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But I want the bluuuuue cup! The battle for control and choice with kids

Do this, don’t do that, stop licking the cat, brush your teeth, bedtime! Kids don’t get much choice in most of their day and this often leads to two situations: 1. Tantrums and breakdowns. 2. Requesting a particular cup, fork, toy, game, and then a tantrum. Often at the worst possible time they’ll make demand. They’re choosing this time because they have been trained that you’re more likely to give in or at least reward the behaviour with lots of lovely  ...

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Win a Cuisinart Air Fryer!

I love my air fryer. It cooks super-fast and is more economical too since you’re not heating up a huge oven, just the area that counts. I teamed up with my fellow #5DadsGoWild Dads + the lovely people at Cuisinart Canada to make someone’s kitchen a little bit more awesome. But,  ...

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9 Life Lessons From Dogs

They can sometimes seem like simple creatures but they’ve got life down to a perfect balance of naps and belly rubs. We can learn a few things from them. Here are just a few: 1. Take regular walks 2. Nap when you need one 3. Eat meals, not snacks 4. Be happy to see everybody 5. Bathe when  ...

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