The Daddy Diaries

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Awake At Tooth Hurty

The period when a baby is teething is a difficult time. It is a time of fussiness, irritability and sleep problems. But, believe it or not, experts disagree on ...
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Fatherly Advice

When it comes to advice about bringing up Baby, I’m hesitant to enter the pool. This is based on my own disappointments when soliciting advice. The fact i...
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Crying It Out

I’m writing this now from a very lowly place. The place reserved for  only the cruelest parents; parents like Joan Crawford, Darth Vader, and every m...
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Baby New Year

Of the many gifts given to us by the Gregorian calendar, New Year’s Eve is the best.  It’s a quintessentially American holiday; an “anyth...
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First Annual Holiday Letter

This Holiday was our first with our new daughter. Seeing the magic of the season reflected in her eyes truly brought back the joy and innocence that had long be...
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Six Months

I think it’s finally starting to pay off. Don’t get me wrong, being a dad is amazing, but, up until now, the relationship was very one-way (as it sh...
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An Infant Intervention

Recently, I had to go away for a while; I had to “get off the grid.”  As the full-time, daytime caregiver for our 5-month-old daughter, as she ...
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The Crying Game

Unlike the air brushed babies in the parenting magazines, our baby cries. I know it’s not personal when our daughter cries. I know that she’s not ...
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They See Me Rollin’

When they asked George Mallory why he climbed Mount Everest, he responded: “Because it’s there.” John F. Kennedy wanted to go to the moon &ldq...
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Baby Ghosthunter

I’m fairly certain that my 3-month-old daughter can see ghosts. I’m not sure what I mean by “ghosts,” whether they’re anthropomorp...