I’m an involved dad to my four daughters, who are 6 to 16. I’ve given them piano lessons, taught them how to fight, and have read the same books I-don’t-know-how-many times. Along with all the things I do, I’m plagued with thoughts of what I don’t, particularly with my oldest. At 16, she’s had a […]
When it comes to reading I find that most of the authors I enjoy are men. My favorites have ranged from Edgar Allen Poe to Charles Bukowski, and with the exception of Ayn Rand, I’m not sure if I ever found a woman writer that I could really sink my teeth into.
Kids will surprise you often if you listen enough. I do my best to talk to my children about their day every day. Nothing eventful happens most of the time, but if they are in the habit of talking to me, then when something does happen, they’ll think of me first, I hope, even if only out of habit.
Parents always want what is best for their children. In some cases, this involves breast feeding versus formula. Some say it doesn’t matter which is used while several experts, such as Marilyn Poston, a lactation consultant and registered nurse, informs her patients that breast milk is much healthier than formula. But outside of expert advice, […]
I have been at home with my children for a little more than 2 years. My middle child (4) probably receives the worst of my parenting because while the oldest needs me to bring her to martial arts class and the youngest needs me to feed her, my middle child wants me to play with […]