Omaha dad, Joe McCampbell, was able to – last minute – find two tickets in the third row to "Daniel Tiger Live" earlier in April. Unfortunately, they were $50 each. A case of parental guilt came over as he stood there, pondering whether or not to buy the tickets. In the end, he gave in. "The things we do for our kids, right?"
"I loved standing next to the field, watching Ty out there scoring goals – genuinely enjoying himself," writes local dad, Joe McCampbell. "I got to say, “That’s my son.” There’s no better feeling for me."
School is back in session.
It’s good to be back!
At 3:50 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2011, I became a dad.
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood…
As a parent, I thought I had heard it all. Until the other night, I realized I was wrong.
The other night, I was on the phone with my son. It’s always good to talk to him, especially on days I don’t get to see him. In the midst of our conversation, he told me he wanted to come to my house. It always makes you feel good, until you find out why.
Every year, around Christmas-time, my son gets a new Christmas ornament for the tree.
A recent CU Basketball game turned into a late-night outing with my son.
With Christmas fast approaching, it's become even harder to take my son to the store. Not because he's naughty, but because he wants to get more toys. While it's understandable for him to want them, it has been hard to explain to him why he can't get them. My son has no sense of time. When y…
I was running through the aisles of JCPenney, like it was Black Friday.
When I was a kid, Pro-Wrestling was “cool”. Guys like Hulk Hogan, The Ultimate Warrior, Shawn Michaels and Stone Cold Steve Austin supplied my childhood with an hour of excitement every Monday night.
This past weekend, I took a parenting class. Not because I wanted to, but because I had to as part of my parenting plan with my ex.
Bullying is a repeated exposure to aggressive behavior that is intentional and involves an imbalance of power or strength.
Gaining weight and plotting a growth chart are ways parents can track their child’s growth and development.
When I moved out last February, I knew being a single dad wasn’t always going to be candy corn and gumdrops. I, however, didn’t anticipate having to find a lawyer at a moment’s notice.
Being a single dad at 25-years-old wasn’t something I thought about, until it actually happened. I’m living this each day and some are harder than others.
Do I look like a 90-year-old man, who is famous for fried chicken?
A child’s sense of humor starts to develop around 14 or 15 months. Nurture it since it’s not an inherited trait.
Growing up, I got spanked but only when I deserved it.
I’m a self-proclaimed sports fanatic.
Over Labor Day weekend, I took a trip to visit some family and friends in St. Louis/Charles, MO. While there, I went to a St. Louis Cardinals game.
They say Disney World is the happiest place on earth.
Everyone wants to be liked, right?