Fatherhood Adventures

He’s just not that into us anymore.There was a time when Beckett was fascinated by our face, expressions, voice and every move. Now it’s all about what else is going on around him. All of you parents reading this understand this progression all too well.I was thinking about this the other morning when I went… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

My email inbox can be pretty discouraging these days. It’s reflective of all the gloom and doom in our country. The subject lines invariably touch on many of the issues dominating headlines everywhere. Some I received the other day included in the subject lines, “free financial guidance for the middle class”, “how to survive a… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

Last week was our first Christmas with our little boy. It’s worth pointing out I intentionally did not word it this way: it was our little boy’s first Christmas. Although that’s technically true, of course, this year’s holiday seemed to be more about us enjoying having him around this time of year than our 7-month-old… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

One of the things I have always liked about being a newspaper editor is each day is different. Sure, there’s a certain routine and a little of the mundane associated with every job, but there’s always something that pops up that makes a particular day unique in this business. A new challenge often arises that’s… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

The newsroom around our office on Fridays is usually pretty quiet since the paper is distributed that morning, but not last Friday afternoon because Beckett was in the building.After being passed around the office for a spell, there he was by my side sitting in one of my favorite new things, a seat that can… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

I can’t get through a football game anymore without a nap.I have always loved Saturday and Sunday afternoon football games, but they have taken on a bit of a new meaning of late. It’s become more of a time for me to nap with my little boy than to actually root on any particular team.Last… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

My son looks beautiful in a white dress.In my business, we call that a “hook lead,” which is simply a way to grab and retain the readers’ attention to encourage them to proceed to the second paragraph and beyond. Hopefully, it worked.My son’s dress was not really that. It was a christening gown my wife… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

We look forward to the regular pediatrician appointments because each visit is memorable for different reasons.We had our six-month appointment for Beckett last week. It had been about two months since his last visit. Unfortunately, he was in store for some immunizations this time around along with the other routine examinations.What I most look forward… Read more »