Geoffrey Redick

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Geoffrey Redick

When To Use ‘Dad Voice’

When To Use ‘Dad Voice’

The paradox of parenting is that you can perform all the functions and still feel like an imposter. Changing diapers, playing peekaboo, giving piggyback rides — it can all seem like play acting. Then comes the moment when you become a real dad. One day, you’ll be hanging out with…

How To Parent When Your Parent Is Dying

How To Parent When Your Parent Is Dying

In the game of adulting, a herd accompanies you past the milestones. When you’re young, everyone you know is graduating university, landing a first job, getting married, having kids. As you approach middle age, the milestones become less celebratory. Everyone you know is loosening their belt, losing their hair. And…

How To Not Freak Out When Your Kid Gets Hurt 

How To Not Freak Out When Your Kid Gets Hurt 

Kids fall down a lot, and they hurt themselves a lot. It’s a feature, not a bug. You gotta crawl before you can walk, you gotta walk before you can run, and you gotta trip over your clumsy feet 5000 times before your brain can figure out how to operate…