Raising Smart Kids (From Men’s Health)

I’m proud to be a fatherhood contributor for Men’s Health magazine and hope you’ll check out this story on fun ways to raise smart kids: 5 Sneaky Ways to Raise Smart Kids OVERVIEW No, employers don’t check your old report cards. But grades do matter. According to the authors of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation book Crossing the Finish Line, academic…

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Thought Catalog: 14 Lessons From Mom…

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of Slate,…

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Podcast: Awesome Single Parenting Success Tips!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Take a close look at your child’s class picture. If there’s 25 cute, smiling faces in that group, statistically about seven of those kids are being raised by single parents. Maybe more depending on where you live. Of the…

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Thought Catalog: Why I Love Having a Daughter…

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of Slate,…

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Podcast: You Need to Laugh More With Your Kids!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Today’s show is sure to do two things: Make you laugh. And make you think about laughing! We’re talking about the importance of laughing with Dr. Anthony DeBenedet, author of The Art of Roughhousing. Current research confirms that there…

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Thought Catalog: …On Being a Dad

I’m proud to be a featured Parenting Contributor on Thought Catalog. If you haven’t heard of Thought Catalog, it’s “one part diary, one part humor, one part intellectual musings, one part sentimentalism, one part pop culture, one part experimentalism. It is a mixed bag of content from many different voices, from writers who have been published by the likes of…

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Podcast: What To Do When Your Kids Fight!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Here’s a show for all us parents who go bonkers with kids who fight, bicker, argue, and cause constant chaos within our family unit. We’re joined by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore, a psychologist, speaker and mom of four! In…

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Podcast: Are You Raising Free-Range Kids?

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Lenore Skenazy became a media sensation a few years ago when she published a column describing how she allowed her nine-year old child to ride the New York subway system. Alone. Overnight she became a topic of discussion…

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Because You Were My Mother, I am a Better Father.

It’s been 40 years since I said, “Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!” Hers was a life cut short. Smack dab in the middle of her busy and over-flowing world raising five boys. It was sudden. A load of clothes still in the dryer. A letter in her typewriter still waiting to be finished. And a dentist appointment on the calendar at…

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Podcast: Awesome Science Experiments Make Awesome Memories!

Why not subscribe to the show in iTunes? And if you listen to podcasts on your smartphone, check out this great app: Stitcher! THIS EPISODE: Mike Adamick wants you to have some fun with your kids. Because fun – and connecting with your kids – is awesome! Mike stops by Bobblehead Dad Parenting today to talk about his new book, “Dad’s Book of…

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