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 »

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 »