Tag Archives: Father

You might be a New Dad if… Part 3

  You might be a new dad if the following questions have entered your mind right around the date of discharge from the hospital: 

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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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The Danger of Role Models

I’m a sports junkie. I’ve been known to ingest football at unhealthy levels, to the point where the number of hours watched in a single sitting exceed the number of hours of daylight in an early Fall day.  I’ve also … Continue reading

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Titles and Preparation

Blogger. Dog Lover. Amateur Painter. Slightly-Above-Average-When-The-Course-Matches-My-Crooked-Ball-Flight Golfer.  But I’m just under one month away from the expected arrival of an additional title that will forever change everything about me except my past: Father. 

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My Son, The Loser

Not a loser in the derogatory sense that would breed shame and embarrassment in his parents like a glowing ember of humiliation fanned by the winds of failure. At least I hope not. We haven’t even met the kid yet. 

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Dadvice: Painting Textured Walls

I hate textured walls. As far as I’m concerned, the only reason to texture a wall is to mask a subpar drywall job or worse yet, a crooked house frame. It’s not that I think it looks all that bad … Continue reading

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Family Leadership

Recently, I checked out Michael Hyatt’s website and found this great guest post from Dave Stone. It’s directed towards dads but could just as easily have been directed towards all parents. The gist of the article is about family leadership … 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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Nursery Paint

I came home the other day to a test. I knew I would fail it as soon as I stepped into what would soon be transformed into the new baby’s room. Officially called an office, this is a room that … Continue reading

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Man Trivia: TP

Q: Did you know there is an upside-down and a rightside-up when it comes to toilet paper?

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