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Filed Under:Parenting / Fatherhood
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Archived Since:September 10, 2010

Blog Post Archive

New Years Resolutions That Are Easy to Keep

We all know that most new year’s resolutions are history even before the confetti has been cleaned… We all know that most new year’s resolutions are history even before the confetti has been cleaned up. Read more…

Dad Stuff: Origami Baby Stroller

This stroller is the coolest thing to hit the sidewalk. The science fiction most of us read and watched growing up has led to a lot of disappointment. By now I thought we'd all be flying around in hovercraft and have robot housekeepers, but my childhood dreams of living like the Jetsons haven't come true. Show More Summary

App of the Week: Pano

How this photography app with change the way you take pictures. How this photography app with change the way you take pictures. Read more…

Know How: To Tie a Bow Tie (video)

The easiest instruction I've found for this classic look. The easiest instruction I've found for this classic look. Read more…

What Do Your Socks Say About You?

There is a very distinct line between nitpicking and being detail-oriented—It's about as thick as the… There is a very distinct line between nitpicking and being detail-oriented—It's about as thick as the gap from the bottom of your trouserleg to the top of your shoe. Read more…

Weekly Buzz: Small Batch Bourbon

Vodka might be getting all the attention these days, but a lot of people are discovering the wonders… With our offices located right across the Ohio River from Kentucky, we here at Man of the House tend to take for granted our easy access to the bourbon center of the universe. We don't take for granted, however, the quality of this truly American whiskey. Read more…

The Cheating Gourmet: Holiday Eggnog

Skip the prep time and make a gourmet drink in less than 15 minutes. It's hard to bottle the taste of Christmas in one drink, but eggnog comes pretty close. So for this upcoming holiday, whip up some homemade eggnog—the cheating way, of course. Show More Summary

5 Gifts for the Golf Dad

For most of the country, golf this time of year isn't happening. But that doesn't mean dad can't still… For most of the country, golf this time of year isn't happening. But that doesn't mean dad can't still get some gifts to work on his game. Read more…

4 Rules for Keeping Your Family Warm

L.L. Bean Director of Outerwear A.J. Curran shares his wisdom on staying warm when it comes to getting… L.L. Bean Director of Outerwear A.J. Curran shares his wisdom on staying warm when it comes to getting outside this winter. Read more…

Carpet Care Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

A new look at carpet care. Arrgh! I spent the afternoon deep-cleaning three floors-worth of white carpet with one of those clunky, heavy, noisy, hard-to-maneuver and only semi-effective rental machines from Home Depot. Now my back's killing me, and I'll never get that four hours back. Read more…

Weekly Sandwich: Ham, Cheddar & Apple Butter

Yes, it tastes as good as it sounds. I took a leap of faith based on the name alone and didn't regret… Yes, it tastes as good as it sounds. I took a leap of faith based on the name alone and didn't regret it for a minute. Read more…

5 Myths about Christmas

Think you know all about our most popular holiday? Check out our list, and you'll probably learn that… In keeping with our own holiday tradition of supplying you with conversation-starters you can spring during lulls at family get-togethers, we offer a handful of common misconceptions about Christmas. Read more…

The Cheating Gourmet: Chicken Pot Pie (video)

Skip the prep time and make a gourmet meal in less than 15 minutes. Skip the prep time and make a gourmet meal in less than 15 minutes. Read more…

Yoga Considered

Guys tend to feel uncomfortable with the idea of taking yoga, even after we're told that it could save… Guys tend to feel uncomfortable with the idea of taking yoga, even after we're told that it could save our lives. Read more…

Required Reading: The Bleat

Minnesota writer James Lileks won my fanship with his "The Gallery of Regrettable Food," one of the funniest… Garrison Keillor isn't the only funny guy in Minnesota. Actually there are a surprising number of them in a state known mostly for being frozen half the year. Show More Summary

Save Cash: Homemade Peppermint Chocolate Bark

Save a little money this holiday season by making one holiday gift. When you're younger, creating handmade Christmas gifts for your parents is acceptable, even endearing. Although the ornaments I made back in the day eventually have found their way to the back of the tree, where they can't be seen, I knew they meant something when I gave them. Show More Summary

Dad Stuff: Pet Hammock

Is your pet just not lying around enough to suit you? Maybe a comfy hammock will provide a soothing getaway… This item probably should be filed under "Pet Stuff" rather than "Dad Stuff." If your pets are as spoiled as ours, buying something to make their lives even easier isn't a high priority. Show More Summary

App of the Week: Field & Stream Online

Field & Stream in your pocket, on your phone, all the time. Field & Stream in your pocket, on your phone, all the time. Read more…

New Uses for Everyday Items

New uses for everyday things. As America's Foremost Men's Housekeeping Expert and slightly famous author, I've always loved the kind of "helpful household hints" made popular by Heloise, Mary Ellen and other housecleaning pioneers. These...Show More Summary

Networking Strategies Over the Holidays

Holiday networking is often a great way to build leads -- and to get there first in January. Conventional wisdom says the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is a terrible time to search for a job, but holiday networking actually can be a great way to build leads—and to get there first in January. Read more…

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