Tag: fatherhood

  • Happy Birthday, O!

    Happy Birthday, O!

    My eldest turns 12 years old today. I don’t feel like I’m old enough to be married almost 13 years with a 12-year-old, but here we are. As she continues her path toward more independence, I find new joys in parenthood. As much fun as having my two-year-old wanting to play “tackle Daddy” for an…

  • Creating A Buffer

    I haven’t worked in an office since 2010, but when I did, I would get off at work at 5:30 p.m., jump into the car or head to the bus stop, and have a solid 30 minutes alone in my own thoughts… Source: Creating A Buffer On the Daddy Blog, I wrote a little about…

  • Stephen Colbert and Facing Death

    Stephen Colbert and Facing Death

    Not too long ago, GQ published a fantastic article on Stephen Colbert as he prepares to take the reigns of The Late Show from the 23-year veteran David Letterman. I like Colbert. From everything I’ve heard of him, he’s a man who is simply solid. A man of faith, of family, of generally trying to…

  • In Defense of AA

    In Defense of AA

    Now I do want to make one thing clear: AA is by no means the only way to get sober, or even the best. There is no “best” way.The best way to get sober is how you got sober. Source: Sorry, that AA “study” is bullshit — The Real Edition — Medium Norcross wrote a…

  • Thank You Automattic

    Thank You Automattic

    My twin daughters are 10 weeks old and I’ve been back to work for a week now. If it takes a village to raise a kid, it takes a metropolis to raise five. I’ve had kids born now in all sorts of different job environments, in order: Sole breadwinner at a church with no paternity policy,…

  • A New Roller Coaster

    A New Roller Coaster

    Vanessa took a pregnancy test and you won’t believe what happened next!