I often describe parenthood as a series of lifelong events that test your patience mixed in with unconditional love. Inevitably, kids go through phases that drive you to the brink…and just when you feel you can’t take that phase any longer, poof! It ends. And the next phase begins. Cluster feeding, not sleeping through the […]Read more "Getting A Kindergartner To Vocalize Emotions"
Directly following Wichita State’s win over Ohio State my dad and I were frantically trying to figure out how to get to Atlanta for the Final Four. After a few frantic calls on Easter morning it was decided the entire family was going to go to Atlanta! Couldn’t be happier. I was going to witness […]Read more "Dealing With Anxiety At The Final Four"
For the past ten months I have been seeing a CBT therapist here in Wichita who was greatly beneficial on my road to recovery. However, the practice he is a part of has become problematic for me as they have screwed up my billing so much that I fear I will never be able to […]Read more "I Need A New Therapist"
When I began writing So Long Freedom, it was to document the transition from many aspects of my life into the next phase…one of which is the transition from freelancer to Corporate America (cue ominous music). So long sneakers, shorts, and un-tucked shirts at the office. So long flexible schedules, spur of the moment vacations, […]Read more "Vacation?"
A few weeks ago Kate and I came to the realization that no one was sleeping well in our house and that it was time to make a change. It was time Max moved out of the bassinet in our bedroom and into his crib in his room. Easy in theory…emotional in practice. When Max […]Read more "Sleeping Through The Night"