Category: dads

Gate Duty

Today was a Win

There are many days on this journey of fatherhood that I don’t feel like I am good enough, tough enough, kind enough, compassionate enough, understanding enough—fill in the blank for yourself. Fathering children is tough work. Sometimes we can’t tell whether anything is actually sticking in those little hearts and mind. However, today is one of those days that I can call a win.

Six Years In

The last six years have gone by so fast! It is hard to believe that six years ago my wife and I had a baby girl that would change our lives. That “baby girl” is now six years old (Claire) and we have a…

Board Games – 5 reasons why you should play with your family.

One of my absolute favorite things to do with my family is play board games. Im not sure when or how I was introduced to board games, but I love them. There is something so exciting about sitting around with my kids and introducing…

The Last Few Months: Pt. 1 – Another New School

The last few months have been filled with tons of discernment, choices, and changes. Our family has been moving at the speed of light, or at least it seems that way. Claire is now going to first grade and Cecilia turned two. This past…

Saying Goodbye to our Pet

    A few weeks ago we had to put down our lovable dog Rocky. We had Rocky for 8 years. He was a great dog.  Rocky started losing weight pretty rapidly. Our first visit to the vet revealed that he was having heart…

Kindergarten

Today was a normal day. My wife and I woke up and got the kids ready. We prayed. Breakfast was made. Diapers were changed. As I sat on the couch killing a few minutes before we had to leave it struck me. I’m not…