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…