Here are some of my favorite posts, sorted by topic. If you’re new here, this is a good place to start.
General Parenting Whimsy:
The Birthday Party Pact – Birthday parties are a necessary evil of parenthood. But if we can all agree on a few ground rules, we’ll make them much better on everyone involved.
The Minivan Manifesto – What does everyone have against minivans? Driving one is one of the most empowering things a modern dad can do.
9 Unwritten Rules of the Playground – A few guidelines we all need to follow to keep public parks from turning into shrunken Thunderdomes.
The Life of a Gay Superdad:
The 5 People You Meet as a Gay Dad – The reactions we get from strangers when they figure out we’re a two-dad household.
“Modern Family” Thinks My Family is Creepy – Modern Family is a hilarious, touching show that embraces all kinds of families… except, as it turns out, mine.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Gay Parents, By a Gay Parent – Do I confuse your children? Start here.
A Gay Dad Wonders… Do My Kids Deserve a Mom? – The #1 argument against gay parenting is that all kids deserve a mom and a dad. I gave it some serious thought.
Miscellaneous Personal Musings:
Washing My Hands of My Germophobia – The two scariest words a germophobic expectant dad can hear are, “It’s twins.”
Twins, Towers – I’m dreading the moment when my kids someday learn about 9/11.