Yup, it is that time of year again, to reflect on the old you, and to make those promises to be a better you. For me, it's time to make some resolutions to be a better parent and husband. I feel like new year's resolutions are like wishes and secrets, you are not really supposed to share them with a crowd for fear that they might not happen. However, I enjoyed reading the Babies Online Blog & will share with you their 5 New Years Resolutions Parents Should Make as well as Laurie Puhn's Six New Year's Resolutions for Becoming a Better Person from Expecting Words, a site geared towards … [Read more...]
The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx experienced an awesome combination of dads, kids and trains recently as our NYC Dads Group met up there. It's one of the best winter break activities in NYC you can do indoors with your children. The annual train show is one of my 4.5-year-old son Miles’ favorite things to see, and this is his third year in a row attending. The show combines two major “attractions,” model trains and model architecture, with the buildings of New York City, complete with bridges, made out of plants (remember, this is the Botanical … [Read more...]
Sure, I have had many memorable Halloweens before having our son Jake, mainly of the eggs and shaving cream kind. Things are quite different now. Last year, I remember putting on Jake's scary spider costume, and hoping he would last at least 30 minutes as I toted him around our building for trick or treating. It was not successful! We made it for about 20 minutes to about 10 or 12 doors before he crashed in my arms.
This year was more memorable for myself and probably for Jake. This year, he was wide awake and on a sugar high from a cupcake we decided to feed him. … [Read more...]