The Family Man – Day Camp 06

If there is ever a reminder that a parent's calendar has nothing to do with the date at hand, let me welcome you to camp season. While most kids won't hit the pool before mid-June, their moms and dads are already mulling over which camps to send them to in...

A Game Plan for Smoother Holiday Shopping

When you factor in the agonizing contemplation of finding the right item for your child or friend, the crowds bodychecking their way through the aisles and check-out lines, and money draining from your checkbook or Visa card, you realize the experience is more...

Rules for Today’s Family Man

Two years ago, I was getting a little woozy as I stared at the proof pages of a magazine I was editing. It was 4am. I had phoned my wife five times that night, promising to come home soon with each call. I really did love the work I was doing, but not seeing my kids...