Tips for Summer Adventures

by Shannon Carpenter

It’s summer now and I know what you fear.  You fear that your kids will rain down armageddon the likes of which would inspire images of the Four Horsemen.  You fear that the phrase “bull in a China shop” would seem grossly inadequate after you and your children have gone on the adventure that you […]

17th Annual At-Home Dads Convention

by National At-Home Dad Network

Registration opens today, June 11, for the 17th Annual At-Home Dads Convention at This year’s event, organized by The National At-Home Dad Network (formally Daddyshome, Inc.), will be held for the second consecutive year in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Alexandria, Va., the weekend of Oct. 6. The Convention comes at a time when […]

Ghost of Parenting Future

by TwiceTheFun

We danced with the ghost of parenthood future today and she was wild! She was loud, she was rambunctious and she giggled all afternoon long. my wife and I looked into the eyes of the dragon that is our parenting future and took the fury of its screams of fire right in the face. What […]

Blue Lantern

by Jonathan Long

I have a new Hero, and he wears the seal of the Blue Lanterns. But I’m being rude… let me introduce myself. My name is Jonathan, and I’m a Stay at Home Dad. (I feel like I’m at an A.A. meeting waiting for “Hi Jonathan” from the group.) For my first entry here on this […]

Dad vs. Wild

Sweet Summertime! Do you camp? More importantly… Do your kids like to camp? I am not talking hardcore backpacking here, where you have to cary your means of surviving on your back, as that’s way beyond the scope of camping and having fun with the kids.  Leave your thoughts of being Bear Gyillis and Man vs. Wild on the DVR, […]

Please don’t blame bad parenting on your penis

by Chad Welch

This post originally appeared appeared on Chad’s personal blog Go Ask Your Mother.  It is reprinted here with permission.   It is the last week of school. In my normal routine I wake up about 5am, and before I start making lunches I wake up by going through my email and skimming the Facebook. And a couple […]

Mr. Chips Goes To Graduation

by Charles Wasleski

Graduation.  A happy time. The students:  Walk in quietly to the music playing.  Parade around in their good clothes. See their parents and other family members in the audience. Cheering them on. Faces beaming. They are so proud of themselves.   Parents:  We sit and watch as our child, along with many others is passing […]


by Bruce Sallan

Where and when did it seem that everyone felt entitled? Entitled to an education, happiness, college, a home, every new tech toy, and a new car now and then, etc. I know the answer, as it was an evolution and change in attitude that began in the sixties, in my opinion. Some might say it […]

Daddyshome Changes Name

by Al Watts

I am excited to announce that Daddyshome, Inc., the National At-Home Dad Network, is changing its name to the more concise The National At-Home Dad Network. The National At-Home Dad Network supports, educates and advocates for fathers who are the primary caregivers of their children. The latest U.S. Census report found 32% of all married […]

Another Set Back For At Home Parents

by Robb Tavill

While making dinner for my boy/girl twins April 12, 2012, I was listening to Brian Williams as he was doing the Nightly News on NBC.  All of a sudden I hear a story about the presidential campaign that just really chapped my hide. The story was about Hilary Rosen who is a Lobbyist and Democratic Pundit […]