Double Duty Daddy

Saving On Your Next Disney Vacation

Living in South Florida, Disney is an easy 3 hour drive up to see Mickey and friends. Prior to becoming parents, Disney was not at the top of our vacation list but now with Disney princess-obsessed twins, we make it a habit to go up every other month for a [...]

February 27, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Hawaii With Chase Ultimate Reward Points

Hawaii. Everyone wants to visit Hawaii. Up until a few months ago, Hawaii was NOT on my bucket list. Everyone wants to visit Hawaii for their honeymoon or to get married or for the ultimate vacation. Living in Miami, I’ve got the Caribbean as my playground with some of the [...]

February 22, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Music Aids The Mind

From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy, and to engage and interact. For toddlers and preschoolers, music making can be a dynamic social learning experience. Benefits of music for children include learning cooperation, sharing, compromise, creativity, and concentration – skills [...]

February 13, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Club Bebe Voyage

I recently discovered a cool Facebook group for globetrotting parents called Club Bébé Voyage. To join it, you need to be invited by a member who’s already in the club. Here’s the ground rules on how it works: Once registered, your request will be approved, and you’ll be granted access to [...]

February 8, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Anti-Dad Bod

A couple of years ago, a British research firm reported that the average weight gained during pregnancy is 14 pounds — by the soon-to-be father.  Couvade syndrome is a condition where the father-to-be experiences pregnancy symptoms like weight gain, nausea, insomnia and mood swings. It’s actually rather common. In fact, [...]

February 1, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 2

Threes Are The New Twos

The term “THREEnagers” is often overused in our household to characterize our twin toddlers’ behavior. Threenager: A person, 3 years old, possessing the attitude and demeanor of a teenager. We’ve all heard of the terrible twos and all the drama of the new-found independence of toddlers. But for us, the threes have [...]

January 18, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

90 Miles Pa’ Cuba

With the new wave of airlines getting the green light by the DOT and Cuba OK’ing U.S. commercial air carriers to fly into Cuba, I’m off to Cuba in 2 weeks. Living in Miami and knowing so many Cuban-Americans personally, I know there’s sharply contrasted opinions of whether one should [...]

January 11, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Goodbye 2016

2016, you’ve been an interesting year to put it nicely. I dislike you for many reasons including taking away some of our precious loved ones and bringing us a demented president-elect. In all seriousness, it’s been a rough year for my family personally and for many of our friends. Each [...]

December 30, 2016 DD Daddy Posts 0

Approved For The Chase Sapphire Reserve 100K Offer (Unexpectedly)

I was just approved for the Chase Sapphire RESERVE and am way over 5/24 (will explain). I normally don’t blog about specific credit cards as I believe the best credit cards depend on a person’s individual goals. However, last week I walked into a Chase branch to close my Chase Total [...]

November 29, 2016 DD Daddy Posts 1

Baby Loungin’ Japan

As you all probably already know, last week we went to Japan sans G&O and had a pretty special time just the two of us. Although we missed the girls terribly towards the end of the trip, Japan was a long time coming and I’m grateful DD Mommy and I [...]

November 22, 2016 DD Daddy Posts 4