About the author

Nicholas Day has been a wine salesman, a wedding cake baker, a fairground maintenance man, and a stay-at-home father. He writes about the care of children for Slate and the feeding of them for Food52. His writing has also appeared in Salon, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, and Time Out Chicago, among other publications. He lives in Buffalo with his family. He is currently picking up the living room. 

You can reach him at nicholassday@gmail.com. He tweets at @nicksday.