Tag: daddy


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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Apple Picking with the Girls
25 Oct 2013

Apple Picking with the Girls

Wendy was invited to go on a winery tour with some friends on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend. I don’t drink wine (as it is a migraine trigger), but I do love to cook with wine. However, I didn’t feel me going on a wine tour would make any sense. So, Wendy and I decided to divide and conquer. She goes on the wine tour,...

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A PD Day with Big Daddy
18 Oct 2013

A PD Day with Big Daddy

Isn’t amazing how PD / PA days sneak up on you? Even though Wendy an I had it on our calendar, we didn’t stop to think about what we were going to do with the girls for the day. Usually, I drop them off at my parents (with a little advance notice). After a busy week at work, I decided to take the day off...

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A Cloudy Day at the Movies with the girls
15 Oct 2013

A Cloudy Day at the Movies with the girls

We love to do things as a family, but our schedule is quite busy. What this means is sometimes, it does not permit us to do things as a “complete” family. On top of school and work schedules, our evenings are quite busy: Monday: Rachel has Girl Guides and Lauren has Sparks (back-to-back) Tuesday: Swimming lessons for Rachel and Lauren (back-to-back) Wednesday: we are free!*...

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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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