Back To School

While putting in 10-14 hour days at the office isn’t my definition of a “fun time,” I do appreciate the fact that it is a change of scenery that affords me perspective on family, parenthood, and my children (2 and 4) I might not get if I were home all day with the boys.  My […]

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Bachelordom: Day 1

bach·e·lor (băch′ə-lər, băch′lər) n. 1. A man who has never been married. 2. A person who has completed the undergraduate curriculum of a college or university and holds a bachelor’s degree. 3. A male animal that does not mate during the breeding season. 4. A young knight in the service of another knight in feudal […]

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First Day Of School

Today is the first day of school for both Max (3) and Dodge (1).  I say School…but it is Preschool.  Maybe Dodge is in Day Care?  I don’t know…all I know is they are not in the house and my wife Kate is back teaching the fall semester at Wichita State.  Yay!  Sanity shall return […]

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Roughhousing Brothers

Awhile back I wrote about the importance of dads roughhousing with their kids and the developmental skills it helps develop in children.  I took the advice of a friend and started roughhousing with Max, who was 2 at the time, before bed and the results were awesome…he slept through the night and we developed a […]

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Mother’s Day is Wife’s Day

Yesterday was Mother’s Day…which if you have small children means it is actually “Wife’s Day.”  I’m sure my 1-year old Dodge meant to say “Happy Mother’s Day” when he slapped her in the chest crying to be put down for his nap.  I’m sure my 3-year old Max meant to say “Happy Mother’s Day” when […]

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