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Gender Reveal For Baby #2

A couple weeks ago we shared a post about Pregnancy Announcement Ideas.  Today, we are pleased to share a gender reveal photo and videos of when we told the grandparents.  You can search the web and Pinterest and find lots of gender reveal photo/party ideas, all of which are great.  But this time, we thought we’d keep it simple.  Enjoy!   We went to each grandparent’s house and gave them a bag...

Pregnancy Announcement Ideas

Great examples of classic announcement ideas mixed in with some original ideas you'll find here first. Enjoy these creative pregnancy announcement ideas!

Toddler Reads Along to “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed”

While we usually try to post articles that we think will be helpful to other parents, this one is simply to bring a smile to your face (which I guess is just a different way of helping ).  Our daughter is about 2.5 years old, and very quickly picks up on her new books to the point that she is able to finish sentences in the books, or flat out recite some of the pages.  Her current favorite book is “Five...

Jeff Ross Guest Post – What I Would Do Different As a Dad If I Had the Chance

You don't get a do-over in parenting your kids, but it's still good to reflect on what you might do different if you had the chance. Maybe others can learn from your mistakes. With that in mind, I invite you to take a look at my post, "What I Would Do Different As a Dad If I Had the Chance."

Why You Won’t See a Parent on the Mission to Colonize Mars

I recently read an article about the non-profit company Mars One and their desire to send a team (maybe multiple teams) to a colony they will create on Mars. This article and the premise of a colony on Mars fascinated me. To think that there is an initiative underway to actually send a team to Mars, and that the team will be comprised by candidates submitting a 1 minute video is an amazing concept. While I don’t think they’re going to pick unqualified “prospective colonists” a la the blockbuster movie Armageddon and the drilling-crew astronauts, this is the first time that I’m aware an ordinary person will have a chance to go to space. And not just space, but be the first to embark to the red planet - part of a mission that has never been attempted before - part of history that to this point is unrivaled.
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