Category Archives: Family Stories

Dadvice: Eating and Exercise

We’ve all heard the old wives tale about swimming, eating and the waiting period necessary to avoid “calling dinosaurs.” I’m pretty sure we’ve debunked this one but I’d like to present a similar piece of advice, free for critique and … Continue reading

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View From the Top of the World

“You wanna go have a baby?” “Sure!” This was the start of my day on Wednesday, August 1, 2012.

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A Child is Born

What a day! Long story short, Caseton Wade Taylor is resting comfortably and had no issues on his birth day. He came in at 4:24 PM CST weighing 8 lbs 9 oz and measured 20 3/4″ long. The wife is … Continue reading

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My Wife, The Good Sport

I feel bad for my wife sometimes. For one, I tricked her into marrying me, somehow. And the poor women hasn’t figured out that she’s so amazing that she could have convinced any man on the planet to put a … Continue reading

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Boy or Girl?

We found out the sex of our baby the other day. I finally wore my wife down enough to convince the sonographer to write down the sex and put it in a sealed envelope. It took all of 4 minutes … Continue reading

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The Pregnant Nose

The other night I was lying in bed about to doze off when my wife hops in and asks, “Did you just sneeze?” In a bit of a haze I said “No. Why?” “It smells like someone sneezed.”

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A Much Needed Vacation

I was fortunate enough to marry into a great family. One of the kinds that still goes on family vacations together and sends all members back home with nary a black eye or scratch marks or missing tufts of hair. Now … Continue reading

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