The Rookie Dad

The Rookie Dad is father of 1, husband, TV Producer, runner, and co-founder of Dads Round Table and a Contributor to Traveling Dad and Good Men Project Read More ..

Let’s Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

Rookie, There was an excitement in your eye this past weekend.  Much like the same excitement that I experienced when I was your age.  In fact, seeing how excited you were when we told you that we were getting ready…
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The Toys That Take Us Back

There are many reasons that I am excited about Christmas this year.  One of which was explained in a post about why I am excited about the holiday season all together and since the Rookie has turned 4 this past…
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Why I Won’t Shop Stores Open for Black Friday on Thanksgiving

Having had to work on Thanksgiving, many times covering the madness that is Black Friday, I have become very opinionated about Friday starting on Thursday in the case of Black Friday.  One could make the case as to why stores…
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7 Christmas Gifts That Will Bring the Family Together

This holiday season you could spend hours waiting in line at Toys R Us wasting your Thanksgiving away just to get your hands on the Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile Cart.  Or you could wait till Dec. 1st for…
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Letter To The Rookie On His 4th Birthday

Rookie, Happy Birthday! I don't really even know where to start.  There is so much that I want to tell you but it is so difficult to put it all to words. It seemed like just yesterday that you were…
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It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

It is playing in my headphone as I write this post, however to some it too early.  As a parent, we have already started to think about it.  In fact, we have been thinking about it for a couple months…
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