Sanity By A Different Term

Sanity, although a relative term anyway, means something unique to parents, particularly those with little ones.My kids have a way of keeping me on my toes. In many ways, they are extremely unpredictable, while in other matters they are routine. Beckett, the toddler, rules the house for the most part, but it’s interesting that my… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

Sanity, although a relative term anyway, means something unique to parents, particularly those with little ones.My kids have a way of keeping me on my toes. In many ways, they are extremely unpredictable, while in other matters they are routine.Beckett, the toddler, rules the house for the most part, but it’s interesting that my younger… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

What comes out of my 2-year-old’s mouth these days continues to make me laugh like nothing else. It has been amazing to observe my son’s speech and motor skills drastically improve over these last couple months. We are now communicating with him effectively and that’s proven to be an interesting and hilarious development for my… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

A new chapter of memories are currently being made on Saturday mornings at the indoor pool in Ocean Pines.That’s where Beckett and I, along with a dozen or so other local parent/child teams, participate in Coach Lori’s Toddler and Me swimming lessons.This is a fun family activity for us, and it gives me the organized… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

Coping with the disorder that comes with two young kids is tricky business.I would never say being neat and tidy are characteristics of mine, but I do like a certain order in my life to retain some sort of peace of mind. That’s a serious challenge when my boys are involved.No matter your diligence or… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

My son played so hard at his second birthday party it took him a couple days to recover. Beckett’s big day, which of course means more to his parents than it really does to him at his age, was marked on the same day as Mother’s Day. Consequently, we had our family over to celebrate… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

A certain amount of crying is inevitable around the house with two kids under 2 years old.Some days there are little to no tears shed, even by us parents, but there are other days when my kids’ water works go into overtime. My reaction to these meltdown moments has changed over time.The fact is most… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

Life gets a little interesting when one parent is put on the disabled list.I may be giving my kids a little too much credit, but I think my boys sense weakness and exploit it when the opportunity arises. It’s as if they realize they now have the numbers and can easily wreak havoc on the… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

It’s amazing to me how much my television viewing habits have changed over the last two years.On one hand, my kids have opened my eyes to a whole new world of television that I never realized existed, but there are moments when I find myself watching these shows and scratching my head.One particular scenario from… Read more »