Posts by Pat Jacobs

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The Rise of Fathers Eve

by Pat Jacobs
fathers eve

It all started back in 2012 when John Francis simply wanted to get some fellow dads together on the night before Father’s Day to drink some beer eat some snacks and watch some baseball. “We just hung out. It was very simple, very easy and it was a lot of fun. The coolest part was […]

Sleeps With the Fishes

by Pat Jacobs
sleeps with the fishes

At 3 months old, my son had a pretty good streak of sleeping through the night. My wife was happy, I was rested, and all was right with the world. Then we went to a neighborhood pig roast. At this pig roast were three of our friends with new bundles of joy just like us. […]

How to Raise a Girl to be Like a Girl

by Pat Jacobs

Any day now, I will be the father of a baby girl and I’ll be honest, I’m terrified. As a stay-at-home dad, it has become soberingly clear that the responsibility of raising this little girl is resting on my overweight shoulders. I’m a boy. I have a boy. I’ve been raising my boy to be […]

All You Need is Love

by Pat Jacobs

I am new to being a stay-at-home dad, but I have already felt the pressures of social expectations.  I love what I am doing and believe that all you need is love to make it work. As a stay-at-home dad, I found dad groups online and groups that meet in my area. I have met […]

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