Adventures Of Fatherhood

Reactions to snow days around my house are usually quite varied. For us parents, it’s immediate angst over our work schedules and devising a plan for kid coverage. For the kids, there’s no jumping for joy for snow days, probably because they can pick up on the trouble it often causes their parents. Beckett is… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Carson went creative with his Valentine’s Day gift to his mom last weekend. Like many parents I have spoken with, our Valentine’s Day was largely spent with the children, including church and a birthday party for classmates of Beckett’s at Beach Bounce in West Ocean City. We took Carson along so he could play while… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

We took the kids on their first ski vacation last week, and I’m happy to report there were no injuries. Thanks to forecasted blizzard conditions along our five-hour route to Deep Creek Lake from here, we made our trip a nine-day excursion rather than seven, and I’m so glad we did. About 20 minutes after… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

The headline read, “Why it’s good to have a strong-willed child, and why you should let up on them.” I admit a guilty pleasure of mine is reading parenting articles. I read a few of the self-help variety before becoming a father, but it was after Beckett, 7, was born when I started reading them… Read more »