Category: Family

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Zen and the Art of Yard Maintenance

As a child, yard work was mostly a forced labor exercise. A chore to be done. Saturday morning my older brothers would mow the lawn and I would rake. We would weed the garden,...

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How Do You Do It All?

At a birthday party we hosted for our 2nd child I was chatting some of the parents as I interacted with each of my 4 kids. I could almost see the wheels turning in...

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HasBeen at HASCON

Hasbro, the global toy company,  participates in many conventions (Star Wars Celebration, BotCon, GI Joe Con, Comic Con, etc) every year, but this weekend was  the first time the company itself celebrated all of...

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I Hate Camping

My early experiences with camping were church-organized Father and Sons campouts with their magical bonfires, tin-foil dinners prepped by my mom and s’mores followed by sing-a-longs. Bucolic. Nostalgic. Fun even. Then I became a...

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Father of the Year

“Wow…Father of the Year!”: said to me when taking 4 kids to have their pictures taken while The Good Doctor was at a work function “You’re such a great dad”: said to me while...

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My Name is Not But Dad

“But Daaaa-aaaaad!” The child cries out in anguish. You offered cucumbers as a snack and not Cheetos. You suggested a book instead of a TV show. Or you suggested a TV show but they...

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Welcome One and All

Almost two years ago I left my marketing job at Hasbro to become a stay-at-home dad. We just had our 4th child, and we needed to move to a place where the type of employment...