About DLM

Hello and welcome to Daddy’s Little Miracle, the first, last and second-to-last word on parenting.

My own parenting journey began in 2010, when my little miracle baby was born. This web site’s journey began a little bit after that, because those first six months were pretty rough. I don’t even like to think about it, to be honest.

A lot of people ask me, “In what way is your son a miracle?”

And I usually say, “That’s private.”

And then they stare at me for a minute with a look that says, “Is that all there is?”

And then I say, “My son is a miracle in the same way that the willow tree is a miracle. And the great, wise mountain and the Jesus and the friendly Buddha and the winding river that feeds the valley and the sun and the great kings of the ancients.”

And then they say, “What?”

And so this web site was born.

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Here at Daddy’s Little Miracle, you’ll find the following:

–          Amazing parenting advice, ideas and tips

–          Actual conversations with my Australian little miracle, who has a powerful wit and a quick temper

–          True life tales of adventures in parenting

–          Essays and screenplays of varying quality that Nick wrote

–          More laughs than you know what to do with

You will also find a roadmap for perfect parenting as my son, my special lady friend and I navigate this crazy old world together.

Won’t you join us?

No, not you.

You. Yes, you.

Okay, fine, you too.

Won’t you join us?






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And for a chronicling of horror found in everyday life, take a look at this blog:

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Short on time? Here’s a sampling of classic DLM posts:

10 Things That Will Make You Sound Like a Wine Snob

8 Ways My Son Tried to Ruin Father’s Day

A Letter to My Son before his Third Birthday

I Couldn’t Remember My Son’s 3rd Birthday Party, So He Showed Me The Pictures

Family LOL-iday, Part 3: My Son Gets Road Sign Rage

Can Dads Have It All?

What I, A Successful Parent, Get Done Before Breakfast

Is It Okay to Sleep in the Same Bed as One’s Little Miracle Baby?

My Little Miracle Baby Got Through His Ear Surgery Like a Champ… with a Different Agenda

My Little Miracle Baby Reacts to the Emmy Nominations

Don’t Eat Angry

Parental Leave Day 2: Can you believe the Oscars?

My Little Miracle Baby Has a Complicated Relationship with His Stuffed Toy Animals

The Best 17 Children’s Books Ever

Solve Your Daddy-besity Fatness with this Daddy’s Little Miracle Diet

The Essential DLM Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

I Can’t Believe These Sexist Messages on Baby Clothes

Again with the Inappropriate T-Shirts for Kids

Parenting Affirmations: How the Wiggles Made Me a Better Parent – And I Made the Wiggles a Better Wiggles

A Man Slapped My Son on a Plane

How to Buy a Car, the DLM Way: Part 1

Is It Okay to Give Your Baby Wine? Is It Okay to Judge People Who are Just Trying to Do Their Best?

How Can I Get My Little Miracle Baby to Stop Misbehaving and Swearing So Much? How?!

A New Thing on the Internet Harangues Me for Feeding My Little Miracle Baby with a Spoon

Science Tells Me I’m Miserable

My Little Miracle Baby’s First NCAA Tournament



During its short existence, Daddy’s Little Miracle has attracted the attention of some very high profile celebrities, who have been kind enough to sing the site’s praises here…

“This is funnier than Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and The Producers put together.”

– Mel Brooks

“If I had known this site was going to exist, I never would have gotten into comedy.”

– Steve Martin

“Who is this? Where am I? Why am I tied to a chair?”

– David Sedaris

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