On Wednesday my wife and I celebrated our 3rd anniversary. As I look back over the past year, thinking about the highs and lows, rereading old posts, one really jumped out at me. I wrote it shortly after the birth of Bean, during a time when things felt a little overwhelming. We haven’t lived in… Continue reading The Need for Support
Being a SAHD, outside contact is limited without an effort made to strike out and make said contact. Up until now it wasn’t a big deal because I was taking two university classes which enabled me to get out of the house, sans baby, for a couple of hours each day. My son was also… Continue reading I am an introvert and it is affecting my parenting
Dear Bean, Since celebrating your half-birthday last week, many changes have begun to take place. One change was the introduction of veggies. And here is where we found out that you are your father’s son. 🙂 Like me, you don’t seem to like vegetables. At least not on their own. You’ll eat them mixed in… Continue reading Post-6 month Change
Where has the time gone? How did it go by so fast? Those first two weeks were the longest weeks of my life, so what happened to the last 5 1/2 months? I can hardly believe that my little guy turned 6 months old yesterday. That’s insane (and also means I only have 4 months… Continue reading 6 months old!
Happy Fatherhood Friday! Here’s my latest letter to my son: Dear Bean, This week we took our first steps together toward a life of solid food, not just liquids. It has been an interesting experience, but I’m so impressed at how quickly you are learning. Right now we are only doing rice cereal, but I… Continue reading Welcome to the Wonderful World of Solids!
I love Spring! After 5 months of cold and snow, I am ready for the warm air of spring. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big winter fan, but the transition seasons are my favorite. I love that I can go outside in just a hoodie or light jacket. I love that I don’t have… Continue reading Springtime!
My post as part of Fatherhood Friday, put on by the great guys over at Dad Blogs: (which I mistakenly linked to for March 26th’s Fatherhood Friday. Check out this weeks post here: Springtime! My son is teaching me a lot about patience. Now, I’m a pretty patient kind of guy, it’s a trait about… Continue reading Learning and Playing