Parenting

Emotional Rescue

Emotional Rescue

My friends without kids ask me all the time: “What is life with kids like?” I’m lying. They never ask me that. But if they did, I’d let them know that having kids is like being on a constant emotional rollercoaster. The older they get, the more twists and turns on the tracks. A friend […]

A Father’s Failure

On January 11, 2005, I became a father. I was 24 years old and completely unprepared for the responsibilities of fatherhood. Since then, I have been blessed with two more children. Today, I am the proud father of three vibrant, beautiful and intelligent girls. Not long ago I realized something. I am failing them. Now, […]

Keep Calm and Parent On

Keep Calm and Parent On

So a really cool thing happened last week. I yelled at my son. That wasn’t the cool thing. The cool stuff came after the yelling. I’ll explain… My schedule and that of my oldest son, No. 2, conflict greatly. He’s at school all day when I am mostly home doing very important things, totally not […]