To Those Who Are Kind

My boy was having a rough time this morning. The pollen apocalypse hit us full force about a week ago.  Even The Mighty Footloose was brought to his knees, coming home from school with puffed eyes, flushed cheeks, and hurricane force sneezing that I’m reasonably sure could take down a brick house (like the one we happen to live in). Allergy season always takes a heavy toll on … Continue reading To Those Who Are Kind

Destroying Childhoods or Ruining What My Kids Make Me Watch

I think something inside me has finally broken. My beloved wife likes to joke (at least I think she’s joking) that I spoil everything.  This usually comes up in response to my habit of watching TV or movies with what I would refer to as an analytical eye. She just calls it pooping on everything. I can’t help myself.  I watch something and I immediately … Continue reading Destroying Childhoods or Ruining What My Kids Make Me Watch

Why God Made the Children Cute

Let’s get real for a moment. What would you do if someone did this to you? What about this? This? HOW ABOUT THIS?? I’ll tell you what you’d do – you’d call the cops, call an exorcist, or mete out violent retribution with your own two thirsty-for-blood fists. Unless, of course, those responsible happened to look like this:   I have suffered each of these … Continue reading Why God Made the Children Cute

To Medicate Or Not To Medicate

I know this seems a bit out-of-place, but I’ve noticed lately on some of the online dad groups I frequent that a lot of parents are struggling with the issue of medication for mood disorders like depression or anxiety. Whether it be for themselves or even their kids. Lord knows I have. After all, when you’re hurting, all you want is relief. Even more so when … Continue reading To Medicate Or Not To Medicate