My favorite part of December is being able to make holiday videos of our kids. This season we let them bake cookies. Happy holidays, everyone. Love, the Martinez family.
“Where’d it go?”, my son asked in disappointment when he woke up this morning, pointing at my face. Apparently he was a fan of my Movember moustache. My 7 month old daughter on the other hand, couldn’t keep her tiny hands off of my clean shaven face today. Throughout the month most joked about my [...]
Well, it’s time to shed a few tears and say goodbye to Movember and my little moustache. Thank you to everyone who donated to the Movember Foundation in behalf of the Dad 2.0 Team and in behalf of me. Here’s the top 5 things people said to me this month. 5. Extra napkins for your [...]
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Elusive Loch Ness Moustache pictured with baby and father. *Photo has not been authenticated. My hope is that this moustache will be as legendary as the Loch Ness Monster. Few will ever see it. Many will hear about it. Everyone will help it raise money for cancer research. Save the prostates: http://mobro.co/mylifeasadad. The Movember Foundation is [...]
I am 35 years old and I lack the genetics to grow substantial facial hair. Manhood’s right of passage never stared back at me through the mirror. Over the years, this absence of facial hair has left a mark on my character. I like to call it beard envy. Perhaps I should be thankful. It [...]
While eating lunch this weekend, we were surrounded by walls of high definition flat panel televisions, each one playing a different sport, from basketball to skateboarding. It was the man cave of all man caves. Perhaps it was only fitting that Des, who focused his attention on one of the smallest televisions, the furthest one [...]
It’s coming. Believe it. Fear it.
At our recent baby shower, dear friends, Steve and Sophia, were clever enough to ask our guests to share their own parental advice with us, the expecting parents. During the shower I had no idea this was happening, but that night I found a bounded book with the word baby on it. Inside contained the [...]
Please. Allow me to blow the dust off this blog and share some of My Life As A Dad’s “must-haves” for fatherhood. For those who might not know, Diana and I are expecting our second child in April. I am by no means a veteran parent, but I’d like to believe I have a good [...]