Gluten-Free Panettone Tiramisu – From Dry To Divine

Stella in the Kitchen

Hello, Dad Diaries devotees! It’s Joseph here, with Stella, my pint-sized kitchen commander. Today, we’re spilling the beans (or should I say crumbs?) on how we transformed a gluten-free panettone that was as dry as my dad’s jokes into an epic Tiramisu. That’s right, we’re talking about a dessert that’s so good that it almost […]

How Can My Child Be Successful in School?

Children Graduation School Success

As a parent, you want your child to succeed in school and in life. While there is no surefire formula for success, there are some strategies you can use to help your child do their best in school. Here are some tips to help your child be successful in school: Set clear expectations: Children need […]

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 […]

HEAD, SHOULDERS KNEES AND TOES!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by The Pedorthic Association of Canada, meaning I received compensation and/or product in exchange for my honest review. I don’t know about you, but this 40-year-old papa is starting to feel the weight of 2 toddlers. I have slowly started to feel more back pain, more knee pain, and my recovery […]

Would I go through surrogacy again?

A lot of you have asked me why have I done surrogacy abroad and would I do it again would I of know what I went through? The answer is yes! A million times yes! I’ve gone to the moon and back for these kids, and I would do it all over again. On November […]

The Trip to Mombasa, Kenya

After a long 27 hour trek to get to Mombasa – Kenya and three days in, I can finally relax for a couple of days before the girls arrive. I have to say coming here two weeks early was well worth it. Part of the reason I choose to do this journey in Kenya was […]

Preparing for the Winter with Braun Thermometers and Vicks Humidifiers

Disclosure: this post was sponsored by Vicks Humidifiers and Braun Thermometers, meaning I received compensation and/or product in exchange for my honest review. Last year was my first winter back in Canada for a very long time. As you guys know I was living in the Middle East for the past eight years and getting […]

Preparing for Kenya

Flights are booked, and now the real packing begins. For the first time in my life, I’ve backed a month and a half early for a trip. I strongly recommend getting an agent to book this flight for you. I’ve traveled my whole life, and it usually takes me a second to book online, but […]

“Prepping for the shower

I have to say that doing something so traditional as a baby shower is really bringing joy to this very anxious time in my life.  As it gets closer to the time, things are starting to get real.  The preparation for twins is intense! Not only am I getting my house ready for them but […]