Category: Parenting

A Dad Who Didn’t Have to Be

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, and like Mother’s Day, it is a holiday fraught with emotion.  I am sure some will be happily celebrating and remembering while others feel pain, resentment, anger, embarrassment, regret or a… Read More

Mother’s Day: A Few More Thoughts (part 2)

On Friday, I posted some thoughts about the pain and joy of the Mother’s Day holiday, and it got me thinking about motherhood and its daily ups and downs. In that earlier post I referred to the opening… Read More

Help: My Kids Love Ramen Soup and Party Pizza

In the early days of my parenting, I struggled. A lot. (Still do many days.) To give myself a little bit of grace, it is probably reasonable to expect that I struggled a bit; I took custody of… Read More