Just an Ordinary Man Trying to be an Extraordinary Dad

An Excerpt From Noah’s Birth Story

Since my new book, And Then There Were Two: A New Father’s Perspective, has been published and released I thought I’d share an excerpt from the book.  This is a portion of the story of Noah’s very scary birth.  I still get... Continue Reading →


So you’re thinking about getting a vasectomy? I would guess that just about every dad (or man for that matter) thinks about getting a vasectomy at some point in their life. That’s especially the case if you already have a... Continue Reading →

The Introduction to My New Book

This is the introduction to my new book, And Then There Were Two: A New Father’s Perspective.  Give it a read and let me know what you think.  The book was recently released.     Introduction   “I’m pregnant.”  Is... Continue Reading →

D.I.Y. Dad Projects – Noah’s Bunk Bed

So, it’s been about a year since I’ve written a D.I.Y. Dad Project blog post. I have built several things since then, but not much for my kids (besides a couple of wooden targets for Noah’s Nerf guns. I have... Continue Reading →

Noah and Charlotte’s first trip to a movie theater

It took a while, but we finally took our kids to a movie theater. Noah was five and Charlotte four.  The reason we didn’t take our kids to the movies sooner was that Noah hated loud noises for a long... Continue Reading →

A return to African Lion Safari

Noah’s Birthday Trip to Canada (Part 2)   Day two of our mini-vacation began with some relaxation in our Hampton Inn hotel room. My “relaxation” consisted of completing Noah’s Lego boat.  After that was finished we got dressed and ready... Continue Reading →

Noah’s Birthday Trip to Lego Land

Noah’s Birthday Trip to Canada (Part 1)   Last year for Noah’s birthday we threw him a huge pool party. He turned five years old and our pool had only been in for a couple weeks so we decided to... Continue Reading →

Nothing beats a birthday picnic

My birthday was just a couple of days after Father’s Day this year. Sometimes they fall on the same day, which goes to my head and makes me think I’m king for a day. I used to take off work... Continue Reading →

Midway State Park

We recently took our kids to Midway State Park. It’s located in Bemus Point, on the shore of Lake Chautauqua in Western New York. This was the first time we brought our kids there and it was also my first... Continue Reading →

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