To My Daughter Upon Her Preschool Graduation

Dear Ella – Last night we celebrated your graduation from preschool in grand style. You were fantastic during the graduation ceremony, so cute beneath your tiny mortarboard cap as you reservedly sang the scheduled songs. I almost made it through the ceremony without crying (a true feat for your dad), until the slideshow with your… Continue reading To My Daughter Upon Her Preschool Graduation

My Son, The Outdoorsman (And Rules for Outdoor Pottying)

So today, as the sun shone gloriously above our home and my children frolicked happily in their wading pool, my wife decided that we should wash the cars. (They certainly needed it – I had been thinking of changing my headlights because they were getting progressively dimmer; after washing the car, I realized it was… Continue reading My Son, The Outdoorsman (And Rules for Outdoor Pottying)

Guest Post: Pregnancy, Pain And Hope

Not too far from my house, inside the city limits of Loganville, there’s a street that looks rather rundown. A mixture of houses and mobile homes line the sides of this street, and when you drive down it with someone who’s never seen it, you can almost feel the uncertainty that suddenly takes over. It’s… Continue reading Guest Post: Pregnancy, Pain And Hope

For Moms…(From The Grateful Dad)

You’re tired by 1:30 PM because you’ve been trying to keep up with a toddler since 6:30 AM. You struggle to keep both the checkbook and the housework in balance. You struggle with your self-esteem while trying to show a little girl how to be a confident woman. You wonder where you fit in the… Continue reading For Moms…(From The Grateful Dad)

Guest Post: Cancer, Childbirth And One Tough Mother…

There are some stories that just deserve to be told over and over again. My wife’s family has had some real battles with cancer over the last three years, with my wife opting to have a preventative double mastectomy to hopefully eliminate her chances for breast cancer. So when you hear a story of someone… Continue reading Guest Post: Cancer, Childbirth And One Tough Mother…