Dad Hack 014: Keep a picture of your kid(s) on your desktop at work

Editor’s Note: The scribes at First Time Father Project will frequently provide ‘Dad Hacks’ as a way to help dads in need go about their every day lives. If you have a hack you currently employ, share it by Contacting Us. At work, things can get a little hairy. Whether it’s a fire that needs to be …

Dad Hack 013: There is a better way to carry the baby in a car seat

Editor’s Note: The scribes at First Time Father Project will frequently provide ‘Dad Hacks’ as a way to help dads in need go about their every day lives. If you have a hack you currently employ, share it by Contacting Us. As Dads, I know we’re supposed to be all tough and carry around our …

When you learn the importance of calm from your spastic 7-year-old

I used to be the easy-going one. The calmest guy around. Once upon a time, I could look at a stressful situation and rise — calmly — above, like a younger and more handsome Tom Brady. Indeed, I was always as cool, if not cooler, than the other side of the pillow. But, kids, work, …