ: Raising A Child In An Interfaith Home

BJ Barone and husband Frankie Nelson from Toronto became unexpectedly famous when their son’s birth photo went viral on social media and led to their story being shared around the world. They later created the website, Family Is About Love, that documents their journey as a same sex family, and also published a children’s book […]

Vic Tellez: Adoption vs. Foster Care; Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

Vic Tellez: Adoption vs. Foster Care; Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

Vicko (Vic) Tellez from New York and husband Kevin adopted daughter Chloe when she was 4 days old. In this article, Vic shares his story and explains the difference between Foster Care and Adoption. Vic also speaks about the decision to quit his job and become a stay-at-home dad, and about facing the fear of […]

"Making a potion for a healthy child" - Witch Hazel

It’s the cold season: Don’t Toss out the Old Wives’ Tales!

The flu season takes its toll and while we struggle to maintain our own health, there’s nothing we want more than a healthy child. Here’s some natural “potions” from my family’s long history of “witches” that can keep your child (and you!) happy and healthy Alex always says that he thinks I come from a […]

My Yearbook: Creative, Fun, Concentrated Documentation of Your Child That Will Be Remembered For Life!

My Yearbook: Creative, Fun, Concentrated Documentation of Your Child That Will Be Remembered For Life!

Encourage in-door creativity: work with your kids to create and decorate a notebook that is all about their lives; A year-round pictorial guided diary that will remained as a memory for years to come. Here’s an idea for hours and hours of kids creative activity: A whole book dedicated to a year in the life […]