Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia

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Massachusetts / Husband to a woman far too attractive for me, father to two boys far too perfect to be mine, and a writer of occasionally profound nonsense.
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We're past our due date, so here are 11 of the most ridiculous tips the Internet has offered for how to induce labor.

11 Ridiculous Tips to Induce Labor - The Daddy Files

DreamWorks and Netflix have hit the kid sweet spot by combining dinosaurs and construction vehicles. Check out Dinotrux, all 10 episodes of the first season drop on 8/14! #ad #StreamTeam

Check out the new show streaming now on Netflix - Dinotrux! A cross between dinosaurs and construction vehicles - pretty much every little kids' favorite things! Plus, I've got free printable activity sheets!

Will and I watched Dragons: Race to the Edge on Netflix and loved it. For Will it was eye-popping adventure and excitement. For me? I saw it through Stoic's eyes. The eyes of a parent whose kid was growing up, leaving the nest, and susceptible to danger. It's a great show, but more than a little bittersweet. ‪#‎StreamTeam‬ ‪#‎ad‬

Why did I have such a visceral reaction to the Netflix Originals series Dragons: Race to the Edge? Because it's a story of kids leaving the nest.

I made a list. I made a list with animated GIFs. I made a list with animated GIFs and talked about mangled vaginas. Do I win the Internet yet?

I made a list with animated GIFs. I made a list with animated GIFs and talked about mangled vaginas. Do I win the Internet yet?

I love stories. And as a parent, that's what vacations mean to me -- the chance to grow my story collection for my kids. Thanks to HomeAway and their #WholeVacation idea, I just added a bunch to the vault.

And as a parent, that's what vacations mean to me -- the chance to grow my story collection for my kids. Thanks to HomeAway and their idea, I just added a bunch to the vault.

Grandparents aren't around forever, and we're going to let the kids enjoy them as much as possible. Even if that means staying in a more expensive area to be close by.

The Importance of Grandparents - The Daddy Files

Some day I'll tell my kids gay people couldn't always be legally married, and they'll look at me like I'm crazy.

The recent decision to legalize gay marriage by the Supreme Court is the Transformation at work. Old souls celebrate, while young souls react in fear.

We need more parents with good manners raising more kids with better manners.

That starts with teaching them good manners.

Thinking back to my first Father's Day in 2008 and remembering before I go anywhere, I have reliable Pampers diapers with me.

Thinking back to my first Father's Day in 2008 and remembering before I go anywhere, I have reliable Pampers diapers with me.

When we wanted to buy Sam a doll so he could prepare for his new brother or sister, we figured the hard part would be keeping him from ripping its limbs off. I never would've guessed buying it at the toy store would be the most objectionable thing.

While picking out a doll for our son so he can prepare for a new sibling, I noticed something troubling - all of the messaging is aimed at girls.

First they crawl, then they walk, then they run. Soon come the bikes, skateboards, and now a Razor Worldwide electric scooter. I know we raise our kids to be able to leave us one day, but for me -- I hope my boys wait up from time to time so I can catch up. Because I think they're truly something to behold. ‪#‎spons‬ ‪#‎RideRazor‬

If you raise your kids right, they're supposed to be fine leaving you in the dust.

You know what? Naming a baby sucks. Naming your third baby sucks even more! Here are the six factors I consider during the process.

Naming a baby sucks. Naming your third baby sucks even more! Here are the six factors I consider during the process.

Do you exclusively breastfeed? Awesome. Do you opt for formula? Terrific. Whatever path you take, it should be free of unnecessary judgment. #ad #ParentsFirst #SisterhoodUnite

If you're a breast milk pumping mother, you won't want to miss this list of tips to help you successfully pump long-term for your precious little one!