Fatherhood Adventures

He is a beach boy now.My wife, son and I had the opportunity to play tourists in Ocean City last weekend, including back-to-back days on the beach. What a delight.Busy schedules and my son’s fondness for the pool have kept us from spending significant time on the beach so far this summer, despite the fact… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

I am becoming a little less protective these days, and I am happy it did not take a professional’s help.A couple weeks back, on a Sunday afternoon, Beckett paid his first true visit to Trimper’s Rides, and I even let him get on a ride, actually three of them.This is noteworthy. Remember, I am the… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

The day starts and ends early around my house.Have you ever been asked whether you are a morning or a night person? Years ago, particularly during my college years, I would have never imagined calling myself a morning person, but I have definitely become just that over the years, thanks to my job, in part,… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

I love talking about kids.It used to be that politics, the local version of it, and sports in general were my favorite things to discuss. I still enjoy hearing about what’s happening in local and regional politics, hence my job, and any kind of sport, particularly the Ravens and Orioles, but talking about children with… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

Some new “firsts” have taken place recently in our world. Here’s a recap of some exciting developments over the last couple weeks.— Our 1-year-old is up and walking. The strange thing is he resembles an orangutan when he’s doing it.Yes, it’s the orangutan walk and it’s in full effect, and it’s hilarious to watch. Once… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

With each passing day, it seems to be getting progressively noisier around the house.Those high-pitch shrieks and screams that were once a novelty, and as cute as could be, have become so incessant they have been known to rattle a nerve or two every now and again. Long gone are the cute coo and ooh… Read more »