White Dad Problems

Organic Dad Problems: A Chicago dad and his farmers market panic

The Saturday morning farmers market becomes a very frightening -- and expensive -- place for one bewildered dad and his little girl. Read...

 

Old Dad Problems: Chicago toddler gymnastics and bad knees

Older dads will find their heart and wallets more ready to embrace toddler gymnastic classes, but their bodies might need a little more coaxing. That's where Pale Ale comes in handy. Read...

 

An open letter to ice cream: A Chicago dad screams at summer's messiest dessert

One Chicago dad has simply had enough of summertime's favorite treat and is stopping all purchases of it until at least fall. Read...

 

Talking to your child about Chicago baseball

Being a baseball fan in Chicago is an exercise in masochism. And hating the Cubs or the White Sox is probably the only acceptable dogmatic hatred one can pass on to your kids without feeling guilty.  Read...

 

Eating Edgewater: A Chicago toddler rejects the notion of “portion control”

Sharing does not come naturally to toddlers as Matt Rocco is finding out in a 'whole big one' way. Read...

 

A child's garden in Chicago – A great introduction to life's disappointments

White Dad Problems co-host Matt Rocco says he has gardened enough to know that all one needs to learn from life is there in the balcony planter waiting to be found. Read...

 

A Chicago dad goes off the menu: Conquering McDonald's “Land, Sea, and Air Burger”

Matt Rocco is ashamed, very, very ashamed. At least his wife and daughter didn't witness his food fling. Read...

 

Safe alternatives to Chicago summertime fun from a nervous dad

The warm temperatures are conspiring against Matt Rocco's attempt to keep his daughter safe. Read...

 

The five jerky preschoolers you meet on Chicago playgrounds

Now that the weather is warmer and the kids are eager to hit the playground, White Dad Problems Co-host Matt Rocco has some advice for parents of toddlers. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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