The Dad Diaries

Meltdowns and Tantrums, Dealing With Misbehaviour

Meltdowns, tantrums and tears—we’ve all been there. A new researched-backed video series equips parents with strategies to deal with misbehaviour. What I learned from Movember’s online parenting program designed for dads. Finally, I came across something that was geared toward fathers. Since starting my surrogacy journey, I’ve found few parenting strategies for dads who don’t […]

Give Me That Baby Smell

JOHNSON’S® BEDTIME® products help the girls get a restful night’s sleep starting with bath time. Every night at the same time, we have bath time, massage, and a book reading.

Winter Survival with Vicks & Braun

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Vicks Humidifiers and Braun Thermometers, meaning I received compensation and/or product in exchange for my honest review. Adjusting to Canada’s harsh weather after the Middle East was tough, especially for the twins facing extreme cold and strong winds. Getting through the winter nights was the biggest challenge. I would […]

Rediscovering Myself at Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa. I received compensation and/or product in exchange for my honest review. The Joys and Challenges of Single Parenthood Raising twin daughters as a single dad is an adventure filled with profound joy and, admittedly, some daunting challenges. Stella and Mia, my beautiful girls, […]

5 Science-Backed Tips For Parents Who Desperately Need Sleep

It is no secret that new parents tend to suffer from extreme sleep loss. Nighttime feedings, diaper changes, and fussy babies make it difficult to sleep through the night. To better understand the sleep patterns of new parents, Sleep Junkie surveyed 500 US and 500 UK parents to find out just how much sleep they […]

New Dad’s Selfcare Saga

The Reality of Parenthood and Self-Care Becoming a parent is a transformation like no other, and let me tell you, it’s not all cute onesies and serene baby smiles. The reality? Days and nights morph into a never-ending loop, and personal care often takes a backseat. You find yourself wondering when you last showered as […]

“The Car Seat

So I never knew that there would need to be 2 sets of car seats.  The first is an infant seat that is used until about the age of 1 and the other is a convertible seat from 1 to about 65 lbs.  There are basically 3 stages of car seat use.  Stage 1: rear-facing […]

“The Stroller

As a single dad, I gotta choose everything. Choosing the right stroller for the twins is hard, especially when you have no idea what the hell you are looking for. So I began reading up about  strollers and decided that I would look for three things.