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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
This Week in Parenting is intended to be a weekly look at parenting talk around the web, amongst the DMD community, and occasionally, just stuff I'm dealing with around the house. The language is occasionally strong and the opinions reflect only the author. Let's dig in.  Strong-Willed Children, AKA: Possession-Prone Toddlers My son hasn't technically reached the "Terrible Twos" yet, but...
This post has a small amount of strong language. I feel like I've earned it. If you're not already familiar with Disney's Little Einsteins series, that's no reason for you to come here and rub it in... As I've established previously for readers, I have the privilege to care for an awesome little boy as I run a software development business...
Achieving work life balance as an entrepreneur dad married to a doctor. IQ Talent Partners founder, Chris Murdock, says work-life balance is all about perspective and proper mindset. In this nugget packed episode, we discuss: - Recognizing your talents and find partners to fill gaps - What does work life balance even mean? Balance doesn’t always mean equal! - How to handle bad days...
The LaCharite Family
Mike LaCharite is a busy DMD. As a member of the Dads Married to Doctors group since nearly the beginning, he now serves as part of the Advisory Board for the organization. He's an event planner (strategist), dad to a three-year-old, and married to an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Resident in her intern year. In this episode, we discuss how...
Son of a DMD and Pediatrician - What it's like growing up in a Physician Family - Episode 11 Rocklin Shumaker is a medical student who is following in his mother's footsteps. His mom is a prominent Pediatrician and active member of the American Medical Association (AMA). Rocklin and I met at the AMA Convention which coincided with the AMA...
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We've all heard them and we all love them!  Here are a few of my favorites this week!                                       Got a dad joke that you or your kids love?  Share it with us on our contact page and send us the link to your YouTube video or email us the image.  We can't wait to share in the fun.
When I answered society’s call for present, hands-on dads, I figured it had a place picked out for me—it kind of didn’t. As a work-at-home dad and the primary caretaker for an awesome little boy, I joined the ranks of a growing demographic many still haven’t quite accepted. As a husband to a successful wife who is also a badass mother,...
DMD Vegas Retreat 2016
September 9-11, 2016.  Treasure Island Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.  2 Days.  21 guys.  Our First DMD (Dads Married to Doctors) Retreat.  Dads only, no spouses, no kids.  And it was on this retreat that I learned how to be a better parent.  Here are the 3 things Vegas taught me about parenting... 1 - Quality Time vs Quantity...
Scott D of Epic Chocolates
“Honey, after this, no more, ok?  You need to spend time with your family this Christmas.” “I guess,” I reluctantly replied.  “It’s just that this is my busy season.  And hey, you know what you married!” “You were a Teacher when we met, not a Chocolatier,” my wife replied, her eyes rolling a little. “Curse my ambition!” I over theatrically exclaimed as...
Marriage Lessons from Steve Allwine, a previously divorced dad now married to an OBGYN - Episode 9 Steve Allwine is a great guy who has learned a lot about marriage and what works and what doesn't. In this episode, we discuss his first marriage and what he learned that has allowed his second marriage to be so amazing. He's married...

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