Tag: Parenting

  • Noooooooo!

    From this morning: Me: Olivia, you know what today is? Olivia: GAME DAY! Vanessa: Don’t worry, she’s dressed for it. Me, walking over and seeing her in a Notre Dame shirt: Hey! What about the Texas gear today? Olivia: Daddy, chill out. I wear Notre Dame. ::sigh::

  • Being A Dad Without A Dad

    As I’ve mentioned in 2003, 2004 and 2007 on this blog, September 19th is the anniversary of the death of my father. With grief, some days are better than others. Some years are better than others. 14 years is a long time and, while I think of him often, I don’t feel “grief” often anymore. I…

  • Now, 154,001

    Now, 154,001

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 154,000 married fathers care for their children under 15-years old at home full-time while the mothers worked outside of the home. Now, the number is 154,001. I am officially a stay-at-home dad, a stay-at-home father, a house dad, SAHD, househusband, a house-spouse. How? What? When? There are a number of…