Pregnancy is, obviously, all about the moms-to-be and their needs during those nine months. But what about the dads-to-be who go the extra mile (or in my case, the 10 yards to the alley) to help keep their spouses happy during that crazy time of cravings, raging hormones and some less-than-desirable body changes they surely don’t want us to talk about publicly? In “When Husbands Go to the Ends of the Earth for Their Pregnant Wives,” our latest “Word of Dad” contribution to the pregnancy and parenting site WhattoExpect.com, a few of us NYC Dads tell tales about the things we did for the … [Read more...]
Q. As an at-home dad, do you miss interacting with co-workers and other people every day? A. Like a trophy wife misses her wrinkles and saggy breasts.
+ + +Much to my mother's chagrin, I owe a great deal of my sarcastic sense of humor to my childhood overindulgence in the usual gang of idiots at Mad Magazine. Where would I have been without Al Jaffee’s back page fold-in, Mort Drucker's movie and TV satires, Sergio Aragones' margin gags, Don Martin's "Adventures of Captain Klutz" and the rest? Probably on my yacht in the Caribbean, counting the … [Read more...]
Summer 2013 officially started today at 1:04 a.m., New York time, so we ask you to close your eyes and think of the perfect summer day.
Did you think about a trip to the beach? A camping trip where no one suffered bug bites? Maybe it was simply endless hours of climbing trees in the woods or playing ball with friends?We all have different visions of the perfect summer day and that's how it should be. However, we can all agree that summer holds a special place in our hearts, first as children and now as parents.
We asked members of our … [Read more...]