To make sure all the little things don’t go unnoticed.
Today was to be the day. Today was to be the first time I got my son out on ice skates with me, hockey sticks in hand. Like many fathers I too have just been waiting for the day when I could start playing my favorite sport with my little guy. For me it isn’t […]
I read the post by Alex Steed published on this site earlier today. The post is a simple documentation about how he and his wife are choosing to raise their daughter. In the post Alex explains the type of language allowed in their house, they way they respond and interact to ‘salty” language, the type […]
Because as parents we tend to think differently than our free, childless friends I have done up this quick chart of what New Year’s Resolutions look like for both groups. Happy New Year to you all!
When you’re somebody like me who has always enjoyed being the center of attention, social media can have a very profound draw on the way you live your day-to-day life. It’s hard not to sit and stare at Facebook and let people know what you’re up to every moment of the day when given the […]
My eyes open. I shut off the alarm on my phone that has woken me up. How did I get here? Not physically how. I know that. I drove through most of the night so that I could be at a NY conference early this morning. I mean how did I get to this place. […]
It was a wild weekend for us. The culmination of weeks of planning and months of listening to my son talk about it; Halloween came. For us it is much less a sprint around the neighborhood in hopes of getting good candy, and more a marathon of decorating, crafting, planning and events. It started weeks […]
Time: Sometime around 0-dark-30 Weather: (No idea, it’s dark out) BANG (The boy’s door opens) pitter patter pitter patter pitter patter (He runs to our room) BANG (He opens our door) One of my eyes opens to look at the clock. It is 5:40 in the morning. Like a groundhog ruining my garden my son […]
This little blog of mine has been around now for almost 4 years. In that time I have learned a lot about writing, blogging, myself and my son. I’ve gone through ups and downs with this blog. Mostly because, for a long time I was trying really hard to do it right. You see I […]
This is my son’s fourth fall. Each year he loves to rake up a huge pile of leaves and jump into them (I mean, who doesn’t). Every time I grab a picture or two and don’t think much of it; but last night I decided to dig the old ones up and pull them together […]