Just an Ordinary Man Trying to be an Extraordinary Dad

Just Like Her Mom

  My daughter Charlotte, now 20 months old, is just like my wife.  You’d think they were twins if Charlotte was taller.  They don’t just look alike though, they act the same.  Even at this young age, I can see... Continue Reading →

Do’s and Don’ts for Disney World with Toddlers

Do’s and Don’ts for Disney World with Toddlers First off, I should probably mention the fact that I spent a mere day and a half in Disney parks on our recent vacation to Florida. We spent a few hours at... Continue Reading →

Disney Trip Part 3: The Magic Kingdom

Here are links to my first two posts about our trip to Disney World: Disney Trip Part 1: The Animal Kingdom Disney Trip Part 2: Disney’s Boardwalk and Disney Springs   When most people think of Disney World they don’t... Continue Reading →

Disney Trip Part 2: Disney’s Boardwalk and Disney Springs

First, you might want to check out Part 1: The Animal Kingdom The day after we went to the Animal Kingdom we enjoyed a rather relaxing morning at our resort. We tried our best to sleep in (which meant sleeping... Continue Reading →

Disney Trip Part 1: The Animal Kingdom

We recently returned from a week-long vacation in Orlando. We stayed in a pair of condos at the Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort just a couple miles from Disney World. We got Disney admission cards ahead of time to visit two... Continue Reading →

Noah’s First Preschool Concert

Noah has been attending preschool since September. It’s only for two days per week, two and a half hours per day. We have been extremely lucky with having family members being able to provide childcare for our kids, so neither... Continue Reading →

Jumping on (and off) the bed

So, here’s another example of just how different my children are. You might not think the way that your child jumps off a bed would tell you much about their personality. And it might not for most kids. But for... Continue Reading →

The Hand Washing Dilemma

It took a good while (which is typical for boys), but my Noah is potty trained. He started doing really well in August and he has the occasional accident, but he has done very well over the past few months.... Continue Reading →

Sick of Preschool

My wife and I love that Noah is going to preschool now. I really think he is getting a lot out of it. I’m sure socializing with other kids is helping him continue to develop and his teachers seem very... Continue Reading →

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