First Two Weeks of Being a Dad

I’ve survived my first 2 weeks of being a dad. For me, fatherhood is a journey that I have been on since I first found out I was becoming a father and a dad. The adventure kicked off in a whole new way with baby Alexander’s physical arrival. Fatherhood and by automatic Continue Reading →

Welcoming our first child

It’s official! Our inside baby has officially become an outside baby and we have welcomed our first child into our home. We have taken his arrival in stride since we have been preparing for so long. Christine and I agreed I could tweet about his arrival until the point where her Continue Reading →

Pondering Parenthood- Fears & Uncertainties

This may be the last weekend before full-fledged parenthood with an “outside” baby. The baby’s due date is March 10th and while everyone keeps on telling us that first pregnancies usually run late, I keep reminding everyone that I was born 8 days ahead of my due date. Babies arrive Continue Reading →

Becoming a Dad

“So, do I get all those benefits now?” I remember the morning that I first learned I was going to be a father. It was just around 9:30 AM on the second Saturday of July. The sheets smelled faintly of campfire smoke since Christine and I had crawled straight into Continue Reading →

A Father’s Worth >> Sunday Sense

“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” George Herbert quotes (English metaphysical Poet and Clergyman, 1593-1633) Happy Father’s Day! This Sunday Sense quote is pretty straight forward! Hope all the fathers out there enjoy their special  day. To those single mothers out there, Happy Father’s Day to you, too! Continue Reading →

Schools Need Parents’ Help to Succeed

President Obama says that schools need parents’ help to succeed. This was the title of a headline by the Associated Press. I have to admit the article did get me rather annoyed. Haven’t educators around the United States been saying this for years? Will things change now that President Obama Continue Reading →