Double Duty Daddy

Browsing the "babies" Tag

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 [...]

February 13, 2017 Posts

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 [...]

February 8, 2017 Posts

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, [...]

February 1, 2017 Posts

Raising Bilingual Children

The girls started school a few weeks ago and they’re starting to say words and phrases like “Oh my god”, “come here” and “don’t do that”. Mixing their first language of Spanish that we speak to them at home with the [...]

August 30, 2016 Posts

New York City With Toddlers

In February, The Flight Deal posted an insane American Airlines airfare deal from Miami to NYC for various spread out dates in 2016. I knew I wanted to take G&O to NYC during the summer so this was the perfect time to book [...]

June 27, 2016 Posts

Loving Daddyhood

Being a Dad of multiples is no easy task, especially when DD Mommy is on a business trip like she’s currently on. Still, when I’m alone with G&O, I have to step up my daddy duty skills and be their [...]

May 17, 2016 Posts

How JetBlue Turned Crying Babies On A Flight Into A Good Thing

I’ve long been a fan of Jetblue. Comfy seats with great legroom, above-average IFE (in-flight entertainment), snacks and their continually expanding route network. Add another reason to the list. With Mother’s Day coming up, JetBlue came up with a genius ad called [...]

May 3, 2016 Posts

The Dining Club For Parents and Toddlers

I love going out to dinner. It’s one of my favorite pastimes and I’m a die-hard “foodie”. So much so that using the word “foodie” is an insult to my passion for high-quality food and the art of creative food [...]

March 29, 2016 Posts

Flying With Small Kids: 5 Quick Tips

Traveling with toddler twins who refuse to nap prior to a flight is borderline nightmarish for parents of multiples. This occurred a few weeks ago on our flight back home from Montego Bay. Traveling with small children is no easy task [...]

March 15, 2016 Posts

Breaking News: Toddlers Don’t Like Vegetables

Easier said than done critics who say if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again or avoid nagging, forcing, or bribing your children to eat their greens and fruits. G&O are fans of some type of fruits but not all. [...]

March 4, 2016 Posts