Fatherhood Adventures

Christmas is my favorite day of the year. Surely, the kids’ ages of 7 and 6 play a huge part in that because it’s thrilling to watch the kids go about the morning and observe the rest of their day filled with such excitement. It’s as if they are having out-of-body experiences because they can… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

With Christmas approaching, the males of the house knew full well what we needed to do last weekend. The lady of the house was in desperate need of some peace and quiet to get our family ready and organized for the holiday. In a normal year, this would be understandable because the holidays always get… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

For a non-verbal child, making a verbal presentation obviously has its challenges. However, Carson, our 6-year-old kindergartener, pulled it off last week at school during American Education Week with the help of a tablet device that served as his voice and some newfound confidence. One year ago, a similar presentation was to be made just… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Carson and I cleaned out the basement last weekend. The result was no hot water for a few hours and no heat for a day because he flipped a couple breakers without me knowing. Despite that temporary loss of insanity and non-observant parenting on my part, our youngest son, 6, has an amazing resolve to… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

“Tomorrow is a new day.” That’s a common expression around our house as we continue to ride the wild roller coaster that is parenting. It’s amazing to me the highs and lows that come with raising kids. The positives far outweigh the negatives, but human nature — or at least for me — brings a… Read more »