Tag: daddy blogger


Be Nice: My Rules of Engagement for Social Media
18 Sep 2020

Be Nice: My Rules of Engagement for Social Media

When engaging on social media, I always try and follow these “Rules of Engagement” I have laid out for myself. Have I broken a few since I have been on social media? Absolutely… and I have learned each time why I should refer to my own guidelines before posting. Here are a few words of wisdom from the late Patrick Swayze – taken from the...

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Reflections on Parental Leave
09 Dec 2013

Reflections on Parental Leave

A guest post by Ammar Khan Paid parental leave for men – it’s a concept that blows some people away. Daddy gets to stay home with the baby for months while the job waits for him to return. It is a blessed concept that we are lucky to have here in Canada: After an initial 17 week Maternity leave, 35 weeks of paid parental benefits are...

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We’re going to Disney World!
01 Nov 2013

We’re going to Disney World!

This past Tuesday, we got to tell the girls that we were taking them on a road trip… to Disney World! Wendy got invited to participate in Run Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend. She will be running the Mickey Jingle Jungle 5K next Saturday. Wendy and I started brainstorming on how we could tell the girls. We knew they would be excited. We...

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A Tough Day As A Parent
04 Oct 2013

A Tough Day As A Parent

Yesterday was one of those days that scared me as a parent. I had to be at a work event in Toronto at Ontario Place. Because Wendy leaves for work at 6am, and I had to be in Toronto for 8am, I had arranged to drop the girls off at my parents around 6:45am, so that my Dad could take them to the bus stop...

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Big Daddy is more than just a name
27 Sep 2013

Big Daddy is more than just a name

Recently, a list was published on known Dad bloggers in Canada, by a Daddy Blogger. This was not a list of the top Daddy bloggers, just a general list. I recognized a few of the names. I inquired about being added to the list, with a simple comment on the Facebook post promoting the list “I would love to be on this list”. The response...

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