White Dad Problems

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...

 

Five quick and easy recipes from Chicago's Diapered Contessa

When you put a kid in the kitchen, great things happen - if you can get over the gross factor and the blood. Read...

 

Every day is dress-up day for one Chicago family

White Dad Problems co-host Matt Rocco usually pulls on a skirt and wings before his first cup of coffee.  Read...

 

Good Egg Hunting: Chicago dad's lessons learned searching for Easter eggs with a toddler

Easter egg hunts are like the wild kingdom where your kid is either the predator or the prey -- and six other mistakes still-newbie dad Matt Rocco made this Easter. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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