Auld Lang Syne

Parents, tonight when the ball drops and everyone is trying to sing the song they can't remember the words to, replace those "Auld lang syne" lyrics with "days gone by". You'll be able to sing along with confidence knowing the song's true meaning. And know that, when you refill your glass, you're celebrating not the days (because they tend to stretch on far too long) but the year gone by (and…
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A Guest Post By Jess @ Parent.Guide

We love when Guest Bloggers pop into the Dad-Cave for a visit! Today we have Jess from Parent.Guide. She has such a fresh and unique view on parenting. When I read her articles I feel like I'm sitting down for a cup of coffee with an old friend. So when you're done here, head on over to her site and have a read. Before we get to her article, I thought I would let Jess introduce herself to all you…
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The Boubons

Now that we're past Thanksgiving and Christmas is right around the corner, we've entered that five-week stretch I like to call Cold and Flu Season. We all got our flu shots this year, so I thought we were safe, but a strange and mysterious new super-villain has invaded our house. He came without warning and struck hard. His effects are lingering and annoying. His name is The Boubons. His first…
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Happy Thanksgiving

However you celebrate, pro-turkey or vegan, you’ll likely have some downtime for some Thanksgiving-themed TV watching today. Here are a couple favorites that we'll be introducing Boy Wonder to this year. WKRP In Cincinnati A promo for the radio station goes awry when the manager starts releasing live turkeys from an airplane. If only he had considered gravity! The Hindenburg-esque commentary…
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Top 3 Unexpected Ways That Fatherhood Changed My Life

When we first found out we were going to be parents it seemed like everyone kept repeating the same thing to us. "It will change your life forever." Okay, yeah, sure it will. You dont even have a human kid. You're a dog mom! It seemed reasonable that something like creating new life would turn ours upside down but no one ever explained how. There were obvious changes like lack of sleep, more toys…
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Incrdedible Leadership Lessons: Love and Patience

Lessons in Incredible Leadership are back! This week I'll be doing a series on leadership and how it relates to parenthood. Today's topic is love and patience. Patience has a calming effect on everyone under its influence. IncrediDads, Super-Sidekicks, and IncrediMoms alike can be soothed when we all practice patience. Cranky people aren't always super- villains, sometimes they just need us to…
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The First Year

October 30th, 2018 Dear Boy Wonder, If you are reading this, that means you've discovered that I've been publishing stories about your life since day one. It also means we are in the future and I'm probably too old to care that you're embarrassed by it. Regardless, there are some things I want to share with you: Your mother is always right. Even when she's wrong. Always ask questions and never…
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The Sesame Effect

How am I supposed to teach my son to embody love when we live in a country that always seems on the brink of a second civil war? Between Twitter wars,  gender politics, President Trump, and race relations, we are living in an age of outrage. How exhausting is that? Thankfully there is still one bright light shining over at PBS that can set a good example for him. Through Sesame Street’s…
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Toddler Tough

Boy Wonder does Baby Yoga Sidekicks, like toddlers, are clearly a danger to themselves. Any superhero knows this. That's why Superman works alone. It's also why one of Batman's main responsibilities is stopping Robin from accidentally killing himself or getting kidnapped by the Joker. IncrediDad has to look out for Boy Wonder in the same way. Why? Because toddler judgement is terrible that's…
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