Summer solstice is the longest day of the year. Unless you count the day your daughter discovered "Let It Go" on endless loop.
Mike Beatrice is a Bostonian living in Hollywood. He's written for Playboy TV, TheStream.tv, SchmoesKnow.com, and is a regular contributor here at The DadLands. He and his wife raise two toddler girls, two dogs, and a dozen chickens.
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My kids are like designated drivers: They drive me to drink. Or to go drive some golf balls.
Adult Sippy Cup. So I don't spill, either. I'm setting a good example for my kids.
It's Father's Day, so don't forget to buy your wife another Mother's Day present.
Fatherhood starter kit. Advil, Sudafed, coffee, and Jameson's. (And a great mug!) What's missing?
That moment when a child first sasses you back is the parenting equivalent of the moment when SkyNet becomes self aware.
I always said I wanted to live in a house full of women running around naked. I should have been way more specific.
After the kids go to bed, my wife and I Netflix and snore. After disagreeing on what to watch...
A lot of wives give their husbands honey-do lists. I get a honey-don't list. I don't have a problem with that.
These days A.S.A.P. means: As Soon As my Preschooler lets me. (Which is basically never!)