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There are certain days that are particularly difficult after a pregnancy loss that trigger heartbreak all over again. Mother's Day, holidays, anniversaries, due dates... On those ...
Each week I will highlight music that I think is fantastic. What are my qualifications? It’s pretty simple. I probably listen to way more music of all kinds than you do. ...
This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making our own bubbles. It is a fun activity to do with your kids. This craft is a nice combination of art ...
Many parents face the issue of their toddlers being petrified of thunderstorms. You know it is bad when your child starts to look outside and begins to fret when the sky turns grey. Parents I can feel your pain. My wife and I have been recently dealing with our youngest, Jordan's fear of thunder. She […]
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:40am
This week Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about the ups and downs of parenting. Tommy shares with Art about how the Riles family is taking a sad day in their life and making it into a positive one. Tom's wife, Lucy, wrote a beautiful article called "Love Walk for Scotland" to talk about them losing their son Scotland while she was 20 weeks [...]
Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:00pm
For years "Weird Al" Yankovic has been making people laugh with his song parodies. If you say "Weird Al" many people start busting out in their favorite song from his huge body of work. From songs like White and Nerdy," "Yoda," "Amish Paradise," "Smells Like Nirvana," "Fat," and "The Saga Begins" fans of Al can […]
Monday, July 21, 2014 5:06am
There are certain days that are particularly difficult after a pregnancy loss that trigger heartbreak all over again. Mother's Day, holidays, anniversaries, due dates... On those days, I find myself suffering in silence. My first pregnancy loss at 6 weeks led to completely shutting down, isolating myself from the world, telling virtually no one of […]
Sunday, July 20, 2014 2:21am
"Everyday I say it won't happen and then ....." -Patrick Quinn
Saturday, July 19, 2014 1:27pm
"New York Knicks Assistant General Manager, Allan Houston on The Life of Dad Show."
Friday, July 18, 2014 6:57am
Each week I will highlight music that I think is fantastic. What are my qualifications? It’s pretty simple. I probably listen to way more music of all kinds than you do. That’s not me being a pretentious music snob, it’ s just the truth….. and also a touch of pretentiousness. Some of the bands and […]
Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:51am
Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Chris Routly from Daddy Doctrines. Routly's appearance was a long time coming. The guys chat about how Chris has become the accidental activist, his illustrations, and his blog.
They discuss a few of his great posts such as "3 O'Clock People: Talking to Kids About Homelessness" and "Why Are My Kids [...]
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:00am
Illustration courtesy ofÂ lookoutforhope. … time is steadily slipping through my hands. The way I see it, I have ten years left – and the clock is ticking down. I’m running out of time. As of this writing, you will turn eight tomorrow. You’ve been with your mother and I for over 3,000 days […]
Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:58am
If you are a fan of baseball I am guessing you are a fan of Derek Jeter. As a Boston Red Sox fan I respect Derek Jeter even if he plays for my team's biggest rival. During the MLB All-Star Game this week Jordan Brand showcased their admiration for Derek with a heartfelt ad called […]
Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:33am
Summer is always family time for me. Â I work as the audience warm-up comic for "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," and we have summers off. Â It's kind of like I'm still in college...but with a lovely wife and two kids! For the past week, we've been doing fun summer stuff, and sporting around in style. Â That's […]
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 3:01am
I just spent part of tonight beating my daughter at Chutes and Ladders. Ok, it was only one game, but it was hard fought and I pulled it out at the end. It might sound like I enjoyed it, but c'mon, it's Chutes and Ladders, no adult ever really enjoys that game! But I did […]
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:28pm
This week for our Art and Crafts segment here at Life of Dad we are making our own bubbles. It is a fun activity to do with your kids. This craft is a nice combination of art class and science class. Your kids can think of it as a science experiment. Once you guys complete […]
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:07am
Thursday July 17th at 3pm Pacific Time is the next Life of Dad Twitter party:Â Â #DadsWhoRock Make sure toÂ lock the date and timeÂ in your calendar cause you won’t want to miss it you could winÂ tickets to one of these great concerts at The Forum in Los Angeles (@TheForum): July 25: KDAY Komedy XxplosionJuly 26: Ramon AyalaJuly […]
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:10am
This post would not have been possible without our friends, Daniel and Stephanie Rensing, and Stephanie’s father, Mr. Bob Jordan. We owe all of the memories of Eitan’s first baseball game to you guys. Please take a minute to check out their amazing line of baking products at The Smart Baker. I don’t remember […]
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:34am
Tom Riles and Art Eddy talk about the Life of Dad trip to Las Vegas. We learn about Tom's love for pizza, Art's love for sneakers, and that Ryan Hamilton can play the saxophone. The guys also bring on Assistant General Manager of the New York Knicks, Allan Houston, to the show.
Many people know Allan Houston from his NBA playing days with the New York [...]
Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:00pm
While I was watching the NBA playoffs and now following the NBA free agency news I saw the lighting rod that is LeBron James get bigger each day. One side looks to praise him while the other side is filled with people looking for him to fail. Those people want to see him eat his, […]
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 4:58am
Many people know Allan Houston from his NBA playing days with the New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons. Since he retired Allan is still involved in the game he loves. He is the Assistant General Manager for the New York Knicks. He has been an international ambassador for the NBA, spokesperson for the National Fatherhood […]
Monday, July 14, 2014 5:08am
As I stated earlier in my Just for Kicks column I have been a sneakerhead since the late 90s. Since then the shoe game has definitely changed. For the better? Eh. Not so sure about that. There are more styles, colorways, and tech put into kicks, but there is a frenzy every time a hypebeast […]
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 7:28am
Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton invite Scott Behson on the show. The guys talk about their visit to The White House Working Families Summit, how to balance work and family, and where they hope to see the focus of fatherhood in the future.
Scott is a professor of business management at Fairleigh Dickinson University and shares his perspective on fatherhood and [...]
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 7:00am
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