It was scary at first, thinking about becoming a parent. I mean, sometimes I still feel like I’m fourteen, a latchkey kid who sometimes falls off the broken stool in the kitchen and can’t talk to girls unless he’s had some egg nog first. So, yes, it was quite scary to process that some day, … Continue reading Parenting 101
I believe the biggest mistake parents make is thinking their children are miniature versions of themselves. I will readily admit to making that mistake as a new parent, too, and even now sometimes forgetting that one simple fact, but I strive hard to be better at it. When I first found out I was going … Continue reading Our Children. Ourselves.
Why do so many of us abandon those childhood dreams as we get older, as if they are indeed childish instead of constructively creative? I remember when I was a wee lad, and I would think about sailing away on a hot air balloon to lands far away, not realizing that hot air balloons have … Continue reading The Dreams We Had as Children
As I sit here with my children, I am trying to think about what life without them was like, and I truly can’t remember it. It’s like a dividing line between one entire existence and another, like I time traveled and skipped over that diving line to safely arrive right here and now, and with … Continue reading The Dividing Line