Category Archives: Parenting

Don’t lick your sister on the face

[caption id="attachment_503" align="alignleft" width="300"] Picard knows how I feel[/caption] In my last blog post I wrote briefly about lessons I never imagined I would have had to teach my daughters. When faced with the looming prospect of parenthood there are certain lessons you're aware of, topics that will, inevitably come up. Standard, run-of-the-mill, 'Leave it…
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Whistling Walmart and Women

[caption id="attachment_494" align="alignleft" width="300"] Seems harmless enough[/caption] When I first became a parent I knew there would be tough conversations I'd have to have with my daughters. Topics like dating, marriage and the Electoral College would need to be covered to be certain I raised solid, well rounded children. I knew puberty would come up,…
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A Father’s Advice to Uncle Betz

[caption id="attachment_368" align="alignleft" width="300"] useless but cute[/caption] In the not so distant future my wife's little sister, Katy and her husband, Alex will be welcoming their first child into the world. Since the gender of the baby is still a mystery to us all and will not be revealed until birth, he/she is being affectionately…
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Happy Birthday Kiddo

[caption id="attachment_332" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eat your heart out Anne Geddes[/caption] Today is my oldest daughter's tenth birthday. It's hard to believe that a full decade ago, I took this¬†picture on her first night in the world. My wife had got up to stretch her legs after feeding her. I nestled Emma down onto the hospital…
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