We got confirmation of something we knew was very likely. Greg has the same hereditary problem I do: high cholesterol. It may seem strange that a 5-year-old has to worry about his cholesterol, but he does, and so do I.
It was 22 years ago today that my dad died of massive coronary. I didn’t get official word that he died until a couple of weeks later, though.
It’s time dads got some regular credit for their contributions. Dads want to be part of the parenting conversation, and yet they face their own glass ceiling. They want to be marketed family products without a feminine undertone. Gender neutral is fine. Really. It’s OK.
The beach and I are not friends, but we tolerate each other. Let’s say we have and understanding. We just wrapped up a weekend in a very nice Wilmington hotel where we visited both Wrightsville and Kure beaches on North Carolina’s Cape Fear Coast. It was a mixed experience. We had lots of fun with [...]
Before our daughter was born, I was sure that I wouldn’t be as excited about “firsts” the way I was when our son was born. In fact, I was so adamant that I have almost all but tried to ignore the firsts just so I could stick to my preconception. It was a misconception, I’m [...]
UPDATE: Just after writing this post, Alexis was back in her bassinet, and through no lobbying on my part. She just didn’t like her crib. I love this girl. My daughter is sleeping in her crib tonight. It’s her first night there, and it’s my wife’s sole decision. I am opposed to it. She’s not [...]