Taking pause at year’s end to look back helps me to see just how far he (and all of us) have come. Here are some of my favorite Manchild posts from 2014.
“You want me to do what?” I looked at my wife puzzled. Then I gave her the eye roll that she hates, followed by a long, drawn out sigh. “Fine,” I said. “Let’s go pick it up”. “It” was a broken-down entertainment stand on a side road in Eddington. “It” took 45 minutes to go […]
It’s been almost 3 weeks since Christmas and while most people have moved on and are thinking spring or making Valentine’s reservations you are busy dreading what 2014’s holiday season will have in store for you. Why? Because you have a toddler. The little people in your life have a wonderful way of making the […]
On the first day of Christmas my toddler gave to me: A remote missing batteries. On the second day of Christmas my toddler gave to me: 2 nervous dogs And a remote missing batteries. On the third day of Christmas my toddler gave to me: 3 time outs 2 nervous dogs And a remote missing […]
I told myself he would drown in the stand water, electrocute himself with the lights or be crushed under the tree when it inevitably fell on him.
Call me a Scrooge, a Grinch, the Burgermeister Meisterburger, whatever you want – but I may not put up a Christmas tree this year. The Christmas tree has been a holiday tradition for years and a staple of my Christmas since my first apartment in college. It has always been my favorite part of decorating. It […]