Category Archives: Dude Knows Best

Prime Your World: Why Quality Matters

I may, or may not, have been referred to as frugal. Ok, definitely have. Lack of dinero tends to drive frugality. But I’m realizing quality matters. Perhaps it is the maturing taste that accompanies my maturing age, but quality has … Continue reading

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The Dude Family is Growing by Two Feet!

Hear ye, hear ye… We are amazingly excited to announce that the Dude’s are adding a couple more feet to the family tree. Yep, we are crazy enough to bring three kiddos into the family…and officially outnumber the adults! A … Continue reading

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Verbal Storm

It has been raining words at the Dude casa over the last week. We had the pleasure of enjoying a visit from Grammie and Papa, and Little Dude chose a great time to open the flood gates on his vocab. … Continue reading

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1 Year, 9 Weeks: The Yin & Yang of Toddlerhood

Science is amazing. With a little ingenuity and some perseverance, there doesn’t seem like much we can’t accomplish. For example, did you know that science has discovered the most annoying sound?! I thought Jim Carey presented these findings in Dumb … Continue reading

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Week 52: Walking, Throwing, Kicking, Oh My!

How many weeks are in a year? Ding, ding, ding…52. Little Dude is officially a one year old. He picked a great day to burst on the scene. Every few years we’ll get to celebrate Father’s Day and his birthday. … Continue reading

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Week 45: Lovin’ Life

Little Dude is approaching the 11 month mark. Mrs. Dude and I are pretty close to being the proud parents of a one year old. A one year old?! How did that happen? Where did the time go? Wow. It’s … Continue reading

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Week 37: On the Move

Little Dude is officially on the move. He’s actually been on the move for a little over a week. I’ve been trying to get this post out since last weekend, but life happened. No good excuse, just a series of … Continue reading

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Week 30: Grrrr…

7 months.  How does it goes so fast? He’s like a little man.  We refer to him as the business man.  I’m on the hunt for a sweet pinstripe suit, so he can take over the E-Trade baby’s spot. Although … Continue reading

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Week 24: Development

Happy 6th month birthday Little Dude. Responsibility can breed insecurity. The knowledge that all accountability falls on squarely on your shoulders can make you question your tactics and the results.  Am I doing this correctly?  Is there a better strategy?  … Continue reading

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Week 21 – Dirty Secret

Last week, in response to the post about Little Dude’s acrobatics, Lady in the Shoe left the following comment: “That Little Dude won’t be happy unless he is flying moch 3 with his hair on fire . . . wow … Continue reading

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