Category Archives: Stay At Home Dads

Father taking the lead in parenting

(wrote this in June 2016 and just discovered it in the ‘draft’ folder. Oops) We’ve been in Beijing for exactly five months. This Wednesday we leave to go on our great 2016 summer tour, in the USA. The boy and … Continue reading

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My Quotable Kid

Soon after we adopted the boy, a friend gave us the “My Quotable Kid” book. Basically, its a journal of your child’s comments you wish to save. Must be from pre blog days… Just found this book on the shelf, … Continue reading

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To bike or not to bike

Since starting kindergarten and biking the boy on the cargo bike to school, I figured it was only a matter of time before he would generate the interest in learning to ride a bike himself. The weeks and months passed … Continue reading

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Help the 5 year old kindergarten students do what??!?

I volunteer two mornings in Will’s kindergarten class. On Monday’s, I often do busy work for the teacher like cutting and pasting projects that will be displayed on the classroom wall. Or assist the teacher monitoring the kids working on … Continue reading

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Elephants never forget

They say that elephants never forget. They should say the same about Will. The other day, we were talking about his Halloween costume and he has decided to dress up as Emmet, from the Lego movie. Have I mentioned, “The … Continue reading

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The other day, at the school playground

How nice it is to see parents coming together after school is dismissed, while their children play  on the school playground. Each day, parents have the opportunity to meet new parents, chat with old friends and reinforce elementary school ‘community’. … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Emma Watson

Just came across this fine article by fellow SAHD Aaron, in Time magazine. …”Men are roundly criticized for working too much and spending too much time away from home, yet many people are suspect of stay-at-home dads and routinely stigmatize … Continue reading

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