Why I Ditched the Dishwasher and Why I’m Not Going Back

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A few months ago, our dishwasher gave up the ghost. It had been making some awful noises for several months, and then just quit working. It was out of warranty and as we had recently updated some of our other appliances, we went ahead and got a new dishwasher. Per usual, I spent a good bit of time researching online …

What the Toad Whisperer Taught Me

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This post originally appeared on my personal blog . I’ve made a few revisions and updates and posted it here because I think it fits the purpose of Big Family Dad well. y daughter is 8 years old. It’s hard for me to believe, but that precious girl is already 8. As the oldest, she learns a lot of lessons …

Welcome to Big Family Dad

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Welcome to Big Family Dad INTRODUCTION Hey, my name is Les Brown and I’m the author of Big Family Dad. I’m a regular guy who married an amazing woman (aka SuperWife, aka @desibrown) and with her produced six IncrediKids. We’ve been on this journey together for 10 years and I must say these have been the most rewarding and most …

WILD ABOUT LES

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These pictures aren’t going to win a prize for great photography but that was never the point of them. They reflex one of the many qualities I love and adore about Les Brown. My husband is adventurous and his childlike wonder fans the flame of love. Love for this wonderful and amazing gift of a man and love for a …

BrownTown Digs The Franz Family

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This doesn’t have much to do with the stuff we typically write about here, but I wanted to share it regardless because I’m so impressed with these folks. Here are three things I know about the Franz Family band: They are a family from Branson, Missouri. They are amazingly talented. BrownTown loves their music. The kids watched video after video …

Naptime Chronicles

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This might be a complete shock to some of you but Brown Kids are notorious for fighting sleep despite extreme exhaustion. I had complete confidence that Abbie and Paul could beat any child’s ability to dodge sleep till Luke became a toddler. That kid could be falling asleep while standing up and he will still resist rest at all costs. …