College didn’t teach James Altucher how to think, so he’s here to make sure you know what he didn’t.
I ran across a post written this summer by stay at home dad @ChrisRoutly from his site the Daddy Doctrines. Chris was writing about whether or not parenting makes people happier which Chris says is actually a misnomer. Chris says parenting is about living a fulfilling life. Chris writes some great stuff, so go have a look. This all [...]
A couple of years ago, my four year old son Sam and I were leaving a big box bookstore in upstate New York. It was winter, close to Thanksgiving. I held him in the crook of my arm, his face next to mine, his small arm confidently draped across my shoulder. It was around 6PM. [...]
Ah, the joys of parenting when you’re just a panic stricken guy in way over his head… ———————- This morning I got Gus up, found his clothes for him, fed him, talked with him about which colors match which levels of emotions (his choice of conversation not mine), made his lunch, and took him to [...]
One game that I’m constantly reminding myself to play with my son Gus is the Good Deed Gotcha Game. Saliha introduced this game at our house. The rules are simple. Catch someone doing something good. Gus catches Saliha doing something good. I spot Saliha or Gus being amazing. And occasionally, I even get caught doing [...]
The great joy of creative play is that it can originate with the simplest of sources. Recently, my six year old son and I purchased little colored notepads from Staples, scissors, and a glue stick, and started making little paper animals. My partner, Saliha got into the game as well. We folded the paper in [...]
I titled my site MEGA SAHD, as a tongue in cheek play on the unfortunate sound you make when you speak the abbreviation for Stay At Home Dad (SAHD). As in, “You are a stay at home dad. How SAD for you.” So I pretty much had to add MEGA, which is some kind of children’s [...]
Despite parents of the you-can-be-anything-you-want persuasion, Emily Heist-Moss absorbed the misguided notion that math and science were not going to play a role in her future.
Even now, some 30 years later, Yago Colás remembers the jump-shot fundamentals he learned back in eighth grade.