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May 10, 2013
If Cheerleaders Don’t Convert You, Chuck Norris Will
You know, I always hedge when people ask me where I'm from, because the second...
May 07, 2013
Rights, Power, Sexuality and the Church
I found an interesting pair of articles on Huffington Post's religion page today. First, there...
April 24, 2013
Jim Wallis Returns to the CultureCast
Not to get all braggy here, but this episode is pretty great. First, we have...
April 19, 2013
Talking to My Son About Boston
I woke up this morning, like everyone else, to the news of a shootout with...
March 08, 2013
My Son, The Holy Heretic
I’m taking an early Spring Break this week and will be running a guest blogger...
February 27, 2013
Dad of Divas: The Interview
I did an interview recently for a parenting blog called www.DadofDivas.com. They have a feature called...
February 11, 2013
Drone Warfare, Rogue Cops and Parenting Fails (Homebrewed CultureCast)
After hearing an anecdote about Christian's massive parenting fail (which cost him $75), we welcome...
February 01, 2013
I’m an A-hole Dad
(From my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and a Due Date, on faith, fatherhood...
January 26, 2013
Is Gender Equality Killing Women?
I consider myself a feminist, which means (to me at least) I support the elimination...
January 11, 2013
A Down Economy’s Silver Lining for Men
I was a nervous kid. Once, I got so freaked out by the prospect of...
December 17, 2012
Five Children’s Questions About the Sandy Hook Tragedy
I've seen plenty of articles responding to the shooting in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Some are...
October 24, 2012
Daddy’s Top-Ten Childbirth Freak-Outs (Pt. 1 of 2)
Earlier in 2012, I had my first memoir/humor book published called "PregMANcy: A Dad, A...
October 15, 2012
Five Misconceptions About Men
Growing up, I looked to my dad as the quintessential definition of what a man...
October 13, 2012
Louis C.K. on Our Neighbor’s Bowl and What “Fair” Is
Writing books is a strange process. When you're in the middle of creating something this...
September 05, 2012
Bromosapien: Evolution of the Postmodern Male (Part 2)
This is kind of a three-part blog post series. I wrote about part of the...
September 04, 2012
Bromosapien: Evolution of the Postmodern Male (part 1)
Yesterday I wrote about part of the discussion that took place around our Wild Goose...
August 23, 2012
SNAP / Food Stamp Challenge, Day 4: Piatt FAIL
I don't mind failing as much as I do admitting I've failed. And technically, we haven't...
August 22, 2012
SNAP / Food Stamp Challenge, Day 3: Slip-Ups
"We should go to a restaurant tonight," said my three-year-old daughter, Zoe, over breakfast today....
August 21, 2012
SNAP / Food Stamp Challenge, Day 2: The Shelf
I'm not making friends among my family members with this challenge. Because it was my...
August 20, 2012
SNAP/ Food Stamp Challenge, Day 1: Broke vs. Poor
"So what are food stamps anyway?" my eight-year-old son, Mattias, asked as I drove him...
July 13, 2012
Five ‘Christian Parenting’ Ideas To Let Go Of
I was invited by Paul, my editor at Huffington Post, to write a piece on...
June 15, 2012
“Study Drugs” Point to Greater Social Failure
Everyone has pulled all-nighters in school. It's sort of a rite of passage, really. For...
May 30, 2012
PregMANcy: A Publishers Weekly Review (Shameless Plug)
I realized that I never actually posted the review from Publishers Weekly of PregMANcy. For...
May 20, 2012
PregMANcy, the Interview (Patheos Book Club Q & A)
I spent a few minutes in the hot seat with Patheos editor Deb Arca who...
May 09, 2012
To the Edge of the Earth (Day Eight)
We just passed through Death Valley (insert 23rd Psalm joke here) and we're about 100...
May 07, 2012
The Boy With a Broken Heart is Born (Day Six)
I wrote a story a while back about a family in our church back in...
May 06, 2012
A Hundred Hidden Kisses (Day Five)
We headed west toward Las Vegas this morning; chasing daylight toward the coast, leaving the...
May 05, 2012
Life on the Farm: A Photo Essay (Day Four)
Amy's mom, Suzie, and stepfather, Russ, live on a 12-acre apple orchard nestled against the...
May 03, 2012
Hearts in the Trash (Day Two)
It turns out that packing all the belongings you need for at least three months...
April 24, 2012
The Piatts on the Road
Next Wednesday, May 2nd, Amy, the kids and I will leave behind us the city,...
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