The First Year Of Fatherhood

I survived an entire year as a father and lived to tell the tale! The celebration of my daughter’s first birthday felt as it was almost more about my wife and I than it was about the actual baby. It’s funny how I anticipated and got excited over the completion of those opening 365 daysContinue reading “The First Year Of Fatherhood”

Waffles Or Crepes?

I recently went out on a dessert date with Wifey and while browsing the menu, I suddenly realized that I was not able to make a decision. “I can’t decide what to eat! Why is decision making so hard!” I think sometimes I am scared to make up my mind on which dessert to try.Continue reading “Waffles Or Crepes?”

Daily Rituals- Part 2: Getting Fresh Air

If I don’t get out of the house every day I feel stuffy. This became especially true when I became a mom. For my sake and my daughter’s rain or shine, we try to get out even if it’s for a walk around the block. She loves to observe people and the world around her.Continue reading “Daily Rituals- Part 2: Getting Fresh Air”

Daily Rituals: Part 1- Coffee

I’m gonna come out and say it- I am NOT a morning person by choice. So, of course, I was blessed with a child who loves to wake up early. It starts off quietly. I hear some movement and I whisper to myself oh please no. Then I hear umgedigadigo… I think to myself – OkayContinue reading “Daily Rituals: Part 1- Coffee”

Old MacDonald Had A Farm….

There’s a reason that “Old MacDonald” is the most beloved song for babies and toddlers. Children love animals. But your little one’s unlikely to cross paths with too many different species besides dogs and cats (and the occasional mouse) in his or hers everyday life. Your best bet for animal education is to go onContinue reading “Old MacDonald Had A Farm….”

My Daughter Has A Best Friend And It’s Not Me

I met my daughter’s best friend through a picture. My husband and I were coming home from an off the grid weekend in Boston. As we got into a taxi heading home I turned my data on to see a flood of text messages and pictures. Did you see the pictures I sent over? P.sContinue reading “My Daughter Has A Best Friend And It’s Not Me”

5 Things All Those Close With Their Siblings Know To Be True

I’ve been meaning to write a post about the sibling bond and what better day to explore that than national siblings day! Going down memory lane brought me to the following five points. And so, Ode to siblings! Babysitters? Pfft you got each other My sister is 5 years older than me so we alwaysContinue reading “5 Things All Those Close With Their Siblings Know To Be True”

How Is Married Life?

The question that has plagued all newlyweds from the first day they got married and for apparently the years to come after the wedding. My wife and I got married about a year ago and this question still seems like an appropriate question to ask. It’s usually asked by those people that have lost touchContinue reading “How Is Married Life?”