Welcome back readers! As November slowly approaches, my wife and I are awaiting the arrival of our second child with excitement. Now if you know me or have been following my blog, we never found out the sex of our son until he was born. Some people thought it was a unique idea for today’s society, … More It’s A Girl! Or Is It A Boy? Or Maybe A Monkey?
Welcome back readers! I didn’t receive my first cell phone until I was eighteen. Of course, I grew up in a time when cell phones weren’t being handed out to children right out of the womb. It just wasn’t necessary for me to have one until I went off to college. My wife actually can do one better than … More If My Kids Want To Play Video Games, They Better Know How To Cut The Grass.
Welcome back readers! Happy Mother’s Day to all of the women in the world who have taken on the adventure of raising a family. As a parent myself, I know how rewarding it is to watch your little one(s) grow every day. I also know how difficult this journey can be, and whether you have a … More Happy Mother’s Day!
To My Impending Opponent, I am writing this letter to you. When Momma and Papa first broke the news, I couldn’t believe it. There is already a baby in this house and I feel as though I’ve held the title admirably. But apparently the parents thought it was necessary to create another little person. The real question is why? Do … More A Letter To My Replacement…Uh, I Mean Future Sibling
Welcome back readers! What makes an individual empathetic? Everyone possesses varying degrees of feelings for everyday situations they might be involved in or a witness to. The extent to how those reactions are shown to the outside world, however, is where many people differ. Specifically, this contrast is very prominent between a majority of men and women. Society has, … More Teaching Little Boys That Real Men Do Cry
Welcome back readers! April is National Poetry Month, observed officially since 1996. In honor of this important literary celebration, I thought, “I should create some poems and haikus about the current state of life with my little wrecking ball of a son.” Parenthood, for me, is like poetry in motion; so many moments that can be captured … More “Not Even Two And Already Terrible”
Welcome back readers! The world is filled with a multitude of beautiful races. And there are many instances where we witness the union of two individuals from different ethnicities, who go on to create a precious little bundle of joy. My son is such a child; the product of my wife (Caucasian, but really a Heinz-57® … More How Do You Raise An Interracial Child In A World That Can Be So Unintegrated?