Things have been kind of crazy here at the Casa de Why Not Fathers. As soon as I can process everything that has been going on, I will post about everything. I had a fabulous vacation with my eldest daughter. Sadly, another three weeks and she will be off to college and the next adventure in her life. Moving forward, we had a huge storm on Friday last, and about half of our cottonwood came down. It was like God laid it down gently between the pool and the garage. It was pretty incredible. Two years ago we lost part of a tree and it took out the kids pool, a van, and part of the garage. At any rate, life moves on. Things should get back to a more normal posting schedule now. thank you for your patience as I adjust to Life, or something like it.
We recently authored an article About Parenthood. This is not a political piece. It is a call for people to think about what parenthood means to them. Related articles Parents are happier people: Parents experience greater happiness and meaning in life than nonparents, psychologists find (sciencedaily.com) 50 Shades of Parenthood (mummysknee.com) Transition into Parenthood… confidence, empowerment, education (julieclarke.com.au) Marriage, parenthood polices to be reviewed (todayonline.com) Study of the Day: Parenthood Keeps the Common Cold at Bay (theatlantic.com) The parenthood paradox (eurekalert.org) Can free parenting classes improve child behaviour in schools? (guardian.co.uk) This is a post for the Ultimate Blog Challenge. Tweet #fighting4answrs
So here I am. 500 miles from home. Have a hotel room all to myself. and I can’t sleep. I miss David. I am usually awake until around 4am because of him. According to my body it is only 2:30 am. Another hour a half to go before my body gives in and shuts down for the night. It may seem odd, but I miss his constant banter. The repeating of the same question over and over again until either I get tired of it and give him what he wants, or he gets tired of asking. The latter doesn’t happen very often. I usually have to get him to go to seclusion after the first 15 minutes of the same question. I feel for my wife and her sister. They are at home, and not used to having to keep an ear out for David at all hours of