Archive for June, 2008

Don’t Compare Your Wife’s Figure to the Magazines–Especially Tabloids!

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Lesson 24: Mama Mia! My wife and I always laugh when our kids point out that we look like someone on the street. For me, my kids usually point to a scrawny Hispanic male whose hair is shaved short; and for my wife, my kids usually point to a female ...

It’s a Boy, and He Needs a Name!

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Our Own Basketball Team As one of our friends mentioned, it's too bad The Donkey is so short, because--including Daddy--we will now have our own little basketball team.  And I will go from being outnumbered to being completely overwhelmed and possibly going insane. That's right--for those of you who didn't already catch ...

He Said She Said: Wife To Receive Baby Naming Priveleges

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Disgrace We finally set up our Twitter feed (see our announcement below)– and just in time too. Today we find out if we are having a boy or girl. I will twitter the event during the ultrasound. This is a big deal since all of the grandchildren on my side are ... Now Twittering

Friday, June 20th, 2008

What are you doing? The Donkey and The Wife have now joined the world of Twittering.  For those of you who don't know, Twitter is a service that allows you to publish mini-updates that people can access in a variety of ways (text, IM, web).  We are publishing our Twitter feed ...

Husbands: Be Careful When Telling Your Wife What Time You’ll Be Home

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Better Safe Than Sorry I am going to share a gem of wisdom with you today.  It may seem counterintuitive, but hear me out: Don't try to be accurate when guessing your arrival time at home. I can't tell you how often this has come back to bite me. Each day my wife ...

He Said She Said: Should the Husband or Wife Choose the Baby’s Name?

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Name Game It's been a while since we held a debate here, but that doesn't mean we've stopped disagreeing with each other. Today's debate is fresh and still unresolved: Who should get to name our next child? He Said My wife is pregnant and this Friday we find out if it is ...

Father’s Day Weekend: He May Be Clueless, But He’s a Great Dad

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Donkey Makes a Great Dad It's a well known, well-documented fact that The Donkey isn't overly supportive during pregnancies. This fact will only be confirmed as we continue to write about the remaining months of my pregnancy, not to mention the labor and delivery. So, why in the world ...

Use Caution When Fishing For Compliments From Your Husband

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Positive Reinforcement Wife: So, have I reached the point in this pregnancy where I start looking cute? Donkey: No. Wife: I suppose I should have known better than to ask that.

Marriage Advice: Should Wives be Forced to Taste Sour Milk For the Family?

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Here's where we answer our readers' questions. Please don't blame us if our suggestions don't work for you--you're the one taking advice from a Donkey. Dear Donkey and Wife: My husband and I came home from a long trip and we had some milk in the fridge we weren't sure about...we ...