How to Be a “Cool Dad”

Not-so-humble brag alert: The other day, while we were grabbing a few drinks at a bar, a good, single friend of mine said, “You are probably the coolest dad that I know.” He seemed fascinated by my ability to maintain a fun social calendar while being a father to three kids. I started thinking about that remark, and it pains me to say this, but I understand completely what he means. The reality is that many guys stop having any sort of fun once children come along. Hanging with friends and having…

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9 Red Flags That Kill Your Chances of Winning Over Her Parents

If you’re serious about a woman, it makes things a lot easier when her parents like you. Sometimes a first meeting goes well and everyone gets along wonderfully. Other times, it’s more like a not-so-humorous reenactment of Meet the Parents. While it would be great if your girlfriend’s parents are cool and openminded, there’s a good chance they’ll judge you long before you ever meet. Here are nine reasons you might be doomed from the get-go. 1. You drive a motorcycle. To their house. Okay, yes, this one may seem…

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Surprising Signs You’re Actually Ready to Be a Dad

othing can fully prepare you for parenthood or the monumental changes that come with it. But there does come a time when you feel those first twinges of the urge to procreate. You may have already felt them and don’t even know it. Here are a few signs that you might actually be ready to become a dad. 1. You gravitate toward your nieces and nephews. At family gatherings you may find yourself drawn to the kids’ table, and it’s not because you’re craving macaroni and cheese. If you love playing…

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Ivanka Trump

As the eldest daughter of Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump has spent her entire life in the spotlight. She remembers getting questions from the paparazzi about her dad as young as 9-years-old! And while she’s currently making headlines in the political arena, there’s plenty about the businesswoman and mom of three that’s still surprising. Read up on the White House’s unofficial “First Daughter” and what really makes her so unprecedented. Ivanka’s Only a Nickname The second Trump child actually shares the same name as her mom, Ivana. “In Czech, Ivanka is…

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