Kids

No Parents, Let’s Party!

No Parents, Let’s Party!

We’ve reached a milestone in our household. At least, I think so. We’ve reached the point of being able to leave our kids home alone. Different parents handle this issue different ways. I know some parents who leave their kids as young as 9 and 10 home alone with no problems. However, as an over-protective […]

We’re Being Watched!

We’re Being Watched!

My youngest son, No. 4, said the most awesome thing to me today: “Daddy, can we go running together soon?” The kid is 6. You don’t hear “Can we go running?” from 6-year-olds. It’s usually “Will you play this-or-that with me?” or “Will you color with me?” or “Can we have ice cream for dinner?” […]

Playing Second Fiddle Ain’t All That Bad

Playing Second Fiddle Ain’t All That Bad

My family got a surprise visit recently. It happened two Sundays ago. It was my daughter’s birthday. I’m enjoying the opening series of what would end up being a harsh Falcons loss to the Bengals… *Bing* My wife’s text alert goes off. “Uhhhhhhhhh,” she says. I bite. “What?” She continues, “Bio Dad is in Georgia. […]