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 »

Fatherhood Adventures

Like most parents, we only want the best for our baby, and five-and-a-half months into this parenting thing, it’s easy to see how things can get out of hand quickly if you ride that approach too far.Besides the obvious good health, happiness and all that other corny crap all parents desire for their kids, there’s… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

If you take a little one enough places, you are bound to have some interesting experiences and encounters, many of which deal with how unique some people respond to babies. Some of these reactions, some funny, others genuine, deserve a little rehashing. It’s the kind of stuff you could not make up if you tried…. Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

We spent our first night away from our little man last weekend, and it appeared to be much harder on the parents than the child.Back in early summer, we purchased tickets to a show at the Hippodrome in Baltimore, figuring by the time our baby was five months old we would be comfortable spending a… Read more »