My baby girl is now teetering precariously on the brink of teenhood, and I am reluctantly facing the reality that I may need to . . . adjust some of my preconceived notions.
Wearily I stood, every bone crying out in protest as I gazed across the muddy battlefield. When was I last warm and dry? I could not remember. All was wet and dreary, icy rain spitting from iron skies, chilling my
My wife and I had our first (and only) daughter via "Caesarean" (from the ancient Latin words Caes meaning "be ready to sell your house" and Arean meaning "to slice open like a haggis"). Understand, we didn't plan it that way. We rushed off
Fishing with little girls is unlike any version of the sport that you’ve ever experienced. Spending a day on the water with a small child would leave the boat captain from “Jaws” weeping and in the fetal position. Basically, you’re refereeing a contest between the two shortest attention spans in
“Act smart and be respectful!” It started as a joke. My sister and I adored the 1985 “Anne of Green Gables” miniseries and committed many favorite lines to memory. One of the more memorable was the snippy dictum issued by Mrs. Blewett to
My 12-year-old daughter, Jessie, hates shots but somehow made it through all her vaccinations. Dad, on the other hand, is still recovering from her office visits. I sat down to write this month’s column at the end of a grueling week.
As spring fades and summer is now upon us, not only does June represent the end of the school year and a few months’ vacation for our kiddos, but it’s also the month we celebrate dads. For all of the