Category Archives: Dads

Resume Anxiety

By Nathan Bright We’re a one-income family. I haven’t worked for two point five years. My wife’s employment is based on a federal grant. The government is amputating limbs to save green. You see where this is going. Spring 2011… … Continue reading

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Morning Shows and Pole Dancing

by Nathan Bright Stripper poles should not be a part of a home. If you own one and I’ve offended you I apologize (sorry mom), but I personally can’t imagine explaining it to my daughters. This new exercise fad serves … Continue reading

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The Candy Bar Sermon

By Nathan Bright I buried the Snickers on a mountain overlooking a pristine lake. The other hikers in my group ate theirs days prior…like animals, but not me. A candy bar was given to us halfway through our 150 mile … Continue reading

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At-Home Dad: Mediocre Man

by Nathan Bright During the course of this blog I’ve established I’m a stay-at-home parent. Although at-home parenting isn’t a new concept it is difficult for some people to imagine a man doing. I’m not complaining – I have a … Continue reading

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There’s a Monster in My House

by Nathan Bright No there’s not. Monsters don’t exist. What does exist are newborn babies. The five-week old variety in my home, to be precise. The similarities between her and a monster are staggering. For one, she’s scary. My two-year … Continue reading

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The 21st Century Guide To The Good Wife

By Chris Loprete A 1955 edition of Housekeeper’s Monthly released a Good Wife’s Guide. Please look it up and read it. It’s priceless. Here are some examples on how to be a good wife when your husband comes home. Prepare … Continue reading

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Inclusion Delusion

By Nathan Bright The first egg goes in beautifully. No trace of shell in the mixture at all. With my speed being matched only by artistry, I blister through the kitchen confident of a timely meal that will lead into … Continue reading

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OMM ’10

Happy New Year! I haven’t spoken to you since the calendar reset so I can still say that. Don’t you hate when people are still saying Happy New Year in March though? It’s like come on, dude. We’re 1/3 in … Continue reading

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Chronicles of a Stay at Home Dad

Written by Nathan Bright My wife and I have been married five years. We were both career-oriented individuals on a good track. In the year 2006 we had life figured out; I received my master’s, my wife had just gotten … Continue reading

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The Housedad Interrogation

Written by Guest Blogger, Edmund Farrow “So, are you on holiday then?” It’s the question I fear most. I never know exactly how to answer and it usually comes at an awkward moment, such as when I’m trying to break … Continue reading

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Hangovers, Weekends and Daylight Savings

Written by Chris Loprete I hope you and your loved ones had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are gearing up for a safe and happy holiday season. We parents really are very lucky because seeing the joy and excitement in our … Continue reading

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More for the Dads…

We’ve been connecting with some great organizations that support stay-at-home dads exclusively. We say BRAVO to these sites! Please support them with your visits: DadsDinner.com Daddyshome, Inc. AtHomeDad.org

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Stage Moms: The Dark Side of the Force

Written by Chris Loprete, Daddy’s Den Blogger Every parent secretly knows that their kid is the most talented in the whole world. Most of us keep that fact to ourselves. Every now and then however you see a parent that … Continue reading

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My Son, The Comedian

Written by Chris Loprete My 3 year old is hysterical. Seriously. I’m not talking about the little “oh isn’t that cute” type of laughs that an infant elicits. Nor am I talking about the courtesy laughs you give to a … Continue reading

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Two Comedians and a Baby Running an Internet Company in the Garage.

Writtem by Guest Blogger Chris Mancini The title is not an exaggeration. Last year, comedian Graham Elwood and I started comedyfilmnerds.com since we were so tired of trying to get work with web companies or any other company for that … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Tribute

Written By Ally LopreteHere’s to the Fathers who have been there for the good and the bad.To the Father who wasn’t sure that he even wanted to become a father, but when he did, embraced it in a way that … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To People Without Children from People with Children, Part 1

Written by guest blogger, James C. Ferguson I don’t want to get off on the wrong foot; I don’t want to draw a line in sand separating the people with children from the people without children. I am in no … Continue reading

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Here’s To The Moms

Written by Chris Loprete It’s a scenario that’s happened countless times in the last 3 years and will no doubt happen countless times more. I get home from a tiring day of work only to have my wife shove my … Continue reading

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Bridge of Exhaustion

Written by Chris Loprete Every summer during my childhood my family would drive 7 hours south to North Carolina from Pennsylvania. On the way we would have to cross over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, a 17 mile long bridge that … Continue reading

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How I Knew Not to Take My Four Year Old to see Coraline.

Written by Guest Blogger, Chris Mancini I read the book a few years ago. I knew what it was about. I knew the director Henry Selick has a dark streak and directed Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. To be … Continue reading

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