Recruiting Babysitters

First of all, yes, I was babysitting from the time I was 12 BUT was I a good babysitter at 12; that would be a resounding NO! Do I understand the difference between the serious responsibility I’ve been given when babysitting now; unequivocally YES! … More Recruiting Babysitters

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When Dads Stay Home

“I’ve run into burning buildings as a New York City firefighter, pulled swimmers from 40-foot waves as a big-wave surf rescuer, and taught Navy SEALs how to maneuver watercraft in open ocean. Even so, I will tell you that being a stay-at-home dad is an intense job.”…” I’m not doing mom stuff-I’m raising my kids…I get irritated when friends announce that their husbands are home ‘babysitting.’ They’re not! They’re caring for their kids. … More When Dads Stay Home

The World Our Children Live in Today; (a series) PRT. II

    “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me; “look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” -Fred Rogers   We live in an entirely different world today, and our children face challenges of feeling safe. Safety and security … More The World Our Children Live in Today; (a series) PRT. II