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Montessori School, Missing Teeth and a New Car Seat

I’m not really sure how it happened. One day Claire was born and now she’s on the verge of turning 5 years old. Time didn’t zoom by, it just happened and here we are. The last few months have been pretty amazing. Claire started… Continue Reading “Montessori School, Missing Teeth and a New Car Seat”

You Never Know

It was a typical Friday afternoon. I was running around with the girls getting groceries. Claire was hungry so we stopped at the Costco eatery and grabbed a slice of pizza, and a hot dog. I was tired from running around and Cecilia (#2)… Continue Reading “You Never Know”

Regular Maintenance

A few months ago I was really struggling with anger and patience. There had been a lot of changes in our family routine. I am a creature of habit and so too much change at once without some kind of normalcy is not good… Continue Reading “Regular Maintenance”

The One Thing All Successful People Do

One of the most difficult things about being a father is managing time. I don’t know about you but it seems almost impossible to do certain things during the day. Exercise, reading, writing, etc. almost always take the back burner because there isn’t enough… Continue Reading “The One Thing All Successful People Do”

Good Enough is still Good Enough

A few months ago I came across this article via Facebook. A lot of what it said I had hear before, but the one line of advice that really struck me was this: “Go for ‘good enough’ instead of ‘best decision ever made on… Continue Reading “Good Enough is still Good Enough”

Killing Me

The last two months have been tough. Going from one kid to two has its challenges. The baby has been easy: sleep, eat, poop, repeat. My wonderful wife has been great and for the most part is the one that has to focus on… Continue Reading “Killing Me”

The Village

We are 4 weeks into being parents for the second time around and it is great. My wife is doing well, minus the whole sleeping thing. Cecilia is healthy and very alert. We were told that, “its easier the second time around” and it… Continue Reading “The Village”

Reflections on Day 4 of Our Second Kid

My wife and I got back from the hospital a few days ago after the birth of our second daughter Cecilia. Both mom and baby are doing really well and resting at home. I have been reflecting on our whole experience with Cecilia from… Continue Reading “Reflections on Day 4 of Our Second Kid”

Four

A couple of days ago I was outside doing chores. My daughter Claire was out back playing on her playground and running back and forth entertaining her self. At the end of the day before bedtime Claire asked, “I want someone to play with… Continue Reading “Four”

Us. Together.

Originally posted on Discovering Fatherhood:
A few days ago I was cleaning the house. The floor needed cleaning so I grabbed the broom and began to sweep. Claire has a toy broom and dust pan that her grandma bought her that she keeps by…